Daily Archives: May 1, 2007

McGovern Suggests Conspiracy Behind Niger Forgery

I assume you’ve heard by now about ex-spook and Bush antagonist Ray McGovern’s rather startling statement on Tucker Carlson’s show that he has evidence Li’l Dick was behind the Italian forgery of the Niger yellowcake papers. I say “rather startling” because anybody who sat down and thought about it for five minutes probably figured it out already, so it’s not exactly striking people as something that came out of the clear blue, more like something they suspected all along.

But there’s something here no one is talking about – the context in which McGovern made his remark, and that context truly is startling, at least to me. You can see the whole interview at Crooks and Liars (where else?), and I urge you to watch it all the way through.

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Kent State Shootings Were Ordered

The Associated Press reports today that one of the people injured when the National Guard shot and killed 4 students at Kent State University in 1970 has obtained proof that the Guard was ordered by an officer to fire into the crowd.

A man who was shot in the wrist when National Guard troops killed four Kent State University students during an anti-war demonstration says he has found an audiotape that reveals someone gave a command to fire.

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