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A River of Misinformation on Montana Oil Spill

After roughly 42,000 gallons of oil spewed into the Yellowstone River in Montana last weekend, federal documents show that Exxon Mobil officials were not candid with the public about the length of time it took to seal the burst pipe. (more)

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Case Against Strauss-Kahn May Be Falling Apart

Prosecutors in the case of a housekeeper who is charging Dominique Strauss-Kahn with sexual assault are reportedly expected to dismiss felony charges after discovering the woman’s credibility is severely lacking.

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Weekly Video Roundup

The best videos of this week include a stunning clip of Bush unabashedly admitting that he lied to America; a hysterical sendup of Rumsfeld’s contempt for reporters; and Stephen Colbert’s tribute to the scandal-ridden GOP.

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Watchdog Group: FBI Lied About Foley Probe

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has asked the DOJ to launch an investigation into why the FBI “fabricated and disseminated a cover-up story as to why it never investigated the Foley emails sent to it by CREW.”
This is big. There now appears to be incontrovertible evidence that the FBI is engaged in a coverup.

Posted on Oct 6, 2006 READ MORE


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58%

That’s the percentage of Americans who believe Bush deliberately misled the country about the war in Iraq, according to a new CNN poll. Scary part: 41% believe he has told the truth.

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Bush Caught in Lie About Snow Resignation

Bush’s spokesman tacitly admitted that Bush lied to the press about the timing of Treasury Secretary John Snow’s departure in order not to upset the markets.

Posted on May 30, 2006 READ MORE


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Likely New CIA Director Misled Congress on Wiretapping

Michael Hayden, who will probably replace outgoing CIA chief Porter Goss, told Congress in 2002 that all domestic surveillance was consistent with the FISA law—knowing full well of Bush’s warrantless eavesdropping program.

  • The Fraud and False Statements statute (18 U.S.C. 1001) makes Hayden?s misleading statements to Congress illegal, according to a Clinton-era national security official.
  • See a Time article on Hayden’s impending appointment.
  • Posted on May 6, 2006 READ MORE


    Fastow: Enron’s Lay ‘Lied About Enron Finances’

    The energy company’s former CFO testifies that Ken Lay, the former CEO, lied about the company’s financial situation in the months before the company’s collapse.

    Posted on Mar 9, 2006 READ MORE



    From spacegrant.nau.edu

    A Young Bush Appointee Resigns His Post at NASA

    The 24-year-old presidential appointee tried to hush up a top climate scientist and add the word “theory” to mentions of the Big Bang. |  story
    Also, he lied about graduating from Texas A&M. | blog

    Posted on Feb 8, 2006 READ MORE


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