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US Government censors Wikipedia

Weapons of mass distraction in Iraq
Tue Dec 11 2007, 07:36

THE gospel of truth according to fake penis experts and nerds with chips on their shoulders, Wikipedia, has been edited by a Bush friendly member of the US House of Representatives.

Apparently the person was so concerned that people no longer bought the story about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq that he or she took to tampering with the Whackypedia entry.

The entry was edited by someone with a House of Representatives IP address to make the bizarre claim that there was a link between the terrorist organisation al Qaeda and the Iraq government.

The fact that no link has ever been found, other on Whackypedia, has been a source of embarrassment for the Bush administration. Parts of the article which show proof that there were no links have been watered down by the use of the words "it is claimed". Thus a statement like "the sky is blue", has become the "sky is blue it is claimed".

There are also comments justifying Mr Bush's actions which at the time were made on the fiction that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.

The revision was made in 2005 but has only come to light now that software can tell who has been attempting to mess with your mind on Wackypedia.

One has to wonder how reliable an encyclopaedia is when it peddles government propaganda in an almost Orwellian manner and forces people who disagree with it to 'disappear' from history.

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