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I am on the record regarding my opinion of killing people to save people.

I even flashed back and considered thehistory of the American attitude.

I had a thought on propaganda and how it's used.

I read this and thought to myself, yeah they want us to blame it on the fact that we have been at war for over a decade and ignore the fact we kill at will.


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Are you paying attention?

One of the telling snippets of the week comes courtesy of Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s secretary of state and another figure with a tin ear for what cannot be said if you want to fool most people all the time. In the Syria case, he observed the other day, apparently innocent of his own drift, “corralling public opinion is proving more difficult.”
Do you know it when they lie?

Have heard who the bad guys are? Have you considered the fact that the supposed good guys told you they were bad guys?

Or did you question?

The administration claims a chemical weapon was used.

The administration claims the opposition has not used chemical weapons.

The administration claims chemical weapons were used because the regime's conventional weapons were insufficient

The administration claims to have intelligence relating to the mixing of chemical weapons by regime elements

The administration claims intelligence that Assad's brother ordered the attack

The administration claims poison gas was released in a rocket attack

The administration claims 1,429 people died in the attack

The administration has made repeated references to videos and photos of the attack as a basis for military action against Syria

The administration claims a key intercept proves the Assad regime's complicity in the chemical weapons attack

 The administration claims that sustained shelling occurred after the chemical weapons attack in order to cover up the traces of the attack

It wouldn't be the first time we were sold cooked books as evidence.

My suggestion would be don't buy from the company store.


For the Steering Group, Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

Thomas Drake, Senior Executive, NSA (former)

Philip Giraldi, CIA, Operations Officer (ret.)

Matthew Hoh, former Capt., USMC, Iraq & Foreign Service Officer, Afghanistan

Larry Johnson, CIA & State Department (ret.)

W. Patrick Lang, Senior Executive and Defense Intelligence Officer, DIA (ret.)

David MacMichael, National Intelligence Council (ret.)

Ray McGovern, former US Army infantry/intelligence officer & CIA analyst (ret.)

Elizabeth Murray, Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Middle East (ret.)

Todd Pierce, US Army Judge Advocate General (ret.)

Sam Provance, former Sgt., US Army, Iraq

Coleen Rowley, Division Council & Special Agent, FBI (ret.)

Ann Wright, Col., US Army (ret); Foreign Service Officer (ret.)

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