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November 09, 2005

White House Officials Begin Stoking the Propaganda Machine Flames

After brutal defeats in the gubernatorial races last night, Bush and Cheney getting slammed in the polls, and a host of indictments and criminal investigations, the White House goons have decided to launch a "campaign-style" bold-faced lie-dissemination offensive in a mis-guided attempt to win back the public's esteem.

This time, their fabrication du jour is "that pre-war intelligence was faulty, it was not manipulated and everyone was working off the same intelligence."

What complete and utter bullshit!

So, when you hear Bill O'Reilly tonight on the Fox News Network spewing forth this whopper of a fish story, please remember the Downing Street Memo that explicitly states "the intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy.

Remember the timeline of events leading up to the Iraq War and how legitimate intelligence was poo-pooed in favor of made-up crap.

Remember the recently disclosed memo that shows that even though the Bush Administration knew that Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi, “was intentionally misleading the debriefers" in claiming that Iraq was supporting al-Qaeda, they continued to cite him as a credible source in promoting the war in Iraq.

So be on your toes the next few days. Arm yourselves with the facts, and don't let those rat-bastards get you down.