A Security and Finance State that Dominates the American PeopleSubmitted by Calgary4Paul on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 17:45
"WILKERSON: The thing that probably turned me off my enthusiasm for truth, justice, and the American way more than any other element of what occurred during the Bush administration, Cheney administration--not Iraq, not the 5 February presentation at the UN. Those were bad enough. Not the 9/11 Commission, where essentially we were hypocrites in front of the 9/11 Commission, saying we'd been all alerted to al-Qaeda beforehand, when in fact we'd been alerted to the things I told you--ABM, NCLB, lowering taxes, and so forth. The thing that really got me was torture, torture and abuse. And I agonized over coming out publicly and speaking out, because that's not really the way I do business. That's not the way any good soldier does business"