Friday, June 29, 2007
The CIA: still evil after all these years…
By Justin Raimondo
"The uncovering of the CIA's "family jewels" – a catalog of the Agency's crimes committed at home and abroad in the 1970s – underscores my principal objection to the trite post-9/11 conventional wisdom, "Everything's changed." Because, of course, nothing has changed, not really, at least not where the unmitigated evil of the U.S. government is concerned. What these nearly 700 pages of previously classified materials reveal is that all the supposedly innovative techniques of torture, domestic surveillance, and utter disregard for the rights of U.S. citizens supposedly spawned by the "war on terrorism" predated the 9/11 terrorist attacks......"