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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Shepard Smith Fox News F-bomb



We all appreciate how much I hate Fox News, but there are moments even their reporters can't put up with the bullshit excuses that Whaleoil are prepared to use to defend torture, Shepard Smith - I salute you!

2 Comments:

At 28/4/09 6:16 am, Blogger Brewerstroupe said...

"the US establishment under Bush was a replay of the Spanish Inquisition. And it all started even before a single "high-profile al-Qaeda detainee" was captured. What Bush, vice president Dick Cheney, defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld and assorted little inquisitors wanted was above all to prove the non-existent link between Saddam Hussein's Iraq and al-Qaeda, the better to justify a pre-emptive, illegal war planned by the now-defunct Project for the New American Century (PNAC) in the late 1990s. The torture memos were just a cog in the imperial machine." http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/KD24Ak01.html

 
At 28/4/09 1:04 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"AS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DETAINEES, THE SENIOR LEADERSHIP AT CIA UNDERSTOOD CLEARLY THAT THE CAPTURE, DETENTION, AND INTERROGATION OF SENIOR al-QA'IDA MEMBERS WAS NEW GROUND-MORALLY AND LEGALLY.WE UNDERSTOOD THE TENSION BETWEEN PROTECTING AMERICANS AND HOW WE MIGHT BE PERCEIVED YEARS AFTA "THE TRAUMA OF 9/11" HAD FADED FROM THE NATION'S MEMORY.HISTORY HAD TAUGHT US THAT DECISIONS MADE TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM ANOTHER MORE DEVASTATING al-QA'IDA ATTACK MIGHT BE VIEWED LATA AS OUR SANCTIONING TORTURE OR ABUSE, (OR PUTTING INSECTS INSIDE DARK BOXES) THUS JEOPARDISING THE CIA AND 'PUBLIC TRUST' IN IT.

NONE OF THIS WOS TAKEN LIGHTLY...THE RISKS (OF BEIN LOCKED UP ONE DAY FOR THE JUSTICE DEPT MEMO'S) WOS UNDERSTOOD..."

AFTAWORD, 497,AT THE CENTER OF THE STORM, MY YEARS AT CIA, GEORGE TENET.

 

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