Sunday, January 16, 2005

News Highlights

Bush says election ratified Iraq policy
Wow! The President is actually right about something! His re-election is an endorsement by a majority of American voters of his Iraq policy and his network of secret torture camps.

In related news...

Conflict within the Pentagon
So who is responsible for the ongoing problems? The Bush administration has fired no one. Some former U.S. military leaders want heads to roll.

The important detail, of course, is that it’s not the Pentagon’s civilian leadership, or the neocons, who are getting killed in Iraq.

The blood is being shed by U.S. forces— and they are the ones who must face the grim realities that the policy wonks didn’t plan on.


FBI Whisleblower Vindicated
On the case of Sibel Edmonds:
The FBI never adequately investigated complaints by a fired contract linguist who alleged shoddy work and possible espionage inside the bureau's translator program, even though evidence and witnesses supported her, the Justice Department's senior oversight official said Friday.

Scooby Doo, where are you?
If ghosts don't exist, we'd see them anyway.

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