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They then can send off copies to the Architects of, the bushco crime syndicate, so everyone's, coming out of the conservative think{?} tanks, talking points are on the right pages for the Murdock/...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Submitted without comment “Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike.
by justiceputnam
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 08:45 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today's report that the CIA possesses videotapes of interrogations of alleged 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh in a secret prison in ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 12:54 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
We are still running secret prisons, at least in Afghanistan. This news came out just last month. The prisoners are being held without access to the International Committee of the Red Cross. This ...
by dancewater
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 10:59 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Thinking "We Can but they Can't"
by garak99
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 29, 2009 at 01:14 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This story is breaking on the BBC.
by elliott
Comment Count 493 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 01:29 PM PDT with 345 Recommends
No matter how much some folks would like to believe otherwise, you just can’t let go of the past without first addressing it.
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 109 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 07:00 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
If you are against torture, then you bring to justice those accused of torture and if you don't, you have blood on your hands and you are sanctioning torture. State Secrets? Nope,
by allenjo
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2009 at 07:06 PM PST with 7 Recommends
While it can be said that excerpts sometimes fail to capture the full favor of many political writers, choosing to spotlight only a few paragraphs of the work of digby often feels like a crime.
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 232 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 09:24 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I finally got around to seeing Taxi To the Dark Side , the Oscar-winning, Peabody-winning documentary that looks at the death of an Afghani cab driver ...
by dday
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 10:43 AM PST with 25 Recommends
When did it become acceptable for Americans to allow Torture? When we all learned about the secret movement of "yet to be charged" ...
by Marshall Adame
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2008 at 04:13 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Somewhat ironic, or, apropos, that this article hits today, on the eve of the SOTU .
by JTD
Comment Count 0 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2008 at 03:20 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Ok, let’s review. The CIA carried it out – both the actual torture and the videotaping thereof. Former CIA agents (under contract) destroyed the tapes because current CIA officials ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2007 at 04:45 AM PST with 21 Recommends
It’s not even close to being cause for celebration; not yet, but it’s difficult to keep from feeling at least a tad hopeful lately; we may be experiencing a small shift in the ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2007 at 06:37 PM PST with 40 Recommends
I just got out of the movie theatre after seeing "Rendition," a film which puts into light parallel aspects of the Maher Arar case. The United States is acting in a despicable fashion by picking up ...
by TwinDebate Extemper
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2007 at 09:09 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
These days, there has got to be a whole bunch of American families who are getting real tired of Bush’s ‘war on -humanity- terror’ or at least the families of CIA agents who’...
by markthshark
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2007 at 09:19 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Among the corrosive lies a nation at war tells itself is that the glory - the lofty goals announced beforehand, the victories, the liberation of the oppressed - belongs to the country as ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2007 at 09:32 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
(I included the "?" in the title because I've yet to doublesource the facts of this story. However, I've come to rely ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2007 at 11:40 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Begin with a voice solemnly reading off excerpts from the just released report on the CIA's wrongdoing. Show imagery of people assassinated, imprisoned or tortured during the period described. ...
by gitaiba
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 25, 2007 at 03:04 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This story was first revealed in the British press last week, but I haven't seen anyone reference it yet, so forgive me if this is not news. In September 2006, President Bush stated that the ...
by beobjective
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2007 at 09:07 AM PDT with 8 Recommends