George W. Bush’s legacy – the “torture” president

After 9/11, the CIA was able to get George W. Bush and his administration to authorize the torture of detainees at secret sites across the world. It was a highly secret operation and once uncovered as the result of released photographs of detainee treatment at Guantanamo, the CIA and President continued to maintain that the…

CIA Director, John Brennan, defies Congressional inquiry, again

You may recall, Diane Feinstein, Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee which is charged with oversight of federal Intelligence agencies, made public her allegations that the CIA had stolen a special report, four years in the making, from Senate Intelligence Committee computers, this report being highly critical of the torture used at Guantanamo Bay during…

Sadism is the only reason the CIA continued a program of torture after it was proven to be ineffective

McClatchy DC: Watching Washington and the World published a leaked summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s torture practices under the George W. Bush Administration. Of the 20 conclusions outlined in the article, there is only one that is worth noting. It has to do with the fact that the CIA obtained NO…

Report on Bush era torture “chilling” according to Feinstein

Senator Dianne Feinstein had her peacock feathers ruffled by the disclosure that the CIA had searched through her committee’s databases and even removed some sensitive files that graphically described the interrogation techniques (torture) used by the CIA on “detainees” during the Bush Administration. Please keep in mind that there is no evidence that these “techniques” are…

The CIA and the new Imperialism

The United States of America is really a misnomer.  A misnomer is a description or title that does not accurately reflect the true nature of an entity or organization. The name, “United States of America,” in its historical context, means a group of states that banded together for mutual purposes of trade and protection. Our founding fathers…