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Friday, November 18, 2005

The Wizard Behind Bush's Oz, or: The Ghost in the Slime Machine

It's a given that all government officials lie and try to manipulate the facts. Everything you read in the news is immediately suspect and should be questioned in this type of environment. The Ubu Bush Oz machine has gone further in this effort. They have secretly hired a PR firm to use intelligence information and turn into a marketable product, much as one seels a movie or TV Show.
The Rendon Group: Proof The Administration Manipulated Intelligence

From “Saddam Hussein’s Development of Weapons of Mass Destruction” [White House website]:

In 2001, an Iraqi defector, Adnan Ihsan Saeed al-Haideri, said he had visited twenty secret facilities for chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. … Mr. Saeed said Iraq used companies to purchase equipment with the blessing of the United Nations - and then secretly used the equipment for their weapons programs.

None of al-Haideri’s claims were true. Today’s Rolling Stone reveals that the administration’s use of al-Haideri’s lies to justify the Iraq war were “the product of a clandestine operation…that had been set up and funded by the CIA and the Pentagon for the express purpose of selling a war.” ... Read More

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