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Right-Wing Scam Artist James O’Keefe Sneaks Across Border Dressed As Bin Laden — Or Did He?

There’s an old saying in Texas: Fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again. Drudge and the far-right media have been suckered into promoting another James O’Keefe prank, taking the fraudster at face-value despite his lengthy track-record of selectively edited videos. This time, O’Keefe tackled the [...]

But the reason he didn’t was because he would have had to destroy an entire town and kill innocent civilians. Only 10 hours before the first plane struck the World Trade Center, Clinton explained at a conference in Melbourne that when he was President, he let the chance to kill Bin Laden pass because the [...]

Via Steve Marmel¬†and @Tenacious Eye Now read this:Another President Without A Strategy (Sep 2, 2014) ISIS And The American Right Agree: It’s Obama’s Fault (Sep 2, 2014) SCHMALFELDT’S SATYRICON: Right’s Preference For Putin Nothing New (Sep 1, 2014) Ted Cruz Calls Obama A ‘Kitty Cat’ And Putin A ‘Russian Bear’ (Aug 31, 2014) Rep. Peter [...]

The school in question is a seminary run by a Muslim cleric. Abdul Qadir, a spokesman for Maulana Abdul Aziz, confirmed that the all-girls madrassa in Pakistan’s capital had recognized the slain al Qaeda leader “in honor of his martyrdom.” Bin Laden was slain by U.S. Navy SEALs in nearby Abbottabad in 2011. “Around six [...]

Bushghazi

Republicans have notoriously short memories. They never miss an opportunity to shout “Benghazi” from the rooftops, but conveniently forget that the worst terrorist attack against the United States, 9-11, took place during the watch of George W. Bush. Evidence that the Bush Administration ignored warnings about the threats posed by Osama bin Laden and Al [...]

In a new documentary, former Defense Secretary says he doesn’t know of anyone in the Bush administration who tried to conflate Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden. ¬†The fact that we invaded Iraq in the first place was, of course, because Americans were scared, and BushCo played on those fears to start a war that [...]

Torture proponents, who use the euphemistic “enhanced interrogation” so they can deny actual “torture,” should pay attention to the Senate report about to be released. It concludes that waterboarding and other such techniques had nothing to do with finding Osama bin Laden. The CIA still disputes that conclusion. From the moment of bin Laden’s death [...]

Special Operations reveals that Navy SEALs emptied magazines with more than a hundred shots after he was already dead. A new report from a website known within the intelligence and armed services community claims that the sheer number of times that Osama bin Laden was shot is the reason why the government has never released [...]

Paolo Benini, a member of the Italian Parliament, questions whether Osama bin Laden is really dead. Bernini said he questioned claims that the terrorist had been killed in a Navy Seals raid two years ago. Bernini, who belongs to Italy’s Five Star Movement political party, was debating why Italian troops were still fighting alongside American [...]

Aid to Pakistan, which was suspended after the bin Laden raid, is on again. The U.S. has quietly decided to release more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended when relations between the two countries disintegrated over the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden and deadly U.S. airstrikes [...]