Category Archives: Homeland Security

McCain Campaign Populated By Lobbyists, Defense Privateers

Just how many McCain finance chairman, etc., have either had to step down or pretend they don’t hear the questions being asked about their participation in the ironically-entitled Straight Talk Express? Far, far too many. For Dems and perhaps for … Continue reading

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The Next Bush Rape of Privacy? Overhead Sensors To Monitor Us

People who can’t catch a rather distinctive man of 6’4 and extraordinary means named Osama bin Laden KEEP ACTING like it’s Mom and Pop America that needs to be locked up. Ay carumba! Reported at Common Dreams and filed under … Continue reading

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Petraeus Back To Betray Us Again

Well, his words yesterday seemed like whole big repeats of late LAST summer (when the surge was supposed to be nearly over) and the Bush Administration lines on the Iraq war for more than four years. I could barely contain … Continue reading

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Unlike John McCain, Don’t Turn Your Back On New G.I. Bill

Like filmmaker Robert Greenwald in his email alerting us to this, I wonder why Republican John McCain, the man we’re constantly reminded was a war heo despite his willingness to sacrifice others’ lives, isn’t supporting the new G.I. bill. Sign … Continue reading

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Democrat: Put The Energy Into Opposing McCain, Not One Another

Stuck with a non-functioning net connection these last few days, I’ve had to depend more (oh, pitiful truth) on TV and NPR for my news and… well, according to the mainstream media, “the Democrats were all but choosing curtains for … Continue reading

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Just 3 Trillion Little Lies Later: Iraq

Not just three trillion dollars spent – in fact, I suspect the figure is more than four times that – but three trillion lies! Today, as we mark that dark mid-March day in 2003 when President Bush, complete with a … Continue reading

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A *Should Be* Embarrassing Headline

President Bush has vetoed the law banning the CIA from using the waterboard and other torture methods. The headline the N.Y. Times slaps on this story reads: Bush Uses Veto on C.I.A. Tactics to Affirm Legacy. That headline should be a source … Continue reading

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John And Hillary Sitting In A Tree…

Senator Clinton is questioning the ability of Senator Obama to effectively lead the nation in a time of crisis due to events which might happen overseas. That’s fine and dandy in and of itself, but Senator Clinton is throwing support … Continue reading

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Deconstructing The Iraq, Terrorist Fly Paper, Theory

Andrew Sullivan has taken note of an ongoing discussion as to why America has not been attacked in the past seven years. He posits that there are two possibilities that may provide the answer: the terrorist threat is overrated, or … Continue reading

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Republicans And Sex Scandals: The John McCain Version

While Ricky posted about this story here, I’ve been reticent to say much until I read more and tried to ferret out how much evidence there is regarding the story ferreted out by The New York Times re: whether John … Continue reading

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InfraGard: Bushies Deputize Business Leaders To Spy On Us

[See The Progressive's Matt Rothschild, author of an article on InfraGard, an FBI "liason with business", discuss this malicious little program on Democracy Now yesterday (February 11th). You can also see the group's site - as in hiding in plain … Continue reading

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“Homeland Security, Bush Style”: Prosecute Firecrackers, Let Osama Walk

This is exactly the kind of story that – when the system actually WORKS PROPERLY so the innocent is finally recognized as such – plays out everyday in what the Bush mafia has the nerve to call homeland security (aka … Continue reading

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All Those Iraq Lies? (The) Saddam (Devil) Made Bush Do It

Well, we’ve heard every possible excuse from the president and the rest of the Bush Administration on how they could have been so terribly wrong about weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the threat the Iraqi leaders presented to the … Continue reading

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More Proof That Cheney Is Absolutely Insane

Newsweek has published an article titled “Fishing for a Way to Change the World” which is a lengthy excerpt from author Jacob Weisburg’s book “The Bush Tragedy” I am simply amazed at the utter lack of sense or reasoning which … Continue reading

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American Officials Stole Nuclear Secrets To Give to Spies For Israel, Turkey?

Once again, Sibel Edmonds, the FBI whistleblower whom the government threatens on a daily basis because she has the nerve to point out their incompetence and crime, shows that the “keepers of truth” are lying through their teeth. This time, … Continue reading

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Bush’s Middle East Visit: Make No Mistake He’s Lobbying Support To War With Iran

If you paid attention to Hillary Clinton’s pre-New Hampshire primary tears last week, you may have missed another set: Bush’s at the Wailing Wall when he visited Israel. I believe they use glycerine, in the movies, to fake tears; perhaps … Continue reading

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The Real ID Battle: Prove You’re American

Our forefathers – and generations of leading minds since the nation known today as The United States was founded – held certain truths to stand above the will of capricious government. One was that we would never be required to … Continue reading

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Bush Won’t Pay The Phone Bill So We’re All Gonna Die!! (or maybe not)

Remember how the Administration and their toadies were calling the “Terrorist Surveillance Program” a vital tool in the war on terror which was responsible for stopping multiple attacks and saving thousands of lives?  Remember how they were calling for the reporters … Continue reading

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A Great Example OF Why Feds Can’t Investigate Themselves: The 9/11 Commission Search For Truth “Obstructed”

Soon after I posted my piece about the rather ridiculous situation where the Justice Department will investigate its own CIA in the destruction of two videotapes depicting the feds’ torture techniques used on anyone they feel like hurting in the … Continue reading

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Once Again, The Fox Is Appointed To Investigate The Theft Of Chickens From The Hen House

While some seem ready to applaud that the Justice Department announced this evening it WILL investigate the destruction of the two known CIA torture tapes a judge ordered those under the Bush Administration involved in the matter NOT conveniently destroy, … Continue reading

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