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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Shackled Siegelman Typifies White House ‘Human Rights’ Charade

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Federal authorities continued this month their remarkably harsh, unjust treatment of the nation’s most famous political prisoner. The U.S. legal jihad against former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman persists even as the Obama administration separately cites “human rights” as the rationale for new U.S. sanctions, bombing, revolutions, and other interventions overseas. Authorities […]

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Let’s Learn From Gruber’s ‘Stupid’ Remarks On Health Care

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) We can learn a lot from the public-relations drubbing that Republicans are inflicting on Jonathan Gruber, a recently humbled MIT economist who has been a much-cited expert on the Obama administration’s health care plan. Close attention to the scandal teaches how Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka “Obamacare,” was passed in part […]

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Congress Called Best Hope For Reforming Government

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Congress, despite its flaws and unpopularity, remains the country’s best hope for the major reforms that the United States requires. That was the messages of two longtime counter-terrorism experts, Jeffrey and Michele Steinberg, who spoke Dec. 17 to the McClendon Group speaker society at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. […]

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Was Senate Torture Report A Political Turning Point?

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The Senate’s revelations last week of CIA torture abuses should anger the public and prompt action against the higher-ups responsible for such disgraceful policies and cover-up. But the report’s documentation of horrors is unlikely to do so. The Democrats on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence deserve some credit for approving […]

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Obama Played PR Word Games On Immigration Order

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) A commentator caught the Obama White House playing public relations word games regarding the president’s so-called “Executive Order” changing immigration law last month. Author and World Net Daily (WND) senior reporter Jerome R. Corsi reported Dec. 3 that the White House never issued an “order” despite widespread news coverage using the […]

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Senate Panel Finds CIA Torture Ineffective, ‘Damaging’ To U.S. Interests

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence issued on Dec. 9 a long report describing the CIA’s Bush-era torture program as not “effective” and damaging to U.S. interests. The inquiry begun in 2009 made 20 key findings about the program launched during the Bush-Cheney administration, according to an analysis by the Washington […]

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December 2014 News Reports

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Editor’s Choice: Scroll below for December 2014 news in our monthly blend of mainstream and alternative news and views Dec. 4 President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, Marian Robinson and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting on the Ellipse in Washington, […]

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Our CIA, Empowered by JFK Murder Cover-up, Blocks Senate Torture Report

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The CIA’s obstruction of all three major government probes of President Kennedy’s 1963 assassination helps explain the agency’s success thus far in blocking Senate oversight of CIA-run torture. The agency this fall is fighting publication of a Senate report on torture while it also avoids for the most part adverse news […]

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