Monday, December 24, 2007

Security is still poor in Iraq

Australia's prime minister confirms troop withdrawal from Iraq

"Security is still poor and many Iraqis fear to venture far from home. Armed gangs and militias roam city streets, car bombs and suicide bombers attack markets, police patrols and liquor stores, and the dead bodies of tortured kidnap victims turn up almost daily along river banks or dumped on the streets. 'Let's hope that it's getting better, but I think that it's the same,' Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly, leader of the ancient Chaldean Church and Iraq's first cardinal, said in an interview with The Associated Press on Christmas Eve." -AP Interview: First Iraqi cardinal says fear still pervades ...

"Seizing control of House and Senate in the 2006 elections, the Democrats had big ideas about holding the Bush administration to account, forcing a prompt withdrawal from Iraq and radically realigning the government's domestic priorities. Measured against those early promises, their record has been dismal." - Victorious Democrats' big ideas yielded small results


Saturday, December 08, 2007

Krongard and Blackwater

"New bombshell testimony before Congress has revealed that Alvin B. 'Buzzy' Krongard, the former CIA executive director connected to 9/11 insider trading, is a consultant and advisory board member of Blackwater USA, the New World Order’s leading intelligence-related corporate mercenary death squad now under investigation for war crimes, murder, arms smuggling, and fraud in Iraq.

"'Buzzy' Krongard’s Blackwater role was confirmed by 'Buzzy'’s brother, Howard 'Cookie' Krongard, who (not ironically) is the Bush/Cheney administration’s State Department’s inspector general, and the official under fire for stonewalling and quashing attempted probes of Blackwater’s operations." - The empire’s operatives exposed: The Krongards, 9/11, and ...