I’ve never written such a long headline before, but each and every element of it is crucial: * The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General has released a report, parts of which remain classified but parts of which have been declassified. Read it
The Washington Post buried the most explosive aspect of its revelation that thousands of times, the FBI lied about the existence of a terrorist plot in order to collect Americans’ phone call records without the warrant required by the supreme law of the land, the
In order to grab domestic records of phone calls made within the United States, the Federal Bureau of Investigation lied, simply making up terrorist threats that did not actually exist. The Fourth Amendment to the United States of the U.S. Constitution guarantees that the government
The FBI asserts that its made up stories of fake terrorist plots were merely technical violations of the law, given that the bureau asserts the right to seize records of any telephone call at any time without any justification.
The letter indicates that the whistleblower had independently contacted Kicklighter a year and a half earlier, in May 2006, but it is suggested that the whistleblower had not heard back from Kicklighter or from Congress, which in turn suggests that Kicklighter probably had kept the deception of Congress a secret.
When Representative Reyes is done considering what he’s going to do when the President of the United States intentionally deceives Congress, he can finally sign up as a cosponsor for the legislation that would establish a national commission to investigate all the abuses of power by George W. Bush: H.R. 104.
The Obama White House is claiming that these kind of photographs just don’t exist. They’re claiming that they’re not trying to cover them up. They’re accusing a newspaper of lying in saying that these photographs exist. Now you have seen them too, and you can’t deny that they exist.
“I want to emphasize that these photos that were requested in this case are not particularly sensational.” — President Barack Obama, May 2009 “These pictures show torture, abuse, rape and every indecency…. The mere description of these pictures is horrendous enough, take my word for
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?