Under the Bush/Cheney et al. administration truth has become very elusive, if not non-existent. (The result of 2 stolen elections?) Do not despair. If we continue to seek, digging deeper and deeper, remain dogged, resourceful and unrelenting, like dogs on bones, if we exhibit an unwavering commitment to our mission and we remain united in our quest to discover the precious truth, we will most surely find it. LS
Concerning the "truth" about "Mission Accomplished" see Brad's Blog 5/30/05.
Brad's images say it all. Click on the images of May 30, 2005.
AMERICA, A SYMBOL OF.....
The "truth" about America as the quintessence of the bright beacon of light in a sea of darkness, the embodiment and savior of Democracy. Send us your oppressed, your poor. Not any more. Under the current administration we cater to 1% of the population, i.e. the extremely wealthy, we tacitly allow for and enable the torture of prisoners of an undeclared war, or we hold them indefinitely in inhumane conditions with no access to due process. Yes, folks, this is what we have become and we are doing nothing, nothing, that is, nada, rien, squat, zip about it. Nothing, nothing, nothing. LS
By Bob Herbert of the NYT
AMERICA, A SYMBOL OF?..."
And lest you think the NYT is the only source to expose our dirty, despicable deeds, here is one found on Alternet via Liberal Oasis.
"STRIPPING RUMSFELD AND BUSH OF IMPUNITY"
Two respected human rights groups site evidence against Bush and Rumsfeld for war crimes and torture. Ask foreign governments to investigate since our own attorney general may have committed perjury during his hearing confirmation.
WAR CRIMES AND TORTURE
CONYERS FINDS SMOKING BULLET IN SMOKING GUN.
More on U.S. will to war with Iraq in 2002. Step up bombing to provoke Saddam.
"AS NEW INFORMATION REVELATIONS SURFACE IN LONDON, CONGRESSMAN READIES NEW QUESTIONS FOR DEFENSE SECRETARY"
From Raw Story.com
"BUSH'S JUDGES MATTER TO JANE AND JOE SIXPACK"
Found on The American Prospect.
The truth about judicial nominations and the impact they will have on all of us, including Jane and Joe wine tasters, and Jane and Joe Diet Coke connoisseurs, not just Jane and Joe Six-pack. The Unraveling of a Democratic America: What the radical judges intend to accomplish, once selected, per their orders from Bush & Co. Deregulate, deregulate, deregulate..........Undo the checks, balances and whatever protects us as a nation and a people in any way, shape or form. LS
The judicial radicals want to abolish federal regulatory agencies. If they succeed, the consequences would not long be tolerated by a civilized and democratic society: ideologically imposed, needless, massive, and continuing death, injury, sickness, and environmental destruction. Yet in the article, these consequences were submerged, if not drowned in a sea of abstractions.
JOE AND JANE SIXPACK
"COVERUP AS SHAMEFUL AS TILLMAN DEATH"
The "truth" about Pat Tillman.
The ultimate disgraceful and unforgivable lie. Lying to the world and to the slain soldier's family about the circumstances surrounding Pat Tillman's death. It shows how cold hearted, calloused, morally bankrupt and ruthless some of our officials are. LS
By Bob Scheer of the L.A. Times. Found on Truthout.org
I dedicate the piece found below to Alan Bates, the fictional psychopath in Alfred Hitchcock's film “Psycho” in which Alan cries, after yet another killing, "Blood, Mother Blood." LS
A PRESIDENT IN THE THROES OF DENIAL.
Bush talks about social security reform, judicial nominations, up and down votes, whatever, blah blah blah, yaddy ya ya ya, spin, spin, spin,....totally oblivious to the reality, no, the horror and outcome of his administration’s fabricated reasons for invading Iraq, the allegations of torture, the loss of credibility in the international community, the extinguishing of the beacon of light in a sea of darkness, to name just a few significant issues, not to mention to that our nation's hands are now seeped in blood. Welcome to Alan's world. LS.
BUSH SHRUGS OFF SETBACKS, VOWS AGENDA PUSH
Found on Yahoo.com via Buzz Flash.
BUSH SHRUGS OFF SETBACKS
Meet the New Class of Extradition Migrants
56 minutes ago