Posted by: quiscus | September 29, 2011

September 29, 2011

1.  “Model Plane Enthusiast Netted in Manufactured ‘Terror’ Plot

A few hand-waving exercises and model airplane becomes “drone” and selling some cell phones to undercover FBI agents becomes “selling electric switches for improvised explosive devices intended to kill US soldiers.”

A model airplane and “no information to indicate he was connected to a foreign terrorist organization” might not be much, but it translates into officials being positive that he was going to launch drone attacks against the Pentagon and the Capitol building.”

http://news.antiwar.com/2011/09/28/model-plane-enthusiast-netted-in-manufactured-terror-plot/

2.  “CIA Documents: US Drastically Overestimated Soviet Capabilities

Politicians hyped an inflated threat from the Soviets, just as they do with today’s enemies”

http://news.antiwar.com/2011/09/28/cia-documents-us-drastically-overestimated-soviet-capabilities/

3.  “The Illusion of the American Dream

“It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.” George Carlin

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article29244.htm

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