Just a heads up, Chris Anders, Senior Legislative Counsel for the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office will be joining us at 1PM/4PM today to discus
Just a heads up, Chris Anders, Senior Legislative Counsel for the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office will be joining us at 1PM/4PM today to discuss what was revealed in the CIA torture memos, the SASC report and what are the next steps to take now that we have these important memos---accountability efforts on the Hill, both for a select committee and an independent prosecutor.
In a statement, SASC chairman Senator Carl Levin said the report "represents a condemnation of both the Bush Administration's interrogation policies and of senior Administration officials who attempted to shift the blame for abuse - such as that seen at Abu Ghraib, GuantÁnamo Bay and Afghanistan - to low-ranking soldiers.
On the same day that President Obama and his advisors declared that the United States is "on track" in Afghanistan, hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered outside the White House to voice their dissent. Read more...
(Warning: May not be safe for work or children)
I have met many people through this job: politicians, pundits, journalists and other movers and shakers. Some people I've met make little impression, some I've written off as self-interested above Read more...