Ahmad Chalabi Still Wants To Lead Iraq

By: Friday July 11, 2014 8:22 am

Call in the clowns. If the disgraced so-called “journalists” who peddled Ahmad Chalabi’s lies are still allowed in the debate over the future of Iraq, why not Chalabi himself? This is a question Chalabi seems to be asking as he makes yet another attempt at becoming the leader of Iraq. Ahmad Chalabi is most known [...]

Germany Boots CIA Station Chief Over Spying Scandals

By: Friday July 11, 2014 5:34 am

The German government appears to have reached the breaking point over US espionage in the country and has now ejected the CIA Station Chief in Berlin – a move generally not done by friendly nations and represents a considerable deterioration of US-German relations. Earlier this year it was revealed by Edward Snowden that the NSA [...]

Justice Dept Will Not Investigate CIA Spying On Congress, UK Gov Destroys CIA Rendition Files

By: Thursday July 10, 2014 10:48 am

One of the reasons the CIA and other US intelligence services can operate continuously, even after being repeatedly caught breaking America’s most dearly held laws, is the lack of consequences. The CIA, NSA, and US intelligence community in general is allowed to wage endless war on American democracy and face no official response because they [...]

White House Promises No More CIA Staged Vaccinations After Polio Outbreak

By: Tuesday May 20, 2014 4:51 am

Three years ago the CIA staged a phony vaccination program in Pakistan as part of an espionage operation to track down Osama Bin Laden. A Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, used the cover of a hepatitis B vaccination program to gain access to an area where Bin Laden was believed to be hiding. Afridi’s operation failed though [...]

Judge Opens Door For Drone Society

By: Friday March 7, 2014 8:46 am

Can anyone stop the forces of history, of technology and its proliferation? But I do drone on. Administrative Law Judge Patrick Geraghty ruled that attempts by the FAA to prevent the use of civilian drones below 400 feet were illegal given there was no administrative rule in place. This ruling opens the door for widespread [...]

CIA Hacked Senate To Learn About Torture Report

By: Wednesday March 5, 2014 8:58 am

I guess we should be surprised? In an act of extreme illegality and impudence the CIA has been caught not only operating domestically but doing so against American citizens who were working for the US Senate according to a report by McClatchy.  The CIA Inspector General has reportedly made a referral to the Justice Department [...]

Right Wing Groups Riot In Venezuela As State Department Dodges Questions of US Involvement

By: Tuesday February 18, 2014 8:58 am

Here we go again. As right wing groups with shady connections riot in Venezuela, demanding the democratically elected left wing president resign, the US State Department is dodging questions as to whether US intelligence agencies are assisting the rioters. For those with hazy memories, we’ve seen this movie before. In 2002 the Venezuelan right wing [...]

Education Privatizers Data Mining Students

By: Wednesday January 8, 2014 10:00 am

Thanks to the ever expanding NSA scandal the American people are getting a crash course in how important and revealing even small amounts of personal information can be. Your data matters, has value, and should be protected from those you don’t want to have it or haven’t consented to have it yet. Enter the private [...]

The Myths And Realities Of Nelson Mandela

By: Friday December 6, 2013 6:00 am

(Mandela defends his relationship with Yasser Arafat, Omar Gaddafi, and Fidel Castro) With the passing of Nelson Mandela have come glowing portraits of a man dedicated to peaceful reconciliation. But that is only part of the story. Before Mandela advocated truth and reconciliation he was not a pacifist. He was not like Gandhi or Martin [...]

Polygraph Probe Leads To Spying On American Public At Large

By: Thursday November 14, 2013 6:00 am

The US government’s obsession with secrecy has once again ensnared innocent Americans. In a probe to discover untrustworthy federal workers the government ended up investigating people who had no connections to the government but had simply purchased books that were deemed suspicious. The books were on how to beat a polygraph test and the information [...]

As Destruction Of Chemical Weapons Begins In Syria CIA Escalates Aid To Rebels

By: Monday October 7, 2013 10:25 am

After the Assad government in Syria responded to a (likely unscripted) ultimatum by Secretary of State Kerry by agreeing to destroy their chemical weapons, the CIA is stepping up military aid to the people trying to overthrow Assad. Talk about mixed messages – please give up those dangerous weapons so we can help destroy you. [...]

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