Saturday, September 09, 2006
The news is so crazy right now. With the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks right around the corner, now is as good a time as any to take stock of where we are five years later.
Do you feel safer? A scorecard for the War on Terror.
72,265.: the number of lives lost since 2001, in an “epidemic of global terrorism.”
Mother Jones has created a comprehensive timeline on the lies that ran us up to the war in Iraq (spotted via Crooks & Liars)
A US Senate panel finds no prewar Iraq-Qaeda link.
The Pentagon concedes the cold-blooded carnage is soaring in Iraq.
Baghdad Morgue Revises August Death Toll Upward 300 Percent.
Bush (finally) admits the existence of secret CIA prisons.
European investigator says Bush's CIA secret prisons admission 'just one piece of the truth.'
And the US has now been fighting the Iaq war for longer than they did World War II.
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann’s targets Bush with somehting everyone in the media should be saying: “Have you no sense of decency, sir?” (YouTube link)
November ain't that far away but we can only hope change is gonna come: Fox News' ratings have been taking a nosedive which is a good indicator that things are starting to look really promising.
Iraq For Sale: new movie recommended by AmericaBLOG.
Your "liberal media" at work again: read all the f-ckery about the Disney/ABC "joke-umentary" Path to 9/11 at Think Progress here. (related: meanwhile, watch The Power of Nightmares, a BBC documentary you will probably NOT be seeing on TV in America.)
Saint of 9/11