Posts Categorized: WMD

Political Confirmation Bias

Political Confirmation Bias

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Pew Research Journalism Project has a slightly interesting survey out: Overall, the study finds that consistent conservatives: Are tightly clustered around a single news source, far more than any other group in the survey, with 47% citing Fox News as their main source for news about government and politics. Express greater distrust than trust of… Read more »

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The Media’s Collective WMD Deception

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“Many people have asked how close Saddam Hussein is to developing a nuclear weapon. Well, we don’t know exactly, and that’s the problem.” -George W. Bush, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct 7, 2002 In wake of ISIS possibly acquiring and using chemical weapons in Iraq (note: WSJ reported back in June of ISIS occupying the Al Muthanna… Read more »

The Anarchist Coloring Book

Embracing Anarchism Is Like Making Love To A Cactus, Prickly At Best

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An OWS activist and his pregnant girl friend were arrested on bomb paraphernalia charges. The arrests have brought forth images of Bill Ayers and his wife, Bernadine Dohrn, the friends and former neighbors of the Obamas. Both couples are from privileged backgrounds and have excellent educations. Of course, there is a difference, Ayers is an… Read more »

Letting Your Defenses Down

Letting Your Defenses Down

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The People Of The Stables The race track is a world within a world. It can be a dangerous place, injuries and death happen all too frequently, but you can make dear friends at the track; especially, if you work on the backside where the horses are stabled. Everyone on the backside can be divided… Read more »

Iran denies entry to Sen. Kerry

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Iranian legislators on Sunday decided to not allow a visit from Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-Mass.), according to Iranian media. “Members of the Iranian parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee (a subcommittee of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission) voiced opposition to the request after studying the issue,” Hassan Ebrahimi, head of… Read more »

2009 a B+ Year

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Well, it’s gone. 2009 is finally freaking GONE The year started with my wife outta work, no family income (I just get beer money for my books), two sick kids, the neighbor’s trampoline had just taken flight into the back of our car-almost totaling it. The year continued…

UN Nuke Chief: Bush, Cheney, Bolton Were Right All Along

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Mohamed ElBaradei caps his contentious and ultimately failed 12-year stint as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency today, having spent many years enabling Iran’s nuclear bids only to condemn them in his final days in office. Mr. ElBaradei combined his rebuke of Iran with his familiar calls for more negotiation, but we’ll take his… Read more »

How the BBC News Characterizes Previous U.S. Investigations into Iraq War

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As the current UK Inquisition continues today (with misleading conclusions), I found this from BBC News, regarding the 2006 assessment: In September 2006 the US Senate Intelligence Committee published one of the definitive public accounts of the intelligence used to justify the Iraq war. Its 400-page report, three years in the making, laid bare the… Read more »