Fox News “Analyst” and Benghazi “Expert” Indicted for Lying About CIA Past

Fair and balanced and fraudulent
209taserian
10/16/15 7:08:43 am
re: #180 klys (maker of Silmarils) As someone born and raised in NYC during the 70's, I have a theory that if someone grew up in NY during the 60's, they're a Mets fan; if they grew up in NY ...

Here’s an absolutely classic Fox News moment, as one of their regular guests, Wayne Shelby Simmons, who claimed he worked for the CIA for 27 years, was hyped as a national security expert, and frequently weighed in on Benghazi and other right wing issues with extreme and outlandish opinions, …

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Torture: Not Only Was It Evil and Immoral, It Didn’t Work

Senate’s torture report concludes these debased practices achieved nothing
608lostlakehiker
12/10/14 6:24:47 pm
Joan of Arc explained it long ago. To the English inquisitors. She is weak. She will confess anything they like. True or not. But it will be her pain speaking, not she herself.

CIA Admits Improper Snooping on Network Used by Senate Intelligence Committee

CIA abuses the separation of powers
3541Peter G1
8/01/14 8:49:30 am
re: #8 Charles Johnson Here's some more details. The supposed spying consisted principally of logging who was accessing what documents on these computers. Anybody remember that guy Snowden? The authority to decide what if anything to make public on the ...

AP: The Bush Administration Kept Colin Powell in the Dark About Torture

Reeking of guilt
617sagehen
7/31/14 12:22:41 pm
re: #596 GeneJockey Conservatives can never understand why it is that Teh Juice aren't grateful for how much they love their imaginary version of Israel, and their imaginary version of Judaism, and why we're not grateful for the Starring Role ...

NSA Leaker Outs Himself: Edward Snowden

Greenwald says: “Courage is contagious”
471Ming
6/09/13 8:46:13 pm
re: #85 Occam's Guillotine Good point; this is all very strange indeed. I believe the right-wing's incoherent behavior is made possible by their maniacal focus on hating President Obama. They're really in Alice in Wonderland territory.

And Now, the Benghazi Talking Point Bombshell That Isn’t

The only government talking points in history that were ever revised - not
160jdoc1357
5/10/13 5:05:31 pm
re: #130 lawhawk I've yet to see any evidence that the Syrian government has used them. I also have not seen the UN retract it's claim that the rebels have used them. In fact, they're saying again today that the ...

Live Video: President Obama Makes Personnel Announcements: Hagel and Brennan

Right wing immediately attacks former heroes
15biorabbi
1/07/13 2:51:23 pm
Alan Dershowitz will testify(or wants to)regarding Hagel. I would like to point out that Dershowitz is a very, very strong supporter of the President. I have truly mixed emotions on Hagel. His past comments on Armenia and Israel both me, ...

Petraeus Scandal Takes a Serious Left Turn

CIA reality show gets weird
550Jaerik
11/13/12 1:23:19 pm
re: #16 Sophist is the VillageGreen Preservation Society It's actually a power thing. Tons of psychological studies showing that power directly influences hormone production and triggers an evolutionary drive to capitalize on that power for procreation and sexual dominance. In ...

Breaking: CIA Director David Petraeus Resigns, Citing Affair

“Poor judgment”
246wrenchwench
11/09/12 3:25:38 pm
re: #243 lostlakehiker They can't make a secret of their voter registration, that's public. But their ballots are secret. It doesn't make him white. There are racists in all human groups, including political parties and demographic groups. And what Obdicut ...