On President Obama's first day in office, he stated unequivocally that his administration was "committed to operating with an unprecedented level of openness in government." It is time for the president to live up to his promise.
There's good reason for Bob Barr to think there are serious ethical questions that need to be answered by Ken Buck. Nothing like a little NRA on NRA violence two weeks before an election to make the day interesting.
The Obama administration is following Bush's lead by unilaterally rewriting the Geneva Conventions, presumably to allow it to continue exploiting prisoners of war for their supposed intelligence value.
Obama recently ratified continuation of the U.S. rendition policy. Amazingly, I just received a recording from the near-future of an interrogation conducted under the new kinder, gentler rules. Let's listen in.