This Can't Be Happening
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A Tiny Revolution
William Blum/Killing Hope
The Distant Ocean
Welcome to the Sideshow
Mark Crispin Miller
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
The Raw Story
Iraq Vets Against the War
Blues and Dreams
Bright Terrible Spirit
Let's consider the Hunt Oil story in a little more detail, since it offers a striking example of the larger problem.
"We cannot allow this extremely painful situation for these five Cubans and their families to drag on," says letter sent to U.S. Attorney General.
"Pure propaganda," said the usual media and blogosphere sycophants. "It's always 'a wedding' being hit, the same old story."
Rep. Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, promptly denounced the White House legal reasoning as â€œludicrous,â€ noting that executive privilege covers advice that an aide gives the President, not responses to legal questions posed by a prosecutor about a possible crime.
All the major media outlets have shifted into top gear over the past couple of weeks and, for the first time, talked about Israelâ€™s role as the frontline â€˜dog of warâ€™ on behalf of its paymaster, the US.
Kidnapping happened to Katenies on June 14th, 2008. When she presented herself at the border controls that Canada has placed in the middle of the Akwesasne community, she was moving from one part of her ancestral homeland to another. She did nothing to provoke the assault she suffered.
Americaâ€™s Knesset, servile hirelings of Israelâ€™s lobby, rush to pass yet another resolution conceived by AIPAC and authored and co-signed by its most slavish puppets, Ackerman and Ros-Lehtinen in the House and Lieberman and Bayh in the Senate, Resolutions H. Con. 362 and S. 580, the â€œIran War Resolution.â€