Anonymous US Officials Talk to WaPo About the CIA Torture Report

By: Tuesday April 1, 2014 3:30 pm

And yes, Washington Post, let’s not call it ‘the Senate Interrogation Report’, please: it’s about torture.

The report apparently chronicles investigations into the experiences of dozens of detainees in the web of black sites, and describes the internal struggles over torture methods themselves, but also its efficacy, including testimony of insiders saying that virtually no actionable intelligence was procured by the methods. In some cases, insiders made cases for the fact that the torture was ordered despite the fact that there was general agreement that prisoner X or Y had already told everything he knew.

 

Stop “the Great Betrayal”: Kabuki Update

By: Saturday October 5, 2013 7:52 am

It now looks like the big media and leaders in both parties are no longer focusing on the Government Shutdown crisis, but are now moving on to the notion that the shutdown is melding with the upcoming probable breaching of the debt limit to create a combined mother of all fiscal crises. Along with this, the media and many politicians, encouraged by the President’s standing “strong, strong, strong,” are now directing attention away from whether ObamaCare will be delayed or compromised, to other types of ransom the Administration might pay in return for both re-opening the Government and also providing an increase of an undetermined amount in the debt limit.

MENA Mashup: Blind Arrogance, Genocide and Zbig

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 7:25 pm

Now, is it truly Buyer’s Remorse, from the Grand Chess Master of a ‘few stirred-up moslems’?

Morning Headlines: End of the World Edition

By: Monday November 21, 2011 6:15 am

Today’s headlines feature the imploding Euro system, the misreading of the Super Committee’s failure to make the US economy worse, leadership changes in Spain, a mind numbing GOP discussion of religion and more.

Waiting for Superman (Who Is Not Mitt Romney)

By: Monday October 24, 2011 7:20 pm

Muslim-hating WaPo bigot-blogger Jennifer Rubin is again very displeased with President Obama, because he has the audacity to want to withdraw the troops from Iraq before we have had the opportunity to drain all the oil that lies beneath the sand and kill all the people who live above it. Will Petraeus save us?

WaPo’s Dana Milbank: Rahm Emanuel Should Be President

By: Saturday February 20, 2010 9:00 am

According to Rahm stenographer, Dana Milbank, all of the principled, popular measures Obama ran on made the Admininstration bills less popular, while all the shady, corrupt backroom deals everyone hates made the bills more popular; therefore, Obama should follow Rahm’s advice and do more shady corrupt deals with the people who ran the country into the ground.

Washington Post Continues to Make Brauchli Soup

By: Monday October 19, 2009 12:50 pm

The WaPo continues its institutional whitewash of its Pay2Play scandal.

WaPo Doubles Down on Conflict Over Truth

By: Saturday May 23, 2009 12:30 pm

In spite of the fact that it is becoming increasingly clear to the rest of the media that Porter Goss and Nancy Pelosi agree that they were not briefed that the CIA had already been torturing prisoners in September 2002, the WaPo has decided to double down on deliberately misreading events.

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