Originally posted by skippytjc
You quote a source that is questionable to say the very least, ...
This is just humorous now.
You did realise that, despite the website it appeared on and your attempt to discredit it* the story was:
US detainees 'murdered' during interrogations ~ By Associated Press
Founded in 1848, The Associated Press is the backbone of the world's information system serving thousands of daily newspaper, radio, television and
online customers with coverage in all media and news in all formats. It is the largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source
of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day....
The Associated Press has received 48 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization in the categories for which it can compete. It has 29
photo Pulitzers, the most of any news organization.
And in fact, here's the story again: Foxnews
More to your tastes? (Now where's that
$3 bill when you need it?)
(Sorry, still having trouble getting over someone who takes the word of IranFocus.com having the audacity to raise the question of source
But hey, if your recent posts are examples of your attention to detail I want to talk to you about some swamp lan...er prime real estate in Florida I
want to sell you...
Here though, what might have interested you had you not reverted to a surface-scan, knee-jerk reaction to something that you didn't want to believe
is that the analysis of this Defense Department data was by the American Civil Liberties Union.
*A website who has on it's front page articles from:
Eric Shmitt ~ New York Times journalist
Lawrence B. Wilkerson ~ chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin L. Powell from 2002 to 2005.
Paul Craig Roberts ~ who has held a number of academic appointments and has contributed to numerous scholarly publications. He served as Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan administration. His graduate economics education was at the University of Virginia, the University of
California at Berkeley, and Oxford University.
ascribe.org ~ Ascribe Newswire delivers public-interest news releases from more than 600 nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies - including
foundations, public-policy advocates, professional associations, think tanks, colleges, universities, medical and scientific research centers,
publishers and public relations agencies.
Greg Palast ~ This is his fourth investigative report for Harper's Magazine. Leni von Eckardt was chief researcher with Palast on this project. This
is the Palast team's fifth Project Censored award from California State University's school of journalism.
Newsweek ~ a circulation of more than 4 million readers in the US.
Inter Press Service (IPS) ~ set up in 1964 as a non-profit international cooperative of journalists... The objectives broadened - to cover news from
the "Third World", give a voice to the voiceless, promote information on development issues, and help create a better balance and flow of
international news.... In 1994, in order to strengthen its non-profit identity, IPS changed its legal status to that of a ‘public-benefit
organisation for development cooperation’, open to journalists, professional communicators and bodies active in the fields of information and
United States House of Representatives
Juan Cole ~ Professor of History at the University of Michigan