WASHINGTON — The ornate ballroom of the Willard Hotel buzzed with activity on a Saturday morning in July. Crowded together on the stage sat a cadre of the nation’s most influential former government officials, the kind whose names often appear in boldface, who’ve risen above daily politics to the realm of elder statesmen. They were […]
Ooh oops, it’sthe same people earning billions of taxpayers money to keep the wars going.
I wonder in how many John Key has shares. These are after all some of the only companies still making a profit. The Iraq war is many things to different people. It is called a strategic blunder and a monstrous injustice and sometimes even a patriotic mission, much to the chagrin of rational human beings. […]
For those Kiwi’s that still think America is a democracy and has a free press devoid of propaganda: At Wednesday’s White House press briefing, Press Secretary Dana Perino claimed that she doesn’t know whether President Bush ever met with TV military analysts who participated in the Pentagon’s secret propaganda program that was suspended earlier this […]
Just in case you still think we are in Iraq because we want to bring peace and democracy to them. BP and Shell fuelled the anger of UK motorists today after the two firms racked up combined profits of more than £7 billion in three months. The AA said drivers would be shocked to learn […]
Terry Macalister guardian.co.uk, This article was first published on guardian.co.uk on Thursday January 31 2008. It was last updated at 09:50 on January 31 2008. Shell petrol pump. Photograph: David Sillitoe Shell was today accused of making “obscene” profits at a time when pensioners, motorists and industry are struggling with higher energy prices when it […]