Tag Archives: assassination

New Leaks Reveal Dark Details of U.S. Drone Program

Secret military documents expose the inner workings of Obama’s Drone Wars truthdig.com  October 15, 2015 jules 2000 / Shutterstock Targeted killings carried out by unmanned drones, though still very controversial, have become a fixture of U.S. foreign policy. On Thursday, The Intercept published a report, “The Drone Papers,” which gives the public a close look […]

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Knowledge Is Crime

Too Big to Jail?  Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington  By Tom Engelhardt   April 20, 2014  TomDispatch.com How the mighty have fallen.  Once known as “Obama’s favorite general,” James Cartwright will soon don a prison uniform and, thanks to a plea deal, spend 13 months behind bars.  Involved in setting up […]

9/11 – was there an alternative response? by Noam Chomsky

9/11 – was there an alternative response? Suppression of one’s own crimes is virtually ubiquitous among powerful states, at least those that are not defeated. Noam Chomsky Last Modified: 07 Sep 2011 15:13  Al Jazeera On another 9/11 – September 11, 1973 – the CIA launched a coup that overthrew democratically-elected Chilean president Salvador Allende and replaced […]

Has Sarah Palin been cleansed of the blood of the Gabrielle Giffords assassination attempt?

A reminder:  Sarah Palin and the Gabrielle Gifford assassination attempt by John Slade In March of 2010, the Sarah Palin political action committee ran several ads using this basic image – a map of the USA, with a number of targeting crosshairs, as you might see through a rifle scope, scattered across the map. The […]