Was The American Civil War Fought over Slavery? Absolutely!

Was The American Civil War Fought over Slavery? Absolutely!

Colonel Ty Seidule, Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point, settles the debate once and for all. Was the Civil War About Slavery?New Video! “Was the Civil War About Slavery?”What caused the Civil War? Did the North care about abolishing slavery? Did the South secede because of slavery? Or was […]

“Letter From Loretto”

“Letter From Loretto” from John Kiriakou, Federal Prisoner for Informing Americans about CIA torture program. Greetings from the Federal Correctional Institution at Loretto, Pennsylvania. I arrived here on February 28, 2013 to serve a 30 month sentence for violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982. At least that’s what the government wants people to […]

A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

The Last Letter A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran To: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From: Tomas Young I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 […]

Torture: The Bush Administration on Trial

Torture: The Bush Administration on Trial

By Andy Worthington   While Rodriguez — like John Yoo, Jay S. Bybee and senior Bush administration officials, up to and including the president — have never been criminally prosecuted, it is uncertain whether, overall, the apologists for torture are winning. Despite their protestations over the years, they have no proof that torture worked. :::::::: […]

Enhanced Interrogation: A Non-Thing

Enhanced Interrogation: A Non-Thing

Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry claimed they would reinstate illegal programs that have been dismissed by experts as ineffective and illegal. They have sought to foster the ignorance in the Republican party that comes with a belief in a non-thing. This non-thing is called, “enhanced interrogation”. Each of these people continue an insult against […]

CIA: Detainee's Torture Drawings, Writings,

CIA: Detainee’s Torture Drawings, Writings, “Should They Exist,” to Remain Top Secret

Wednesday 5 October 2011 by: Jason Leopold, Truthout (Image: JR / t r u t h o u t) In 2002, not long after he was subjected to so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” by Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell, psychologists under contract to the CIA, high-value detainee Abu Zubaydah made about ten drawings depicting the torture he endured […]

VIPS-Letter to Obama: War with Iran

From Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, by Ray McGovern, Larry Johnson, Patrick Lang, Colleen Rowley, and more listed below. By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity August 3, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: War With Iran We write to alert you to the likelihood that Israel will attack […]

Author of Torture Memos Admits Some Techniques Were Not Approved By DOJ

Author of Torture Memos Admits Some Techniques Were Not Approved By DOJ

Thursday 15 July 2010 by: Jason Leopold, reprinted from TruthOut.org (make sure to support TruthOut with a donation today) Jay Bybee, who as a senior Justice Department lawyer signed two memos in 2002 authorizing CIA interrogators to torture “war on terror” prisoners, told a congressional panel that more than a half dozen other brutal methods […]

Accountability for Designing Torture

Accountability for Designing Torture

Intro and Interview with Jim Cox PhD – Forensic Psychologist Segment 1 Interview with Joseph Margulies – Lawyer/Professor of Law Segment 2 Audio reading of complaint filed Segment 3 Interview with Andy Worthington about complaint, BP, and World Cup Segment 4 TO listen in: CLICK HERE Copy of Complaint PDF: CLICK HERE

Saturday, June 26, 2010 Show-Oil, Judges and Jobs-Maher Arar and James Yee

Saturday, June 26, 2010 Show-Oil, Judges and Jobs-Maher Arar and James Yee

Intro and Kate Gordon from Center for American Progress Segment 1 Rep. Gene Green Segment 2 Maria Lahood (Center for Constitutional Rights) Segment 3 James Yee Segment 4 Op-Ed on Dick Cheney Segment 5 TO listen in: CLICK HERE