Wednesday, May 4, 2011 21:37 GMT Was
Bin Laden Assault A Jessica Lynch-Style Fable?
The myriad of inconsistencies that continue to be unearthed in light
of the White House’s ever-changing account of the alleged capture
and assassination of Osama Bin Laden are beginning to resemble two other
war propaganda fables that were presented to the American people as
heroic episodes of US military might yet turned out to be nothing less
than outright deceptions used to generate contrived pro-war patriotism
– the “rescue” of Jessica Lynch and the death of Pat
Claims It Warned About Compound In 2009
Pakistan hit back Wednesday about US fears that it could not be trusted
with details of the raid on osama bin Laden’s compound and claimed
it had identified the potential hideout as far back as 2009.
1 in 7 in U.S. Receive Food Stamps
The number of food stamp recipients was essentially flat in February,
the most recent month available, with 44.2 million Americans receiving
benefits, according a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
In a world where nobody seems to be telling the truth anymore we are
often left with more questions than answers. Instead of just telling
us the facts, everything seems to be about getting “the spin”
right these days. ‘Biggest
Story in Market’ Is US ‘Currency Crash’: CEO
“The biggest story in the market is the currency crash right now
occuring in the US, I think a lot of people are debating whether it
is in fact a currency crash,” Keith McCullough, CEO of Hedgeye
Risk Management told CNBC.
White House Can’t Get Their Bin Laden Fairy Tale Straight The purported Bin Laden raid hoax gets kookier
by the minute. The account has already changed multiple times over
as the Pentagon and the White House do not seem to be able to get
their story straight with each other. The entire debacle is only
serving to throw up more questions and create more doubt over the
legitimacy of the entire fable.
Crisis Group Sweating over Syria The International Crisis Group (ICG) has
been at the center of the unfolding “Arab Spring” since
the very beginning. Mohamed ElBaradei, a member of the ICG board
of trustees, was literally leading the color revolution in the streets
of Cairo along with his admitted underling, Google executive Wael
Ghonim. The ICG has also recently made a heeded call for intervention
in the Ivory Coast.