no wonder we’re all dizzy

If they spin us any faster, we’re all going to have scrambled eggs for brains and then we’ll all become dumb and dumber Bushites.
Source: Media General News Service, June 10, 2005
“The U.S. Special Operations Command has hired three firms to produce newspaper stories, television broadcasts and Web sites to spread American propaganda overseas.”
[big snip] The firms will produce “print articles, video and audio broadcasts, Internet sites and novelty items, like T-shirts and bumper stickers, for foreign audiences. Video products will include newscasts, hour-long TV shows and commercials.”….
Source: Washington Post, June 8, 2005
“The new drug safety board established by the Food and Drug Administration to restore confidence in the nation’s drug supply will actually set back efforts to improve the safety of the medications Americans take and will not make it any easier to take dangerous drugs off the market,” the Washington Post reports…..

Source: New York Times, June 8, 2005
In a lengthy memo Rick S. Piltz, a former senior associate in the Climate Change Science Program, revealed that U.S. government climate research reports had been edited by a White House official, Philip A. Cooney, to emphasize doubts about climate change. According to Piltz’s memo Cooney, a former “climate team leader” and lobbyist with the American Petroleum Institute, changed one 2002 document to “create an enhanced sense of scientific uncertainty about climate change and its implications.” …..

Source: CBS.MarketWatch.com June 14, 2005
ExxonMobil has confirmed that it has hired Philip A. Cooney, the former chief of staff at the White House Council on Environmental Quality who resigned last week after it was revealed that his editing of government scientists reports downplayed the significance of climate change. An Exxon Mobil spokesman declined to provide details of Cooney’s new job, which he starts in autumn. Deputy spokeswoman for the White House, Dana Perino, told the New York Times “Phil Cooney did a great job and we appreciate his public service and the work that he did, and we wish him well in the private sector.” ….

Source: The New York Times, June 8, 2005
In a joint meeting in Washington, President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair brushed off a recently revealed British memo from July 2002 that said “intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy” to remove Saddam Hussein “through military action, justified by the conjunction of terrorism and W.M.D.” or weapons of mass destruction…….

All of the above, and more, are detailed on www.prwatch.org the website of the Center for Media and Democracy.
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