Tag Archives: war on terror

OK, this is change, but I can’t say I believe in it


The Obama justice system – Glenn Greenwald Highlighting not mine. […] Spencer Ackerman yesterday attended a Senate hearing at which the DOD’s General Counsel, Jeh Johnson, testified.  As Ackerman highlighted, Johnson actually said that even for those detainees to whom the Obama … Continue reading

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Olbermann on Diane Schroer and the Library of Congress


The Library of Congress is being suedbecause it offered a key job as terrorism research analyst to Diane Schroer, then rescinded the offer, even though she was qualified. In Bushed, Keith Olbermann explains the job was taken away because everything … Continue reading

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No laughing matter


From the ACLU: This sounds so outrageous, it seems like a joke or something out of “The Onion.” Attorney General Michael Mukasey is demanding that Congress issue a new declaration of war so that anyone that this president or the … Continue reading

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Global assassination – A failed policy


Philip K. Dick, Meet George W. Bush by Tom Engelhardt

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Are we about to got to war with Iran?


It’s the ‘Oh Shit!’ Moment on Iran

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The “US doesn’t torture” (except when we do)


Rude Pundit: A Conversation in High Places Regarding Torture

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We really helped Iraq, didn’t we?


City in a Time Warp War is pushing Baghdad out of the 21st century and back to a bygone age of ferrymen, midwives, donkey drivers and shepherds.

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Two years ago today


Two years ago today the government (local, state, and federal) failed New Orleans. And all levels, particularly federal, have been failing Nawlins since then. No, that’s not entirely true. The government had been failing New Orleans for decades. Two years … Continue reading

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Jose Padilla was convicted yesterday


Salon: The Padilla verdict — Glenn Greenwald

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FBI visits man suspected of reading in public


Careful: The FB-eye may be watching Reading the wrong thing in public can get you in trouble

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