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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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Circuit City to Liquidate Remaining 567 Stores

Friday, January 16, 2009 Another casualty of the Bush nightmare. Circuit City, the nation’s second-biggest consumer electronics retailer, reached an agreement with liquidators on Friday to sell the merchandise in its remaining 567 stores after failing to find a buyer … Continue reading

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Eric Holder: “Waterboarding is Torture”

Friday, January 16, 2009 In his Senate confirmation hearings to be President-elect Barack Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, stated unequivocally that waterboarding is torture. So, if confirmed, Holder will have no choice but to prosecute members of the Bush junta … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Friday, January 9, 2009 “I was clear throughout this campaign and was clear throughout this transition that under my administration the United States does not torture. We will abide by the Geneva Conventions. We will uphold our highest ideals.” — … Continue reading

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25% of Retailers May Go Bankrupt

Saturday, December 27, 2008 File under another casualty of the Bush economic nightmare. According to the WSJ: Retailing has always been a tough business.  Now it’s a brutal business.  Some observers now predict that more than 25% of retailers may … Continue reading

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$1.6 Billion of Bailout Money Went to Bank Execs

Monday, December 22, 2008 By now, everyone knows I opposed the $700 billion dollar bailout of Wall Street from the day it was ramroded down the throats of the Congress. The idea of a Bush appointee, Henry Paulson, terrorizing Washington … Continue reading

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Bush Cuts Funding for Condoms in Marie Stopes’ African Clinics

Saturday, October 4, 2008 So let’s get this right. The Bush administration is cutting its funding for the supply of contraceptives to family planning clinics run by Marie Stopes International in Africa, but it pushed through a $700 billion dollar … Continue reading

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EPA Says You Don’t Mind Drinking Rocket Fuel

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Only in the United States of George W. Bush could this happen. You can’t make this stuff up. USA Today reports: The Environmental Protection Agency has decided there’s no need to rid drinking water of a … Continue reading

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