<a href="If special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald delivers indictments of a few functionaries of the vice president?s office or the White House, we are likely to have on our hands a constitutional crisis. The evidence of widespread wrongdoing and conspiracy is before every American with a cheap laptop and a cable television subscription. And we do... Continue Reading →


AlterNet: Who is Michael Ledeen?: "'Creative destruction is our middle name. We do it automatically ... it is time once again to export the democratic revolution.'"

AlterNet: Who is Michael Ledeen?: "Ledeen's ideas are repeated daily by such figures as Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Paul Wolfowitz. His views virtually define the stark departure from American foreign policy philosophy that existed before the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001. He basically believes that violence in the service of the spread of democracy... Continue Reading →

The Raw Story | Secret poll: Iraqis back attacks: " 'secret military poll commissioned by senior officers' from the Ministry of Defence reveals that the majority of Iraqis support the insurgent attacks against British and American troops, according to an exclusive story in The Sunday Telegraph. Among other findings, the poll also concludes that 82... Continue Reading →

<a href="As anyone who has been following the Plamegate investigation online probably knows, the lefty blogs and progressive/liberal electronic media have been scooping the hell out of the mainstream press. One site that deserves special recognition is Raw Story, for breaking the news that John Hannah and David Wurmser are cooperating with Patrick Fitzgerald's investigation.... Continue Reading →

<a href="MONTREAL (AFP) - Iraq has become a "post graduate faculty for terrorism" attracting thousands of foreigners who could bring back their know-how for use in their home countries, the head of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service said in an interview. Jim Judd, who leads the Canadian Security Intelligence Service told the Toronto Star that... Continue Reading →

<a href="In July 1988, during the Iran-Iraq war, the Iranian village of Zardeh was hit by Iraqi chemical bombs. Frances Harrison returns to the village to see how local people are coping with the legacy. Zardeh: The "forgotten" village It was a smell like rotten herbs they say, the odour of a new form of... Continue Reading →

<a href="A senior United Nations official has accused US-led coalition troops of depriving Iraqi civilians of food and water in breach of humanitarian law. Human rights investigator Jean Ziegler said they had driven people out of insurgent strongholds that were about to be attacked by cutting supplies. ">BBC NEWS | World | Middle East |... Continue Reading →

Now, is that paragraph trying to tell its readers that the Padilla case was a "significant threat," or that it wasn't? Here's a reminder of what we know about the alleged "significant threat" represented by Padilla:"It turns out that last year some time, 'U.S. officials last year backed off that claim [the dirty bomb claim]... Continue Reading →

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