Category Archives: Bush Administration

Bush Torture Lawyers Cleared by Obama’s Justice Department

Saturday, February 20, 2010 President Obama’s Justice Department ruled Friday that the lawyers who authorized CIA interrogators to use illegal and unconstitutional waterboarding are not guilty of professional misconduct. However, the ruling did admit the lawyers showed “poor judgment.” Although … Continue reading

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Obama Sides with Bush Against Valerie Plame

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 In troubling news, the Obama administration sided with the Bush administration in opposing CREW’s request for the Supreme Court to reconsider the dismissal of the lawsuit, Wilson v. Libby, et al. In that case, the district … Continue reading

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Armitage: “I Should’ve Resigned”

Thursday, April 16, 2009 With the threat of criminal prosecution looming over him in Spain, in an interview to be aired on Thursday, former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, told Al Jazeera English that he “did not know torture … Continue reading

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The Bush Six to Be Indicted

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Spanish prosecutors have decided to move forward ahead with a criminal investigation targeting former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and five other Bush administration associates over their role in the torture of five Spanish citizens held … Continue reading

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In Domestic Spying Case, Obama DOJ’s New Arguments Are Worse than Bush’s

Thursday, April 9, 2009 The people at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) make a sobering case why President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice’s new arguments in a case involving warrantless wiretapping are much worse than those made by former president … Continue reading

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Iraq to Execute 128 prisoners, Many Convicted of ‘Crime of Homosexuality”

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Post-Saddam Iraq, is still a shitehole of a nation, informed by the religious zealotry of Islam. I know such a harsh characterization riles many people on both the left and the right who want to embrace … Continue reading

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Criminal Proceedings Begin Against 6 Members of the Bush Administration

Sunday, March 29, 2009 While ignoring the number one and number two players, this action by Spain is a positive step toward bringing criminal proceedings against high ranking officials in the Bush administration for the use of illegal use of … Continue reading

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