I was hatched on a cold, Nebraska day, January 30, 1941. It was the first of two fateful events for our country that year. The second took place in December.
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The Ridge revelation is a huge story, but not a surprising one. Anyone with half a brain knew that the Bushies waged their own terror campaign for political advantage leading up to the 2004 election.
From what I have been able to gather about the workings of Bagram, I have no reason to conclude that the prison is now being run according to the Geneva Conventions.
Why are we in Iraq? Because we're there. Because the Iraqis need us. Because something terrible would happen if we left precipitously. So we still occupy Iraq and no one even asks why.
Donald Rumsfeld is U R all dead to me. Reject my friend requests, oh yeah? I'll kill you all in your sleep. Kidding. OK, so not kidding.
When the dream of self dissolves, we awake and see that the true church is wherever we are.
However bizarre, however stupefyingly premature the Fox pundit's words are, they are something other than what they have become in the re-telling.
Every time Dan Rather was on camera, there was an elephant in the room --there is no question that it was Dan Rather who pushed Walter Cronkite out at least a year before he wanted to go.
Here's an intriguing detail from the new 685-page tome on Donald Rumsfeld, Bradley Graham's By His Own Rules: The Ambitions, Successes, and Ultimate F...
Sadly, our celebrity-obsessed world is unlikely to pay much attention to the International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture, as the death of Michael Jackson dominates headlines.
It is a bit ironic that this august body could unanimously deal with a sex crime but not with massive war crimes against humanity.
For a few months after his departure as Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld occupied a suite of government-provided transition offices in a high-ris...
While times are tough for most Americans, one group is doing remarkably well. For former members of the Bush administration, the economic outlook remains bright and jobs are seemingly plentiful.
Most decent people cannot conceive that anyone would profit from knowingly harming others. That is the flaw in capitalism. And that is one reason that evil can exist.
In terms of actual policy measures, President Obama and his foreign policy team have not taken any steps to reverse or mitigate the hostile policies their predecessors put into effect against Iran.
Face time with the president is political gold in Washington, so Donald Rumsfeld moved quickly after taking charge at the Pentagon to secure weekly pr...
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Eric Alterman, Danielle Ivory
Former President George W. Bush recently mused with the press about...
The first time Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld pressured the CIA to mislead Congress was in 1975 and 1976, when Cheney was chief of staff to President...
For decades, the conventional wisdom was that the Republican Party was the party of the military. However, as Republicans have abandoned ideals that make our military strong, big names now support Democrats.
For all of the suspicion and projection upon her, Speaker Pelosi is really like a mom making her kids behave politely at a fancy restaurant.
Brooks and his ilk also like to pretend that there is some big separation between government and big business when in reality they have been in bed for years.
Bush proved that the blurring of the line that separates Church and State is not only unconstitutional, it is also wholly dysfunctional.
One of the ironic things about Maureen Dowd's last, infamous column is that at first glance, people were struck by the sudden emergence of intelligenc...
The news that former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld used cover pages with religious quotes and war imagery when passing information to Presiden...
Robert Draper's GQ account of fingerpointing by former Bush officials against Donald Rumsfeld is the media story of the week. Yet a quick tour of the ...
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