Tag: George W. Bush

Rumsey Punch: What Judge Gorsuch Could Bring To The Court Is...

President Donald Trump ended the suspense that he’d purposely created by nominating arch conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch in a live Tuesday night broadcast from the White House.

In Trump Meeting, Rep. King Calls for Muslim Surveillance Designed After...

After the Sept, 11, 2001 attacks, the NYPD created a massive surveillance operation—aided by at least one CIA operative—directed at Muslims. It led the police department entrusted with policing the five boroughs to stretch its increasingly growing intelligence apparatus to Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and even parts of Pennsylvania.

The Controversial Truth Behind America’s Never-Ending War

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, America's War on Terror has expanded drastically, and with it, the interpretation of the Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF), which gave the president the initial power to mobilize US Armed Forces against those responsible. Yet, America is no closer to ending that open-ended war than when it began, and its endless state is prompting serious questions about the legality of the recent initiatives waged against ISIS, and whether safeguards are in place to prevent a single person—President Obama or his successors—from committing America to perpetual warfare.

In 1st Visit to US Mosque, Obama Calls Hateful Rhetoric ‘Inexcusable’

The president said the far majority of Muslims around the world are peace-loving and blamed a small fraction for perverting a religion followed by 1.6 billion people worldwide in order to justify their violence and land grabs that have further destabilized regions in the Middle East and Africa.

Human Rights Group Publishes Legal Justification For Bush, CIA Torture Probe

“This is one of the most serious human rights violations that the US has engaged in as a country."

The Prosecution of the CIA Whistleblower Who Revealed Waterboarding to the...

Whistleblower John Kiriakou is serving a 30-month prison sentence while those he exposed remain free.

Propaganda Versus Journalism

Manufactured consent: backward logic and nonsensical ideas sold as pragmatic solutions to social ills and economic misfortune

Phil Donahue Documents Tomas Young’s ‘Body of War’

"What we see...is a drama playing itself out in thousands of homes in this country that Americans never see.”