The coalition of the willing needed "reasons" to go and attack Iraq. WMDs sounded a good excuse at the time.
Inspector Hans Blix did not find a speck of WMDs in Iraq.
The explanation was that these WMDs were being moved around and the CIA, etc, did not know where.
The US, UK and Australian "intelligence" agencies manufactured FALSE INTELLIGENCE.
General Powell did a PowerPoint presentation at the UN with BLATANTLY FALSE information.
The French and the Germans knew that AND SAID SO.
Every day, we watch television, we read newspapers and visit websites on the net. Everyday we are fed bullshit, half-truths, mediocre explanations, stupid ideas, erzatz of condensed conundrums about life out-there — and controlling information in triplicate about our work. We are "communicated" to...
Coming from a party with a long history of frightening people the conservative’s accusation of a scare campaign on Medicare is an affront to ones sensibilities.
Barroso is criticized for joining the Wall Street bank that helped set off the 2008 financial crisis. Goldman has also been blamed for assisting Athens in hiding its financial situation in order to enter the eurozone in 2000.
The "scandalous" move raised questions about the EU's conflict of interest rules, according to French European Affairs Minister Harlem Desir, who said they should be tightened.
LONDON — After a startlingly swift transfer of power, Theresa May became Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday, promising to honor last month’s referendum to leave the European Union, but also to heal divisions that the vote exposed, and to preside over an economy that benefits everyone, not just the “privileged few.”
One must acknowledge that there are a lot of crackpots on this planet. Ken Ham is one of them. Not only he is a crackpot but he managed to have a following of crackpots who gave him heaps of tax deductible cash to build a "replica" (we have no idea about the bizoid, we never saw the "original") of Noah's Ark.
On a hot and lazy afternoon in Palm Beach, the only sign of movement is the water gently lapping at the grounds of Mar-a-Lago, the private club that is the prize of Donald Trump's real estate acquisitions in Florida.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat a week after Australians went to the polls and says he accepts that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has a mandate to pursue the policies he took to the election.
Mr Shorten said he had spoken to Mr Turnbull on Sunday to congratulate him on his victory.
The Coalition is confident it will win the 76 seats required to form a majority government and could win 77 seats if the counting of postal and absentee votes continues to trend its way.
From OffGuardian (no link available from this computer). The Chilcot Report was released On Wednesday, and a hard copy can be yours for just £767 (though I would suggest reading it free online here), and while there will doubtless be many and varied autopsies of the evidence and documents, this early observation is an interesting one.