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A Planner Of Saddam Hussein's Illegal Execution Running For North Carolina Supreme Court (tags)

Eric Levinson who was appointed by George Bush to oversee plans for Saddam Hussein's illegal execution is now running as a Republican for the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Impeach Obama Now! (tags)

Syria

Creating a Pretext for War on Syria (tags)

Syria

Ron Paul’s Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy is Most Probable Path to Peaceful Relations (tags)

The proposal by the Sen. Ron Paul for President 2012 campaign is for U.S. foreign policy to change from primarily military interventions and long term occupations to a strictly non-interventionist foreign policy without engaging in any further military occupations or maintaining overseas military bases. The Ron Paul 2012 non-interventionist foreign policy plan is for the U.S. military to be utilized for defensive operations only. Our nation’s security does not require any overseas operations in order to be properly defended in the U.S. domestically. Proper defense allows for and encourages domestic U.S. military bases to be maintained, though does not support overseas bases to be maintained.

A `Dumb War': Taking Stock of the Iraq Invasion (tags)

With its invasion of Iraq, the United States rid the Iraqi people of a tyrant. But it also broke the law and destroyed tens of thousands of lives. With the release of close to 400,000 Iraq logs by WikiLeaks and the coming publication of George W. Bush's memoir, it is time to take stock of a war that was catastrophic for Iraq and America's standing in the world.

The Energy Crisis: so why isn't anyone doing anything about it? (tags)

Yeah, right --- we all know about the energy crisis.

Hillary Clinton from Barking Idiotic Warmonger to Jerry Lewis (tags)

The woman who changed her image.

U.N. Still Looking for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction (tags)

More than four years after the fall of Baghdad, the United Nations is spending millions of dollars in Iraqi oil money to continue the hunt for Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction.

Top 8 Reason for Iraq Invasion (tags)

It’s spring of 2007, four years deep into Iraq occupation .Here’s a mature top 8 reasons that combined to trigger and perpetuate this invasion/occupation what used to be the sovereign nation of Iraq.

Saddam Execution Photos Displayed at Gitmo, Says Aussie Prisoner (tags)

In a clumsy attempt to intimidate and terrorize prisoners of war at the US torture center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the authorities have set up displays of the execution of Saddam Hussein in the common areas of the torture camp. The story was found on the website of the Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald - Varlet

Bungles, Ghosts and Damage Control (tags)

The Whitehouse is in damage control over the bungled execution of Saddam Hussein. The hurried execution backfired in the worst possible way; a vanquished leader should never be allowed to continue his work from the ‘grave’. Anthropologists are familiar with appeasement rituals and ceremonies for the dead, which are common to numerous cultures. In the wake of Saddam’s bungled execution these curious rituals begin to make sense.

Selective Justice and the Execution of Saddam Hussein (tags)

The transformation of Saddam Hussein from ally to enemy

IAC Condemns Execution of Hussein (tags)

The International Action Center (IAC) condemns the Trial and Execution of Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; Plans for Protests Developing in Different Cities over Next Few Days

STOP THE EXECUTION OF PRESIDENT SADDAM HUSSEIN AL-TIKRITI! (tags)

Free Saddam Hussein!

Annan, Mandela, Saud and Garland Prophesied Iraq Perfectly Beforehand (tags)

These people predicted Iraq perfectly in 2002 and they were all ignored.

MORE TROOPS MEANS MORE GENOCIDE (tags)

Good fucking luck Democrats.

The Saddam-Hussein trial and the right of any human being to a fair trial (tags)

Not only I object the imposed death-penalty on the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein and two co-accused, also the trial itself didn't meet the international standards regarding a fair trial

Saddam Hussein will be found guilty tomorrow and sentenced to die (tags)

Tomorrow an American kangaroo court will find Saddam Hussein guilty and sentence him to death. (Thats not to say Saddam Hussein isn't a corrupt thug, just that he couln't possible get a fair trial from George W. Bush. Of course George W. Hitler couldn't possiblely get a fair trial in Baghdad for murdering thousands of Iraqi citizens in an illegal unconstitutiona war, but that doesn'nt mean George W. Bush isn't a serial murderer)

Journalists may run afoul of law in Iraq (tags)

So this is what bring democracy to Iraq is? It goes from a police state run by Saddam, to a police state run by an American General

Exploiting 9-11 (tags)

Bush is using the fifth anniversary to appear as the rescuer and protector of the US, freedom, democracy and civilization.. Other governments will now decry the shameless exploitation of the attacks that has made the world more insecure contrary to the mantra of the Bush administration.

BREAKING: NIGHTLY SHOCK NEWS (tags)

Tony Snow, White House Press Secretary, gave away a secret of 9-11 today in his own words. And I quote: “There was no operational link between Saddam Hussein and 9-11." (aka Al Qaeda Bin Laden.) We should remember that both Bush and Rumsfeld wanted both Udday Hussein and Saddam Hussein targeted on September 11, 2001 right after the WTC was hit. It was because both Udday and Saddam knew in advance of the 9-11 Black Op and the plan to use Bin Laden as the patsy. The evidence to back this up exists so click to see Udday Hussein’s letter to Putin (CLICK) and the Stephen Cambone (CLICK) notes.

Armitage is the Leaker, not the Story: Black Ops and War Lies (tags)

The corporate media have focused on the outing of Plame but are ignoring the real story: why was the administration so focused and intent upon destroying Plame and her ambassador husband? The answer leads to a dark crime of lies and black ops aimed at promoting a pointless war in Iraq at all costs.

A MOM'S FYI: The Bush Wars, Saddam vs Usama (tags)

Looking for evidence of GWB linking Saddam Hussein, Iraq, and 9/11? Read on.... -------------------------------

What links Lieberman, McCain, Gingrich, Perle, Kristol, and Hoffa? (tags)

Senators Joe Lieberman and John McCain aren't merely "hawksih"; as "Honorary Co-Chairmen" of a pre-Iraq-war spin machine called The Committee for the Liberation of Iraq, they were leading cheerleaders for a war that now threatens to mushroom out of all control--unless we remove the Liebermans, McCains, and their fellow war cheerleaders from our U.S. Congress.

The Petrodollar: America’s Achilles Heel (tags)

Virtual Chicano is webmaster and political commentator for Chicano Forums

Hussein accused of genocide (tags)

Saddam Hussein has been charged for the first time with genocide, an Iraqi judge announced today. Hussein will stand trial on charges relating to the Anfal campaign against Iraqi Kurds in the 1980s. The campaign included the gassing of 5,000 civilians in the village of Halabja, but judge Ra'id Juhi said that incident was not included in the charges and would be prosecuted separately.

Imperial Conquest, Torture, and a Little Matter of Genocide (tags)

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here....

Peace, Truth. and Ramsey Clark (tags)

Why, the question is being asked, does a high profile American defend people and causes that are not only anti-Establishment, but anti-American as well?

Liars (tags)

The Lies and theTruth About the U.S. War on Iraq

Judy Miller, the Armstrong Williams of WMD (tags)

Miller did things a journalist should never do. She shilled for a White House disinformation campaign that was promoting an invasion of Iraq, accepted control from the Pentagon, and deceptively misidentified her sources. Yet she hasn’t been fired by her official employer, the NY Times. Was Times senior management in on the game?

Bush's Cheap Mercenaries (tags)

President Bush's unilateral, preemptive war against Iraq is the worst foreign policy decision in the history of our country. Even GW Bush's father said in his book "A World Transformed" the following: "I firmly believed that we should not march into Baghdad. ... To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us."

WHAT IF AMERICA WAS INVADED? (tags)

The comparisons between Iraq's past human rights violations are stunningly similar to the human rights violations practiced in the United States. How can the United States take the moral high ground on the international stage when they have never atoned for their sins against their fellow man in their own history?

Christopher Hitchens Panders to War Parties! (tags)

Christopher Hitchens, the scourge of the late Mother Teresa of Calcutta, is at it again! The ex-Lefty has written a rant defending the indefensible - the Iraqi War! His main point: Saddam Hussein was a thug, so therefore the Iraqi war was justified. The Straussian Neocon, however, got it wrong! Under International Law, regime change isn’t a legal cause for a war. This is why Bush and his poodle, Blair, had to “fix” the intelligence around the policy.

Pedagogy of Naivity (tags)

Recently, America seems to have been lulled into some strange twilight zone. What could it be, this opium of the people? God only knows.

Who's Better Off? (tags)

I don't always agree with Ron Paul (but then who always agrees with any one individual, dittoheads excepted) but I appreciate his consistency in promoting true conservative ethics. Unlike nearly all republicans these days he doesn't merely steal the rhetoric to act as a cover for his agenda. He appears to actually believes in the ideological principles that are found so often in conservative rhetoric. As the republican party continues to fracture I think it is important to focus on individuals with some measure of integrity and honesty to contrast against the corrupt aristocrats running the government whom have not given any thought to benefiting people's lives nor shown any concern for the problems facing the people of the united states. -- tc

Demand Ramsey Clark Desist Saddam Defense (tags)

By Majdur Travail TUCSON, Feb 6.—(Al-Masakin) The news that Ramsey Clark, former US Attorney General and lawyer for the Trotskyite Worker's World Party (WWP), on behalf of the leftist International ANSWER—a WWP front group—is not only sad and misguided it is diametrically opposed to the socialist concepts of national sovereignty, self-determination, and is fundamentally hostile to all Muslims.

Iraqis vote: First step towards democracy and independence (tags)

Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes, and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guard for their future security.

BTL:Despite Success of Iraq Vote, Anti-Occupation Insurgency Likely to Continue (tags)

Interview with Hussein Ibish, vice chairman of the Progressive Muslim Union, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Saddam Hussein, Is, Was and Always Will Be the Genuine President of Iraq (tags)

Venezuela in the Spotlight: Lou Dobbs Show (tags)

May the new year be full of surprises! May we finally put the horse before the cart and mend our own pockets before falling to the destructive myths of unilateralism and offensive self-defense! Clif Ross is a Bay Area activist who was recently in Venezuela.

Are We There Yet? (tags)

Saddam Hussein has been universally and rightly condemned for filling thousands of mass graves. Might there be a new killer kid on the block? For more details, read on.

The New Corporate Liberation Theology. Part 1 (tags)

The US government has privatized and sold whole sectors of the Iraqi economy. Economic policy and tax laws are rewritten. Foreign firms can now buy 100 percent of Iraqi firms and export the profits. This is a blatant violation of international law...

Anatomy of a Chomsky Smearing (tags)

Andrew Sullivan Slimes Chomsky on Real Time with Bill Maher Welcome to the world of Andrew Sullivan-- slander, slink and then hide from accountability for his own dismal, truly pathetic words.

A MOM'S FYI: "The George W. Bush Wars: An Internet Primer for Dummies" (tags)

The George W. Bush Wars: An Internet Primer for Dummies

Brief Case Study: The Demonization Of Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein (tags)

Brief Case Study: The Demonization Of Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein

Feminists Silent on Freedom for Iraqi Women (tags)

Iraqi optimists versus U.S. pessimists (tags)

US Labor Against War - David Bacon (tags)

The occupation regime's war against Iraq's labour unions is yet another debunking of 'liberation' under US/UK invasion, going so far as to enforce a 1987 law of Saddam Hussein's to ban unions in state-owned plants.

Security is Indivisible (tags)

The policy of preventive war has brought only chaos and disaster. The failure of this policy of Washington can be referred back to two errors. The first concerns the assumption that terrorism is the real sickness. The second is in overrating military weapons.

Meet the New Boss… (tags)

Why are Americans so oblivious to their arrogant, sometimes brutal behavior, actions that are so easily recognizable to the rest of the world? For the answer, read on.

Death toll mounts in Iraq quagmire (tags)

A series of confrontational actions by the U.S. occupation triggered armed uprisings throughout Iraq in the last week, costing the lives of dozens of Americans and well over 100 Iraqis.

A Tangled Web of Lies about Iraq (tags)

The continuous succession of lies about Iraq and the ever-changing rationalizations for an immoral and illiegal war against Iraq.

Saddam Hussein's weapons (tags)

Free Saddam Hussein (tags)

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did you know saddam was once made an honorary citizenof detroit (tags)

in 1980. An odd story, apparently true. It shows he had a brighter side. When did any president last offer to pay off a churches debt?

Re-evaluating Weapons of Mass Destruction (tags)

Did I hear someone say that President Bush lied, that there were never any weapons of mass destruction, and that he took us to war for his oil buddies? Well if President Bush did lie then he's in good company. Read on.

The Liars War or the Case of the Vanishing WMD's (tags)

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Iraq war justified even without WMD: Ashcroft (tags)

Here you go ! NO WMD and a lot of weapons of mass deception.

Imperialists Gloat over Capture of Former Henchman Saddam Hussein (tags)

The American imperialist butchers made clear, yet again, the kind of “democracy” they have in mind for Iraq when U.S. troops yesterday fired into a protest in support of Hussein in a town west of Baghdad, killing three people.

Media manipulations (tags)

Day three of US media coverage of Hussein's capture: no let-up in the hysteria

Demorats (tags)

It's hard to say which was worse for Howard Dean: the capture of Saddam Hussein or Al Gore's endorsement.

Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network Dec. 19 Updates (tags)

1.Iraqi Resistance Report Dec. 15-17 2003 2.Statement of the Arab Cause Solidarity Committee: The apprehension and incarceration of Saddam Hussein will not bring about the end of the Iraqi resistance 3.Pro-Saddam Riots Rock the World 4. Message to US Security Council: AMERICA IS WORTH NOTHING...AMERICANS ARE PIGS ON TWO LEGS 5. Iraqi town takes pride in battling U.S. army 6.Iraqi Resistance front to be proclaimed soon After the arrest of Saddam resistance will intensify and unite even more, says Jabbar al Kubaysi 7. Offical State Paper of Cuba on Resistance in Iraq 8.Rally in S. Korea against Additional Troop Dispatch to Iraq 9.U.S. Moves to Stifle Syria Accused 10."Message to the GI Mercenaries on the Further Deployment of US Troops" Published

NION's Statement Regarding Saddam Hussein (tags)

Not In Our Name is an Anti-War group nation wide. Our LA chapter just released this statement in regards to the capture of Saddam Hussein.

The capture of Hussein, again a sleazy farce (tags)

A poorly staging á la Hollywood with date palms on scene of the asserted imprisonment which yield fruits in December although the last crop was in August. A fake like the Jessica Parker story, the rollig chemical laboratories, the nuke treatment and further shit. All for justify a illegal war of aggression, only for moronic voters and for a flying splice. Enjoy the movie 'Wag the dog' and you know how the wind blows. This U.S. regime has propagate so much featherbrained propagana lies that nobody but morons can believe them over again

BTL:Saddam's Capture Unlikely to End Iraqi Insurgent Resistance... (tags)

...to U.S. Occupation. Interview with Greg Palast, BBC-TV investigative reporter, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The staircase wit of this century (tags)

The U.S. remote-controlled fake president claims fair legal proceedings and death penalty for a U.S. hellhound. He has decided for a colossal bloodbath among European and U.S. politicans, his backers and himself

Saddam's Capture and the Media Circus (tags)

A few thoughts on Saddam's capture, the corporate media reaction and whether or not it will diminish Iraqi resistance to colonial domination.

CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY (tags)

PUBLIC TRIAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN MAY REVEAL THE FOLLY OF USA VISION OF AND DRIVE TO WORLD EMPIRE

Declassified Documents of U.S. Support for Hussein (tags)

The National Security Archive at George Washington University has published a series of declassified U.S. documents detailing the U.S. embrace of Saddam Hussein in the early 1980’s. The collection of documents, published on the Web, include briefing materials, diplomatic reports of two Rumsfeld trips to Baghdad, reports on Iraqi chemical weapons use during the Reagan administration and presidential directives that ensure U.S. access to the region's oil and military expansion.

The Same Question Remain (tags)

The apprehension of Saddam Hussein has done nothing to answer the critics

The Capture of Saddam Hussein-Editorial statement (tags)

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If Howard Dean Were President (tags)

Sen. Leiberman's comment this last Sunday.

Saddam's checkup: Bush's misplaced priorities (tags)

The dictator is healthy, Americans are not!

When Dictator is Booted from White House America Can Rebuild. (tags)

I find it very interesting that just a few days after the American appointed governing council in Iraq votes to begin a tribunal for Iraqi war criminals even though no constitution has been ratified that could legitimize any form of Judiciary in Iraq, Saddam Hussein conveniently shows up.

Patriotic Gore and Power Vacuums (tags)

"The capture of Saddam Hussein does not mean the end of violence in Iraq." George 'Psychopath' Bush 12.14.3

Closed War Tribunal Set up on, Saddam Captured on 12/13: Coincidence? Yeah, right (tags)

Saddam always vowed to expose the depths of his dealings with the Reagan and Bush I administrations if ever he were before a world court. But there will be no world war crimes court, thanks to hasty preplanning by Bush.

Bush's Illegal War' Questionnaire (tags)

Please answer as many of the following questions as you can, and as many with a straight face as possible. Please answer quickly as you already have all of the answers.

Building Bridges Radio - John Pilger Breaks the Silence on the War on Terror (tags)

Building Bridges: Community-Labor Report Interviews John Pilger on his new film Breaking the Silence: Truth & Lies in the War on Terror LISTEN TO THIS 28 MIN RADIO PROGRAM - CLICK INDYMEDIA LINK

Bush & the Democrats: Liars in the service of imperialist conquest (tags)

Despite all their bickering with Bush, the Democrats too can scarcely contain their glee about the unchallenged power of U.S. armies of world conquest. After all, the Democrats like the Republicans are in the pockets of the big capitalists who want their domination of the world defended at all costs.

Don't Forget these lies. (tags)

Don't forget the lies that were used to sell the Iraq War. These were more than damned lies they were deadly lies.

Who gassed the Kurds? (tags)

Is all the evidence we have against Saddam being a tyrant and a "Hitler" is the alleged gassing of the Kurds? Did we fall for another lie?

Re-evaluating Weapons of Mass Destruction (tags)

Can you say Flip-Flop?

Where's The Beef? (tags)

Where are they - I know they are out there somewhere. I know Aliens abducted them and took them to Pluto. That wiley Saddam.

THE LAST TRUTH (tags)

The Last Truth

Colin Powell's Shameless Behavior (tags)

In spite of decades of despicable behavior by the United States toward the Kurds, Colin Powell visits Halabja, the site of a poison gas attack by Saddam Hussein, and expresses condolences. The history of why this is so hypocritical.

urvey finds that most Americans are pretty damn ignorant (tags)

Self explanatory, and its not ingorance, just plain stupidity through watching too much television.

When will anyone admit that it has been a huge fraud? (tags)

"Oops. There are no weapons of mass destruction after all. ...That excuse for the U.S. intelligence failure in Iraq would be laughable were the circumstances not so appalling. It means Bush ignored all the cautions of career diplomats and intelligence experts in every branch of the U.S. government over the unsubstantiated word of Iraqi renegades."

Ann Coulter nails liberals (again) (tags)

Another great article from America's leading political commentator, the great Ann Coulter. She once again exposes liberals for what they really are.

How Quebec Almost Saved Iraq (tags)

It was a great day when Canada’s Québécois Prime Minister Jean Chrétien held a press conference at his offices in Ottawa and declared, “The Canadian military will do everything it can to assist in the American-led intervention in Iraq.” “I ask Allah to save me from the wrath of Dudley Do-Right,” Hussein reportedly told his Imam.

Bush Press Conference: "I Am A Lying Homophobic War Criminal" (tags)

pResident Bush took responsibility for his lies in the state of the union speech in January where he made his case for a war on Iraq. He also expressed his disdain for gay marriage, and lied about the outlook for the economy. Abusing his power to make the case for war makes Bush a terrorist under the Patriot Act.

Another G.I. killed and U.S. troops fire on crowds in Kerbala (tags)

The war grinds on. Another G.I. is killed in an overnight guerrilla attack. Meanwhile, occupation troops fire on Iraqi civilians who are trying to keep soldiers from advancing on the Imam Hussein mosque. Two Iraqis killed and the mosque left pockmarked with bullet holes (Reuters photo show U.S. soldier pushing an Iraqi man on the streets of Kerbala). George... where are the weapons of mass destruction?

Bush Lies (amsellem) (tags)

cartoon © 2003 by charles amsellem. activists may reproduce for non profit use only. all other rights reserved

Bush: (tags)

Locals chant slogans in support for Saddam Hussein at the site of Tuesday's shootout that left four Iraqis dead including Saddam's sons Odai and Qusai Wednesday, July 23, 2003, in the town of Mosul, 280 miles, 450 kilometers north of Baghdad, Iraq. Two American soldiers were killed in ambushes in Iraq on Wednesday, denting any U.S. hopes that the deaths of Saddam's sons would snuff out a guerrilla insurgency against occupying forces.(AP Photo/Wally Santana) .... And now, the resident of the United States.

The Dishonesty Of the President (tags)

Face it Bush is a lying sack of oderiferous fecal matter deposited by a male bovine. In short he is a lying mass murderer who makes Jeffrey Dahmer look like small time. His lies have killed more people than Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack The Ripper, John Wayne Gacy, ...

GOP's Double Standard On Presidential Lies (tags)

As the dying goes on, Bush has yet to prove the existence of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. He now admits to using bad intelligence in his State of the Union address that Saddam Hussein was trying to purchase uranium in Africa for nuclear weapons.

A Diplomat's Undiplomatic Truth: They Lied (tags)

They may have finally found the smoking gun that nails the culprit responsible for the Iraq war. Unfortunately, the incriminating evidence wasn't left in one of Saddam Hussein's palaces but rather in Vice President Dick Cheney's office.

Gen. Wesley Clark Says White House Pushed Saddam Link Without Evidence (tags)

Sunday morning talk shows like ABC's This Week or Fox News Sunday often make news for days afterward. Since prominent government officials dominate the guest lists of the programs, it is not unusual for the Monday editions of major newspapers to report on interviews done by the Sunday chat shows.

Bush Faced Dwindling Data on Iraq Nuclear Bid (tags)

A review of speeches and reports, plus interviews with present and former administration officials and intelligence analysts, suggests that between Oct. 7, when President Bush made a speech laying out the case for military action against Hussein, and Jan. 28, when he gave his State of the Union address, almost all the other evidence had either been undercut or disproved by U.N. inspectors in Iraq.

The Other Bush Lie (tags)

"The conclusion, then, is inescapable. The cadre of cheerleading hawks -- both inside and outside the administration -- who led the United States to war 19 months later had decided within 10 days of the terrorist attacks that 9/11 should be used as the pretext for Hussein's removal, even if there was absolutely no connection between the two."

Support for Bush Declines As Casualties Mount in Iraq (tags)

Public support for President Bush has dropped sharply amid growing concerns about U.S. military casualties and doubts whether the war with Iraq was worth fighting, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

CIA Got Uranium Mention Cut in Oct. (tags)

July 13 — CIA Director George J. Tenet successfully intervened with White House officials to have a reference to Iraq seeking uranium from Niger removed from a presidential speech last October, three months before a less specific reference to the same intelligence appeared in the State of the Union address, according to senior administration officials.

CIA Got Uranium Reference Cut in Oct. Why Bush Cited It In Jan. Is Unclear (tags)

CIA Director George J. Tenet successfully intervened with White House officials to have a reference to Iraq seeking uranium from Niger removed from a presidential speech last October, three months before a less specific reference to the same intelligence appeared in the State of the Union address, according to senior administration officials.

Justifying Occupation (tags)

I thought this looked like an interesting reference for those wishing to develop arguments counter to the Spin and PsyOps coming from the Mainstream NewsWhores.

The ANSWER coalition is not your friend (tags)

Beware ANSWER

The Road to Coverup Is the Road to Ruin (tags)

US Senate Floor Remarks - June 24, 2003 Mr. President, last fall, the White House released a national security strategy that called for an end to the doctrines of deterrence and containment that have been a hallmark of American foreign policy for more than half a century....

Democrats helped Bush lie about Iraq's (tags)

Key Democrats joined along with the Bush to help him spread the lies about Iraq's "WMD" capabilities

The Democrats' WMD fraud (tags)

The exposure of the continued lies put forth by the anti-American leftist shills.

Now They Tell Us. (tags)

How much of what the Bush Junta said was there justification for war was true. Paul Wolfowitless has said it was a consensus reason. How nice. What this means is that it is not the real reason.

THEY IMPEACH MURDERERS, DON'T THEY? (tags)

Cast you votes online to impeach Bush. Go to this web site to impeach Bush online: http://www.officialspin.com

Bad Iraq data from start to finish (tags)

Ever since the tragedy of Sept. 11, the Bush administration has relied on selective and distorted intelligence data to make the case for invading Iraq. But the truth will out, and the White House is now scrambling to explain away its mendacity.

Captives Deny Qaeda Worked With Baghdad (tags)

Two of the highest-ranking leaders of Al Qaeda in American custody have told the C.I.A. in separate interrogations that the terrorist organization did not work jointly with the Iraqi government of Saddam Hussein, according to several intelligence officials.

Lies the Government Told Us Part 2 (tags)

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Ex-Fox News "Tech" Pleads Guilty to Smuggling (tags)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A former Fox News technician who stole a dozen paintings from an Iraqi presidential palace and brought them into the United States pleaded guilty to smuggling Tuesday.

The Bush Junta's Tangle Web of Deceit (tags)

Here they are the liars in their own words with their lies saved for posterity. Let them spin and obfuscate but the record of their lies exists. Forward this follow up on this and don't let people forget it. BUSH LIED! OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER...

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Who Said What When (tags)

Simply stated, there is no doubt that Saddam Hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. Dick Cheney August 26, 2002 Right next to Oil Wells eh Dickie?

Blood of Innocents (tags)

Baghdad - Throughout the 13 years of UN sanctions on Iraq that were ended yesterday, Iraqi doctors told the world that the sanctions were the sole cause for the rocketing mortality rate among Iraqi children.

Sen Byrd: Gulf War illegal (tags)

"There is ample evidence that the horrific events of Sept. 11 have been carefully manipulated to switch public focus from Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida, who masterminded the Sept. 11th attacks, to Saddam Hussein who did not.

OF BLAIR, HUSSEIN, AND GENOCIDE (tags)

WORDS WITHOUT MEANING...

Wolves and Sheep (tags)

The truth is blowing on the winds of change, and the dust of another adminastration will be rubbed from between the toes of the children...

Claims and Allegations and Still No Signs of Iraq's Alleged Weapons of Mass Destruction (tags)

Is the Bush administration sufficiently challenged or so blatantly confident that they do not feel obligated into producing such evidence that justified an invasion into Iraq?

Iraqi "intelligence documents" likely planted (tags)

The problem with these documents is that they are being provided by the U.S. military to a few reporters working for a very suspect newspaper, London's Daily Telegraph (affectionately known as the Daily Torygraph" by those who understand the paper's right-wing slant).

U.S. Planners Surprised by Strength of Iraqi Shiites (tags)

U.S. Planners Surprised by Strength of Iraqi Shiites

The U.S. Occupation and the Resistance In Iraq (tags)

U.S. TROOPS OUT OF IRAQ!

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.

Spoils of War/Made in America (tags)

This story from Reuters does not indicate the American compnay that makes these death weapons. Wherever it is, it should be razed and salt sowed. This company's owners arexwar criminals.

Nothing Stops Baghdad Zoo Looters, Except Lions (tags)

From Reuters Asia.

Letter from France (tags)

a letter from a friend in France

THE IRAQ WAR'S TRASHIEST PIECE OF PROPAGANDA (tags)

Incomparable trash...

How America Lost The War (tags)

We need, first of all, to get our terms straight so as to achieve a sense of clarity regarding the issue of America's moral standing on the matter.  Saddam Hussein was not defeated.  He was not overthrown, bested, beaten or destroyed.  Saddam Hussein was fired, relieved of his position by a nation that hired him for a dirty job way back in 1979.

DICTATORSHIPS (tags)

THE UNITED STATES MUST STOP SUPPORTING DICTATORSHIPS

Did US Allow Saddam To Flee? (tags)

BAGHDAD -- Did US intentionally allow Saddam Hussein to flee from Iraq to Syria for a final destination in Russia after a last minute bargain with Moscow to capture the capital of Iraq without fighting?

How the CIA found and groomed Saddam Hussein (tags)

While many have thought that Saddam Hussein became involved with US intelligence agencies from the 1980 Iran-Iraq war, his first contacts date back to 1959 when he was part of a CIA-authorized six-man squad tasked with assassinating then Iraqi prime minister General Abd al-Karim Qasim.

The Sacking of Baghdad (tags)

As the Barbarian Hordes roll in the City is Sacked and Burned. This is a loss that cannot be measured in mere money.

Proof U.S. Media Staged Statue Event in Iraq (tags)

This article provides absolute proof that the U.S. Military and the U.S. media conspired to fake an event in Iraq and broadcast it around the world. There were NO large crowds of Iraqis around when U.S. marines pulled down the statue of Saddam Hussein.

US wants to impose sanctions on Syria! Call your Rep!!!! (tags)

US wants to impose sanctions on Syria with new legislation! Tell the US that they can't traffic the world with their unilateral actions! Write, call, etc... your congressman!!!

Secret Bechtel Documents Reveal: Yes, It Is About Oil (tags)

Titled "Crude Vision: How Oil Interests Obscured US Government Focus on Chemical Weapons Use by Saddam Hussein," this report traces an intense effort by Reagan officials in the mid-OE80s to win Hussein's approval for a $2-billion oil pipeline to be built by Bechtel, running from the Euphrates oilfields in southern Iraq westward to Jordan and the Gulf of Aqaba. A key player in that effort was Rumsfeld, then the CEO of Searle drugs, the giant phramaceutical company.

DON'T THINK IT'S ALL OVER (tags)

After all, if the Americans under the leadership of George Washington rose against British occupation, why does anyone think the Iraqis will be different?

VOA Reports Baghdad Not Taken (tags)

As the reports develop the war whoops of victory are turning to Whoops!

Saddam Hussein has been spotted! (tags)

Saddam Hussein has been spotted shaking hands with Donald Rumsfeld, who didn't seem to have a problem with the Iraqi dictator killing his own people back in 1983.

THE LIES CONTINUE (tags)

The lies continue as the fall of Iraq is "celebrated" at WTC site

Vandals of the 21st Century (tags)

Irag War

"Bearing Witness" (tags)

The war critics were right -- not in the way they expected.

Jailed Iraqi children run free as Marines roll into Baghdad suburbs (tags)

"There were parents running up, so happy to have their kids back." "The children had been imprisoned because they had not joined the youth branch of the Baath party," he alleged. "Some of these kids had been in there for five years."

Saving Private Lynch' And Other Tales (tags)

It seemed that, every time I flipped between CNN and MSNBC, they were telling and re-telling "Saving Private Lynch," that archetypal, blonde-in-peril, made-for-TV movie coming to a ratings sweeps period near you. (And doesn't Saddam Hussein make the perfect Oil Can Harry, tying the pure-hearted heroine to the railroad tracks?)

Mohammed Said Sahaf wages war on reality (tags)

Hussein's glib spokesman has won the admiration of Arabs by insulting the U.S. and reporting fantastic victories for Iraq.

Senator Robert Byrd (tags)

Robert Byrd, 85, the oldest and longest-serving man in the US Congress, last week (March 19, 2003) denounced his nation's march to war. Byrd, a Democrat from West Virginia, was first elected to the Senate in 1958 after six years in the House of Representatives. This is an edited version of his speech.

Iraq War Quiz (tags)

A quiz for the neo-con thugs

TRYING TO HELP (tags)

A little help for the confused.

GULF WAR 2 TEST (tags)

found this on http://www.zmag.org $$$ take the quiz and rate yourself below. $$$ sources are listed next to the answers $$$

TAKE THE IRAQI WAR QUIZ (tags)

How much do you know about Iraq War II and our great government? found this on http://www.zmag.org

Rumsfeld Masks Civilian Deaths in Basra With Unlikely Explanations (tags)

The Bush Administration is looking for ways to blame civilian deaths in Basra caused by its bombing campaign there on anyone but themselves.

Good Foreign Policy a Casualty of War (tags)

This article was printed in yesterday's LA Times. It's a very good read.

THE ONE AND ONLY REASON WHY BAGHDAD BURNS (tags)

"Its about oil" everyone always says. Tired old argument with statistics for AND against it. Just bear with me. The truth is so simple.

Iraq Crisis Hour By Hour (tags)

Notice in particular 1743. This is basically an admission that the war has nothing to do with Saddam Hussein or Weapons of Mass Destruction® (The White House 2001).

Into the Darkness - "Above all, do not succumb to despair" (tags)

This article is by William Rivers Pitt of the New York Times Syndicate. This, I think, reflects the fear all of us have over the ramifications of this war. But also, in the last paragraphs, reflects the need in our hearts and consciences to resist and not "succumb to despair." We owe America that much. Read on...

If antiwar protesters succeed (tags)

To publish an unsigned opinion piece is an exception to the Monitor's policy. But the views expressed here, if put with a name, could endanger the writer's extended family in Baghdad. The author - known to Monitor staff - was born and raised in Iraq. Now a US citizen with a business that requires extensive world travel, the author is in frequent touch with the Iraqi diaspora but is not connected with organized opposition to Saddam Hussein.

Thousands Of U.S. fatalities expected in Iraq (tags)

Military experts are quietly warning that the impending war against Iraq will likely yield a high U.S. death toll.

Weapons of Mass Deception (tags)

In the year and a half since September 11 the Bush administration has been waging an aggressive military campaign against real and perceived enemies, coupled with a public relations campaign to win the "hearts and minds" of the world. In Afghanistan, at least, the military campaign has shown some success. The public relations campaign, however, has been an embarrassing failure.

Watching anti-war protests with pain (tags)

By Adil Awadh. Adil Awadh, an Iraqi doctor, worked in a military hospital in Iraq from 1994 to 1996. He is an independent member of the Iraqi National Congress and lives in the Washington area. Published March 9, 2003.

U.S. Army signals war concerns (poster, article) (tags)

U.S. Army fears that bringing democracy and stability to Iraq may be an impossible task. (Article below)

Bush Sr. Warns Son Over Unilateral Action (tags)

"This war is for Daddy" - how much legitimacy does he have now, when even "Daddy" says it's a bad idea?

Saying No to War (tags)

"The fact that the United Nations might be irreparably weakened would not much bother his conservative po0litical base at home, nor would the outcry abroad..When the purpose is fuzzy, or based on questionable presuppositions, it's time to stop.."

13 myths about war in Iraq (tags)

This piece was created by the entire 13myths.org team, using an online collaborative process. Email: info@13myths.org. 13myths.org is a project of Organizers' Collaborative; for more information, visit organizenow.net.

Unanswered questions for Diogenes (tags)

C'mon soothsayer. You always seem to vanish when any questions come up.

How the Propaganda System Works (tags)

Arab League Vote against war is ignored

MISSILES AIMED AT THEIR MAKERS (tags)

BLIX MUST BE OBEYED...FOR EVERYONE'S SAKE...

The Facts About Rebellion (tags)

Which political leader made war on his own people, killing 262,000 of them, burning their cities, destroying their food supply and placing the survivors under military occupation?

Their Morals and Ours (tags)

War

More Bush lies - US and UK hid evidence Iraq WMD stocks were already destroyed (tags)

Newsweek has obtained documents proving the US, UK, and UN knew in 1995 that Iraq had destroyed its WMD stocks. This new information needs to become part of the international debate, together with all the other "evidence" against Iraq that has proven false.

Breaking News! US, UK, UN Covered up evidence that Iraq destroyed its WMD! (tags)

The Bush administration has quoted extensively from the debriefings of Iraq's most famous defector, but neglected to reveal that those debriefings confirmed that Iraq had in fact destroyed all its WMD stocks. This could totally destroy the US case for war against Iraq!

Anti-War Leader Launches Campaign to Impeach Bush (tags)

(CNSNews.com) - A former U.S. attorney general has drafted articles of impeachment against President Bush and three other top administration officials as a means of preventing the U.S. from advancing a "first strike, potentially nuclear preemptive war" against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

ANSWER & NION losing the battle 4 the hearts of millions (tags)

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Answering Moral Blackmail (tags)

Are millions of Canadian, American and In the midst of worldwide protest against an impending war with Iraq, the Bush Administration and its allies have trotted out their trump card...

Bush: Anti-war protests no deterrent (tags)

GW says that anti-war protesters are allowed to express their opinion, but it is of no importance to him.

Bush Calls Protests "Irrelevant" (tags)

Dubya tells millions worldwide to get stuffed.

When the Enemy Is a Liberator (tags)

Bottom line is that the Iraqi people do want GW Bush to go forward with the war

Staggering London Demo versus staggering hypocrisy (tags)

Tonto Blairs expensive education may have taught him how to spell the words hypocrisy and Morality but he sure as hell does not what they mean.

A message for those who protest to prevent war against Saddam (tags)

A message for those who protest to prevent war against Saddam

No to War! (tags)

A preventive war unleashed without evidence would be a disaster for the rule of law consciousness of the West and a grievous setback for the further development of a radical right to international peace..The military option in no way solves challenges.

No to Bush's war for oil & empire (tags)

For building an anti-imperialist core in the anti-war movement.

Let's Call Bush On His Bogus Terror Threats (tags)

Bush elevated the color-coded terrorism threat level to orange last week in response to the possibility of a chemical or biological attack. Ridge told reporters the other day the terrorism alert issued last week is "the most significant" since 911. "The threat is real," he warned. Yeah, right.

TECHNIQUES OF DECEIT: HOW BUSH LIES (tags)

A good job of clearly demonstrating the lies put forth by Bush to stage his Master's War of Conquest.

Manifetso on the Imperialist War against Irag (tags)

Irag

War torn Democrats (tags)

These Democrats want to have it both ways. If the war goes well -- a lot of them voted for war with Iraq, didn't they? But if the war does not go well, many of the very Democrats who voted for the war resolution will have emerged as leading spokesmen for the anti-war position. A vote for the war, surrounded by Neville Chamberlain foot-dragging, is a fraud.

Where they have no military (tags)

In Costa Rica where they abolished the military over 1/2 century ago, Ticos(short for Costarricenses) "chill out" after Dubya's state of the Union speech.

Full Text of Speech by Sen. Ted Kennedy on 1/29/03 (tags)

Full text of speech by Sen. Ted Kennedy (D.Mass) on 1/29/03

UN will sink into irrelevance -- Good! (tags)

The United Nations is on the verge of demonstrating finally and fatally its moral bankruptcy and its strategic irrelevance: moral bankruptcy, because it will have made a mockery of the very resolution on whose sanctity it insists; strategic irrelevance, because the United States is going to disarm Iraq anyway.

Washington Post: Gen. Schwarzkopf Is Skeptical About U.S. Action in Iraq (tags)

Schwarzkopf : Rumsfeld and the people around him lack the background to make sound military judgments

Schwarzkopf (tags)

"Candidly, I have gotten somewhat nervous at some of the pronouncements Rumsfeld has made," says Schwarzkopf. Rumsfeld worries him. "It's scary, okay?" he says. "Let's face it: There are guys at the Pentagon who have been involved in operational planning for their entire lives, okay? . . . And for this wisdom, acquired during many operations, wars, schools, for that just to be ignored, and in its place have somebody who doesn't have any of that training, is of concern."

Analysis of ANSWER and NION (tags)

Written by Michael Albert of Z Magazine and Stephen R Shalom

Chew On This My Leftist Comrades (tags)

TheStranger.com January 21 2003

GREENS: 'MORAL CLARITY' DEMANDS OPPOSITION TO BUSH'S WAR PLANS (tags)

Waiting for the next 'Gulf of Tonkin': Greens call the White House's stated reasons for invading Iraq a litany of deception and PR propaganda

IT'S NOT ABOUT OIL (tags)

WHY INVADE IRAQ?

Rep Kucinich on Iraq (tags)

"Throughout 1989 and 1990, U.S. companies, with the permission of the first Bush Administration, sent to the government of Saddam Hussein mustard gas precursors and live cultures for bacteriological research. U.S. companies also helped to build a chemical weapons factory and supplied the West Nile virus, fuel air explosive technology, computers for weapons technology, hydrogen cyanide precursors....."

THE CASE FOR WAR (tags)

All the best arguments brought together...sort of...

Iraq under U.S. Occupation? (tags)

From the White House, reports leak out about plans for an Iraq after the Ba’th (the ruling party of Iraq). The main scenarios do not allow for the development of democracy in Iraq. Each of them is built on a racist assumption: that the Iraqis either need a military dictator or else a monarch – any form of democracy is impossible to imagine.

Understanding US Policy with Iraq (tags)

War is not inevitable. However, only the masses can stop it.

The bankruptcy of the anti-Americanists (tags)

The End of An Era

UCI Faculty say NO to war on Iraq (tags)

"No" to War in Iraq October 2002

Iraq and North Korea (tags)

Reporter's Notebook -- Making sense of US foreign policy

A Million New Terrorists (tags)

"With its retreat from international obligations and agreements, the struggle against international terrorism and its posture in the Middle East conflict, the US government is now entangled in politics with double standards." Translated from the German

GW Bush: One Full Year of Smokin' 'n' Gittin' (tags)

Thought y'all might like this. It's from the "presidentmoron" website.

SUNDAY HERALD DISCOVERS 'SMOKING GUN' DOCUMENT ABOUT AMERICA'S ATTACK ON IRAQ (tags)

The Sunday Herald, which broke the story about the Project for a New American Century document advocating a global American Empire, now uncovers a document which is another SMOKING GUN revealing the real reasons for the proposed US attack on Iraq. This reason--in case anybody still believes the lies about 'Weapons of Mass Destruction,' Terrorism, or 'Saddam as a new Hitler'--can be spelled O-I-L.

Bush's UN Non-Sequiturs (tags)

UN speech dissected

Origin of Iraq invasion planning (tags)

Notes made at a command center briefing five hours after the WTC attacks make clear that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was determined to use the 9-11 tragedy as a pretext for overthrowing Sadam Hussein.

Peace Groups See Opening (tags)

Peace Action: Bush Becoming Isolated

Important Information on What *YOU* Can Do to Stop the War on Iraq! (tags)

"As a guy who was part of the first Gulf War," said Ritter, who indeed served under Schwarzkopf in that conflict, "when you deploy that much military power forward - disrupting their training cycles, disrupting their operational cycles, disrupting everything, spending a lot of money - it is very difficult to pull them back without using them." "You got 20,000 Marines forward deployed in October," said Ritter, "you better expect war in October."

BTL: Escalating Violence Between Israelis and Palestinians Interferes with... (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Hussein Ibish, communications director with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who discusses the relationship between a possible future U.S. attack on Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Is Biological Warfare a Real Threat? (tags)

Commentary and information on the anthrax scare, the Iraq connection, and the War on Terrorism.

Letter From President Saddam Hussein (tags)

Letter From President Saddam Hussein To An American Citizen

United States of Amnesia (tags)

United States of Amnesia

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