I'm remembering how the Defense Department aggressively infiltrated antiwar and civil rights groups during that era, spying and compiling files on more than 100,000 Americans — and how J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI used every dirty trick in the
32% of Americans believe that President Bush should be impeached and removed from office. Just 30% of Americans would be more likely to vote for a Congressional candidate who promised to work for the impeachment of Bush and Cheney.
Though after Congress blocked detainees from filing grievances in federal court, anyone tortured has nowhere to complain. President Bush reversed course and accepted Sen. John McCain's call for a law banning cruel, inhuman and degrading treatmen
The United States urged Venezuela to tone down harsh attacks on President George W. Bush to improve frayed relations between Washington and a key oil supplier.
The White House dismissed a claim by syndicated columnist Robert Novak that President Bush knows who leaked the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame. "I don't know what he's basing it on," said White House spokesman Scott McCl
President Bush offered strong endorsements to two architects of the Iraq war, Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, and said he was as close as ever to top political adviser Karl Rove despite his role in the CIA leak case.
Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin escalated a war of words with the US, telling Washington not to dictate to him what topics he can raise in the run-up to Canada's January 23 election.
Special Prosecutor Fitzgerald is expected to ask a grand jury investigating the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame to indict Deputy White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove for making false statements to the FBI and Justice Department investigators in Oct
President Bush’s job approval rating languishes under 40%, despite an upturn in the economy and a public relations onslaught defending the role of the U.S. military in rebuilding Iraq. Just 38% of Americans said they approve of the job the President
How many times must we relearn the lesson? The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the fruits of Wilsonian idealism are rarely ideal.
Conyers had led hearings earlier this year concerning the so-called "Downing Street Documents", a series of leaked memos from high-level British officials revealing the Bush Administration's determination to topple Saddam Hussein via mi
Robert Blackwill, deputy national security adviser in Bush's first term: "Of course torture should not be widespread and of course there should be extraordinarily stringent top-down requirements in this respect. But never? ... I wouldn't
President Bush said that 'the year 2005 will be a turning point in the history of freedom'. But since the start of the war the days have been littered with unintended consequences.
Rice's message to Europe was: "The end justifies the means, and terrorism can be fought with borderline methods on the outer edges of legality."
Reconstruction crucial for Iraq's future has suffered repeated setbacks owing to persistent violence and corruption, officials in Baghdad and Washington acknowledge.
The spectacle of an American secretary of state being sent to Europe to reassure America's allies that we do not torture prisoners has brought an end to America's moral grandeur. America stands as just another unaccountable police state.
Last month, Republican Congressional leaders filed into the Oval Office to meet with President Bush and talk about renewing the Patriot Act. “Stop throwing the Constitution in my face,” Bush screamed. “It’s just a goddamned piece of paper!”
Greg Kelly of Fox News is pursuing a story no one else seems to want to touch. "Twice last month in speeches to military audiences, the president attacked Democrats and fired back at their accusations that pre-war intelligence was manipulated by
Blacks and Hispanics are much more likely to be searched, handcuffed, arrested and subjected to force or the threat of it. Henke deleted that information over objections from the bureau's director who was moved to a new job following the dispute.
"How many people do you have to kill before you qualify to be described as a mass murderer and a war criminal? One hundred thousand? More than enough, I would have thought," he said.
The President’s overall approval rating has risen from 35 percent in October to 40 percent now, and his ratings on handling the economy and the war in Iraq have also improved.
President Bush sent out cards with a generic end-of-the-year message, wishing 1.4 million of his close friends and supporters a happy "holiday season." Some conservative Christians are reacting as if Bush stuck coal in their stockings.
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld assailed US news coverage of the Iraq war and accused journalists of rushing to find fault with the US and its military.
President Bush criticized Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean for saying it is wrong to think the US will win in Iraq, calling him a pessimist trying to score political points.
Senator John Kerry (D-MS) called for Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's removal following Rumsfeld’s speech this morning on Iraq. Rumors are circulating that neocon Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT) could be tapped to replace Rumsfeld.
The memo urged members of Congress to give speeches and go on television promoting President Bush's speech at Annapolis on November 30 which outlined the strategy for victory in Iraq.
There are serious people who believe that George W. Bush will prove to be worse than Buchanan. I have talked with 3 significant historians in the past few months who are saying privately that Bush will be remembered as the worst of the preside
The State Department has been using political litmus tests to screen private American citizens before they can be sent overseas to represent the US, weeding out critics of the Bush administration's Iraq policy.
A conversation between Karl Rove's lawyer and a journalist for Time magazine led Mr. Rove to change his testimony last year to the grand jury in the C.I.A. leak case.
The role of Dick Cheney as the administration's point man in security policy appears over. Over the last two months Mr. Cheney has been granted decreasing access to the Oval Office. The 2 men still meet, but the close staff work between the presi