from Washington’s Blog:
The US Senate just reported our tax money is being diverted to professional sports teams in contracts to sell US wars to sports fans. The .01% Pentagon “leadership” did not cooperate with the Senate to disclose the “nature and extent” of these contracts.
.01% corporate media is again exposed for hiring weapons manufacturers’ employees to sell unlawful war on Syria to television viewers: 22 different men claimed as “experts” without disclosing they work for businesses that sell the very weapons that would be used on Syria.
Syria is the latest target after ongoing sales pitches to do Iran failed. All-importantly: all recent and current US/UK/Israel armed attacks are in Orwellian opposition of war law. Two world wars resulted in two legally-binding treaties that make armed attacks on other nations illegal unless under attack by that nation’s government. All military are trained to refuse unlawful war orders (there are no lawful orders for unlawful war), with officers trained to arrest those who issue them.
But this is “business” as usual for US .01% oligarchs. The most revealing testimony was three weeks before W. Bush’s election for a second term in 2004 with Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff, Karl Rove, chiding Pulitzer-winning journalist, Ron Suskind, in a rare admission of naked truth. Rove said:
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