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The following is the statement of Mutadhar al-Zaidi, the Iraqi who threw his shoes at George Bush gave this speech, on his recent release from prison.

In the name of God, the most gracious and most merciful.

Here I am, free. But my country is still a prisoner of war.

Firstly, I give my thanks and my regards to everyone who stood beside me, whether inside my country, in the Islamic world, in the free world. There has been a lot of talk about the action and about the person who took it, and about the hero and the heroic act, and the symbol and the symbolic act.

But, simply, I answer: What compelled me to confront is the injustice that befell my people, and how the occupation wanted to humiliate my homeland by putting it under its boot.

And how it wanted to crush the skulls of (the homeland's) sons under its boots, whether sheikhs, women, children or men. And during the past few years, more than a million martyrs fell by the bullets of the occupation and the country is now filled with more than 5 million orphans, a million widows and hundreds of thousands of maimed. And many millions of homeless because of displacement inside and outside the country.

We used to be a nation in which the Arab would share with the Turkman and the Kurd and the Assyrian and the Sabean and the Yazid his daily bread. And the Shiite would pray with the Sunni in one line. And the Muslim would celebrate with the Christian the birthday of Christ, may peace be upon him. And despite the fact that we shared hunger under sanctions for more than 10 years, for more than a decade.

Our patience and our solidarity did not make us forget the oppression. Until we were invaded by the illusion of liberation that some had. (The occupation) divided one brother from another, one neighbor from another, and the son from his uncle. It turned our homes into never-ending funeral tents. And our graveyards spread into parks and roadsides. It is a plague. It is the occupation that is killing us, that is violating the houses of worship and the sanctity of our homes and that is throwing thousands daily into makeshift prisons.

I am not a hero, and I admit that. But I have a point of view and I have a stance. It humiliated me to see my country humiliated. And to see my Baghdad burned. And my people being killed. Thousands of tragic pictures remained in my head, and this weighs on me every day and pushes me toward the righteous path, the path of confrontation, the path of rejecting injustice, deceit and duplicity. It deprived me of a good night's sleep.

Dozens, no, hundreds, of images of massacres that would turn the hair of a newborn white used to bring tears to my eyes and wound me. The scandal of Abu Ghraib. The massacre of Fallujah, Najaf, Haditha, Sadr City, Basra, Diyala, Mosul, Tal Afar, and every inch of our wounded land. In the past years, I traveled through my burning land and saw with my own eyes the pain of the victims, and hear with my own ears the screams of the bereaved and the orphans. And a feeling of shame haunted me like an ugly name because I was powerless.

And as soon as I finished my professional duties in reporting the daily tragedies of the Iraqis, and while I washed away the remains of the debris of the ruined Iraqi houses, or the traces of the blood of victims that stained my clothes, I would clench my teeth and make a pledge to our victims, a pledge of vengeance.

The opportunity came, and I took it.

I took it out of loyalty to every drop of innocent blood that has been shed through the occupation or because of it, every scream of a bereaved mother, every moan of an orphan, the sorrow of a rape victim, the teardrop of an orphan.

I say to those who reproach me: Do you know how many broken homes that shoe that I threw had entered because of the occupation? How many times it had trodden over the blood of innocent victims? And how many times it had entered homes in which free Iraqi women and their sanctity had been violated? Maybe that shoe was the appropriate response when all values were violated.

When I threw the shoe in the face of the criminal, Bush, I wanted to express my rejection of his lies, his occupation of my country, my rejection of his killing my people. My rejection of his plundering the wealth of my country, and destroying its infrastructure. And casting out its sons into a diaspora.

After six years of humiliation, of indignity, of killing and violations of sanctity, and desecration of houses of worship, the killer comes, boasting, bragging about victory and democracy. He came to say goodbye to his victims and wanted flowers in response.

Put simply, that was my flower to the occupier, and to all who are in league with him, whether by spreading lies or taking action, before the occupation or after.

I wanted to defend the honor of my profession and suppressed patriotism on the day the country was violated and its high honor lost. Some say: Why didn't he ask Bush an embarrassing question at the press conference, to shame him? And now I will answer you, journalists. How can I ask Bush when we were ordered to ask no questions before the press conference began, but only to cover the event. It was prohibited for any person to question Bush.

And in regard to professionalism: The professionalism mourned by some under the auspices of the occupation should not have a voice louder than the voice of patriotism. And if patriotism were to speak out, then professionalism should be allied with it.

I take this opportunity: If I have wronged journalism without intention, because of the professional embarrassment I caused the establishment, I wish to apologize to you for any embarrassment I may have caused those establishments. All that I meant to do was express with a living conscience the feelings of a citizen who sees his homeland desecrated every day.

History mentions many stories where professionalism was also compromised at the hands of American policymakers, whether in the assassination attempt against Fidel Castro by booby-trapping a TV camera that CIA agents posing as journalists from Cuban TV were carrying, or what they did in the Iraqi war by deceiving the general public about what was happening. And there are many other examples that I won't get into here.

But what I would like to call your attention to is that these suspicious agencies -- the American intelligence and its other agencies and those that follow them -- will not spare any effort to track me down (because I am) a rebel opposed to their occupation. They will try to kill me or neutralize me, and I call the attention of those who are close to me to the traps that these agencies will set up to capture or kill me in various ways, physically, socially or professionally.

And at the time that the Iraqi prime minister came out on satellite channels to say that he didn't sleep until he had checked in on my safety, and that I had found a bed and a blanket, even as he spoke I was being tortured with the most horrific methods: electric shocks, getting hit with cables, getting hit with metal rods, and all this in the backyard of the place where the press conference was held. And the conference was still going on and I could hear the voices of the people in it. And maybe they, too, could hear my screams and moans.

In the morning, I was left in the cold of winter, tied up after they soaked me in water at dawn. And I apologize for Mr. Maliki for keeping the truth from the people. I will speak later, giving names of the people who were involved in torturing me, and some of them were high-ranking officials in the government and in the army.

I didn't do this so my name would enter history or for material gains. All I wanted was to defend my country, and that is a legitimate cause confirmed by international laws and divine rights. I wanted to defend a country, an ancient civilization that has been desecrated, and I am sure that history -- especially in America -- will state how the American occupation was able to subjugate Iraq and Iraqis, until its submission.

They will boast about the deceit and the means they used in order to gain their objective. It is not strange, not much different from what happened to the Native Americans at the hands of colonialists. Here I say to them (the occupiers) and to all who follow their steps, and all those who support them and spoke up for their cause: Never.

Because we are a people who would rather die than face humiliation.

And, lastly, I say that I am independent. I am not a member of any politicalparty, something that was said during torture -- one time that I'm far-right, another that I'm a leftist. I am independent of any political party, and my future efforts will be in civil service to my people and to any who need it, without waging any political wars, as some said that I would.
My efforts will be toward providing care for widows and orphans, and all those whose lives were damaged by the occupation. I pray for mercy upon the souls of the martyrs who fell in wounded Iraq, and for shame upon those who occupied Iraq and everyone who assisted them in their abominable acts. And I pray for peace upon those who are in their graves, and those who are oppressed with the chains of imprisonment. And peace be upon you who are patient and looking to God for release.

And to my beloved country I say: If the night of injustice is prolonged, it will not stop the rising of a sun and it will be the sun of freedom.

One last word. I say to the government: It is a trust that I carry from my fellow detainees. They said, 'Muntadhar, if you get out, tell of our plight to the omnipotent powers' -- I know that only God is omnipotent and I pray to Him -- 'remind them that there are dozens, hundreds, of victims rotting in prisons because of an informant's word.'

They have been there for years, they have not been charged or tried.

They've only been snatched up from the streets and put into these prisons. And now, in front of you, and in the presence of God, I hope they can hear me or see me. I have now made good on my promise of reminding the government and the officials and the politicians to look into what's happening inside the prisons. The injustice that's caused by the delay in the judicial system.

Thank you. And may God's peace be upon you.

The translation is by McClatchy’s special correspondent, Sahar Issa.

 
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Why I Threw My Shoes At Bush: Iraqi Journalist Released From Prison, Speaks

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BMutiny 
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"And to my beloved country I say: If the night of injustice is prolonged, it will not stop the rising of a sun and it will be the sun of freedom."
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Posted: Sep 20, 2009 9:50pm
Nov 6, 2008

Photos Show Rape of Iraqi Women
by US Occupation Forces

[Note: FAKE photos, PROVED fakes, are being used by the govt in an attempt to DIS-CREDIT the REAL photos that have surfaced, and will surface in future.] [The following photograph, horrifying and disgusting as it is, appears to be a FAKE, a mere pretense; as the uniforms on the soldiers are all wrong, etc.] [So, if you are going to be offended, then be offended for the right reasons! At least good taste, rather than someone's Human Rights, are the standards being violated here!] [The gross anti-Semitism of the following paragraph, is something that the govt, and not any other entity, appears to be responsible for, in its propaganda department. It would under ordinary circumstances be a huge turnoff, unsympathetic; and that is in fact its purpose, strategically placed by the photographs. Makes the ordinary person think even more, "There is something fishy about these pics." That is what you are supposed to think: "These pics are FAKE." Which, of course, they are. But, next, you are being sub-consiously MANIPULATED to think, "Well, if these awful rape pictures are fake, showing fake American troops; then, therefore ALL pictures of American troops committing rapes, torture and atrocities, must be fake, too! Wow! Whatta relief! To "know" that American troops never commit no rapes and no atrocities never!!!!! ] [This makes for a real "Mind-fu*k"!] [It is of course entirely possible, that many of the sources picking up on these fake photos, did so not catching on to the fact that as journalists, they were being USED to spread U.S.govt DIS-INFORMATION! The more that happened, the happier the govt psy-ops got!]

(Please Note: Many of the photographs showing the rape of Iraqi women and the sodomization of Iraqi POW's at the Abu Ghraib prison are now at USA pornographic websites pointing to the possibility of collusion between the depraved US soldiers in the pictures and US based Jewish pornographers. Many of these photographs were also freely disseminated to US occupation forces, perhaps to inflame their nefarious desires and to motivate them to strike out against the Iraqi populace in these perverse ways.)

by Ernesto Cienfuegos
La Voz de Aztlan

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"The suggestion that the photos are real is, of course, ludicrous. While some of the select still shots appear dramatic and disturbing, the videos from which the still shots were taken give ample evidence that all participants were willing and that this was a porn shoot replete with high-school level acting skills and, in one case, a pseudo-disco porn soundtrack.

The only English spoken in the movies is the obligatory, "Oh, yeah." Two of the films feature "soldiers" speaking phrases in French and German. In addition, the uniforms have no insignia, the "soldiers" wear jungle camouflage and face paint, instead of desert camouflage. The helmets are not authentic, nor are the T-shirts or shoes.

One Internet blogger laughingly pointed out that one soldier's weapon was a paintball gun, and another one noted the ever-present "porn blanket" that appeared in every scene. One observer commented that the acrobats from Cirque du Soleil would have difficulty figuring out the moves involved in these multiple-partner performance shots.
The films are set in Budapest, not Iraq.
Some of Marchand's still shots were carried on an American site called "Iraq Babes."

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Photos Show Rape of Iraqi Women
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Uhoud
- 17 days ago - aztlan.net
Photos Show Rape of Iraqi Women


Whether those photos are real or faked; the RAPES described in WORDS, are REAL.
Whether THOSE photos are real or faked; they are LIKE photographs members of Congress have actually SEEN, that have NOT BEEN RELEASED TO THE PUBLIC, YET. ASK your Members of Congress, about them! {They probably aren't allowed to tell!}

Whether those photograph are real or fake, Members of the American Military, yes, the Former Boy or Girl Next Door, as young and guileless as Lynndie Englund, ARE PARTICIPATING IN RAPES AND TORTURES, ORDERED BY THE HIGHER-UPS; all the way up to the SECRETARY OF DEFENSE.

American soldiers ARE INDEED, RAPING, IMPREGNATING, AND IN SOME CASES MURDERING, their own female fellow-soldiers.
They ARE deliberately torturing and destroying helpless ANIMALS.
You are only getting a TINY TIP OF THE ICEBERG, of what is REALLY going on!

Yes, there ARE Iraqi women, children, and young boys, IN AMERICAN-RUN PRISONS in Iraq. Yes, they ARE being tortured -- often, to "soften up" their menfolk and parents, to force them to "talk".
THIS HAS BEEN DOCUMENTED. RELEASED PRISONERS HAVE TALKED ABOUT IT. There appeared last week, on the TV show FRONTLINE -- INTERVIEWS with former prisoners -- many of whom are EDUCATED and SPEAK PERFECTLY GOOD ENGLISH, and don't need translators! They have HEARD WOMEN SCREAMING thru their cell walls......NOT FAKE! and have NIGHTMARES about it STILL....... wouldn't YOU?

I believe that the FAKE SITE, could have been SET UP BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, on PURPOSE in order to DISCREDIT the REAL STORIES. Together with that fake anti-Semitism. To discredit the site even more. The site, I believe, was SET UP IN THAT WAY, with the FAKE AND INACCURATE COSTUMES; so that, in future, when the REAL pictures were FINALLY shown, people in ADVANCE, would HAVE A REASON FOR DIS-BELIEVING THEM.

The U.S. Government, will do ANYTHING, just ANYTHING, to GET THEMSELVES OFF THE HOOK.
World Opinion, however, KNOWS, that, U.S. Govt-sponsored FAKE PORN SITE or no Fake Porn Site; the U.S. Govt. IS GUILTY AS SIN.
This slimey little trick of theirs, setting up THEIR OWN GOVT INTERNET OBVIOUSLY-FAKED WILLING-TO-BE-DISCOVERED-FAKE PORN SITE, will NOT WORK, NEVER, NEVER, EVER, in the eyes of the ENTIRE WORLD.

I believe that with OBAMA now as President, THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT WILL STOP SPENDING TAXPAYERS' MONEY TO SET UP ITS OWN FAKED RAPE PICTURE SITES TO COVER UP THE REAL PRISON RAPE PICTURES. I believe we are COUNTING on Obama, to SHUT DOWN THE PRISONS WHERE THE RAPES AND HUMILIATIONS OF IRAQIS ARE BEING COMMITTED, ENTIRELY. Unlike Bush did, we DO NOT EXPECT PRESIDENT OBAMA TO TRY TO DENY OR TO "JUSTIFY" THE EXISTENCE OF THESE PRISONS AND THESE ATROCITIES. Only the TRUTH, and not FAKERY and LIES, will set us, and the world, free from this nightmare!!!

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Uhoud, it is NOT YOUR FAULT that you were TAKEN IN by this CLEVERLY-FAKED U.S. GOVERNMENT PORN SITE evilly crafted to DISCREDIT YOUR TRUE STORIES. Just be careful from now on -- and WATCH OUT FOR THAT FAKE ANTI-SEMITISM. You are a BRAVE SOUL; keep on reporting TRUTH, my Sister!!!!!

FURTHERMORE: KNOW, THAT I CANNOT PROVE THIS; THAT THE PICTURES IN QUESTION WERE TAKEN FROM A U.S. GOVERNMENT-MANUFACTURED DELIBERATELY-FAKED PORN SITE. HOWEVER, IT IS CONSISTENT WITH OTHER GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED DIS-INFORMATION ACTIVITIES AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE "BLACK OPS". FOR EXAMPLE, THE U.S. GOVERNMENT HAS SET UP MORE-THAN-ONE FAKE "9/11 TRUTHER" INTERNET SITE, COMPLETE WITH THE SAME ANTI-SEMITISM AND OBVIOUSLY-PROVING-FAKE PHOTOS. THE PURPOSE CLEARLY BEING, TO MAKE 9/11 TRUTHERS LOOK LIKE GULLIBLE FOOLS! AND SMEAR THEM ALL, AS BEING MOTIVATED BY RABID ANTI-SEMITISM!

I furthermore believe, that the "Angel H." person who posted SO OFTEN and at SUCH LENGTH under that picture thread, whose logo is a "Pirate Skull" {odd for an "Angel"!}; could be someone who has shilled for the govt here on Care2 before, quite a while ago, under other names, but with a JESTER'S SKULL LOGO. I seem to recognize that person's STYLE characteristics!! It is "intellectual sweet reasonableness" and "being 'willing' to look at both sides", etc. Yeah, insisting on giving "Equal Time" to govt LIES! The govt figures that that is how to "disarm" us "Liberals" -- sneak in the NeoCon agenda, but NEVER ADMIT you are going by a NeoCon script!!!!!!!! Also, the "Walkadelic" person on that thread, seems to be a govt shill. They both try to put forward "sweet reasonableness" and "looking at both sides" and "being fair" and "objectivity". Their statements do not hold up under scrutiny. And, they seem AWFULLY EAGER to REFUTE any Peace point-of-view!!!!!! at great, great, length -- as if they had nothing better to do! {They are BEING PAID.}

This trick of the govt's, DID NOT WORK WITH CARE2 MEMBERS, THE WAY THEY WANTED IT TO!!! We didn't CARE if the pictures were fake, or not! WE KNEW FROM OTHER SOURCES, THAT THE STORIES OF RAPES, WERE REAL! We Care2 members ARE NOT SO EASILY FOOLED!!!!!! into thinking "Well, if these pictures are fake, then, of course, ALL stories of 'our wonderful troops' doing bad things, must also be faked!" WE EACH AND EVERY ONE OF US KNEW BETTER THAN THAT; AND SAID SO!

Watch out for that "Pirate Skull" "Angel", and "Walkadelic", on other threads. That "Skull" person, whatever his real name is, and he has gone by Randy and David and other names, seems to associate that "Death's Head" with a kind of a MOCKING SUPERIORITY, as if he is "taking us all in"............

BMutiny T     Barbara

Mar 16, 2007
Focus: Human Rights
Action Request: Read
Location: United States

The story of U.S. Army interrogator Tony
Lagouranis

By John Conroy

He tortured detainees for information he admits they rarely had. Since
leaving Iraq he’s taken this story public, doing battle on national television

against the war’s architects for giving him the orders he regrets he obeyed.


03/13/07 "Chicago Reader"
 -- TONY LAGOURANIS DOESN’T fit the profile of a person likely to go
wrong by following orders. He’s lived a footloose life unconstrained by a
desire for professional advancement, for the approval of superiors, even for a comfortable home.

A freethinker, he read the great works of Western civilization in college and mastered classical languages. It was his desire to learn Arabic as well that took him to Iraq.

And there, as an army interrogator, he tortured detainees for information he admits they rarely had. Since leaving Iraq he’s taken this story public, doing battle on national television against the war’s architects for giving him the orders he regrets he obeyed.


http://www.ichblog.eu/content/view/871/2/

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JUST A FEW "BAD APPLES", HUH? 

Lagouranis says the MPs were “willing and enthusiastic participants in all this stuff. A lot of the guys that we worked with were former prison guards or they were reservists who were prison guards in their civilian life. They loved it. They totally wanted to be involved in interrogations. It actually was a problem sometimes. I remember I would be standing guard at three in the morning outside of the shipping container with a prisoner inside and people would come by and they would know what was going on because they could hear the [loud] music and maybe see the [strobe] lights. And they’d want to join in. So I’d have four sergeants standing around me, and I’m a specialist, and they want to go and %#&!*% the guy up, and I would have to control these guys who outrank me and outnumber me and they have weapons and I don’t—because I’m guarding a prisoner I don’t have a weapon. It got really hairy sometimes and I couldn’t call for help because there was nobody around. I remember at one point the MPs came over from the facility and they were banging on the shipping container, one guy got on top and he was jumping up and down, they were throwing rocks at it, they were going inside and yelling at the guy. And I was like, ‘How do I control this situation?’”

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PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, PASS THIS ARTICLE AROUND TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW, BOTH ON AND OFF OF CARE2, EVERYWHERE ON THE ENTIRE INTERNET.


ATTORNEY GENERAL GONZALES IS UNDER FIRE RIGHT NOW FOR THE POLITICAL FIRING OF PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS THAT DIDN'T CARRY OUT THE REPUG PARTY LINE.


ATTORNEY GENERAL GONZALES SHOULD EQUALLY BE UNDER FIRE FOR ALLOWING, ENCOURAGING, INSTIGATING THE TORTURE OF MEN AND OF WOMEN AND OF CHILDREN, THE SODOMIZING OF YOUNG BOYS, AS CAUGHT ON TAPES THE PUBLIC HASN'T SEEN YET.


GONZALES IS RESPONSIBLE. HE SHOULD LOSE HIS JOB, THEN BE TRIED IN AN INTERNATIONAL COURT JUST AS THE NAZI TORTURERS AND MURDERERS WERE.


PLEASE READ AND FORWARD THIS ARTICLE
. EVERYWHERE. THEN WRITE YOUR CONGRESSPEOPLE AND BRING THE FULL WEIGHT OF JUSTICE DOWN ON BUSH'S PAL, ATTORNEY GENERAL GONZALES.


BMutiny T

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Posted: Mar 16, 2007 12:57am
Oct 30, 2006

September 11th, 2001 - 9/11 - was the ONLY time in THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, that NORAD, our Air Defence System, was put on STAND DOWN. That is UNPRECEDENTED.

There was ANOTHER UNPRECEDENTED THING about NORAD on that day. NORAD WAS NOT UNDER MILITARY CONTROL. NO General, no officer, no-one at the Pentagon, was IN CHARGE OF OUR AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM ON SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001! NORAD had just recently been put under non-military control -- under WHOSE control, then? UNDER DICK CHENEY'S CONTROL, THAT'S WHOSE CONTROL.

THIS MAKES DICK CHENEY DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR NORAD NOT RESPONDING AS IT USUALLY DOES TO HIJACKED PLANES, OR TO ANY PLANE THAT STRAYS AN IOTA FROM ITS FLIGHT PATH. This is something that actually happens SEVERAL times a year, that fighter jets are sent to intercept or guide aircraft that strays just a teeny bit from the pre-set flight path. ESPECIALLY if it is near the Pentagon! The fighter jets can be SCRAMBLED IN JUST A FEW MINUTES -- and, they ROUTINELY ARE, EVERY SINGLE DAY OF EVERY SINGLE YEAR BOTH BEFORE AND AFTER SEPT 11 2001. 9/11 WAS THE ONE SINGLE DAY IN ALL OF HISTORY THAT NORAD WAS ORDERED TO STAND DOWN.

AND, IT WAS BY ORDERS OF DICK CHENEY, WHO HAD TAKEN OVER FROM THE MILITARY THAT WOULD NORMALLY BE IN CHARGE -- DUH, WHO ELSE? -- OF OUR AIR DEFENSE.

AS ANYONE CAN SEE, 1] THIS MAKES DICK CHENEY ONE OF THE CRIMINALS DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LOSS OF 3000 LIVES ON 9/11.

2] 9/11 HAD TO HAVE BEEN PLANNED IN ADVANCE. IT WAS NOT A MERE MIS-ADMINISTRATION RESPONSE TO SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED FORTUITOUSLY. IT HAD TO HAVE BEEN SET UP SO THAT DICK CHENEY WAS IN CHARGE ON THAT PARTICULAR DATE; AND NOT THE MILITARY OFFICERS WHO WOULD NORMALLY AND ROUTINELY HAVE BEEN IN CHARGE.

3] DICK CHENEY IS TORTURING PRISONERS TO MAKE THEM "CONFESS" TO SOMETHING HE HIMSELF DID.  IT IS, FROM DICK CHENEY'S POINT OF VIEW, THE PERFECT COVERUP.

It is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT for all of us on the anti-Bush front to be clear, that the "War on Terror" is a COMPLETE FRAUD; just like 9/11 WAS A HOAX ON THE AMERICAN PUBLIC, who were made to believe in the "19 guys with boxcutters" fairy tale.

Dick Cheney is very smart, in getting us to discuss whether torture is torture, etc., RATHER THAN THAT "TERRORISTS" ARE NOT AND NEVER WERE GUILTY OF 9/11; BUT THAT DICK CHENEY {among others} IS guilty of 9/11.

The slightest amount of real research, will bear out this contention. NO FOREIGNER IS OR EVER WAS OR EVER WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE ORDERS TO AMERICAN ARMED FORCES SUCH AS NORAD, AMERICA'S AIR DEFENSE SYSTEM.

NO CIVILIAN OTHER THAN DICK CHENEY, HAS EVER IN ALL OF UNITED STATES HISTORY, GIVEN ORDERS OF ANY KIND TO NORAD. UNTIL THE DATE OF 9/11.

Therefore, NO ARAB OR ANY OTHER SORT OF "TERRORISTS" ORDERED NORAD TO STAND DOWN ON SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001. If NORAD had behaved in the routine way that NORAD all other times behaved, any airplanes deviating from a flight path would have been intercepted within MINUTES. That is how NORAD has behaved every single other day of its existence, EXCEPT on the day of 9/11. The ONLY EXCEPTION EVER. And DICK CHENEY HAD JUST PUT HIMSELF IN CHARGE. ANTICIPATING WHAT WOULD OCCUR.

I know this is psychologically hard for many people to accept. I was once on that wavelength too. BUT THE FACTS ARE OVERWHELMINGLY CONVINCING; AND ALLOW OF ONLY ONE CONCLUSION.

If there is any other possible conclusion, I would like to know what it is.

I repeat, DICK CHENEY IS TORTURING HELPLESS PRISONERS, IN ORDER TO COVER UP HIS OWN TRACKS AND BAMBOOZLE THE PUBLIC STILL MORE; TO GET THE TORTURED PRISONERS TO "CONFESS" TO EXACTLY THOSE CRIMINAL ACTS AND MURDERS THAT DICK CHENEY HIMSELF HAS COMMITTED.

B Mutiny T

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Oct 2, 2006
The "horror of the shrieking boys" gets a rubber stamp from the boot-licking U.S. Congress & Senate as America officially becomes a dictatorship

http://tinyurl.com/mb2xc

Paul Joseph Watson/Prison Planet.com | September 29 2006
http://prisonplanet.com/

BUSH GIVEN AUTHORITY TO SEXUALLY TORTURE AMERICAN CHILDREN

Slamming the final nail in the coffin of everything America used to stand for, the boot-licking U.S. Senate last night gave President Bush the legal authority to abduct and sexually mutilate American citizens and American children in the name of the war on terror.

There is nothing in the "detainee" legislation that protects American citizens from being kidnapped by their own government and tortured.

Yale Law Professor Bruce Ackerman states in the L.A. Times, "The compromise legislation....authorizes the president to seize American citizens as enemy combatants, even if they have never left the United States. And once thrown into military prison, they cannot expect a trial by their peers or any other of the normal protections of the Bill of Rights."
http://tinyurl.com/pspdk

Similarly, law Professor Marty Lederman explains: "this [subsection (ii) of the definition of 'unlawful enemy combatant'] means that if the Pentagon says you're an unlawful enemy combatant -- using whatever criteria they wish -- then as far as Congress, and U.S. law, is concerned, you are one, whether or not you have had any connection to 'hostilities' at all."
http://tinyurl.com/omb3j

We have established that the bill allows the President to define American citizens as enemy combatants. Now let's take it one step further.

Before this article is dismissed as another extremist hyperbolic rant, please take a few minutes out of your day to check for yourself the claim that Bush now has not only the legal authority but the active blessings of his own advisors to torture American children.

The backdrop of the Bush administration's push to obliterate the Geneva Conventions was encapsulated b y John “torture” Yoo, professor of law at Berkeley, co-author of the PATRIOT Act, author of torture memos and White House advisor.

During a December 1st debate in Chicago with Notre Dame professor and international human rights scholar Doug Cassel, John Yoo gave the green light for the scope of torture to legally include sexual torture of infants.

Cassel: If the president deems that he's got to torture somebody, including by crushing the testicles of the person's child, there is no law that can stop him?

Yoo: No treaty.

Cassel: Also no law by Congress — that is what you wrote in the August 2002 memo…

Yoo: I think it depends on why the President thinks he needs to do that.

Click here for the audio.
http://tinyurl.com/dyz2y

So if the President thinks he needs to order children's penises to be put in vices, there is no law that can stop him and after last night's vote, the Senate and Congress, exemplified by sicko 16-year-old boy groomer Mark Foley (R-FL) , has graciously provided Bush its full support for kids around the world to be molested in the name of stopping terror.
http://tinyurl.com/hu4tv

Yoo's comments were made before the passage of the torture legislation last night. Up until that point Bush had merely cited his role as dictator-in-chief as carte-blanche excuse for ordering torture - now his regime have the audacity to openly put it in writing - going one step further than even the Nazis did.

Again, for those who are still deluded into thinking the extent of the "pressure" is loud music and cold water being thrown over Johnny Jihad in Ragheadistan, consider for a moment the fact that your own Congress and President who, according to the Constitution, are mandated to serve you, have just legalized abducting your kids from your home and electric shocking their genitals.

Now that the criminals have declared themselves outside of the law does that mean we'll see Bush barbecuing babies on the White House lawn? Of course not, but the policy of torturing children in front of their parents has already been signed off on by the Pentagon and enacted under the Copper Green program and it happened at Abu Ghraib .
http://tinyurl.com/nobyk
http://tinyurl.com/4hfuu

Women who were arrested with their children were forced to watch their boys being sodomized with chemical glow sticks as the cameras rolled. Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh says that the U.S. government is still withholding the tapes because of the horror of the "soundtrack of the shrieking boys" and their mothers begging to be killed in favor of seeing their children raped and tortured.
http://tinyurl.com/4jgm3

Your government has just lobbied for and Congress has passed legislation to discard the Geneva Conventions and mandate all this.

Pedophiles nationwide should rejoice - they can comfortably take a stroll down to the local swimming pool, grab whoever they like, drag them home, rape and torture them, and then in their defense cite the U.S. government as an example of how one should conduct themselves.

The bill also retroactively gives Bush, the Neo-Cons or any of their henchmen immunity from war crimes charges dating back to September 11 . Ask yourself why they would be so careful to protect themselves from accusations of war crimes.
http://tinyurl.com/lnxx3

Could that possibly be because they are knowingly committing war crimes?

The legislating of torture itself should be a criminal act. All laws that contradict the U.S. Constitution are null and void. It was once a law that black people were slaves.

Only by engaging in civil disobedience and refusing to tolerate or acknowledge the laws of a criminal regime that has greased the skids for sexually torturing kids can we ever have a hope of returning America to its past glory.

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Sep 14, 2006
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The White House is calling on Congress to pass legislation that undermines the baseline protections for prisoners guaranteed by the Geneva Conventions - and undermines our nation's values.

Although not as visually shocking as the Abu Ghraib prison photos from Iraq, President Bush's speech last Wednesday tells the same horrifying story: The Bush administration is again fighting for the right to abuse detainees in U.S. custody.

If the White House succeeds, we will be inviting other nations to abuse our own troops, now and in future wars. The administration is willing to risk the lives of our soldiers - and further tarnish our reputation - so that it can engage in cruel and inhuman treatment.

TELL CONGRESS TO REJECT THE PRESIDENT'S MISGUIDED PROPOSAL ON THE TREATMENT OF DETAINEES IN U.S. CUSTODY - SIGN THIS PETITION TODAY!
PLEASE PASS THIS PETITION ON TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND GROUPS -- THIS IS OF THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR THE FUTURE OF THIS COUNTRY.
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