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  • Look Who Just Got Paroled - a follow up on Scott Ritter

    02/18/2015 10:24:12 AM PST · by BigChiMike · 12 replies
    Back in december, I posted that everyone's favorite Baathist flunkie / child molester Scott Ritter was released from Jail (and is gainfully employed courtesy of the Huffington Post), but it seems that Scott hasn't fulfilled the requirements of his sentence. He has to register as a sex offender but I dont see his entry in New York's database, or Pennsylvania's (where the crime took place). I know the first time Ritter got caught proposition a child in the internet was back in 2001 but the prosecutor let him off with an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal and sealed...
  • Look Who Just Got Paroled

    01/05/2015 11:18:21 AM PST · by BigChiMike · 28 replies
    Times Union ^ | December 4, 2014 | Rick Karlin
    Scott Ritter, the former United Nations weapons inspector who was arrested and imprisoned for unlawful contact with a minor, has returned to Bethlehem. Ritter was paroled from state prison in Pennsylvania in September. A call to his home wasn't returned on Thursday. A vocal critic of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Ritter has resumed his trenchant writing on U.S. policy in the Middle East: He has authored at least three online articles for Huffington Post since October, including one warning that the creation of a U.S.-backed "Free Syrian Army" represents a "figment of American creative thinking."
  • DUmmie FUnnies 06-18-13 (Pitt FINALLY Mentions the Name of Scott Ritter)

    06/18/2013 9:41:56 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | June 18, 2013 | William Rivers Pitt, DUmmies, & PJ-Comix
    An historic event. WILLIAM RIVERS PITT after years of completely IGNORING the co-author of his unread book, Scott Ritter, ever since he was busted and incarcerated for criminal perversion, FINALLY mentions him. In fact he dedicated an entire THREAD, "Edward Snowden, my book with Scott Ritter, and the art of exploiting the messenger vs. the message" to the imprisoned Ritter. So why the sudden attention given to his co-author who was up to this moment completely IGNORED by Pitt? Simple. Pitt hopes to use the attention now being paid to Edward Snowden and compare him to Ritter in a...
  • Rejecting Chuck Hagel (no longer under consideration?)

    12/19/2012 11:09:35 AM PST · by Perdogg · 19 replies
    Former Republican Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel may no longer be President Obama’s favored pick to run the Defense Department, sources told the Free Beacon. Hagel immediately drew a frosty reception from observers who criticized him for advocating in favor of direct unconditional talks with Iran and for backing sizable cuts to the defense budget.
  • Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter gets up to 5˝ years in prison

    10/26/2011 1:54:19 PM PDT · by prez234 · 57 replies
    Pocono Record ^ | 10/26/11
    The former U.N. weapons inspector convicted in an online sex sting has been sentenced to 1˝ to 5˝ years in state prison. Following his sentencing in Monroe County Court on Wednesday afternoon, Scott Ritter was led out in handcuffs and sent to Monroe County Correctional Facility, where he will remain until it is determined which state prison he will serve his sentence at.
  • Weapons inspector Scott Ritter convicted over online sex chat with underage girl

    05/11/2011 3:28:01 PM PDT · by South40 · 77 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 15 Apr 2011
    The former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter has been convicted of unlawful contact with a minor for exchanging explicit messages in an online chat room with someone he believed to be a 15-year-old girl. Ritter, 49, exchanged messages with a detective posing as an underage girl and masturbated, even after the undercover officer stressed during the chat that he was a minor, Pennsylvania prosecutors said. A jury found Ritter guilty of a total of six counts including indecent exposure and criminal attempt to corrupt a minor.
  • VERDICT: Former UN weapons inspector Ritter guilty of unlawful contact with minor

    04/14/2011 5:22:09 PM PDT · by John W · 34 replies
    Pocono Record ^ | April 14, 2011 | Pocono Record
    Former U.N. chief weapons inspector Scott Ritter has been found guilty of unlawful contact with minors and five lesser charges after a three-day trial in Monroe County Court on charges stemming from an online sex sting. Ritter, 49, of Delmar, N.Y., was found guilty of unlawful contact with a minor for masturbating on a Web camera and engaging in a sexually graphic online chat with an undercover Barrett Township police officer posing as a 15-year-old girl in 2009. The jury deliberated for more than six hours after the prosecution and defense both gave closing arguments in the morning. During the...
  • Ritter's Sex Charges From 2001 Unsealed

    12/28/2010 11:49:06 AM PST · by Dahoser · 128 replies · 180+ views
    Times Union (Albany NY ) ^ | 12/27/2010 | Brendan J. Lyons
    William Scott Ritter Jr., a former United Nations weapons inspector who gained renown for his criticism of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, contends his online sexual encounters with teenage girls were only fantasy. Nearly two years ago, Ritter, of Delmar, watched his computer screen reveal that an anonymous person who had been exchanging sexually charged messages with him for 80 minutes was not a 15-year-old girl. It was a cop from a small town in northeast Pennsylvania, alone in his station house and trolling the Internet for suspected child predators. Ryan Venneman, a detective for the Barrett Township...
  • Former U.N. weapons inspector in Monroe County Court on sex sting charges (Scott Ritter)

    09/01/2010 12:25:13 AM PDT · by tlb · 18 replies
    Pocono Record ^ | Augf 31, 2010 | David Kidwell
    His lawyers presented Monroe County Court Judge Jennifer Sibum with several motions: to dismiss the case or, failing that, change the venue for a trial that is set to begin next month. Sibum reserved decision. She is expected to make a ruling next week. Ritter is charged with contacting who he thought was a 15-year-old girl in an online chat room in February 2009 and starting a sexually based conversation. The “girl” turned out to be a Barrett Township police officer working undercover. Ritter served as the U.N. chief weapons inspector for seven years, was a harsh critic of the...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-17-10 (Mystery Name Missing in Pied Piper Pitt Pal Busted Thread)

    01/17/2010 10:20:03 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 23 replies · 1,019+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 17, 2010 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    A certain name is missing in this DUmmie THREAD, "Sex sting in Poconos nets former chief U.N. weapons inspector (Scott Ritter)," about the pal of one William Rivers Pitt getting busted for being a pervo. I'll give you a hint: This person is currently very ACTIVE in DUmmieland yet still refrains from posting on the Bust Thread despite co-authoring a book with him. Or is this missing person really posting anonymously as a Temporary SockPuppet or in another guise? So let us now watch as the DUmmies ponder the bust of one Scott Ritter in Bolshevik Red while the...
  • Sex sting in Poconos nets former chief U.N. weapons inspector

    01/14/2010 6:13:16 PM PST · by outofsalt · 27 replies · 870+ views
    Pocono Record ^ | January 14, 2010 | Andrew Scott
    A former chief United Nations weapons inspector is accused of contacting what he thought was a 15-year-old girl in an Internet chat room, engaging in a sexual conversation and showing himself masturbating on a Web camera. Scott Ritter of Delmar, N.Y., who served as chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991-98 and who was an outspoken critic of the second Bush administration in the run-up to the war in Iraq, is accused of contacting what turned out to be a Barrett Township police officer posing undercover as a teen girl.
  • Former Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Nabbed in Teen Sex Sting (Ritter)

    01/14/2010 2:38:48 PM PST · by Scythian · 57 replies · 2,136+ views
    Former chief United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter was arrested in a Pennsylvania sex sting in November on a litany of charges involving a lewd Internet conversation with a person he thought was a 15-year-old girl.
  • Former Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Nabbed in Teen Sex Sting

    01/14/2010 7:50:01 AM PST · by NCDragon · 66 replies · 2,714+ views ^ | January 14, 2010 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Former chief United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter was arrested in a Pennsylvania sex sting in November on a litany of charges involving a lewd Internet conversation with a person he thought was a 15-year-old girl. Ritter, 47, allegedly masturbated in front of a Web camera while he was engaged in conversation in an Internet chat room with an undercover cop posing as the teenage girl. The chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991-98, Ritter is accused of contacting the "girl" while using the handle "delmarm4fun" last February. Ritter, of Delmar, N.Y., allegedly told the girl, "Emily," that he...
  • Former U.N Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Accused in Poconos Sex Sting Operation

    01/14/2010 6:21:59 AM PST · by tlb · 18 replies · 1,524+ views
    Associated Content ^ | January 14, 2010 | Moeursalen
    If you were of the opinion that former United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter was a wanker, you'd be right. The widely known self-styled pundit was arrested in a Poconos sex-string operation. Ritter thought he was talking to a 15 year old girl instead of a vice squad cop, and Former U.N Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Accused in Poconos Sex Sting Operation didn't know police were watching as he masturbated before a web cam and talked about sexual activity with the cop. The double game Ritter played was not only in the political sphere; Ritter also seemed to have a...
  • Sex sting in Poconos nets former chief U.N. weapons inspector (Scott Ritter!!)

    01/14/2010 4:23:12 AM PST · by prez234 · 255 replies · 10,453+ views
    Pocono Record ^ | 01/14/2010 | Andrew Scott
    A former chief United Nations weapons inspector is accused of contacting what he thought was a 15-year-old girl in an Internet chat room, engaging in a sexual conversation and showing himself masturbating on a Web camera. Scott Ritter of Delmar, N.Y., who served as chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991-98 and who was an outspoken critic of the second Bush administration in the run-up to the war in Iraq, is accused of contacting what turned out to be a Barrett Township police officer posing undercover as a teen girl.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 03-12-09 (Long Winded Idiot Pitt Blows Ill Wind)

    03/12/2009 6:12:12 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 44 replies · 1,148+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | March 12, 2009 | William Rivers Pitt, DUmmies, and PJ-Comix
    It seems like William Rivers Pitt has forgotten his role in perpetrating one of the biggest journalistic frauds (Karl Rove "indictment scoop") of the 21st century. Having conveniently removed that episode from his memory banks, Pitt has now jumped back on his soapbox to lecture conservatives as you can see in his latest DUmmie THREAD, "Idiot Wind." You want some idiot wind, Pitt? Well, this edition of the DUmmie FUnnies is going to blow your own idiot wind right up your butt with your own words. Yes, every single reply will consist entirely of Pied Piper Pitt quotes so...
  • Speaker: Don't shame Kent State's dead (UN Punk Scott Ritter)

    05/05/2008 8:17:11 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 98 replies · 298+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | May 5, 2008 | Jim Mackinnon
    Speaker: Don't shame Kent State's dead Monday, May 5, 2008 2:58 AM By Jim Mackinnon AKRON BEACON JOURNAL KENT, Ohio -- The shooting deaths 38 years ago of four Kent State University students by the Ohio National Guard need to be seen as a lesson for the United States, a former United Nations weapons inspector said yesterday. But if the May 4 commemoration continues to be poorly attended -- about 400 people showed up yesterday -- and Americans refuse to read and understand their U.S. Constitution, then those lost lives will have been for nothing, keynote speaker Scott Ritter said....
  • Scott "Burger King" Ritter Warns of Bush Attack on Iran

    05/05/2008 5:56:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies · 203+ views
    The Progressive ^ | May 5, 2008 | Matthew Rothschild
    Here is a partial transcript of the interview Matthew Rothschild conducted with Scott Ritter on April 18 for Progressive Radio. To listen to the entire interview, click here. Q: For several years now, you’ve been warning of the possibility that the Bush Administration will attack Iran. What do you think the likelihood is now in the waning months of the Bush Administration? Scott Ritter: I think we’ve never been at a greater risk of American military action against Iran. Q: Really? Why do you say that? Scott Ritter: Because the Bush Administration has made it clear that they seek to...
  • Former U.N. weapons inspector to speak in Barnstable (Scott Ritter)[FReep Needed?]

    02/25/2008 12:36:35 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies · 1,076+ views
    The Cape Cod Times ^ | February 25, 2008 | K.C. Myers
    Scott Ritter, a former U.N. weapons inspector and high-profile critic of the war in Iraq, will speak at Barnstable High School on Wednesday about the Bush administration's policy in Iran. A former intelligence officer in the U.S. Marines who worked as a U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1998, Ritter maintained back in 2002 that there was not enough evidence to support Bush's claim that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction and that therefore the war was not justified. He drew sharp criticism from conservatives at the time. In 2002, Time Magazine asked him about right-wing critics calling...
  • The Failure of The 911 Commission and the disinformation from Scott Ritter (Freeper Video)

    02/22/2008 2:08:54 AM PST · by april15Bendovr · 45 replies · 447+ views
    Youtube ^ | 2/22/08 | Chris Donohoe
    Video raises question "Why is the left being cheerleaders for failure in Iraq?"
  • PBS, NY Times & Scott Ritter promoted false history in Iraq

    08/19/2007 11:06:49 AM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 41 replies · 2,041+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 8/19/07 | Chris Donohoe
    PBS, NY Times & Scott Riter promoted false history in Iraq Have you seen this CNS news report posted at Laurie Mylroie's website? If you havent yet its time you should CNSNews Report: Saddam Had WMD, Extensive Terror Ties By Scott Wheeler The senior government official and source of the Iraqi intelligence memos, explained that the reason the documents have not been made public before now is that the government has ‘thousands and thousands of documents waiting to be translated Quote from the article “M14 is a reference to Iraqi intelligence directorate of special operations. The Iraqi documents obtained...
  • Shocking Op-Ed: Pro-Iraq War Americans Worse Than Germans Who Backed Nazis (Scott Ritter MEGABARF)

    05/12/2007 1:45:17 PM PDT · by SandRat · 53 replies · 1,548+ views ^ | Noel Sheppard
    Here’s something you wouldn’t expect to hear from a former Marine: Americans who support the Iraq War -- including those in the military and their families -- are worse than Germans who supported the Nazis in World War II. Impossible, right? Well, the progressive website Common Dreams published an article Friday by Scott Ritter, the former adviser to General Norman Schwarzkopf and United Nations weapons inspector-turned antiwar activist. In it, Ritter made some absolutely extraordinary statements about not only the Administration, but also the military and all those who continue to support our efforts in Iraq. For a little background,...
  • Iran no threat, says U.S. political critic(Scott Ritter)

    04/22/2007 7:55:27 PM PDT · by listenhillary · 29 replies · 1,099+ views ^ | 4/23/2007 | TEHRAN (Press TV)
    TEHRAN (Press TV) -- U.S. political critic Scott Ritter believes that introducing Iran as a threat to the world is an ideology developed by the Bush administration. "Washington leaders have not yet provided any solid proof for their baseless accusations against Iran," the Austrian daily "Der Standard" quoted him as saying in an article published on Saturday. Referring to the White House claims on the violation of human rights in Iran, Ritter stated that the Iranian nation enjoys plenty of freedom compared to other countries in the Middle East. "The U.S. is already facing many problems regarding its own human...
  • Connecting Some Dots in Plamegate

    04/18/2006 7:39:00 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 28 replies · 1,952+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 4/18/06 | Rick Ballard w. M. Lopez
    Speculation is mounting (except, of course, among the “professional” press), as to the identities of six of the eight individuals included in the Libby subpoena to The New York Times (see Clarice Feldman’s piece here). The Times deemed the identities of only two of the parties worthy of release, former CIA director George Tenet and former White House Spokesman Ari Fleischer. The names of the other six remain elusive
  • How the system was abused (Oil for food)

    04/21/2004 9:16:39 PM PDT · by Valin · 8 replies · 455+ views, ^ | 4/22/04 | Robin Gedye
    The system allowed individuals and companies to use Iraq's UN-controlled oil-for-food programme to purchase Iraqi oil at concessionary prices and resell it, splitting their huge profits with Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi leader. Under the programme, the Iraqi regime had to sell its oil under international supervision but could choose its own middlemen. Those intermediaries, invariably sympathetic to Saddam and his money, paid for the oil into a United Nations account at prices agreed by Baghdad. That money was in turn used by the UN to buy food, medical supplies and other essential goods for Iraq. The purpose of the system...
  • The MySpace sex-offender purge

    12/11/2006 12:15:42 PM PST · by Clint Williams · 17 replies · 881+ views
    aTypicalJoe ^ | 12/05/2006 | aTypicalJoe
    What did he expect? MySpace announced today it will begin searching its 100 million-plus user list for people listed in a national database of sex offenders. [...] That leaves just one real disappointment in this announcement: How MySpace plans to use the data. With all that information at its disposal, and a "24-hour-a-day dedicated staff" using it, MySpace could seriously enhance its policing. Instead, the company is taking a sophisticated database and wielding it as a blunt instrument, simply banning everyone on the list from registering or keeping a MySpace account, regardless of who they are or what they did....
  • Scott Ritter and Al-Zarqawi (Vanity/Request)

    10/28/2006 3:33:27 PM PDT · by Axhandle · 14 replies · 778+ views
    N/A ^ | 28 Oct 2006 | Me
    I recall reading a couple years ago some hit piece by Scott Ritter against the Bush Administration. The gist of it was that Zarqawi was an imagined and perhaps invented threat, that he was likely already dead, and that the Bush administration needed a nemesis around which to rally US support in Iraq, so Zarqawi was over-hyped. Does anyone have, or know of, a link to such an article? I have been googling for a while (that is a verb now, right?) and found nothing.
  • Former Weapons Inspector, Experts Warn Against Military Action Toward Iran [Is this the USA?]

    10/12/2006 6:31:08 PM PDT · by familyop · 25 replies · 673+ views
    Voice of America ^ | 12OCT06 | Dan Robinson
    Robinson report - Download 606K Listen to Robinson report Experts are urging the Bush administration to use patience and caution in its approach to Iran over its nuclear ambitions.  The comments by former U.S. weapons inspector David Kay and others at an event on Capitol Hill Wednesday came as President Bush and other officials reiterated a call for Iran to end its uranium enrichment efforts and reach a peaceful and negotiated solution.  David Kay (file photo) David Kay, who has been critical of the Bush administration's faulty pre-war intelligence on weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, says Washington needs to...
  • Saddam's Cash

    04/26/2003 7:50:57 AM PDT · by Angel · 73 replies · 2,733+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 5, 2003 | Stephen F. Hayes
    SCATTERED AMONG the loose papers and bound files unearthed last week at the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in Baghdad was "letter no. 140/4/5," labeled "Confidential and Personal" and addressed to "The President's Office--Secretariat." The letter concerns George Galloway, a pro-Saddam member of the British Parliament, who founded a charity known as the Mariam Appeal, ostensibly to aid Iraqi children suffering under U.N. sanctions. The missive, from the Iraqi Intelligence Service, is a request that money be funneled directly to Galloway. It reads in part: His projects and future plans for the benefit of [Iraq] need financial support to become a motive...
  • Ex-[American] Idol Hopeful Indicted on [Child] Porn (another case of "Scott Ritter's Disease")

    07/12/2006 6:32:11 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 11 replies · 1,204+ views
    Desert Morning News ^ | 07/12/2006 | Ben Winslow
    A federal grand jury has indicted former "American Idol" contestant Daniel James "DJ" Boyd on child pornography charges, accusing him of videotaping sexual encounters with teenage girls. The federal indictment was unsealed Tuesday against Boyd, 27, who was a semi-finalist on the popular TV show in 2004. He is charged with production of child pornography and possession of child pornography. The federal case stems from Boyd's arrest in West Valley City last month. He is accused of having sex with two girls, ages 14 and 15. Some of those sexual encounters, prosecutors claim, were videotaped. West Valley City police said...
  • Saddam Tapes Excerpts (english translations)

    04/19/2006 8:49:46 AM PDT · by Taulant · 12 replies · 1,182+ views
    Intelligence Summit ^ | Bill Tierney
    Tape Recording: IRCG-2003-M0003997 Length: 30 minutes and 54 seconds. Topic: Saddam hears reports on the WMD rebuilding program and UNSCOM countermeasures from a number of subordinates Date: Based on the context of the discussion, this probably took place in the early months of 1992. Executive Summary: * Warheads were removed from missiles that were unilaterally destroyed as part of the inspection process. * Hutin(Hattin) State Establishment is producing rounds for various types of artillery and tank guns. * There is an operations center to track UNSCOM inspections and provide warning to military industrial facilities. * There plans that Qusay Saddam...
  • Scott Ritter Rips Peace Movement

    04/12/2006 3:59:13 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 40 replies · 1,716+ views
    The Nation via Yahoo ^ | April 5, 2006 | Marc Cooper
    Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter, now an ardent anti-war campaigner, has let loose a blistering broadside against the rest of the peace movement. Calling it near "total collapse," Ritter slams the anti-war movement for being disorganized, chaotic and often "highjacked" by a plethora of progressive causes removed from the war itself. It's a worthy criticism -- and one not far off the mark. Problem is, Ritter seems prone to make the same mistakes for which he is criticizing others. For him, it's not enough --for example-- that conservative Pennsylvania Democrat Jack Murtha has called for a U.S. troop pullback....
  • Scott Ritter coming to New Paltz, NY

    03/15/2006 7:46:26 AM PST · by conservatrice · 27 replies · 832+ views
    Local Moonbats | 3/13/06 | Students Against Empire, Democracy Matters, SCAR, Voices for Peace and SA
    Scott Ritter ...a card-carrying Republican former Marine who was one of the United Nation’s top weapons inspectors in Iraq between 1991 and 1998, will make his third appearance at SUNY New Paltz to discuss the latest developments in Iraq and Iran and his new book, Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of the Intelligence Conspiracy to Undermine the UN and Overthrow Saddam Hussein. AND Joan Mandle, Executive Director of Democracy Matters, will speak on various approaches to reclaim our government. Thursday March 16th JULIEN J. STUDLEY THEATRE SUNY NP - 7 PM ...What the Bush administration does not want you to...
  • FREEP - Scott Ritter speaking at Town Hall tonite - Iraq: a solution to nothing (BARF Alert)

    03/01/2006 9:22:29 AM PST · by XR7 · 27 replies · 1,665+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 3/1/05 | Scott Ritter
    Scott Ritter is a former U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq (1991-1998) and Marine Corps intelligence officer. He is the author of "Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of the Intelligence Conspiracy to Undermine the U.N. and Overthrow Saddam Hussein," published by Nation Books. He is speaking at Town Hall, Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street in Seattle, at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Guest columnistIraq: a solution to nothingBy Scott Ritter As the United States and Iraq approach the third anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq, it might do all Americans well to take some time out and reflect on how we...
  • Scott Ritter: Iran Only Wants Peaceful Nuclear Power

    02/07/2006 7:12:56 PM PST · by freedom44 · 131 replies · 2,502+ views
    Threatswatch ^ | 2/07/06 | Threatswatch
    Former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter, promoting his book in New Mexico, said that Iran simply wants peaceful nuclear power, not nuclear weapons, and that US Ambassador to the UN, John Bolton, already has a speech written for the coming US nuclear bombing of Iran. “We just don’t know when, but it’s going to happen,” Scott Ritter said to a crowd of about 150 at the James A. Little Theater on Sunday night. Ritter described how the U.S. government might justify war with Iran in a scenario similar to the buildup to the Iraq invasion. He also argued that Iran...
  • Former U.N. Weapons Inspector Speaks About Iraq (Osama Bin Ritter)

    01/28/2006 8:37:01 AM PST · by xcamel · 24 replies · 556+ views
    Fox 23 (Albany NY) ^ | today | wxxa-tv
    Former U.N. Weapons Inspector Speaks About Iraq Former U.N. Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter is speaking out about the war in Iraq. His speech in Schenectady comes in the midst of President Bush's media blitz, defending the war. Former U.N. Weapons Inspector in Iraq Scott Ritter says politicians on both sides of the aisle just haven't been straight with the American people since the start of the war. Ritter said, “Whatever we're trying to build will collapse unless we first deal with the foundation.” Ritter shared his insight with a fairly full house at the First United Methodist Church in Schenectady....
  • In describing the same events, which person should be believed?

    01/27/2006 12:42:52 PM PST · by Dog Gone · 21 replies · 1,931+ views
    January 27, 2006
    Scott Ritter: "As [Colonel H.R.] McMasters and others know, the vast majority of the "terrorists" killed and detained during the fight for Tall Afar were natives of that town simply fighting to defend their homes... There can be little doubt about what will motivate them for the foreseeable future -- a burning desire to drive out an occupying force, that destroyed their homes and slaughtered their fellow townspeople. In an effort to win back the "hearts and minds" of the citizens of Tall Afar, Col. McMasters' 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment participated in a program in mid-November 2005 to distribute blankets...
  • Citizen's Tribunal Indicts Bush Administration for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity(barf)

    01/11/2006 6:30:25 AM PST · by finnman69 · 13 replies · 873+ views
    US newswire ^ | 1/9/06
    To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor Contact: Connie Julian, 917-449-9064, Janet Yip 212-941-8086 or News Advisory: From: International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration WHEN: January 10, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. WHERE: The White House, Walk-in Gate, across from Lafayette Park WEBSITE: An unprecedented series of indictments alleging war crimes and crimes against humanity, in five separate areas, on moral, political, and legal grounds, will be delivered by a citizens' tribunal to President Bush at the front gate of the White House this Tuesday, January 10th. Named in the indictments are: President of...
  • Ritter: Iraq 'No Threat'

    11/19/2001 1:38:25 PM PST · by Jean S · 59 replies · 546+ views ^ | Monday, Nov. 19, 2001 5:30 PM EST | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    NewsMax has reported before how former UN Arms Inspector Scott Ritter has become an apologist for Saddam Hussein's regime. As the administration has pointed a clear finger at the Iraqi regime for building weapons of mass destruction, Ritter took to the airwaves to pour cold water in the allegations. Ritter said he had "no doubt" Hussein was building such weapons -- but only up until 1993. Since then, Ritter told Fox News' John Gibson, Iraq's "determination to acquire such weapons isn't there." He claimed Iraq's doesn't have the "industrial infrastructure" to build such weapons, and that their number one goal ...
  • Christopher Hitchens To Take On Scott Ritter

    11/25/2005 4:55:30 PM PST · by Libertarian Jim · 44 replies · 2,961+ views
    Hitchens Web ^ | 11/25/05 | Christopher Hitchens
    Hitchens debates Scott Ritter on the Iraq War - 12/20/2005, 7:00 pm, at the Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY Moderated by Laura Flanders. (Metronorth (Hudson Line) gets one from Grand Central Station to the Tarrytown stop in 40 minutes. From there it's an 8 minute walk up the hill to the Tarrytown Music Hall and Metronorth will have trains returning to Manhattan after the debate)
  • BRAVE NEW SCHOOLS Prof urges fragging of U.S. officers (Campus Commie Alert)

    11/18/2005 8:00:19 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 20 replies · 801+ views ^ | November 18, 2005 |
    When Rebecca Beach, a freshman at Warren Community College in New Jersey e-mailed faculty announcing a campus program yesterday featuring decorated Iraq war hero Lt. Col. Scott Rutter, the response she got from one English professor took her aback. English professor John Daly replied: "Real freedom will come when soldiers in Iraq turn their guns on their superiors." Daly added that he would ask his students to boycott the event and also vowed "to expose [her] right-wing, anti-people politics until groups like [Rebecca’s] won’t dare show their face on a college campus."
  • Seymour Hersh Interviews Zot Ritter

    10/30/2005 8:02:05 AM PST · by thinking4me · 60 replies · 1,587+ views ^ | October 26, 2005 | Scott Ritter and Seymour Hersh (will the REAL conservatives now stand up?)
    ..transcript of an October 19 public conversation sponsored by The Nation Institute at the New York Ethical Culture Society The conversation was based on revelations in Ritter's new book, Iraq Confidential MR. HERSH: What I'm going to do is just ask Scott a series of questions. I've read his book a couple of times, So, Scott, to begin, before we even talk about how we got to where we are, my own personal view is we have two options in Iraq. Option A, we can get all our troops out by midnight tonight, and option B, we can get them...
  • Stirrings near Iran's oil fields in Khuzestan

    10/29/2005 7:02:24 PM PDT · by strategofr · 12 replies · 620+ views
    The Daily Star (Regional Edition), (Apparently Lebanese) ^ | October 17, 2005 | Iason Athanasiadis
    The genteel two-storey summer retreat at the back of the Institute of Political and International Studies in one of North Tehran's most exclusive neighborhoods may seem like the perfect place of retirement for the Islamic Republic of Iran's more intellectual diplomats. But the senior Iranian diplomat and several-times former ambassador that I'm meeting there today still keeps his ears firmly to the ground. He worries over the discreet Israeli presence in North Iraq and Tel Aviv's alleged support for an independent Kurdistan that would grievously destabilize the region and separate Iraq into three ethnic entities. At the same time, he...
  • SCOTT RITTER coming to Maplewood, NJ, Oct. 17th, 2005 (freep opportunity)

    10/14/2005 10:34:03 PM PDT · by Coleus · 36 replies · 645+ views
    On Monday, October 17th, SCOTT RITTER, former chief UN weapons inspector in Iraq, will speak at the Woman's Club, 60 Woodland Road, Maplewood NJ. The program runs from 7:30 until 9:30pm. Scott will assess the October 15th referendum in Iraq and war-and-peace politics in the US, as well as his concern that a US attack on Iran has been planned. There will be lots of time reserved for questions and comments.Directions to the Woman's Club are on the SMPA website  Go to the Scott Ritter announcement and click "directions"
  • Bush, Blair compared to Nazi war criminals

    10/08/2005 3:27:36 PM PDT · by generalhammond · 28 replies · 906+ views
    The Sun-Herald ^ | October 9, 2005
    A former chief UN weapons inspector has compared British Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George Bush to the Nazi war criminals who started World War II. Scott Ritter, a former US marine, said the US and Britain's "aggressive warfare" in Iraq was similar to German actions in Europe 66 years ago. "Both these men could be pulled up as war criminals for engaging in actions that we condemned Germany in 1946 for doing the same thing," he said. "Tony Blair and George Bush are guilty of the crime of planning and committing aggressive warfare." [snip] He said intelligence...
  • British And American Leaders Likened To Nazi War Criminals (Scott Ritter)

    10/07/2005 6:20:00 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 667+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-8-2005 | Andrew Sparrow
    British and American leaders likened to Nazi war criminals By Andrew Sparrow, Political Correspondent (Filed: 08/10/2005) Tony Blair and George Bush were compared to Nazi war criminals yesterday by Scott Ritter, the former UN chief weapons inspector. "Both these men could be pulled up as war criminals for engaging in actions that we condemned Germany in 1946 for doing," he said. He said the Prime Minister and the US President were "guilty of the crime of planning and committing aggressive warfare". Speaking in London at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Mr Ritter said the two leaders would have been...
  • Ex-UN official: Bush, Blair like Nazis

    10/07/2005 6:02:13 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 41 replies · 886+ views
    al-jezqaeda ^ | October 8 2005
    US President George Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair acted much like Nazi war criminals in ordering the invasion of Iraq, the United Nations' former chief weapons inspector to the country says. Scott Ritter said the "aggressive warfare" of the United States and Britain in Iraq was similar to German actions in Europe in World War II. "Both these men could be pulled up as war criminals for engaging in actions that we condemned Germany in 1946," Ritter said in an address at the Chatham House think tank in London on Friday. "Tony Blair and George Bush are guilty...
  • 'Peace Advocate' Cindy Sheehan: "Our Country Has Been Taken Over By Murderous Thugs"

    08/06/2005 6:33:24 PM PDT · by Sam Hill · 88 replies · 5,533+ views
    Speech Transcript ^ | April 4, 2005 | Cindy Sheehan
    Murderous Thugs Transcript of remarks made by Cindy Sheehan, a member of Gold Star Families For Peace. - April 4, 2005 Cindy Sheehan 04/10/05 "ICH" - - I've been asked to speak to you for 5 minutes or so. Please forgive me, but I'm going to take a little more than 8 minutes. The additional time that I'm going to steal from you is dedicated to my son, Casey, whose entire future was stolen from him. My son was killed in Iraq on this day one year ago, the same day of April on which Martin Luther King Jr. was...
  • Firefighters Hose Down Potty-Peeper in New Hampshire

    06/30/2005 4:23:07 PM PDT · by XR7 · 72 replies · 4,308+ views ^ | 6/30/05 | G.W. MILLER III
    TAKE A PEEK before you pee in a portable toilet this weekend. Chances of seeing someone peeking back at you are slim, but some people can be persistent. On Sunday, a 45-year-old Maine convenience-store owner was found knee-deep in excrement in a holding tank below an outhouse near a popular swimming hole in Ossipee, N.H. "We had to decontaminate him," Captain Jon Hebert, of the Carroll County sheriff's office, told the Associated Press. "We treated him as if he were a hazardous material." The local fire department hosed down Gary Moody, who was wearing hip-waders, after he was found by...
  • Ritter: U.S. to attack Iran in June [Liar, Liar]

    06/30/2005 12:07:52 AM PDT · by freedom44 · 29 replies · 1,125+ views
    Any Which Way ^ | 2/21/05 | Mark Jensen
    02/19/05 -- United for Peace of Pierce County (WA) -- Scott Ritter, appearing with journalist Dahr Jamail yesterday in Washington State, dropped two shocking bombshells in a talk delivered to a packed house in Olympia's Capitol Theater. The ex-Marine turned UNSCOM weapons inspector said that George W. Bush has "signed off" on plans to bomb Iran in June 2005, and claimed the U.S. manipulated the results of the recent Jan. 30 elections in Iraq. Olympians like to call the Capitol Theater "historic," but it's doubtful whether the eighty-year-old edifice has ever been the scene of more portentous revelations. The principal...