fix articles 17123, saddam city
The Capture of Saddam Hussein-Editorial statement (tags)
Money + Media = Mind Manipulation (tags)
During the election of 2000, Katherine Harris, the Florida secretary of state under Jeb Bush, ordered the removal of 90,000 names from the voter roles because they were convicted felons; but not really. These people were Black. The eliminated voters’ race appears on the disqualifying list that was obtained and reported by Greg Palast in The Guardian. The story ran in Europe, South America and Canada. Palast maintains that he published the story within weeks of the election, but it did not appear until seven months after the election in the Washington Post.
The Troops Are Afraid To Go Out At Night (tags)
What he meant, I think, was that it wasn't safe for American soldiers after dark. Hours later, I went out in the streets of Nasiriyah for a chicken burger and the Iraqis who served me in a run-down cafe couldn't have been friendlier.
Lights! Camera! Rescue! (tags)
We do want to feel good, to believe that we are good. We want to be seen as virtuous liberators, not conquerors. Yet these two signature stories from the invasion of Iraq are, in fact, too good to be true.
Lights, Camera, Rescue! (tags)
Reposted because the last time it was posted it got spammed to death.
Lights, camera, rescue (tags)
Everybody is lookfing for a figleaf a way to "feel good" about killing a few thousand people and taking their resources. "Saving Private Lynch" was made to order for "good War PR". Another Bush Junta LIE.
Iraq "war" to last "3-5 years" (tags)
It ain't over yet, and even when it ends, it still won't be over ( see http://newamericancentury.org )
Shi'a Will To Power - Downfall of Bush, And The Neocons? (tags)
ronically, the Bushites will eventually regret getting rid of Saddam Hussein. In short order, Iraq will turn from a Ba'athist dictatorship into a Muslim theocracy.
U.S. military protected Baghdad's Oil Ministry from being ransacked (tags)
While most other public buildings in Baghdad have been left unguarded, the huge Oil Ministry headquarters on Palestine Street has been ringed by more than 70 US troops and protected by up to a dozen or more armoured personnel carriers
Stories Of Looting And Despair Abound In Baghdad (tags)
Leila Jeneen, Baghdad wife and mother "I am so angry with them [the Allies], so angry for what they put us through these past few weeks. If they come I will drink a cup of their blood. I am still shaking from the bombardment."
US says flag incident was a 'coincidence' (tags)
It was, by any measure, an astonishing coincidence. As the biggest statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad was pulled down "spontaneously" in front of the world's media, the Stars and Stripes which flew on the Pentagon on 11 September was at hand to be draped over its face.
Vandals of the 21st Century (tags)
American flag draped on Saddam statue flew over the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 (tags)
More evidence that this "historic event" was staged by the Pentagon to manipulate public opinion
Iraqis would support war to overthrow Saddam, says survey (tags)
Secretly conducted study finds backing for US-led attack, while plans to tarnish extremists in friendly nations are revealed