Guantanamo report conflicts with earlier testimony

So now we are hearing that everything at Gitmo is squeaky clean and always was. But wait…what about the previous headlines that a military commission judge Washington Post headline “Detainee Tortured, Says U.S. Official “We tortured [Mohammed al-]Qahtani,” said Susan J. Crawford, in her first interview since being named convening authority of military commissions by […]

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Richard Perle says…There are no NeoCons

Well blow me down…there are no such things as neoconservatives. That seems to be the invention of those loony leftist commie pinkos….or so Richard Perle wants you to believe:

Domestic Wiretaps on US citizens

Will we see a change in the policies of the Bush Administration regarding wiretapping U.S. citizens? In this video clip, AG Eric Holder addresses FISA law and wiretapping. But note FISA still requires the government come to them and state who, what, where, they are searching. But that isn’t what we heard about under Bush […]

Karl Rove Deposition Still On for Monday, Feb. 23

A staff member for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said today that the deposition hearing scheduled for Monday, Feb. 23, for Karl Rove, the infamous former political adviser to President George W. Bush, is still on at this point. The Obama administration had sought a two week delay to weigh in on whether former Bush […]

Karl Rove's never ending hubris

Even with a pending subpoena and the chance that he could face prosecution for his involvement in the politicization of the Department of Justice, Karl Rove never stops. His arrogance and contempt for others is truly jaw dropping sometimes. On the O’Really show Friday, Feb 13, 2009, Rove gloats about the “witch hunt”. What Rove […]

The Legalities and Immunity

During the Cheney/Bush Administration we saw many examples of judicial manipulation. From the Department of Justice attorney firings to the commutation of Scooter Libby’s sentence, the Bush Administration repeatedly flaunted its power to protect its own backside. The questions of legality of torture were obfuscated by ideologues who favored any actions the CheneyBush Admin wished […]

Majority of Americans believe Cheney and Bush must face investigation

While the Obama administration keeps talking about ‘looking forward’ and not ‘looking back’, a vast majority of Americans support investigation, including criminal investigation, for Dick Cheney and George Bush. A new Gallop Poll shows a majority of Americans want to have an investigation into the wrong doings of the Bush administration, with more showing interest […]

The Case for Prosecution of Dick Cheney, George Bush and Co.

There is rarely joy to be found in prosecution. This process of holding someone accountable is loaded with frustration from the get go. But without holding people accountable for their actions, we might as well scrap any pretense of justice or rule of law. In the past 8 years we have seen violations of the […]