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The Iraq War (according to Page 3)

The Sun newspaper, in case you’re not aware, is the British Murdoch-owned tabloid that helped Blair’s government push the 45-minute WMD lie (even suggesting at one stage that they could have been deployed in 30 minutes), dedicated more column inches … Continue reading

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The master opportunists are finally on deck

Independent – Opposition push for immediate Iraq inquiry faces defeat: MPs will vote next week on whether there should be a full-scale inquiry into the Iraq war to ensure that lessons are learnt from the mistakes made. The Tories will … Continue reading

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Shh! Don’t disturb the narrative!

A major reason why our government isn’t rushing to rescue former employees in Iraq: it would involve admitting that all is not well in that country. But the mission to protect the world from WMDs bring democracy to Iraq must … Continue reading

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Animals

Bloggerheads – “Answer my questions, or the puppy gets it.”: I’m as appalled as Justin is… but not quite as shocked. The death of an innocent puppy doesn’t involve any tricky politics, so it’s an easy win. – Short version … Continue reading

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“Answer my questions, or the puppy gets it.”

While we’re waiting for Tom… here’s a US marine throwing a puppy off a cliff (maybe): News.com.au – Military investigates puppy-throwing video: The US military is investigating a YouTube video that apparently shows a Marine throwing a puppy off a … Continue reading

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OMFG! EXCLUSIVE!!: New Idea blows Prince Harry’s cover while Matt Drudge claims the exclusive and compounds the error

By now you’re all aware that Prince Harry has been fighting in Afghanistan (gunning down other human beings in much the same way that most normal people do) and that there was an agreement for it not be reported by … Continue reading

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Brown government still dragging its heels on Iraqi employees issue

As you’re probably aware from watching the latest WMD and torture developments, the Brown government is becoming increasingly convinced of its ability to sweep some outstanding matters under the rug after a perfunctory dusting. In fact, they appear to think … Continue reading

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That must have been torture…

Guardian – Miliband admits US rendition flights stopped on UK soil: Britain acknowledged today for the first time that US planes on “extraordinary rendition” flights stopped on British soil twice. The admission came from the foreign secretary, David Miliband, who … Continue reading

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Torture: Brown and the boy Miliband each need to grow a pair

David Miliband: “There’s absolutely no question about the UK Government’s commitments in respect of torture, which is illegal, and our definition of what torture is.” Liar. Liar. Pants on fire. Even if we take his statement as the position of … Continue reading

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