Presidential Directives to take over every level of government and the private sector with a self declared "emergency" by the President. (WOW!!!)
The government said it has settled its long-running effort to recoup hundreds of millions of dollarsfrom former Fannie Mae chairman & CEO Franklin D. Raines and 2 other former executives for their role in an accounting scandal.
A presidential thank-you is part of the deal for a contestant on NBC's game show, "Deal or No Deal," when President Bush makes a surprise appearance.
"The U.S., once the greatest can-do country on the planet, now can't seem to do anything right," opines the New York Times' Bob Herbert this morning.
I would wager that if asked, this administration will admit that we have been in a state of emergency for their tenure in office." Congress? Was the state of emergency lifted, yes or no?
What ABC didn't mention is that Bush is the head of the National Security Counsel and the 2002 NSC decision memo in question, shown at the bottom of this post, signed by George W. Bush, establishes that Bush was in 2002 indeed doing his
The Treasury Department reported Thursday that the deficit through the first six months of the budget year totaled $311.4 billion, up 20.5 percent from the same period a year ago. That was the largest deficit for the first half of a budget year on re
Republican effort jails largest Democratic donor in Mississippi, helps put ex-RNC chairman in governor's chair.
A confidential draft agreement covering the future of US forces in Iraq, passed to the Guardian, shows that provision is being made for an open-ended military presence in the country.
He also asked how it was possible that advanced radar and intelligence systems did not detect the planes before they hit the towers of the World Trade Centre in New York.
More memos recently surfaced by John Yoo who gave us the administration's horrifyingly narrow definition of torture. As difficult as it is to believe, these memos are even scarier for the republic than is the original torture memo.
In putting a $3 trillion price tag on the war, we believe we have been excessively conservative - a $4 or $5 trillion tag would be more reasonable. And remember - this is just the cost for America.
The CBS News-New York Times poll released Thursday showed 81 percent of respondents said they believed "things have pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track." That was up from 69 percent a year ago, and 35 percent in early 2002.
President Bush met with a mixed reception this evening as he threw the 2008 inaugural pitch at the new Nationals Park, built for the Washington Nationals baseball team. Watch the ESPN video for yourself....[original link censored by MLB]
It is comfortable to stay in denial, and President George W. Bush basks in it
Vice President Dick Cheney is not your regular road warrior. [puke!] He doesn't wait in airport security lines or take off his shoes to walk through metal detectors. But then, most people do not go to war zones, hobnob with Saudi royalty or dine
Mr. Mukasey grimaced, swallowed hard, and seemed to tear up as he reflected on the weaknesses in America's anti-terrorism strategy prior to the 2001 attacks. "We've got 3000 people who went to work that day and didn't come home
Gates Orders Full Inventory of US Nuclear Weapons, Related Materials After Mistaken Delivery
Well, as it turns out, Kiplinger Magazine ran an article based on Cheney's financial disclosure statement and, sure enough, found out that the VP is lying to the American people for the umpteenth time.
"I think this is another episode of 'Alice in Wonderland,'" the Senator says. "What's up is down, and what's down is up. What do you mean, 'stability and security?' Baghdad, for example, has been over the last y
Part I & Part II
Fighters have struck at the heart of the Iraqi administration, with the heavily defended Green Zone in Baghdad coming under repeated mortar barrage.
Josh Brolin, shooting onto the A-list after his performance in No Country For Old Men, will portray the controversial 43rd U.S. president. The script, by Stanley Weiser (Wall Street, Project X) is already completed (Story Update
In President Bush's view, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was "a guy that tried to kill my dad." Now the same Pentagon report that disproved an Iraq-al Qaeda link also calls into question the 1993 plot that spurred former President
Oh, lucky you! What a privilege you've been given by your Emperor, who so earnestly wishes he were young enough to join you on the front lines! (Or not. I'm betting on "not.")
Ever wonder why the personal life of a New York Governor would suddenly become the top Lame Stream Media topic for a solid week?
On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special Bush's War, airing Monday, March 24, from 9 to 11:30 P.M. and Tuesday, March 25, 2008, from 9 to 11 P.M. ET on PBS
No matter how corrupt and sloppy the establishment press becomes, they always find a way to go lower. Time Magazine has just published what it purports to be a news article by Massimo Calabresi claiming that "nobody cares"...
As long as he holds the power of the presidency he is in a position to make a reckless last ditch effort to make his bones having failed again and again to become the manliest man of the family.
Vice President Dick Cheney arrived in Baghdad on Monday on an unannounced visit, the Iraqi prime minister's office said. (The economic news will divert attention from whatever he is doing,... or his trip will draw attention from the economic n