political appointees

People often comment that the British government has one big advantage over the US government in running its operations. They have many more Read more...
The right wing movement in all its forms (well, there really is only one at this point) has been trying to equate the BP oil spill catastrophe to Hurr Read more...
I keep talking to people about this, and they keep responding, "Oh, Obama probably did it because they don't have enough evidence to win in civilian Read more...
I saw this article the other day about how Tim Geithner is swamped with work because he doesn't have enough aides to help: Compounding the strain on Read more...
You know, I usually have sympathy for anyone in this position but I'm having trouble tapping into the empathy for this bunch: The jobless rate is han Read more...

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Picking the single worst, most ineffective, most scandal-ridden Bush cabinet agency isn’t easy. Sure, Alberto Gonzales’ Justice Department has to Read more...
DownWithTyranny!: Who will be the next Gay Republican hypocrite to be dragged out of the closet screaming about mediaa witch hunts? Majikthise: Tancr Read more...
When the Bush White House was confronted with questions about an unprecedented purge of eight U.S. Attorneys, one of the key responses was, “Cli Read more...
The Opinion Mill: The Warrior Wimps Vox Verax: For six years, the Bush administration, aided by Justice Department political appointees, has pursued a Read more...
Mercury Rising: The leader of the Justice Department team that prosecuted a landmark lawsuit against tobacco companies said yesterday that Bush admini Read more...