Saturday, August 12, 2006


Bush Believes Latest Plot Lets Junta Off The Hook

Another piece of the puzzle is put in place. The exposure of the Brit-based “plot” to blow up airliners and kill hundreds of thousands of oh-so-brave-but-innocent-American-Christian lives, is seen by our junta as an opportunity to increase it’s spying powers and to get off the hook for torturing prisoners.

The question is, of course, will people fall for this and not complain when FBI agents are watching their every move, reading each and every email…? Yeah, the people will probably fall for it. You tell the lie over and over and over and people believe it.

August 12, 2006
The Political Effects
Bush Aides Foresee Gains on Eavesdropping and Guantánamo

CRAWFORD, Tex., Aug. 11 — White House officials said Friday that the fallout from the discovery of the British bombing plot could help the administration advance its agenda in Congress. The officials cited in particular battles over supervising the program of eavesdropping without warrants and how to try detainees held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Taking the White House’s lead, Republicans throughout the country used the arrests of terror suspects in Britain to go on the offensive against Democrats for the second day in a row. They accused Democrats of failing to understand the nature of the terrorist threat facing the nation. ***

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