Well, It’s About Damn Time

Nearly 20 years after the end of apartheid, BBC News reports that the US has finally decided to lift the now-antiquated terrorist designation from ANC leaders–including global statesman Nelson Mandela: A bill has been introduced in the US Congress to remove from databases any reference to South Africa’s...

As Gods: Spreading American Values Across The World

Stunning green eyes, golden hair, and a sweet, carefree smile, Jamie Leigh Jones looks as though her picture would be at home on a magazine cover.  One can imagine the Houston native’s accent, the “yalls” and the slow drawls, as well as the sun filtering through her blonde curls as she...

Blackwater Immunity Deal Typewritten on Guards’ Statements

ABC claims an exclusive in obtaining the text of the immunity deal “included at the beginning of the Blackwater guards’ sworn statements.” Yet, the State Department has been claiming its Senior Officials in Washington were completely unaware of the deal.  Huh?  You mean to tell me that...

Blackwater Immunity UPDATE: Anonymous Official Says No Immunity Offered

This story is getting stranger by the minute. CNN reports: No immunity deal was offered to Blackwater USA guards for their statements regarding a shootout in Iraq last month that left 17 Iraqi civilians dead, a senior State Department official told CNN Tuesday. The statement contradicts comments made Monday...

Pick Me … Pick Me … I Gave Immunity to Blackwater

The New York Times has weighed in on the Blackwater-Immunity controversy. Tucked away in the piece is this little doozy: Spokesmen for the State and Justice Departments would not comment on the matter. A State Department official said, “If there’s any truth to this story, then the decision was made without...

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