Jon Stewart video on 9/11, Cheney, RumsfeldJune 29, 2004
Discourse has a link to Jon Stewart’s debunking of the statements of the VP & Rumsfeld – it’s hilarious.
Majority of Israelis Think Like NazisJune 25, 2004
Sad but true according to Ha’aretz (courtesy of the Angry Arab Blog). Scapegoating, advocating expulsion of Arab citizens, stripping of citizenship, construction of ghettos and bantustans, and the quest for “living space”: the victims have become the victimisers.
Watchdog sues Ashcroft in Sibel Edmonds Cover-upJune 24, 2004
The Project on Government Oversight is sueing against the Justice Department’s attempt to reclassify letters and other documentation which have previously been made public concerning the whistle-blower Sibel Edmonds.
The Cockroaches ScatterJune 23, 2004
Caught in the spotlight, the cockroaches of the current U.S. justice department have begun to scatter, issuing statements that the Gonzales August 2002 legal memo arguing methods to dodge prohibition of aggressive interrogation tactics would be reviewed. So lets be clear, it has taken nearly two years of this memo being in operation (or at…
Questions Not Asked of Slick WillyJune 21, 2004
With all of the hoopla over the release of Clintons book, and the sycophantic interview with the liar Dan Rather (“President Clinton points out that when Hussein kicked U.N. weapons inspectors out of Iraq in 1998, he ordered a four-day bombing raid, but was unable to find out how many if any chemical and biological…
Cole on the Future of IraqJune 20, 2004
An excellent interview with Juan Cole at Asia Times gives some very thoughtful reasoning on Iraq’s and the U.S. presidential futures.
Australian Government Knew of Abuse of Prisoners in June ’03June 18, 2004
Twenty five Australian military reports have been tabled in the Australian federal parliament that the defence minister knew of prisoner abuse in June of 2003, contradicting several statements by the minister. This could also lead to the prime-minister who has claimed he only knew of prisoner abuse when the photographs of Abu Ghraib were revealed.…
Caterpillar Kills PalestiniansJune 17, 2004
Stop Cat and catdestroyshomes.org is a movement to highlight the use of Caterpillar D-9 and D-10 armoured bulldozers by the Israeli occupation forces to destroy the homes of Palestinians. This has resulted in over 1000 homes being destroyed and several deaths, including that of a U.S.
Human Rights Watch Film FestivalJune 16, 2004
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival is currently running in New York. One I recommend is Persons of Interest which interviews a number of the 5000 persons detained by the U.S. government and held without charge due to their Arabic/South Asian backgrounds.