Lies Awful to Behold

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A hard-hitting response from Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, on the lies of "Sith Lord Cheney," and the damage done "to our country and the party of Lincoln." His key charge: Cheney ordered torture, not to keep America safe, but to prove his own bogus claims of an Iraq-Al Qaeda link used to justify the Iraq invasion.

"As the administration authorized
harsh interrogation in April and May of 2002--well before the Justice
Department had rendered any legal opinion--its principal priority for
intelligence was not aimed at pre-empting another terrorist attack on
the U.S. but discovering a smoking gun linking Iraq and al-Qa'ida."

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