FBI Ignored, Hid Data Potentially Excluding Bruce Ivins as Anthrax Killer

By: Friday May 20, 2011 5:22 pm

A report from McClatchy provides important new evidence and analysis in the FBI’s Amerithrax investigation of the 2001 anthrax attacks. The report shows that the FBI ignored as potentially erroneous a measurement of silicon in one anthrax sample and then hid this information from Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). Even more importantly, the high silicon measurements in at least two samples also were coupled with high tin measurements, opening up the possibility that silicon was added to the attack material in a form that is not mentioned in any of the FBI documents.

Significantly, it is virtually impossible that Bruce Ivins, whom the FBI has concluded acted on his own to carry out the attacks, would have been able to perform the necessary chemical manipulations involved in this treatment of the spores. Ivins likely also would not have had access to the necessary laboratory equipment to perform this treatment.

 

White House Allowed BP to Keep Video of Gushing Pipe from Public for Three Weeks

By: Friday May 14, 2010 7:09 am

The White House allowed BP to hide its video feed of a gushing oil pipe in the Gulf of Mexico from the public for three weeks, all the while that same video played live in the White House Situation Room, ABC reports.

This startling revelation comes just as Obama prepares to get really angry in public about the spill – just in time to cover up his administration’s collusion with BP to hide the true extent of the massive disaster in the Gulf.

Come Saturday Morning: It’s Official — Waterboarding Has No Justification Whatsoever

By: Saturday January 30, 2010 6:45 am

The neocons and torture lovers tried to justify waterboarding by saying that it saved lives because it got a high-level icky terrorist, Abu Zubaydah, to provide “actionable intelligence”, as they’d claimed with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. We already knew it was horsepucky in Mohammed’s case, and now it’s been confirmed to be horsepucky in Zubaydah’s — and by the very man who made the original claim of efficacy to ABC News.

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