Monthly Archives: December 2005

Those Saudi flights: Did anyone check the luggage?






Anyone concerned about the events of September 11, 2001, owes a debt of gratitude to writer Craig Unger, who posted the manifests of those Saudi flights online. http://www.houseofbush.com/bush_saudi_files. The flights referred to were several commercial aircraft leaving the country with Saudi nationals aboard, immediately after September 11.   According to the report of the independent Read More

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California’s blackouts, California’s terrorists






  Reading the White House web site (www.whitehouse.gov) is a lesson in history, especially for the early months of 2001. Sometimes it does look as though the Bush administration was directed by evil stars, before 9/11, to do everything richly wrong.   Take one day in history, May 3, 2001. On that date, we find Read More

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The Campaign for Global War






[This is an edited version of a column from 2004, still applicable.]   John F. Kerry wanted terrorism to be reduced to a nuisance.  George W. Bush was and is hyping and nudging terrorism to become a world war.    That, in a nutshell, is the monstrous situation facing ordinary people in America today. We Read More

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Showing off, clamming up, leaks and plants






Bob Woodward’s statement about the CIA leak case includes questions asked by the prosecutor but apparently not answered by Woodward. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/16/AR2005111601017_2.html   Woodward says, for example, that Fitzgerald “asked if I had possibly planned to ask questions about what I had learned about Wilson‘s wife with any other government official.” The question is not answered in Read More

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