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BOSTON BOMBING: Feds Admit Triple Murder Wasn’t Tsarnaevs by James Henry
When it came to Whodunnit for any crime around the time of the Boston Bombing, law enforcement’s answer always was “the Tsarnaev brothers.” In a shocking reversal, prosecutors now admit there’s barely any evidence they took part in a 2011 triple murder that’s been pinned on them.
Who tortured some folks? According to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and the Senate’s just-released executive summary of the much-discussed 6,000 page report … the CIA did. The spy agency tortured more detainees than previously thought. Some were innocent. And then the CIA lied about it.
Predictably, they didn’t get any actionable intelligence during the long, gruesome and illegal program—a fact that inspired Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to endorse the release of the report and condemn torture.
Who was subjected to most or all of the 16 worst torture techniques in places like “The Salt Pit”? We many never know all the names of those subjected to Russian roulette, rectal “feedings” and sexual threats.
Who created, aided and/or abetted the torture program? Here is the “cast of characters” most responsible for the illegal program. Although it contravened both U.S. law and U.S.-signed international conventions, the CIA cited Israeli Supreme Court rulings to justify the torture regime.
Who will be held accountable here in the U.S.? Don’t hold your breath. The ACLU has tracked the varying degrees of accountability among the web of partners around the globe who participated in the torture program.
What city is home to America’s most violent police force? Albuquerque, New Mexico.
What did Obama’s top energy diplomat do before joining the State Department? Surprise … he was a lobbyist for an oil company!
Why does Medicaid keep people in poverty? Because “means-testing” forces beneficiaries to stay poor to keep their healthcare.
Why was 2014 a devastating year for children? Among other things, “15 million children were affected by violent conflicts in the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, the State of Palestine, Syria and Ukraine.”
Why is the Air Force re-painting trucks? Because the F-35 can’t fly on warm fuel!
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