Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag: CIA

Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

CIA-linked military contractor used Arizona ‘black site’ to secretly jail dozens...

A major U.S. military and CIA contractor has been detaining dozens of migrant children inside a vacant Phoenix office building with dark windows, no kitchen and only a few toilets.

Hypocritical Democratic Senator announces support for Haspel’s nomination

Besides Sen. Mark Warner, Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly, and Heidi Heitkamp have announced their support for Haspel’s nomination.

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

The Resistance needs better heroes

A movement is defined by its heroes. The Resistance can find better heroes than the ones some of its members have chosen – and it should.

‘Bloody Gina’ Haspel’s disqualifying record of CIA torture

All senators should close the book on torture now and vote to oppose Gina Haspel's confirmation.

Trump’s pick for CIA Director ran black site torture program

CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, nominated to lead the agency, is responsible for running a secret CIA black site prison in Thailand and overseeing the torture of at least two terror suspects.

Former CIA officer arrested after caught spying for China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee was arrested this week and charged with unlawful retention of national defense information.

Into the Afghan abyss (again)

How a failed drug war will defeat Trump’s Afghan adventure

Trump administration suppresses CIA torture report

“No senator, chairman or not, has the authority to erase history.”

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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead of midterm elections

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

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