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London Bombings and the Downing Street Minutes

In talking about the Downing Street Minutes these days, you may be asked for an opinion about the attacks in London on July 7, 2005. Here are some suggested points to make:

The bombings are completely regrettable and inexcusable. The comments of Fox News commentator Brian Kilmeade that these bombings work to the advantage of the West by focusing us on terrorism as an important issue are disgraceful. It is to no one's advantage for this cycle of violence to spiral further out of control.

But the bombings do remind us that the Bush administration took the focus off Al Qaeda before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and then as quickly as possible took the focus off Al Qaeda again in order to put it on Saddam Hussein, who had no ties to Al Quaeda and played no role in the 9-11 attacks.

There is a danger that Blair and Bush will try to misuse the recent tragedy as they have done that of four years ago. The audacity of this, and the media's willingness to allow it, is stunning. The War on Iraq, which was based on lies, has created a prime training ground for terrorists.

Terrorist incidents have risen during Bush's "War on Terror." The U.S. government's National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) announced this week that the number of worldwide terrorist attacks that occurred in 2004 was 3,192. This number is almost five times higher than the figure of 651 "significant" attacks that NCTC released on April 27 of this year, after the administration received widespread criticism for attempting to hide a major increase in terrorist incidents by dropping the data from the State Department's 2004 report on global terrorism. The NCTC figures do not include attacks on U.S. troops fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan. If they did, the number of attacks would be about 14,600 higher.

The London attacks put the lie to Bush's claim that "we must take the fight to the enemy over there so we don't have to fight them at home." The War on Iraq, and the killing of innocents and torturing of prisoners, is inspiring a new generation of terrorists, and clearly they can attack Westerners at home.

The war has also diverted resources from the pursuit of terrorists at home, and diverted much of the US National Guard and most of the US military. The White House has left ports and borders unprotected while spending hundreds of billions of dollars in Iraq. Just a few weeks ago the GOP in Congress gutted funding for transit security.

The more we learn about the deceptions that Bush used to drive us into war (and that is the value of the Downing Street Minutes), the more it becomes clear that this war has nothing to do with making Americans or Brits or the world safer.

The Downing Street Minutes and related documents (all available at ) provide new and compelling evidence that President Bush, by the summer of 2002:

1. secretly decided to go to war;
2. decided to deceive and mislead the Congress and the American people with false claims about both weapons of mass destruction and ties between Saddam Hussein and 9-11;
3. secretly diverted $700 million from the War in Afghanistan and started bombing Iraq to provoke a war;
4. agreed to go to the UN only to "legalize" an illegal invasion - and then walked out of the U.N. when inspections worked.

Items 2 and 3 are both impeachable offenses. The Bush Administration's conspiracy to deceive Congress culminated in a fraudulent letter to Congress on March 18, 2003, claiming continued U.N. inspections would endanger the national security of the United States.

This fraud violated the federal anti-conspiracy statute, 18 U.S.C. § 371, which makes it a felony "to commit any offense against the United States, or to defraud the United States, or any agency thereof in any manner or for any purpose..."; and The False Statements Accountability Act of 1996, 18 U.S.C. § 1001, which makes it a felony to issue knowingly and willfully false statements to the United States Congress.

President Bush did not declare war until March 2003. Congress did not authorize military action until October 11, 2002. But Bush began an air war six weeks before that authorization and increased "spikes of activity" five months before. This means that additional communications to Congress from the President, claiming that he had not yet begun the war, may be felonious, and that Bush violated the Constitutional requirement that Congress authorize any war.

These criminal actions constitute High Crimes under Article II, Section 4 of the United States Constitution: "The President, Vice President, and all civil officers of the United States shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors."

Two weeks before the invasion of Iraq, Blair was presented with an intelligence report saying that an invasion of Iraq would increase the likelihood of an attack on the UK.


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I too am sickened at the thought that Bush and Blair would try and use this attack on London as a shield for their growing troubles via the DSM (and soon to be Plamegate?). Now more than ever, all of us that want the truth to come out, all of us that want Bush and his administration to pay for their crimes, must be even more dedicated to helping the truth come out. I talk about this issue so much now that I think my wife believes I am losing it, but I continue to talk about it to anyone who will listen. It is the only way I see to get the average couch potato to understand that there is more to this than CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, etc., are letting on.

-With george's numbers dropping fast,including his approval rate on handling terrorism,many people were predicting another attack (see convenient that they occured in LONDON this time-definitely enough to raise fear levels again, but not at home, so nobody can point out that we're still not safe from attacks-he's got his cake AND the eating of it. how convenient.

you know, I think I've seen this all before...

When Bush sent his wife to the middle east to walk the streets with little protection, I thought they were trying to get her assasinated by some pissed off Arabs. How could you criticize a man whose wife has just been killed. The Arabs didn't cooperate, so on to plan B.

So I wasn't the only one who thought that's what was going on with that trip! In my dreams the woman finally grows a conscience, misses a few dozen daily Xanax, and gets ticked off enough to expose all hubby's dirty little secrets...along with the long suspected fact that Herr Rove has to dress up as a German barmaid to gain an "election."

Indeed. If the last one was a "trifecta" for ol' King George the Usurper, this one can only be considered a wet dream.

There are many of us who think they are losing it... Remember the Clinton scandals were covered non-stop... Now, we get a girl in Aruba non-stop with the DSM, Plamegate, etc going on and not a word. Everything is out of context... the above website has some other interesting goings on behind the scenes that no one is mentioning...

The main website is also interesting.

Chill-out Brian, don't get your wife upset... you love her more than Bush ever will, so if you want to feel like you are getting something done, go to Four Reasons... it has so many petition links it will give you a sense of empowerment and calmness(I sound like Oprah) and your wife will have a sense of ease about your well-being(now I sound like Dr. Phil) . So find your petitions and sign and sleep well:

Blair has just won the olympics- all of Britain is fully behind Tony Blair. Now all of a sudden London is attacked ; Tony can use his olympic goodwill to rally all of the Brits to support him in his next endeavour of joining Bush and the American government in attacking Iran.

The anti-war Brits would never have supported another pre-emptive strike on another country; now however with all the olympic hoopla and the attack in London (staged ?) all the Brits are all pumped up and ready to retaliate against Bush's axis of evil.

Furthermore France's President Chirac and Germany's Chancellor Schroeder are both extremely weak right now and are unlikely to be able to mount new resistance against Bush/Blair in a new war against Iran.

I think this London attack should be very closely investigated- I think the stage is again being set for more war and confiscation of oil on the planet.

Blair has just won the olympics- all of Britain is fully behind Tony Blair. Now all of a sudden London is attacked ; Tony can use his olympic goodwill to rally all of the Brits to support him in his next endeavour of joining Bush and the American government in attacking Iran.

The anti-war Brits would never have supported another pre-emptive strike on another country; now however with all the olympic hoopla and the attack in London (staged ?) all the Brits are all pumped up and ready to retaliate against Bush's axis of evil.

Furthermore France's President Chirac and Germany's Chancellor Schroeder are both extremely weak right now and are unlikely to be able to mount new resistance against Bush/Blair in a new war against Iran.

I think this London attack should be very closely investigated- I think the stage is again being set for more war and confiscation of oil on the planet.

- I was watching the news early this morning on CNN when they broke in with the report that an explosion (one) had taken place in london. Within a short period of time, they were reporting SIX explosions. later, that had changed to FOUR explosions. later, it was reported that two additional bombs had been found planted, but did not detonate.So: six bombs were EXPECTED to go off, four went off,two were duds. How did the media know that there should have been six?

VERY good catch and a VERY good question!

Apparently CNN's resident CIA babysitter (of course most people reading this are aware that intel "supervision" of all major broadcast media outlets has been in place throughout the Bush admin.)got a little free and loose with the details. How VERY interesting. I wonder if anyone has this on tape?

Someone on Democratic suggested after the first London bombing that people with TIVOs start filming because now is when Bush, Blair and the "news media" will start making mistakes.

So many people have links to articles and video of Bush's lies, the more exposure the lies get, the more people turn against the atrocities based on lies, fear and propaganda, the more agencies - FBI, CIA, Pentagon, International Criminal Court, even Bilderberg - I have read that the Oligarchy is in Civil War over Bush and the failures of the acceleration of the world dominion program and people who can do something about it might act if they know that the majority of Americans are not buying any of the never-elected Bush and company's lies.

i think the G8 council meeting has changed its agenda due to the bombing. Blair has returned to Scotland. are you kidding me... they're going to resume their talks about global warming and global poverty?

rubbish! the parallels between today and 911 are quite apparent. at that time there was world wide support and solidarity for the US in their time of grief and shock. and the world said it would stand by the US in its fight against terrorism. But when Bush went after Bin Laden and then against Saddam, that support was reduced to the UK. I am looking now for what Mary Robinson former President of Ireland, then High Commisioner on Human Rights said after 9/11.

The distinction was made then, and must be made now, that a war on "terrorism" is war on an abstract noun. It must be a war on "terrorists" which is much more limited in scope, and has specific aims that can be met without increasing the terror level of ordinary people around the world, without creating a police state, and without increasing the liklihood of more violence, more terror, and an agenda of expanding and perpetual war.

no. we are not advancing peace today. we are looking at the War On Terrorism, Part 2.

The UK news is full again of MI5... and another massive intelligence failure that led to more casualties. It is said over and over that there were warnings, that they knew this would happen.... they just did not know when.

will get the Irish and the UK papers tomorrow. it is a black day... in the UK theaters and concerts cancelled. gridlock so bad the people are leaving their cars and walking. no trains no busses.... it's just shocking.

"In a world which has changed not for the better after the September 11 attacks, there is need to reinforce the rule of law and international human rights and for ensuring that tolerance was not looked upon as luxury but a way of life.’ In these difficult times there is need to check expression of anger. We must not be carried away by the knee jerk different reaction of other countries."

"…true respect for human life must go hand in hand with securing justice," and that "the best tribute we can pay to the victims of terrorism and their grieving families and friends, is to ensure that justice, and not revenge, is served".

Speaking on terrorism, Ms Mary Robinson cautioned against the violation of human rights in the global ‘fixation’ with the war against terrorism and said:

"What must never be forgotten is that human rights are no hindrance to the promotion of peace and security. Rather they are an essential element of any strategy to defeat terrorism."

I think this is so important now. To focus on Justice, Not Revenge. To focus on defeat of terrorism Under Law.

"It is a delusion to think that the nation’s security is advanced by the sacrifice of the individuals’s basic liberty. The fears and doubts of the moment may loom large, but we lose more than we gain if we counter with a resort to alien procedures or with a denial of essential constitutional guarantees."
- Judge Stanley H. Fuld of the New York Court of Appeals

"Give me freedom or give me death"
Most Americans have never had to understand this famous line,but for the few that truely understand this, it hold a truth that can't be explained,it has to be lived!

I've been crippled for over 4 years because of the Bush administration and I understand this line.
For over 31/2 years I couldn't walk,but the point is that it's better to die at the hands of the enemy than have a government that abuses it's power and takes away freedoms from the people!

George W. Bush is as predictable as the California (Oops!A blue State pun.) weather. Just like in his scandalous first year in office when all of America dissented "his election", his approval ratings were suffering, he decides to hide out in Texas for a month for "his well deserved vacation" and then September 11th, 2001 happened; during his "re-election" bid, Kerry was kicking his sorry ass in the late summer of 2004 and when he and his neo-cons "invaded" New York City for their convention, with his scripted speech delivered and his creatins toying with the fears of the American electorate with their Crayola crayon terrorist chart, Ohio gives us the ultimate example of being "a red state retard" and puts him back in. And now the tragedy in London: could everyone please get out of their brainwashed and pathetic fear-manipulated life and look at what is happening...before
he escapes justice on January 20, 2009!?!

There was a lot of mayhem in London today with trains breaking down, fires burning and buses blowing up. However for an attack with more than 30 dead and some 1000 wounded persons there are remarkably few meaningful photos of the event.

Go to the BBC, Guardian, Independent,CNN and all the global networks and look at the pictures- seems like everybody is relying on the same set of 20 some pictures of the wounded. You have the "incognito" lady with the white mask to cover some apparent wounds; the empty blown up bus where we are told 2 persons died; some fuzzy pictures of underground trains which blew up where we are told 30 + people died.

So where are the full names and addresses and the pictures of the dead ? We must all make sure this is not again some sort of staged attack- it would make a lot of sense to look up all the deceased to make sure that we are not dealing with some MI5 actors who took today off to pose for pictures and to create some staged mayhem amongst the London masses.

Also interesting that there where again wild drops in the financial markets right after the attacks; whoever had advanced information of these attacks could have made billions today by shorting equities etc prior to the attack. Recall that in the few days prior to 9/11 there were huge trades in the shares of American Airlines and United...

I think it's time for our FBI to investigate many activities coming out of the Whitehouse.

I'm no lawyer,but I do believe if they see criminal activity they have more power than the Whitehouse,congress,etc.............

Given how desparate the criminals have become,
what lengths might they go to in order to save their own skins?

AIPAC under the gun for Spying.
Rove under the gun for Treason.
Bush on the verge of Impeachment.
9/11 truths on the verge of being told.
Time for a crisis...time for fear...time for martial law to be imposed...time to shut down the internet.

All of the New World Order's best laid plans are under threat of being exposed. Time for terror:


In 1954, Israeli agents working in Egypt planted bombs in several buildings, including a United States diplomatic facility, and left evidence behind implicating Arabs as the culprits. The ruse would have worked, had not one of the bombs detonated prematurely, allowing the Egyptians to capture and identify one of the bombers, which in turn led to the round up of an Israeli spy ring.

Some of the spies were from Israel, while others were recruited from the local Jewish population. Israel responded to the scandal with claims in the media that there was no spy ring, that it was all a hoax perpetrated by "anti-Semites". But as the public trial progressed, it was evident that Israel had indeed been behind the bombing. Eventually, Israeli's Defense Minister Pinhas Lavon was brought down by the scandal, although it appears that he was himself the victim of a frame-up by the real authors of the bombing project, code named "Operation Susannah."

It is therefore a fact that Israel has a prior history of setting off bombs with the intent to blame Arabs for them.

This is not the only example of a "False Flag" operation designed to trick the United States into attacking Israel's enemies.

Thursday 7th July 2005 (21h17) :

Stratfor Consulting Intelligence Agency:
’Israel Warned United Kingdom About Possible Attacks’

You stated that there was no connection between Saddam and Al Qaeda. That is not correct. There was a connection b/w Saddam and Al Qaeda. Saddam was a major supporter of terrorists and had to be taken out.

The British need to stand strong with the US coalition to defeat the radical islamists. The only other choice is to submit to living in fear. The only path to true peace is victory.

Where Is The Linkage?

And don't come back with a Rush page URL!!!

I do believe the idea that Saddam was supporting Al Qaeda or any terrorist group in his country has been debunked. Much like the WMD. Got another one?

Then suit up and put your money where your mouth is. And, if you have children, make sure you send them too!!!!!!!!!

Wake up and read what Bush has to say on this topic. These are his words, which DIRECTLY contradict yours:

Bush Flatly Declares No Connection Between
Saddam and al Qaeda

You've been brain washed. Troops are fighting and dying specifically to avenge the deaths of 9/11. It was a lie.

U.S. Army Officers Say: 'Mossad May Blame Arabs'

Sometimes "the most likely suspect" in an act of terrorism is actually a "false flag" working for-or otherwise "framed" by- those who are responsible.

Exclusive To American Free Press

By Michael Collins Piper

Top U.S. Army analysts believe Israel's intelligence agency, the Mossad, is "ruthless and cunning," "a wildcard" that "has [the] capability to target U.S. forces and make it look like a Palestinian/Arab act."

This eye-opening assertion about America's supposed closest ally was reported in a front page story in The Washington Times on September 10-just one day before the terrorist attacks in America that are being blamed on "Arabs."

The Times reported that this serious charge by U.S. Army officers against the Israelis appeared in a 68-page paper prepared by 60 officers at the U.S. Army's School for Advanced Military Studies, a training ground for up-and-coming Army officers.

Then, just hours after the terrorist tra gedies, a well-known pro-Israel analyst, George Friedman, proclaimed Israel as the primary beneficiary.

"The big winner today, intended or not, is the state of Israel," wrote Fried man, who said on his Internet website at that "There is no question … that the Israeli leadership is feeling relief" in the wake of the terrorist attack on America as a result of the benefits that Israel will glean.

Considering the U.S. Army's questions about possible provocations by Israel, coupled with this noted intelligence analyst's suggestion that Israel was indeed "the big winner" on Sept. 11, a previous report in the Aug. 3, 1993 issue of The Village Voice that Israel's Mossad was perhaps involved in (or had foreknowledge of) the previous "Arab terrorist" attack on the World Trade Center, takes on new dimensions.

The events of Sept. 11 do require careful attention in light of the fact that Israel has had a long and proven record in planting "false flags"-orchestrated assassinations and acts of terrorism for its own purposes and pinning those atrocities on innocent parties.

Perhaps the best-known instance in which Israel used a "false flag" to cover its own trail was in the infamous Lavon Affair.

We have Sharome saying that he's running the US government,we have spies in our Pentagon and else where.
And a president that is aiding and abetting Israel.

I think the US has to declare Israel hostile and freeze assets of many in the US,especially those in our government.
Yet another treason by Bush!

Well, as a communications engineer and instructor, I feel that this
entire scenario makes a perfect case to repel the Telecommunication
Act of 1996. It was this change in communications law which made
it legal for an individual or corporation to own more than seven
radio stations, seven newspapers, and/or seven television stations.

Like the man said, "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely."

I have been urging people in the mean time to contact the FCC
and file complaints against these media outlets and their parent corporations, as well as to file complaints to the House
Sub-committee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection
to complain about the FCC's complicity in these outrages of

How is it that Janet Jackson's "boobie" and Howard Stern's "ca ca
humour" can raise the ire of the FCC to the passion of a "Southern Baptist Preacher with hemorhoids" while Suppression of the Downing Street Minutes and other Neo Con High Crimes continues without so
much as a "yellow card" warning whistle?

Contact Info for the FCC:
To file FCC complaint online:

To call FCC enforcement bureau:
(+1) 202.418.7450

The Committee on Energy and Commerce
Joe Barton, Chairman

Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
Fred Upton, Chairman

The rules they are breaking are in the FCC Guidelines (I think)
1.720 thru 1.736 if anyone wants to speack "legaleeze"


Thank you for the info. I'm on it. That stupid law is what needs to change - the media people are just puppets and attacking them is good but it isn't going to change the problem that a handful of very powerful people are running the show.

Okay, these media guys are really under the gun. They are
getting nervous and are making some really big mistakes.
Remember, this is the same arrogance that gave us "Iraq
will welcome us as liberators." These guys really think
they have perfected the art of Propaganda and can make
ANYTHING the TRUTH. Hitler didn't have OUR Middle Class
smart kids (Saturdaze Kidz) to deal with with his "BIG LIE." We keep finding the holes in the story faster than they can
do damage control. They are melting down at an exponential rate.

Why not help them along? Get everyone you know to e-mail,
call, & write EVERY MEDIA OUTLET in your area from the grassroots
town papers up to Viacom, Clear Channel, etc. and simply say,

"Sorry. We are not buying it. We don't trust you anymore."
You lied. Bush Lied. People Died. Lying is wrong. Killing is Wrong.
You support people that kill to get their way and to get what
they want. Surrender and repent. Just Give Us Some TRUTH!!

Of course, you your own "personalized" touch on the wording.

BLAST them and KEEP Blasting them demanding the Truth.
Keep telling them "they are lying" and "you know the truth."

These guys are dinosaurs that only understand "static systems."
(Imagine a linear JERK on MS-DOS ver. 3.3). Their entire
plan is based around some archaic 1800s pseudo-science of the
"Supermen". (Some people read Nietztsche and Blavatski and get it,
some don't . .. these guys didn't)

WE on the other hand, are all Cool kidz that understand "DYNAMIC SYSTEMS". We don't fear Change like these cavemen do. We are like a multi-tasking suped up Windows/Lynux/SUN/MAC OS on a skateboard.

I think you will quickly see a lot of programming execs,
studio staff, DJ's, and writers coming clean in a HURRY.

Get to work. Don't stop. Keep it going and it will work.

I agree,How does this sound.

Where are the stories on the Downing Street Memos,Karl Rove,Gannon and other news involving this administration.

We have an administration that may be guilty of treasons and criminal activity and you don't find this news worthy!

Do you work for the Bush administration?

Both sound good to me. Now can anyone please send me a link where I can find all these email addressess?

Okay, here's what I have been sending out (whatcha think?)


Dear Editor,


Even though you all put forth a very impressive effort yesterday
and "Worst Attacks Since World War II" was definitely a
classic catch phrase, we just are NOT buying it.

This was so obviously a Counter-Intelligence "False Flag" operation
of Desperate Men that even my grandmother called, "BULLSHIT!!!"
and she's a REPUBLICAN!!!


Bottom Line-


- Frederick C. Blackburn

it seems so obviously a covert operation to take the heat
off of the Downing Street *situation*. How can corporate mercenaries be profiled? They'll make it another excuse to fight *terrorism* when they created it on purpose.

Maybe Grams won't be a republican for much longer.


She's started thinking. First comes that initial moment of outrage, then comes the quest for truth, then it's payback time. I sincerely believe this particular pendulum has begun the return trip, and hopefully we the lucid will stop the swing somewhere left of center.

Nice work!

3 Million Illegal Aliens a year are now entering the U.S. (As reported by Time Magazine). It's highly likely that at least one in a million is a terrorist.
After 4 years, the probability seems high that a minimum of 12 terrorist are somewhere plotting an attack in the U.S. with enough planning time to make the London bombings look miniscule. I'm sure The Dept of Homeland Security is doing a great job keeping track of all "suspicious" aliens who are here legally. How hard do you think it is for terrorists to figure out that if they're here "under the radar", they're safe from Homeland Security's data bases?
It's a no-brainer. Even a President without a brain should be able to see the potential hell we're opening ourselves up to. Yet Bush accepts the fact that 3 million people a year cross our borders illegally, saying "...they're just coming in to do the jobs that Americans don't want to do". What will he say when our cities' water supplies are poisoned or "dirty bombs" start exploding? He'll say; The possibility of what happened was just too hard for anyone to conceive".**

**The same statement made by the Bush Administration in reference to the planes flying into the twin towers... Which by the way, was the opening sequence of a movie made 20 years earlier, "Escape From New York" starring Kurt Russell.

a man bred from birth to be an unfeeling killing machine. "one man...programmed to kill...he wasn't supposed to care...but then, he did start caring, for some reason." A chilling prophecy of the clone armies now being manufactured by your tax dollars. Wait a minute--Big Trouble in Little China, Overboard... Is Kurt part of the new world order?


To those anonymi behind the curtain. We know who they are and what they're doing.

DavidSwanson, do you think you can shunt some of the more...creative posts to their own section? Don't delete. Everyone should have their say. But maybe it's time to moderate moderately?

I've seen this game played too many times before. Whose interests do you represent? Opening minds one at a time and pressuring the media to explore every possibility and expose what they find is the purpose of this web site. Free speech is not negotiable. You're free to ignore anything which either doesn't sound plausible to you or does not serve your particular agenda.

i'm sorry we don't have the staff to moderate these comments, but we do for these forums:


What is undoubtedly clear is that those who staged these terror attacks once again exhibited the sort of calculation and ruthlessness that has come to be associated with the ideology at the heart of the crusade in the name of a “war on terror

Did any one else think that both Blair and Bush looked sneaky and sheepish during thier addresses, regarding these London bombings?
Or should I say MORE sneaky and sheepish than usual.



and Yes.

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