Germany Files War Crimes Against Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld And Other CIA Officials

Addicting Info If President Obama won’t do it, someone else will. Thankfully, a human rights group in Berlin, The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, has begun the process of indicting members of the Bush Administration by filing criminal complaints against the architects of the Admin’s torture program. Calls for an immediate investigation by the German… More Germany Files War Crimes Against Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld And Other CIA Officials

Truth Or Consequences: Bush National Guard Story Reexamined

I’ll always believe that Karl Rove and his minions forced CBS to fire Dan Rather over his report about then President Bush and his stint in the National Guard.  At that point,  the story became Dan Rather’s firing (implying a credibility issue) rather than the truthfulness of Dan Rather’s investigative report.  Bush was up for… More Truth Or Consequences: Bush National Guard Story Reexamined

John Boehner’s Crying: Is He Drinking Too Much?

Incoming “Weeper of the House”, John Boehner may have more of a problem than just crying all the time… Politics Daily Incoming House Speaker John Boehner’s recent interview on “60 Minutes” with Lesley Stahl, where he once again cried publicly, has created a minor controversy among pundits, with observers trying to figure out the cause… More John Boehner’s Crying: Is He Drinking Too Much?

George Bush Book ‘Decision Points’ Lifted Passages From Advisers’ Books

Recently, George Bush complained that many folks thought he couldn’t read, much less write a book.  It seems some of his critics may have been right on the latter point… Huffington Post When Crown Publishing inked a deal with George W. Bush for his memoirs, the publisher knew it wasn’t getting Faulkner. But the book, at… More George Bush Book ‘Decision Points’ Lifted Passages From Advisers’ Books

George W. Bush: ‘I HOPE I’M JUDGED A SUCCESS’

Well, the new narrative to “exonerate” George W. Bush’s flawed presidency is under way.  Bush is hoping that his new book will set the record straight or as he puts it, give historians a “data point” in which to judge his presidency.  Ultimately, history will indeed be the judge of Bush’s presidency. Huffington Post Former President George… More George W. Bush: ‘I HOPE I’M JUDGED A SUCCESS’

George Bush Says He Approved Waterboarding: ‘Damn Right’

The unbelievable hubris that George W. Bush and Dick Cheney have displayed regarding the crime of waterboarding, is simply mind-boggling! Huffington Post “Damn right.” That’s what former president George W. Bush told CIA officials when they came to ask him for permission to waterboard alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed, according to a Washington Post report on… More George Bush Says He Approved Waterboarding: ‘Damn Right’

Bush White House willfully left Plamegate leaker’s emails unrestored: watchdog

Raw Story Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington might not really be composed of superheroes but many agree that — through the years — CREW has done a kickass job exposing corruption by both Democrats and Republicans, despite often being derided as partisan. “Top aides to President George W. Bush seemed unconcerned amid multiple… More Bush White House willfully left Plamegate leaker’s emails unrestored: watchdog

Fidel Castro: Osama Bin Laden Is A US Agent

I have no doubt that Castro’s statement will be dismissed as some “old washed-out commie nut-job” trying to get attention.  However, as I read the following article, it sounded pretty plausible to me.  In fact, it’s not the first time I’ve heard, seen or read this “theory” about Osama Bin-Laden. CBS News World (AP)  HAVANA (AP) –… More Fidel Castro: Osama Bin Laden Is A US Agent

Jeff Sessions indulges hysterical attacks on Elena Kagan during his opening arguments | Crooks and Liars

Crooks & Liars  I’m not very excited about covering this Supreme Court nomination process, but I will point out Republican demagoguery over it.  The gerbil-esque Republican senator from Alabam, Jeff Sessions, had quite an opening on Monday. He viciously attacked Elena Kagan on all counts and went so far as to say she was a… More Jeff Sessions indulges hysterical attacks on Elena Kagan during his opening arguments | Crooks and Liars

Jeb Bush: It’s “Childish” to Hold My Brother Accountable for Decisions He Made as President

WTF? If one is “(s)elected” president, one is responsible for the decisions they made during that presidency.  There’s nothing childish about historians setting the record straight and supporters of the current president to saying: “We’ll stop blaming Bush when the damage he did is eradicated…” (paraphrased). Blue Texan – Firedoglake puts it well! Will the Bushes… More Jeb Bush: It’s “Childish” to Hold My Brother Accountable for Decisions He Made as President