"Okay, let's play Name That Nation: Al-Qaeda is supposedly hiding there, the country's rulers are fast developing 'weapons of mass destruction,' and the population, we are told, longs for 'liberation.'

"No, it's not Iraq before the recent war, but Iran before the next war. How long before is an open question…"

Those words, which could have been written yesterday, were posted at on May 28, 2003. We were covering the Iran beat long before the debate over Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program began in earnest. has been way ahead of the curve, but that's our job – to foresee the next trouble spot and direct our coverage accordingly.

Unfortunately, we've been dead on target regarding Iran, which is now being set up by the War Party for a replay of the Iraq disaster, times 10. That's why it's essential that you give all you can as soon as you can to help us meet our fundraising goal. We don't depend on corporate largess, which is what funds the War Party in this country: check out the whopping budget of the American Enterprise Institute, one of dozens of pro-war think tanks in Washington. What's worse, the warmongers in the White House have access to your tax dollars, which fund more war propaganda than any other source.

That's right: you're forced to pay for lies. Will you choose to support the truth?

We don't need much, relatively speaking, to keep resisting the war machine, but we need your help now. If and when George W. Bush gives the order to strike Iran – and there are several indications that such an order is imminent – we'll be tracking the fabrications and debunking the war propaganda 24/7. If we're still around, that is…

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