Donald Rumsfeld

Cheney's in the Bunker - A Song with Footnotes

Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta's testimony was omitted from the final 9/11 Commission Report. But David Ray Griffin found it in the May 2003 Commission Staff Report. And it was on C-SPAN, which led it to being posted by many people many times on YouTube and other video sharing sites. Griffin's book, The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions & Distortions, was the inspiration for these lyrics, which I later made into a video. Maybe some of you will use it and pass it on!

Cheney's in the Bunker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnqPmGS3Ioc

Cheney’s in the bunker …now we’re under attack (1)
Someone seized our jets... in a terror hijack…
They flew into the Towers with a mighty impact
The Trade Center fell in a total collapse…
Now Bush is in the classroom for a photo-op show…
The story of the goat is what he wants “kids” to know
The day is Nine-Eleven… year Two-Thousand and One
Now who the hell’s attacking us, and what’s to be done?

Chorus:

"Do the orders still stand, sir? Do the orders still stand?
Do the orders still stand, sir? Do the orders still stand?
Do the orders still stand?”

Rumsfeld feels vindicated by Obama's Gitmo policy

USA TODAY
Rumsfeld feels vindicated by Obama's Gitmo policy

"There are things you regret," he says during an interview Tuesday, the day his memoir Known and Unknown was published, but quickly adds that he also takes "great pride in the structures that the Bush administration put in place that this Obama administration criticized and ran against and now have retained: military commissions and indefinite detention and (the prison at) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba."
Is that a sense of vindication he's feeling?
"I suppose that's right," he says, smiling.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2011-02-08-rumsfeld-memoir_N.htm

Rumsfeld Memoir 'Known And Unknown' Reveals Doubts But Remains Self-Righteous

via Huffington Post
Marcus Baram

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/03/rumsfeld-memoir-known-and-unknown_n_818446.html

"Donald Rumsfeld has a few regrets -- but not many.

In his upcoming memoir "Known And Unknown," the Bush-era Pentagon chief lists some of them: claiming that the U.S. knew the location of Iraqi WMDs, not authorizing more troops after the invasion of Iraq, and not quitting after the Abu Ghraib detainee abuse scandal.

But for the most part, Rumsfeld remains defiantly self-righteous about his tenure as Bush's Defense Secretary -- defending his often-criticized decisions and blaming almost everyone else for mistakes that were made -- in the 800-page book, a copy of which was obtained by The Huffington Post. Notably missing from the book is any mention of Pat Tillman, the football star turned soldier whose death by friendly fire was covered up by the Pentagon.

Donald Rumsfeld Torture Lawsuit Fizzles, Again

via Dan Froomkin @ Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- An American Civil Liberties Union lawyer trying to revive a torture lawsuit against former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and three high-ranking Army officers made no headway in a hearing Thursday before a three-member panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The biggest obstacle facing the ACLU: The full circuit court previously ruled in a similar case that Rumsfeld and others are immune from such suits because they were acting in their capacity as government officials.

Cecillia Wang, an attorney with the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project, gamely argued that while the court was precluded by that precedent from actually finding in favor of her plaintiffs, it should still rule on the issue of whether their rights were violated.

Unlike an earlier case which involved non-citizens tortured at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, this case, Ali v. Rumsfeld, was filed on behalf of nine Iraqi and Afghan men subjected to torture and abuse under Rumsfeld's command in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Donald Rumsfeld Returns

Diane Sawyer will talk to former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in his first television interview since 2006 next month. The conversation is slated to begin airing on ABC's "World News" on February 7, with segments also appearing on "Nightline" and "Good Morning America."

The interview will coincide with the release of Rumsfeld's memoir, "Known and Unknown". ABC News reports:

In an ABC News exclusive, Diane Sawyer talks to former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in his first television interview since leaving public service in November 2006.
Donald Rumsfeld has been a pivotal figure in recent American history. As Secretary of Defense on 9/11, Rumsfeld played a critical role in the war on terror, including the combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

9/10/2001: Rumsfeld says $2.3 TRILLION Missing from Pentagon

The day before 9/11/2001, Donald Rumsfeld announced that
$2.3 Trillion in transactions cannot be accounted for.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xU4GdHLUHwU

The Pentagon wing with the Accounting records was destroyed on 9/11.
How convenient. So we will never know where the money went.

How can we get a feel for how much $2.3 Trillion is?

The Moon is an average of 384,403 km from Earth.
That is 384,403,000 meters (384 million meters)
That is 384,403,000,000 millimeters (384 billion)

If the thickness of a US Dollar is about 1 millimeter,
that means you could stack 384 billion dollars to the Moon.

$2.3 trillion or $2,3000,000,000,000 would stack dollar bills
2.3 trillion / $384 billion = 6 times to the Moon

As many times as NASA landed on the moon. (Yes they did.)

A lot of murders have been done for much less money.
If 9/11 was an inside job, it wasn't done for small change.

Post 9/11 Topical Songs & Videos by "TruthTroubadour" Vic Sadot at 911Blogger

By way of introduction and to present my 9/11 related writings, songs, and videos, I will begin with posting these statements and links as a first blog entry. All of my 9/11 songs are free mp3's at www.last.fm/music/vic+sadot

Bon Courage! Vic Sadot

Vic Sadot is a singer-songwriter and maker of music videos who is based in Berkeley, California. Vic is an active member of the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, and is featured on Actors & Artists for 9/11 Truth. http://actorsandartistsfor911truth.com/Q-Z.htm

Vic writes in the tradition of "Broadside, the National Topical Song Magazine" of Sis Cunningham and Gordon Friesen, and songwriters like Phil Ochs, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Bob Dylan. Sadot has produced an entire CD of "9/11 Truth & Justice Songs" available at www.911truth.org

Rumsfeld 9/11 Breakfast Memo

Memo re: September 11, 2001 breakfast meeting - attendees (11 House Repubs), agenda (2002 Defense Authorization, missile defense, N Korea, etc.)
http://www.dod.gov/pubs/foi/other/10_F_1229_Rumsfeld_breakfast_Sept_11_with_MOCs.pdf

via DOD FOIA Reading Room doc blog:
http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/other/

More info:
(8:00 a.m.-8:50 a.m.) September 11, 2001: Rumsfeld Holds Breakfast Meeting at Pentagon; Key Military Figures Present
http://www.historycommons.org/context.jsp?item=a800breakfastmeeting#a800breakfastmeeting

Top General Shelton: We were only in Iraq because of a series of lies about WMD

Now that we have proof about the lies of WMD, maybe we can address 9/11.

Ex-top soldier: Iraq war ‘fiasco’ due to Rumsfeld’s ‘lies’

Shepard Fairey, street artist and Obama iconographer, questions “validity of 9/11 story”

 

On November 4th, 2009, a year after the election of Barack Obama, artist Shepard Fairey was at the University of Southern California for a conversation entitled “Art, Culture, Politics.”  Fairey lent the Obama campaign his artistic design skills by creating the imagery and layout of the “Hope” and “Progress” posters.  This iconographical work, which now resides in the Smithsonian, was a crucial visual vehicle in Barack Obama’s mega-cultural ascendancy.

 

9/11 (And George Bush) For Dummies

Link here---> http://realitybloger.wordpress.com/2010/09/02/911-and-george-bush-for-dummies/

Still think Iraq or Saddam Hussain had anything to do with 9/11?

Still think George Bush Jr. is an idiot?

Well the listen as George Bush Jr, Dick Cheney, John Edwards, and Donald Rumsfeld tell you in their own words that Iraq is innocent.

And watch as George W. Bush morphs from a formidable orator and debater, to an Academy Award deserving buffoon in just 4 years time.

Still think Bush is an idiot? Well then my friend, it is you who have been made the fool...

Link here---> http://realitybloger.wordpress.com/2010/09/02/911-and-george-bush-for-dummies/

George W. Bush 'knew Guantánamo prisoners were innocent'

George W. Bush 'knew Guantánamo prisoners were innocent'

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George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld covered up that hundreds of innocent men were sent to the Guantánamo Bay prison camp because they feared that releasing them would harm the push for war in Iraq and the broader War on Terror, according to a new document obtained by The Times.

The accusations were made by Lawrence Wilkerson, a top aide to Colin Powell, the former Republican Secretary of State, in a signed declaration to support a lawsuit filed by a Guantánamo detainee. It is the first time that such allegations have been made by a senior member of the Bush Administration.

9/11 Commissioner slips up, says missile hit Pentagon‏

Former 9/11 Commissioner Tim Roemer slips up and says a missile hit the Pentagon on 9/11. George W. Bush also slips up and describes explosives in the World Trade Center towers. Donald Rumsfeld slips up as well saying that United 93 was shot down in Pennsylvania.

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http://eclipptv.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=11058

"DO NOT CROSS THE LINE"

DO NOT CROSS THE LINE

By World911Truth.org

According to a document obtained by the ACLU under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on Tuesday March 16, the 9/11 commission was warned on Jan. 6th, 2004 by high-level administration officials to "not cross the line" in the investigation of the events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.

The document is available at http://www.aclu.org/files/assets/CIA.pdf

Here's a copy of the letter in question (page 26 of the PDF document).

From:

Revealed: Ashcroft, Tenet, Rumsfeld warned 9/11 Commission about ‘line’ it ’should not cross’

Revealed: Ashcroft, Tenet, Rumsfeld warned 9/11 Commission about ‘line’ it ’should not cross’
By Sahil Kapur
Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 -- 9:11 am

Senior Bush administration officials sternly cautioned the 9/11 Commission against probing too deeply into the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, according to a document recently obtained by the ACLU.

The notification came in a letter dated January 6, 2004, addressed by Attorney General John Ashcroft, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and CIA Director George J. Tenet. The ACLU described it as a fax sent by David Addington, then-counsel to former vice president Dick Cheney.

In the message, the officials denied the bipartisan commission's request to question terrorist detainees, informing its two senior-most members that doing so would "cross" a "line" and obstruct the administration's ability to protect the nation.