Two weeks ago I wrote about how Vice President Dick Cheney is pushing for the expansion and permanence of the expiring surveillance law (i.e., that which allows warrantless wiretapping). Congress is now on the brink of a vote on the euphemistically named Protect America Act. Ed Brayton of Dispatches from the Culture Wars reports that … Continue reading
Bush administration made 935 known false statements to justify Iraq War. Because we live in a just society his punishment will be increased wealth and a library named in his honour.
Study: Bush led U.S. to war on ‘false pretenses’ Hundreds of false statements on WMDs, al-Qaida used to justify Iraq war http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22794451/ WASHINGTON – A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years … Continue reading
The Huffington Post reports Vice President Dick Cheney prodded Congress on Wednesday to extend and broaden an expiring surveillance law, saying “fighting the war on terror is a long-term enterprise” that should not come with an expiry date.” … Administration allies in Congress not only want the expiring law made permanent but amended to give … Continue reading
Over the past number of years the Bush Administration has been slapped silly by people who have caught them in their lies (e.g., weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, nuclear development for war in Iran, torture), fear mongering, violations of the Establishment Clause (e.g., millions in faith-based initiatives), breaking international covenants (e.g., regarding torture), suppression … Continue reading