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The Teachings of Texas on Political Payback

James Moore | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics
James Moore

Chris Christie would never make it as a pol in Texas. He leaves too many fingerprints. Victims are not supposed to know who stuck the knife in them. T...

Valerie Plame Rolls Eyes At Dick Cheney Calling Snowden A 'Traitor: 'The Irony!'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Former CIA agent Valerie Plame said Wednesday that she views NSA leaker Edward Snowden as neither a hero nor a traitor, but that Americans should be g...

Why Is Congressman Peter King Lying About Glenn Greenwald?

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

For holders of major elective office, there is little disincentive to engage in the most shameless demagoguery imaginable. Our political system doesn't punish people for blatant disregard for truth.

How Obama's FBI Pick Triggered The Valerie Plame Investigation

Mother Jones | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

The pending nomination of James Comey to become FBI chief is a poke in the eye with a very sharp stick for the Cheney crowd....

IRS 'Scandal'? I Dissent (Based on Current Information)

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

In order to its job, the IRS consolidated this operation in one office and adopted computer search tools designed to raise to its attention those organizations that were claiming this very vague and subjective distinction.

Game Change: Cheney Opens Himself to Subpoena Regarding 9/11, Iraq, Torture and Valerie Plame

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

When Dick Cheney appears before Congress to answer questions about his actions that caused the death and maiming of hundreds of thousands of people, some from incompetence, some as a result of outright lying- -- then he can come talk to us about Hillary Clinton testifying again.

Valerie Plame: People Need To 'Continually Hold Our Government To Account'

The Boulder Daily Camera | Joe Rubino | Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

Famously outed former CIA agent Valerie Plame said Thursday she is not bitter despite being "betrayed" by the government officials who exposed her ide...

Valerie Plame Calls For Transparency On Drones

Posted 03.06.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Valerie Plame Wilson, the former CIA officer who was outed by Robert Novak in a 2003 Washington Post column and was the subject of the movie "Fair Gam...

Outed CIA Spy's Latest Battle

The Huffington Post | Lance Gould | Posted 06.14.2013 | Impact

Valerie Plame Wilson was an undercover operative in the CIA's counter-proliferation division. That line of work is also known as "spying," and in that...

The Need for Truth

Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr.

Valerie Plame is right in defending a Navy Seal's right to give a true account of the raid which took out Osama Bin Laden. The issue at stake is the right of enlisted personnel and junior officers to tell the truth about their combat experiences. That truth needs to be known.

Why Is the U.S. Government Bullying an American Hero?

Valerie Plame Wilson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Valerie Plame Wilson

We have heard riveting stories of heroism and valor from one of the soldiers who participated the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. His book is by most accounts devoid of any classified information. So are U.S. government officials angry that he wrote a book, or that his book came out before their movie?

Republicans Cry About Lack of "Civility" at Dem Convention

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The contrast between a strong Democratic Party and a flaky, unstable, flip-floppy Republican Party has prompted the GOP to spend the week whining and pooping their big boy pants about how the Democrats are being so mean.

Leather: Bad for the Environment, Workers, Communities, and Animals

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Every time we choose what we're going to wear, we make a statement about who we are in the world: Progressive values involve taking the side of the weak against the strong, but wearing dead animals does the opposite of that.

Dan Froomkin

Why U.S. Prosecutor Let Dick Cheney, Karl Rove Slip Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald’s prosecution of former CIA officer John Kiriakou for talking to journalists about the Bush/Cheney to...

Dan Froomkin

Squelching Secrets: Obama's Prosecutors Are Pursuing The Wrong Target

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Patrick J. Fitzgerald's last cases as one of the nation's most prominent U.S. attorneys may turn out to be a misfire. John Kir...

Michael McAuliff

When Leaks Mattered Less To the GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans who bristled at the suggestion the George W. Bush White House did anything wrong in revealing the identity of a CIA operativ...

Greater Lawlessness Causes Great Recessions

Harlan Green | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

Greg Smith's unveiling of Goldman Sachs' "culture" of profits ahead of clients' interests was nothing new. But there is little mention of the behavior that caused our economic decline into the Great Recession.

Words Of Resilience: Quotes From Women Touched By 9/11

Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

We’ve been so impressed and inspired by the number of stories about women coming out this week in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11: S...

Dan Froomkin

Dick Cheney Book Tour: 11 Questions Reporters Should Be Asking

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

Dick Cheney has spent his career not revealing himself, and in his new memoir and the ensuing PR blitz, he appears to be staying largely in character....

What's In Her Desk?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.17.2011 | Women

To quote Christina Norman, put simply, "Work's hard." And if you're anything like us, you have a few can't-work-without-them items that help you get t...

Reaching Global Zero

Valerie Plame Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Valerie Plame Wilson

As a former CIA covert operations officer, I believe nuclear proliferation is the most urgent threat we face, regardless of gender. The only solution is to lock down all materials and eliminate all weapons in all countries: Global Zero.

How Bush Photoshopped Karl Rove Out Of Valerie Plame Scandal

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his new book, George W. Bush repeatedly challenges the charge that he misled the country into the Iraq war. He writes, "I didn't like hearing peopl...

"Fair Game": Seeking Clear Memory and Truth

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

We can no longer afford traditions that tell us to if we dare to question the rule of our nation then we do not love our country, that to honor our parents or children or planet is not to question the accepted procedures.

Judith Miller Got it Wrong... Again

Doug Liman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Doug Liman

Judith Miller demonstrated in her recent Wall Street Journal story about my film, Fair Game, the same cavalier attitude towards the facts that led to her departure from the New York Times in disgrace.

The F Word: Shifting Goalposts on Terrorism

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

We've seen so many definitions of terrorist in the last few years, it can be hard to keep them straight. So I suppose it's understandable when someone like Rep. Peter King from New York can't remember what the word means anymore.