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FBI Blames Blackwater in 14 Civilian Deaths

Nov 15, 2007
The FBI, which is still investigating Blackwater's Sept. 16 killing rampage in Baghdad, has determined that at least 14 of the 17 shootings were unjustified and in violation of deadly-force rules. The Justice Department is looking into whether to press charges, if it even has the authority, which means that Blackwater could very well get away with murder.

ABC Mulls Yanking 9/11 Miniseries, Says Variety

Sep 8, 2006
Under growing pressure from politicians, bloggers, pundits and letter-writing concerned citizens, ABC/Disney is considering pulling its historically flawed Sept. 11 miniseries "The Path to 9/11," according to Variety. Go, net roots! Updates: Scholastic withdraws support, won't distribute movie materials to schools The Senate leadership threatens Disney with legal sanctions Watch conservative pundit Bill Bennett denounce the film Watch a conservative 9/11 book author slam the miniseries' inaccuracies, too

Keitel: 9/11 Undocu-Drama Should Be Changed

Sep 8, 2006
Harvey Keitel, who stars in ABC?s upcoming 9/11-themed miniseries, appeared on CNN?s ?Showbiz Tonight? to relate his own concerns over the project?s manipulation of history. When asked if a work derived from 9/11 held a special obligation to the truth, Keitel responded: ?Absolutely, you cannot cross the line from a conflation of events to a distortion of the event. No. Where we have distorted something we have made a mistake?and that should be corrected.?

Just a Friendly Reminder…

Sep 8, 2006
Forty-six percent of Americans still believe there was a connection between Saddam and 9/11. The good news? That number is down from 69% since September 2003. (via Salon) At this rate, the truth will become common knowledge around the same time Suri Cruise, above, graduates from college.

The ‘Path’ to a Distorted 9/11

Sep 7, 2006
Several progressive bloggers have set up an online clearinghouse dedicated to exposing the fabrications in ABC/Disney?s upcoming miniseries "The Path to 9/11" It urges ABC/Disney to scrub the film of outright falsehoods, or else shelve the film completely UPDATE # 1: ABC makes some minor changes to the film (much more after the jump).

Bloggers Rage Over ABC/Disney 9/11 Miniseries

Sep 6, 2006
ABC is planning to air a six-hour ?docudrama? on the fifth anniversary of 9/11 that lays the lion?s share of the blame for the Sept. 11 attacks on President Clinton. The progressive blogosphere is in a rage -- as evidenced by the satirical photo above -- over perceived bias on the part of the filmmakers and ABC/Disney. (Check out the controversy.)