Secret Memo by Donald Rumsfeld Proves Iraq War Started On False Pretenses

20 February 2013 — Washington’s Blog

Newly-Released

 Everyone Knew Iraq Had No WMD … and Was Not Behind Anthrax Attacks or 9/11

Everyone knew that Iraq didn’t have weapons of mass destruction.

Indeed, Secretary of State Colin Powell’s chief of staff – Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson – just said that Powell knew that there were no WMDs: I wonder what will happen when we put 500,000 troops into Iraq and comb the country from one end to the other and find nothing

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Facebook Yields to Pressure: Reactivates Political Critics’ Accounts

28 December 2012 — Washington’s Blog

Outcry Leads Facebook to Back Off Away from Overt Censorship

Prominent political critics confirmed to us that their accounts had been suspended or inactivated yesterday in a coordinated purge.

But after we – and others – slammed the censorship, the activists’ accounts have been reinstated. Continue reading

Facebook Yields to Pressure: Reactivates Political Critics’ Accounts

28 December 2012 — Washington’s Blog

Outcry Leads Facebook to Back Off Away from Overt Censorship

Prominent political critics confirmed to us that their accounts had been suspended or inactivated yesterday in a coordinated purge.

But after we – and others – slammed the censorship, the activists’ accounts have been reinstated. Continue reading

Potential War Against Syria: Chemical Weapons, Russian Warships and Terrorists

7 December 2012Washington’s Blog

We reported yesterday:

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10,000 U.S. Troops – Plus French, British Forces – Get Ready for War Against Syria

7 November 2012Washington’s Blog

Will Hype and Over-Reaction Lead to War?

Anonymous U.S. officials are accusing Syria of building chemical weapons, and DebkaFile is reporting (via RT)  that an aircraft carrier, numerous battle ships, amphibious ready group, 10,000 troops and heavy military equipment have already been sent to the Syrian coast: Continue reading

Americans Are The Most Spied On People In World History By Washington's Blog

5 December 2012 —  Washington’s Blog

surveillance

TechDirt notes:
In a radio interview, Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Angwin (who’s been one of the best at covering the surveillance state in the US) made a simple observation that puts much of this into context: the US surveillance regime has more data on the average American than the Stasi ever did on East Germans.

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Video: The Biggest Financial Scam In World History By Washington’s Blog

6 July, 2012 Information Clearing House – Washington’s Blog

Why Is the Libor Scandal So Important to You?

There have been numerous big banking scandals recently. But the Libor scandal is the biggest financial scam in world history.  See this and this. The former CEO of Barclays said today that banks across the world were fixing interest rates in the run-up to the financial crisis . Continue reading

Video: The Biggest Financial Scam In World History By Washington's Blog

6 July, 2012 Information Clearing House – Washington’s Blog

Why Is the Libor Scandal So Important to You?

There have been numerous big banking scandals recently. But the Libor scandal is the biggest financial scam in world history.  See this and this. The former CEO of Barclays said today that banks across the world were fixing interest rates in the run-up to the financial crisis . Continue reading