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Sunday, August 13, 2006

Ashcroft Profiting as National Security Lobbyist

Former US attorney general John D. Ashcroft has emerged as the highest-ranking former Bush administration official to lobby for and invest in companies involved in homeland security. Privacy experts and civil libertarians warn that these types of businesses are fast becoming a de facto branch of the government, beyond traditional oversight.

Read full story here on TruthOut.

3 comment(s):

geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeze!!!!!!! and to think a certain someone had the gaul to question your suspicions over terrorist activitiies!!!! :)

By Blogger Scout, at 2:50 AM  

"There will be peace with the Arabs when they will love their children more than they hate us."
-- Golda Meir - Israel PM (1972)"

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12:03 PM  

Right you are, Scout, right you are. :) And you'll see in the email I just forwarded you that CBS has confirmend my suspicions about the 'alleged British terror plot' and its W.H. political timing. I also forwarded that email to you-know-who with a cc to you. :)

Anon, the same goes for all intolerant fundamentalists everywhere: Israelis/Jews, Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and all other groups/sects who think they have exclusive rights to inhabit this planet and consider all others as 'less than'... Goes back to my post a few days ago, about "Love the Other" (something like that).

By Blogger Annamarie, at 5:13 PM  

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