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Once Again, Real Journalism From Comedy Central (VIDEO)

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Nickolas

Leave it to Comedy Central -- this time Stephen Colbert -- to do the traditional media's job in exposing the fanatical charlatans like Glenn Beck.

Why the War Crimes?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

The reporting that Abu Zubaydah wasn't the feared number 3 of Al-Qaeda, was -- or should be -- the last step in removing the scales from the eyes of all but the Cheney retainers.

Richard Clarke: Bush Didn't Save Any Lives

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a New York Daily News editorial, former counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke harshly criticizes his one-time boss for suggesting he saved Americ...

Richard Clarke for CIA Director

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Why is John Brennan, who worked "the dark side" with Dick Cheney over at the CIA in contention for running the CIA but Richard Clarke isn't?

Clarke: Al Qaeda May Try To Tilt Election To McCain

US News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Kerry believes that the so-called al Qaeda Halloween videotape released days before the last presidential election in the United States affected ...

9/11 and the GOP's False Sense of Security

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

Our safety depends on us acting together. And our shared action depends on a basic shared understanding that it is far too soon to claim "never again."

Seth Colter Walls

Richard Clarke: "Quick Draw John" McCain Wanted War Before Bush Did | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The campaigns of Barack Obama and John McCain both held conference calls Wednesday afternoon to hammer each other on national security. McCain's mess...

Secret "War on Terror" Prison on Diego Garcia Confirmed

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

This news will be an embarrassment to the US government, which has persistently denied claims that it operated a secret prison on Diego Garcia.

Richard Clarke: Charlie Black Should Be Fired (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's chief advisor, Charlie Black, ignited a firestorm with his comments that another terrorist attack on the U.S. would create a "big advant...

Many Scott McClellans

Malou Innocent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malou Innocent

The blowback from McClellan's tell-all illustrates the administration's intolerance of dissent. The lesson to take away is that no president can govern effectively if they take criticism as disloyalty.

Richard Clarke: White House Wrong On Telecom Immunity

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You've heard from President Bush over and over and over and over again about the imminent danger the country is in. And you've heard from the director...