June 2, 2003 - A
Liberty, War & Politics
by Matthew Barganier, Antiwar.com, June 2, 2003
"Citizens of the empire know the following response to government misconduct all too well: "Who cares about legal technicalities? The only people who will suffer when the police search every car on demand/raid every home at will/read every e-mail with impunity are the criminals"..."
WMD just a convenient excuse for war, admits Wolfowitz
by David Usborne, Independent.co.uk, May 30, 2003
"The Bush administration focused on alleged weapons of mass destruction as the primary justification for toppling Saddam Hussein by force because it was politically convenient, a top-level official at the Pentagon has acknowledged..."
Tonkin Gulf Lie Launched Vietnam War
by Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon, www.fair.org
July 27, 1994, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Media Beat
"But there was no "second attack" by North Vietnam -- no "renewed attacks against American destroyers." By reporting official claims as absolute truths, American journalism opened the floodgates for the bloody Vietnam War..."