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Monday, May 23, 2005

We Shouldn't Let Bush Get Away With This Crap -The Downing Street "Memo"

The Downing Street "Memo" is courtesy of Robert Rouse at the blog A little Left of Centrist.

The Downing Street "Memo" is actually a document containing meeting minutes transcribed during the British Prime Minister's meeting on July 23, 2002—a full eight months PRIOR to the invasion of Iraq on March 20, 2003. The Times of London printed the text of this document on Sunday, May 1, 2005, but to date US media coverage has been limited. This site is intended to act as a resource for anyone who wants to understand the facts revealed in this document.

The contents of the memo are shocking. The minutes detail how our government did not believe Iraq was a greater threat than other nations; how intelligence was "fixed" to sell the case for war to the American public; and how the Bush administration’s public assurances of "war as a last resort" were at odds with their privately stated intentions. More

In addition, take a look at the following letter written by Robert Ruse - An open letter to the extreme Right. Everyone should be concerned irrespective of their party affiliation with the direction this country has taken.

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