Sorry folks...due to job related responsibilities, I have been out of pocket of late. LS
Moving on, no one seems to like W. anymore, including certain officials in the CIA. I found this incredible piece on a Harper's blog.
"The CIA 'Wehrmacht'" by Ken Silverstein
This former senior officer said there “seems to be a quiet conspiracy by rational people” at the agency to avoid involvement in some of the particularly nasty tactics being employed by the administration, especially “renditions”—the practice whereby the CIA sends terrorist suspects abroad to be questioned in Egypt, Syria, Uzbekistan, and other nations where the regimes are not squeamish about torturing detainees. My source, hardly a softie on the topic of terrorism, said of the split at the CIA: “There's an SS group within the agency that's willing to do anything and there's a Wehrmacht group that is saying, 'I'm not gonna touch this stuff'.”
THE CIA WEHRMACHT
EVEN BUSH LOVING FOX NEWS IS REPORTING HIS MOST RECENT PLUNGE IN APPROVAL RATING
How are O'Reilly and Hannity dealing? Not to mention Bill Hemmer who fairly recently bailed CNN for FOX. Now even the neonuts cannot deny that something is terribly wrong in Washington. LS
"FOX NEWS POLL: GLOOMY ECONOMIC VIEWS; BUSH APPROVAL AT NEW LOW"
FOX NEWS ON BUSH'S ALL TIME LOW APPROVAL RATING
MEET THE PRESS HOST TIM RUSSERT SAYS BUSH CAN'T FIRE RUMSFELD BECAUSE IT WOULD BE LIKE FIRING HIMSELF
Ken sent this article from ThinkProgress.org.
TIM RUSSERT ON WHY BUSH CAN'T FIRE RUMSFELD
WHITE HOUSE SHIFTS INTO SURVIVAL MODE
Another great find from Ken who found the piece on the Washington Post.com today. Many Republicans are suggesting that Rove has been reassigned to elections and politics, only, in order to salvage the party's chances in the forthcoming 2006 midterm elections. Insiders told ABC News today, however, that Rove was demoted because Fitzgerald is" fixing to" indict him. We shall see how this plays out. LS
WH SHIFTS INTO SURVIVAL MODE
GRAND JURY HEARS EVIDENCE AGAINST ROVE
TRUTHOUT.ORG PIECE ON EVIDENCE AGAINST ROVE
CHENEY IS UP TO HIS EVIL TRICKS AGAIN. HE HIRED A FORMER CONTRA/IRAN ARMS DEALER TO SURVEIL DISCUSSIONS WITH IRAN
Now we know for certain that we are in a whole world of hurt to come. LS
As reported by RAW STORY last Thursday, the Defense Department has created a special operations arm of various Iranian dissidents, using terror group Mujahedeen-e Khalq to conduct operations on the ground in Iran. According to current and former intelligence officials, the latest revelations of Ghorbanifar’s involvement again illustrate that Cheney and the Pentagon continue to work on the periphery of protocol in order to bypass US intelligence agencies and resources.
RAW STORY.COM ON CHENEY, THE ARMS DEALER AND IRAN
THIS IS REALLY BAD NEWS..... AS IF IT COULD GET WORSE. BUT WE ARE IN DARK TIMES UNDER BUSH AND CHENEY SO ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.
FROM TRUTHOUT ORG. "BUSH, A CRISIS ALMOST WITHOUT EQUAL"
This is breath taking. LS
Written by Greg Mitchell of Editor and Publisher
"BUSH, A CRISIS ALMOST WITHOUT EQUAL