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Torture and the Destruction of a Human Being by the United States

Peter Van Buren | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Now, we can read a psychiatrist's report which includes, in detail, the torture enacted on just one prisoner of the United States, Shaker Aamer.

Bush Says He'll Make Big Decision On Presidential Run This Year

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush says he's all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him more attention than i...

Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

It was a truly historic moment on Tuesday when Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein took to the Senate floor to warn that the CIA's continuing cover-up of its torture program is threatening our Constitutional division of power.

Lindsey Graham Praised Obama's Syrian Chemical Weapons' Outcome... Until He Achieved It!

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

What Graham himself called a "terrific outcome" six months ago is now weakness on the part of the president that invited Putin to invade the Ukraine.

Ukraine 2014 Is Grenada 1983

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

Before the U.S. gets too worked up about the Russian "invasion" of Ukraine, it should recall its own invasion in 1983 of the idyllic island of Grenada some 100 miles from the United States.

Celebrate President's Day With Rare Photos Of Presidents With Celebrities Of Their Time

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 02.17.2014 | Celebrity

What better way to celebrate President's Day 2014 than with a look back at our last 14 men in office and their famous friends? Let's be honest (for ol...

The Super Bowl of War: Three Decades of Failure in Afghanistan

Robert Scheer | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

For the Democratic hawks, Afghanistan was going to be the good war, but Obama has learned, as did then-President Jimmy Carter more than 30 years ago, that the Afghans are not to be toyed with.

Barbara Bush: 'I Love Bill Clinton'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Barbara Bush may not agree with Bill Clinton on much politically, but the former first lady says she has deep personal affection for the former Democr...

Bush Library Archives Open To Public

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) — The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is set to begin accepting Freedom of Information Act requests for records from Bush...

A Letter to George W. Bush

Ralph Nader | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Ralph Nader

You can imagine my surprise when I received a request from a certain notorious former President of the United States asking for my financial support in his public policy center's efforts to address the "challenges facing our world."

Bush Center Gets A Visit From Santa

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

DALLAS (AP) — Santa Claus has made himself at home in a replica of the Oval Office. Officials with the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas...

George P. Bush Takes Baby Steps Away From Family Name

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest scion of one of America's most powerful political dynasties is trying to convince voters he's something other than w...

Why Obama's Haters Are Worse Than Bush's

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

Permit me to share with you my favorite set of headlines from Thursday. USA Today: Official who OK’d Obama birth papers dies in crash. NPR: Ha...

Bush To Raise Money For Questionable Group

Mother Jones | Sarah Posner | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics
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Next week, former President George W. Bush is scheduled to keynote a fundraiser in Irving, Texas, for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, a group th...

Zach Carter

Top Republican Slams Ted Cruz: 'Show A Little Self-Restraint' | Zach Carter | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Sunday that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and other tea party members of Congress need to "show a little self-restrain...

The Cost of a Lie: Half a Million Dead in Iraq

William J. Furney | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William J. Furney

Is it right to blame leaders -- directly -- for such loss of life? When there was no real reason for war in the first place, the only ethical answer can, of course, be yes. And herein lies one of the main paradoxes of Western powers and their actions.

How George W. Bush Party Fueled The Tea Party

National Journal | Michael Hirsh | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

During his five years in office, President Obama has often blamed his problems on what George W. Bush left him with: two wars, a historic recession, a...

How Far Will You Go to Protect Your Emails?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.17.2013 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

How far will you go to protect your emails? As individuals we can't really answer that question. That's because we're at the whim of our email provide...

The GOP Is Still Hell Bent on Making Obama a Failed President

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The notion that the GOP was well on its way to becoming a non-entity in national politics was delusional thinking.

Bush Honor Prompts Protests

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

DENVER — About 100 students and faculty at the University of Denver and others protested against a decision by the university's international sc...

Big Bush Honor Draws Protest

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

DENVER -- Students, faculty and alumni at the University of Denver plan to protest when the university's international studies school presents an awar...

Bush Family Looks To Reclaim Its Influence

New York Times | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

After years of enormous power and political influence, no member of the Bush family currently holds political office....

After Guantánamo, Another Injustice Emerges

New York Times | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

ABOUT two months ago I learned that some of my books had been banned at Guantánamo Bay. Apparently detainees were requesting them, and their lawyers ...

NSA Surveillance Needs More than Window Dressing Reform

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

President Obama's performance Friday was even less persuasive than his pretense of holding Wall Street accountable for the crimes that led to the economic meltdown.

Aide Says Bush Is 'Doing Great' After Procedure

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- Former President George W. Bush has been discharged from a Dallas hospital a day after having a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery. S...