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The Search for Iraq WMD: 6 years, 6 months, and 4 days

Have we found them yet?

Have we found our senses either?

Abu Ghraib Still Up

I seem to remember the promise that Abu Ghraib was going to be destroyed. So, why am I reading about it in this morning’s news? [...]

When Military News is Skewed, Reliable Statistics Become Crucial. Where are they?

“We just help the military figure out what embed is right for a particular reporter. If a reporter is classified as ‘negative’ they are less likely to go where the action is and more likely to be covering a platoon that guards sandbags in Herat.” — employee, The Rendon Group

Neutralized Journalists lead to a [...]

Anti-War Protests Continue, Uncovered

Though the media mojo has moved on to protesters who are demanding that they not be given better access to health care, this protest for peace still made at least a local impression. [...]

War Disasters, Continued

Why is it that Obama is refusing prisoners at Bagram even the basic right of habeas corpus? Why would Obama do that at a prison where torture is alleged to be rampant? [...]

Where is That End to the War in Iraq?

There are still extremists throughout Iraq – and many of them are in the American-approved, corrupt, theocratic government. There still is no political solution, and there still is no guarantee of freedom for Iraqis. [...]

Don't Repeat Iraq Idiocy With North Korea

Yes, North Korea has nuclear weapons. However, there’s no clear reason to think that North Korea has any plans to use its nuclear weapons and missile technology for anything other than Saddam-Hussein-style defensive posturing. [...]

Is That White Liquid What I Think It Is?

There have been no such investigations into sexual torture by American guards in prisons in Afghanistan. The claim by Barack Obama and by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that the world already knew about what’s in the secret photographs is a blatant lie. [...]

Nancy Pelosi, Caught in Torture Coverup, Uses the Troops as a Shield

For the umpteenth time, information has come out revealing that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her aides were being briefed on the authorization for of various forms of torture, including waterboarding, and also apparently on their actual use. Pelosi’s response then? To take impeachment of torturer-in-chief George W. Bush “off the table”. Knowing what she [...]

My Banana Gets Furious About US Torture for a Bogus Iraq War (Video)

Some times, my anger about a subject is so strong that I can’t express myself directly without blowing a gasket. This morning is one of those times, so I’ve channeled myself through a banana. Here’s what he has to say:

The news is coming in so fast that it’s a little hard to keep [...]

Violence If We Stay In Iraq Too

I’d like to see those who support prolonging the occupation of Iraq explain just how much violence they’re willing to see take place, as we stay the course under the excuse of preventing violence. [...]