The National Security Agency has taken the unusual move of sending members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee a list of "approved talking points" regarding its warrantless eavesdropping program. [trained chimps]
One of the highest-level executives at Verizon Communications alleged to be providing the NSA with customer phone records under contract and without a warrant—has strong, decades-long ties to the CIA, Congress and Department of Justice.
Death of a President, opened to a warm reception at the Toronto international film festival on Sunday and has now sold its US distribution rights for $1 million.
"The president should be ashamed of using a national day of mourning to commandeer the airwaves to give a speech that was designed not to unite the country and commemorate the fallen but to seek support for a war in Iraq that he has admitted had
there are big new developments on the heels of Mickey's "Path to 9/11", indicating that Bush wasn't just ineffective in dealing with Bin Laden: there may have been a significant relationship between the two before Bush even took off
As America remembers the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Bush administration continues to fund various Arab states with billions of U.S. tax dollars.
Bush defied the Security Council and invaded Iraq anyway. Then Bush had Undersecretary of State John Bolton establish the Proliferation Security Initiative, a "coalition of the willing," willing to act – as in Iraq – even in defiance of the
When future historians sift through the wreckage of the Bush administration's Iraq policy, they will rely in large part on a handful of books by brilliant reporters who watched the debacle unfold.
Sept. 10: Vice President Dick Cheney interviewed for an hour by Tim Russert of NBC's "Meet the Press" (Look for - "NBC VIDEO: Meet the Press")
Everyone is aware of the Law of Unintended Consequences. Most members of Congress understand that government actions can have unintended consequences, yet few quit voting for government "solutions" – always hoping there won't be any par
People are beginning to feel sorry for President Bush. And with good reason. A new poll reveals that our traditional European allies regard the United States as a much greater threat to world stability than Iran, Iraq, and North Korea.
A federal judge in Portland has declined to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the legality of a National Security Agency eavesdropping program authorized by President Bush.
President Bush's support proved insufficient to push a bill authorizing his warrantless wiretapping program through the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday. [Just a ploy Arlen. We aren't stupid.]
[Hard to believe but,] Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said that it would be difficult to bring top al-Qaida captives to trial without a special court designed to keep secrets gathered in the war on terrorism.
George Bush's beleaguered foreign policy has been dealt a serious blow as a poll showed that Americans and Europeans reject the US President's pursuit of the "war on terror". FThe first time in five-years Americans overwelmingly opp
A federal judge awarded $3.1 million to the family of a man who was killed by fugitive mobster "Whitey" Bulger, ruling that the federal government is liable for the man's death because his identity was leaked to by a rogue FBI agent.
The US War Crimes Act of 1996 makes it a felony to commit grave violations of the Geneva Conventions. The Washington Post recently reported that the Bush adminstration is quietly circulating draft legislation to eliminate crucial parts of the Act.
Lawmakers in the Senate have been holding a lengthy debate on the war in Iraq, with majority Republicans supporting President Bush, and Democrats calling for the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
Karl Rove, the president’s chief political adviser, is struggling to steer the Republican Party to victory this fall at a time when he appears to have the least political authority since he came to Washington, party officials said.
"You know what I'm gonna tell those Jews when I get to Israel, don't you Herman?" then Governor George Bush asked a reporter for the Austin American-Statesman. "I'm telling 'em they're all going to hell." [with
Under Bush's watch, the American Democratic Republic has disappeared into a police state where the American government spies at will on its own citizens, detains citizens without basic Constitutional protections and ignores the Bill of Rights as
Annimated Music Video that's fun and informative.
Rumsfeld has become one of the Bush administration's most divisive figures, and demands for his resignation have become a litmus test in congressional races around the country.
Despite the lack of US troops and Bush’s inability to prevail in Afghanistan and Iraq, neocons in Bush’s government are working around the clock to instigate war with Iran and Syria.
It is no longer a secret that the adminstration of US President George W. Bush has been methodically paving the way toward a bombing strike against Iran. The adminstration's plans of an aerial military attack against that country have recently b
President Bush in recent days has recast the global war on terror into a "war against Islamic fascism." Fascism, in fact, seems to be the new buzz word for Republicans in an election season dominated by an unpopular war in Iraq.
During a rally held in Salt Lake City, thousands cheered Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson as he blasted George Bush as a "dishonest, war-mongering, human-rights-violating president." The protest against Bush's Iraq war policies was h
U.S. President George W. Bush is planning a speaking campaign against critics of his war policies as the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches.
"ONLY WE THE PEOPLE CAN STOP THE CONTINUING ACTIONS OF THIS WARMONGERING, WAR PROFITEERING, CRIMINAL ADMINISTRATION."
The prosecution of a NY businessman accused of enabling customers to receive satellite broadcasts of a Hezbollah television station is drawing fresh scrutiny over how far the government can go in claiming someone is aiding terrorist groups.