Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Two camps in this country at this point: A - those who want to know if W, Rove and Co lied to us and manufactured the reasons to go to war with Iraq, and B - Those who don't.

I, for at least one, would enjoy an investigation to clear up all this nonesense once and for all. If need be, it's time for the W, Rove and Co. house of cards to tumble.

Do you want to know?

That's the only popular division that matters in the United States today: Those who want to determine once and for all if President Bush knowingly ``fixed the facts'' regarding Iraq, thereby misleading Congress and the American people into supporting an unnecessary war, and those who will cover their ears and hum loudly in order to maintain their belief that Bush and his advisors remain above reproach.

You're in one camp or the other. Either you want to know if you've been lied to, or you don't.

The American public is inching tentatively toward a reckoning unlike any this nation has ever experienced. The oh-so-clever Bush administration strategists and their quasi-media acolytes, who have kept the reckoning at bay with a deft combination of we're-at-war patriotic fervor and fear-the-evil-liberals rhetoric, are running out of parlor tricks.

Slice 2 - file this under things that make you go hummmm:

THE American general who commanded allied air forces during the Iraq war appears to have admitted in a briefing to American and British officers that coalition aircraft waged a secret air war against Iraq from the middle of 2002, nine months before the invasion began.

Addressing a briefing on lessons learnt from the Iraq war Lieutenant-General Michael Moseley said that in 2002 and early 2003 allied aircraft flew 21,736 sorties, dropping more than 600 bombs on 391 “carefully selected targets” before the war officially started.

Hat tip to Marie over at Words Light Fires for the links.


Jeanette said...

Thanks for the hat-tip! Keep blogging, many are now listening!

Jet said...

Every editorial like this one is a step in the right direction.

While there are many people who aren't comfortable with associating with the Dems on issues,, there are many people who are uncomfortable with lies.

Keep pushing.