Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Revealed: Ashcroft, Tenet, Rumsfeld warned 9/11 Commission about ‘line’ it ’should not cross’

Revealed: Ashcroft, Tenet, Rumsfeld warned 9/11 Commission about ‘line’ it ’should not cross’ By Sahil Kapur

Following this story is a collection of reader comments, the likes of which is becoming more and more typical as the case against Bush and his Neocon pals becomes clearer over time.

Another comment: anyone reading the "alternate news" lately sees the gulf of difference between what these source and the mainstream propaganda machine (including the Huffington Post, which has obviously crossed over into their territory) are saying.

Israel vs. America: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do The Biden ambush by Justin Raimondo

As usual, Justin Raimondo hits the nail on the head.

US-Israel Tensions Continue to Percolate by Jim Lobe

" "What Petraeus made clear – and that should be a wake-up call for Israel – is that the unresolved Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the entrenched occupation are placing an increasingly unbearable burden on the U.S.-Israel relationship, and the best way to address it would obviously be to resolve that conflict," he added.

According to a widely read article published by last weekend, the administration’s tougher stance toward Israel and its settlement policies over the past week was due in major part to growing frustration and concern by Petraeus and other military commanders over the loss of U.S. credibility in the region resulting from Washington’s failure to rein in Israel, particularly with respect to the expansion of Jewish settlements. "

I've long wondered when Americans would stand up to Israel. Looks to me like the time is starting now.

The Video That Will Put Geithner Behind Bars
By Mike Whitney
"Quite a few observers... have been stunned and frustrated at the refusal to investigate what was almost certain accounting fraud at Lehman.


This story isn't going away. Someone has to go to jail. It's clear that Geithner acted as the "chief facilitator" of industrial scale securities flim-flam which led directly to the Great Crash of '08. He needs to be held accountable for his actions."

Update I: See Juan Cole's articles at Israel Humiliates Biden, Announces Further Colonization on Eve of US-Brokered Talks and The Map: The Story of Palestinian Nationhood Thwarted After the League of Nations Recognized It

Last, but maybe should have been first is this particularly poignant piece called The Break on Palestine by David Bromwich


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