TOLD THE TRUTH
BUT WILL THE LIARS PREVAIL?
the constraints of the embargo, and the most intrusive and
comprehensive industrial surveillance system ever instituted,
we are asked to believe that, somehow, Iraq managed to not
only maintain but expand its covert weapons program. Yet
not one scintilla of evidence exists to support this conclusion."
editorial comment, June 1998
told our readers long before Day One that the War
Party was intent on lying us into war, and we clearly foresaw
the consequences. That same long-ago editorial goes on to
say: "The approach of Gulf War II is ominous indeed.
For what it promises is the dismemberment and division of
Iraq, the permanent U.S. occupation of the Iraqi oilfields
– and a leap into a morass from which there will be no extrication."
lied us into war in Iraq, and they're getting ready to do
it again. But the power of lies is receding with the advent
of the Information Age. The War Party didn't reckon on the
power of technology in exposing and debunking a campaign
based on tall tales, unchallenged suppositions, and outright
propaganda is harder to pull off in these days because the
Internet is a wonderful weapon against the war makers, if
you know how to use it – and we do.
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You now have the ability to find almost anything you want.
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of times a day. You can see our progress on the latest
news and latest
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to search through. Also, check out our new news
by region page.
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the truth about American foreign policy. But a machine needs
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