White House Approved CIA Hacking Of Senate Computers

By: Friday January 16, 2015 6:55 am

According to a report by the CIA Inspector General, the White House was informed of the CIA’s plan to hack US Senate computers to discover what was going to be in the Senate Torture Report. CIA Director John Brennan met with White House chief of staff Denis McDonough then ordered CIA employees to “use whatever [...]

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Ask Obama To Release CIA Torture Report

By: Tuesday October 28, 2014 5:43 am

A group of Nobel Peace Prize winners have asked their fellow winner President Barack Obama to finally release the report on the CIA’s torture program. Despite efforts by the CIA to sabotage the report by spying on members of Congress and deleting information from their computers, a report has been completed. Now the White House [...]

An Excerpt From Barrett Brown’s Keep Rootin’ For Putin: Richard Cohen Chapter

By: Thursday August 7, 2014 10:42 am

The following is an excerpt from Barrett Brown’s book “Keep Rootin’ for Putin: Establishment Pundits and the Twilight of American Competence.” The book is available on the official Free Barrett Brown website. Certain things are obvious, or at least seemingly obvious after having been pointed out. The implications of these obvious things, though, tend towards [...]

Torture Memo Author John Yoo Awarded Endowed Faculty Chair At UC Berkeley School Of Law

By: Friday July 11, 2014 10:59 am

In America today no good deed goes unpunished nor bad deed unrewarded. One of the co-authors of the notorious “Torture Memos”, John Yoo, has been awarded an endowed faculty chair at University of California Berkeley School of Law. Apparently undermining the US Constitution and the rule of law by justifying torture was such an achievement [...]

Condoleeza Rice Removes Herself From Commencement Speech At Rutgers University

By: Monday May 5, 2014 9:42 am

Though it may be in vogue among elite media to try and rehabilitate Bush era disgraces, Rutgers University students and faculty decided they would rather maintain their integrity than soil their hands with the blood and corruption of former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. Rice was a key proponent of the catastrophic war with Iraq [...]

Guantanamo Hunger Strikes Now Called ‘Long Term Non-Religious Fasts’

By: Wednesday March 12, 2014 7:45 am

No one does Orwellian wordplay better than the US national security state. According to a new report from Vice officials at the Guantanamo Bay “enhanced interrogation” camp have relabeled hunger strikes as “long term non-religious fasts.” They have even, according to documents released under a FOIA lawsuit, couched the hunger strikes in the benign language [...]

At Cheney Roast, Torture And Libby Case Get Laughs

By: Wednesday October 9, 2013 9:47 am

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was honored at the luxurious Plaza Hotel in Manhattan in a roast organized by Commentary magazine. The event was sponsored by Hedge Fund managers with John Podhoretz of Commentary emceeing. The roasters were Donald Rumsfeld, Michael Mukasey, Joe Lieberman, and Scooter Libby. According to a few attendees the jokes were [...]

Force Feeding At Gitmo Will ‘Synchronize’ With Ramadan

By: Wednesday July 10, 2013 5:53 am

When torturing someone try to respect their religious traditions, it’s the humane thing to do. The kidnapped men being held in Guantanamo Bay, who have yet to be charged with a crime, will continue to be force feed during Ramadan. But, and here’s the humane part, the force feeding will be synchronized with Ramadan fasting. [...]

New Head Of CIA National Clandestine Service Featured In Wikileaks Cables On Torture Case

By: Tuesday May 21, 2013 7:57 am

The new head of the CIA National Clandestine Service, Francis “Frank” Archibald, is listed in the Wikileaks Cables as authoring a confidential report from the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan regarding the naming of the embassy legal attache in a detainee torture case. Archibald discloses his involvement in communicating with other U.S. officials regarding public statements [...]

Documents Reveal Zero Dark Thirty Had CIA Script Rewrite

By: Tuesday May 7, 2013 5:49 am

A Freedom of Information Act request by Gawker reveals that the CIA pushed through changes to the script of the film Zero Dark Thirty. The movie had already been condemned for being grossly inaccurate and dishonest and now it seems we might have more information on why. Kathryn Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden revenge-porn flick Zero [...]

Coverage Of Celebrity Trip To Cuba Confounds

By: Monday April 8, 2013 7:55 am

Over the weekend there was a major scandal over human rights abuses on the island of Cuba. No, not the hunger strike at Gitmo over the horrendous conditions and loss of legal rights. Some celebrities traveled to Cuba for their vacation and the establishment lost their minds. Jay-Z and Beyoncé may have celebrated five years [...]

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