In front of a Senate panel on Tuesday, Obama’s nominee for FBI director, James B. Comey, said that while he was deputy attorney general under Dubya—and while he said it was OK to waterboard—he believed the tactic was torture.
The Kochs are cleaning house at AFP while Freedomworks focuses on panda sex. Division or disruption? You be the judge.
From this Friday evening's Real Time With Bill Maher, a reminder during Bill's New Rules segment of just what we get to look forward to if we're unfortunate enough to find ourselves with a President Mitt Romney in the coming weeks -- a return to the
Asked the biggest difference between himself and George W. Bush, Texas governor and new Republican White House front runner Rick Perry answered, "I went to Texas A&M. He went to Yale." Which isn't far from the truth. After all, their
Amy Goodman: The private military firm Blackwater has hired former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft as the company’s new "ethics" chief. In a statement, Blackwater said Ashcroft will serve as "independent director,” tasked with overseeing
During his 2004 campaign, Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn declared, "I favor the death penalty for abortionists." Four years later, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin famously refused to condemn an abortion clinic bomber as a
It looks like Tom Ridge's lastest revelations in his book have given Keith a chance to say he was correct when he did his series on the Nexus of Polit
Tom Ridge Admits Terror Alerts Were Used For Political Reasons. What About The Osama Video Right Before The '04 Election?
(click here to see Mark's very revealing video about the phony terror alerts back in the Bush years) This is a big deal because it's coming from th
From Countdown: A new internal government report reveals that President George W. Bush played a direct role in instructing Alberto Gonzales and Andre
Dan Froomkin has a great post up about the newly released torture memos and he knows this is only the beginning. The full extent of what was done in
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