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Victor Bout: The Bad Man Who Knows Too Much

TOP Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout will stand trial in Bangkok before extradition to the US is looked at, police said yesterday.

Bout has been charged in New York with conspiring to sell weapons worth millions of dollars to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.

It’s Time to Flog Our “Government”

Guest Post by Len Hart of The Existentialist Cowboy

The fall of the dollar means that Americans will pay more for almost everything. The “correction” had been overdue since the US became a debtor nation, a process completed under Ronald Reagan. It was on September 16, 1985, that the Commerce Department announced […]

Had Enough Of Swaggering Texas Profiteering Pirates

Oscar Wyatt: confessed last week that he kicked money back to Saddam Hussein in return for buying the former Iraqi dictator’s oil. Despicably, Mr. Wyatt did it through a United Nations program that was supposed to let Iraq sell its oil and invest the proceeds in food programs for its many hungry kids. […]

Whistleblowers Beware – They’re Out To Get All of Us

State Dept. Agents Say Jobs Were Threatened Investigators in IG Office Were Told Not to Cooperate With Probe of Their Boss, House Panel Alleges By Glenn Kessler and Karen DeYoung Washington PostTwo career investigators in the office of State Department Inspector General Howard J. Krongard have charged that they were threatened with firing […]

Blackwater – You Can Ask But They Can’t Tell

State Dept. Intercedes in Blackwater Probe A House panel reveals a letter telling the firm not to disclose information about its Iraq operations without the administration’s OK.

WASHINGTON — The State Department has interceded in a congressional investigation of Blackwater USA , the private security firm accused of killing Iraqi civilians last […]

Profits Of War Buy Survival For The Few – Blackwater First

Blackwater ‘arms smuggling probe’

Security Firm Faces Criminal Charges in Iraq

Feds Target Blackwater in Weapons Probe

Ever wonder why it’s so important, to the war profiteers, to sponge up so much money with the blood? I have a theory.

These profiteers are not stupid enough to think […]

Supporting The Bad Guys, All BOUT BUSH and CHENEY

Arms dealer reportedly flew into Iraq

WASHINGTON, (UPI) — An arms trafficker wanted by the U.S. government received $60 million for moving supplies into Iraq for the U.S. military, a new book says.

“Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Plans, and the Man Who Makes War Possible” by Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun is […]

Five Armies Fighting for the Same Iraq, Against Each Other

Al Jazeera in depth research into Iraq’s many armies: Four years ago the fighting in Iraq was just beginning. The armed group al-Qaeda in Iraq did not even exist and Sunni and Shia groups were working together against the US-led forces.

Three years ago, sectarian divisions escalated into a battle some believe […]

The Terror Presidency – Presents Cheney In All His Gory

New Book Details Cheney Lawyer’s Efforts to Expand Executive Power

By Dan Eggen and Peter Baker Washington Post Staff Writers

Vice President Cheney‘s top lawyer pushed relentlessly to expand the powers of the executive branch and repeatedly derailed efforts to obtain congressional approval for aggressive anti-terrorism policies […]

Walter Reed Lab Documents Found in Trash Bin

You really have to wonder when the screw ups are going to stop. We are talking about the government, so I guess the answer is never. I can’t seem to remember the last time I read a positive story about Walter Reed. It would be improper to break with tradition so the shoddy […]