- Published: Wednesday, 19 April 2006 17:00
- Written by The Skanner
Here we go again. The administration says "regime change" is needed. Warnings are issued about the threat posed by the "mad man" who leads the oil-rich country. Alarming intelligence estimates are leaked about nuclear weapons programs.
The vice president warns about "monumental consequences" if the alleged efforts to develop nuclear weapons are continued. The president is said to feel invasion is his mission. Neoconservatives call for military action.
The corporate media and the American political system have a relationship that can only be described as corrupt. The media long ago rendered themselves incapable of informing the public of anything important or providing any meaningful analysis. They no longer even bother to hide their bias in favor of right-wing politics and corporate interests.
In 2001, four years before Hurricane Katrina became the biggest natural disaster in American history, the federal government was notified of the increased likelihood of a major hurricane devastating the city of New Orleans. The warning was ignored.
Thousands of young people survived Hurricane Katrina, only to still find themselves facing an uncertain future over seven months later.