17 October 2007

Spying Prior to 9/11 and Forcible Injections

Keith Olbermann addresses allegations made by Quest's former CEO that illegal domestic spying was going on prior to 9/11 and an immigration official's testimony to congress that at least 48 immigrant detainees have been forcibly injected with dangerous drugs.

(Reported in the Washington Post via C&L):

Former chief executive Joseph P. Nacchio, convicted in April of 19 counts of insider trading, said the NSA approached Qwest more than six months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, according to court documents unsealed in Denver this week. Read more…

A former Qwest Communications International executive, appealing a conviction for insider trading, has alleged that the government withdrew opportunities for contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars after Qwest refused to participate in an unidentified National Security Agency program that the company thought might be illegal.

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