Friday, July 29, 2005

MIRED IN LIES, THE PLOT THICKENS

No comments tonight, friends. Just hard and very disturbing news. LS

STATE DEPARTMENT AND BOLTON LIED ABOUT BOLTON'S INTERVIEW WITH STATE DEPT. CONCERNING IRAQI PURCHASE OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS FROM NIGER.

Found on Yahoo News via Raw Story

BOLTON'S LIE REVEALED

"BIDEN ACCUSES BOLTON OF PROVIDING DISINGENUOUS INFORMATION TO THE SENATE ON INTERVIEWS OVER NIGER CLAIM."

RAW STORY'S ACCOUNT OF BIDEN'S LETTER TO RICE ON BOLTON

"THE FBI'S REVIEW OF WMD FORGERIES LOOK LIKE A SHAM"
By Josh Marshall of The Hill found via Buzz Flash

Excerpt:

It’s been known since just before the outbreak of the war, almost two and a half years ago, that the prime “evidence” at the center of administration claims about an Iraq nuclear program was the work of forgers. This was announced by the International Atomic Energy Agency on the eve of the war, and in reaction Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) called for an FBI investigation into the origins of the forgeries themselves.

Ironically, though, that right-minded request became an excuse for not getting to the bottom of the mystery.

THE HILL PIECE FOUND HERE

THE VICTIMS OF THE BIGGEST LIE OF THEM ALL: OUR TROOPS RETURNING FROM IRAQ

30% OF OUR RETURNING SOLDIERS SUFFER FROM MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

From CNN.com

RETURNING TROOPS SUFFERING FROM MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

"AT THE PENTAGON, TRUTH IS THE ENEMY"

From Military.com found via Buzz Flash

Excerpt:

The civilians would prove Ric Shinseki wrong no matter what it cost, and they would do everything in their power to punish him and everyone who liked him and supported him. Rumsfeld's deputy, Paul Wolfowitz, publicly rebuked Shinseki, saying his estimate was "wildly off the mark." They also made him a lame duck by leaking the name of his proposed successor more than a year before he was to retire.

When Army Secretary Tom White spoke up on behalf of Shinseki he was fired.

TRUTH IS THE ENEMY AT THE PENTAGON

PROSECUTOR FITZGERALD TO BE FIRED BY BUSH, INC.?

This is a somewhat confusing piece because a former Senator of Illinois, Peter Fitzgerald, has the same last name as the now famous federal prosecutor Fitzgerald, also of Illinois, who apparently goes after corrupted officials be they Republicans or Democrats. (You go guy!) After the S.C. paper posting, there is a piece from Josh Marshall on this. LS

Found via Buzz Flash on The State.com of S.C.

FIRE PROSECUTOR FITZGERALD?

MARSHALL ON FITZGERALD

2 comments:

Bambi said...

Fitzgerald is to Illinois as Ronnie Earle is to Austin. They call them like they see them and partisanship does not influence their work.

Earle can be lost to an election, Fitzgerald could just not be reappointed. Fitzgerald would keep his job on the investigation in Washington though.

Fitzgerald has done such a great job in Illinois. If he is not reappointed it might even perk up the ears of the die hard Repblicans with memories of Archibold Cox.

Keep up the good work gal!

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