Herewith the first of sporadic posts of recent finds and links. No claim here to being the first (or even real timely) with the info, simply that this is a site or article worth at least checking into
- Paul Krugman puts the Iraqi prisoner scandal in perspective. It stems from the mantra, “Just Trust Us”.
- Another perpsective comes from Anthony Lewis, who says it exemplifies a top-down culture of “respecting the law only when it is convenient.”
- The Claim vs. Fact database started by the Center for American Progress. It “contains more than 400 separate quotes on all kinds of issues from top conservatives including Bush administration officials, members of Congress and Fox News personalities. The database contrasts these quotes with well-documented facts.”
- Ian Welsh has a lengthy essay on American Mistakes in Iraq at The Blogging of the President: 2004.