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Conscious Flow Radio


Monday, May 4, 2009

U.S. has a 45-year history of torture

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-langguth3-2009may03,0,4295574.story

Our interference, which went on for decades, was not limited to one political party. The meddling in Brazil began in earnest during the early 1960s under a Democratic administration. At that time, Washington's alarm over Cuba was much like the more recent panic after 9/11. The Kennedy White House was determined to prevent another communist regime in the hemisphere, and Robert Kennedy, as attorney general, was taking a strong interest in several anti-communist approaches, including the Office of Public Safety.