Tag 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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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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FDA Failed to Inspect Dirty Syringe Plant

Friday, March 6, 2009 The FDA, still reeling from a series of regulatory failures and underfunding during the 8 years George Bush was president, is now faced with another unfolding scandal. Following a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts from … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi Comes Out of Hibernation

Sunday, January 18, 2009 Hibernation, noun – the act of retiring into inactivity; “he emerged from his hibernation to make his first appearance in several years” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday on “Fox News Sunday” that she was open … Continue reading

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