By Dave BartonThat instantly recognizable signature.
The O an open mouth yawping in protest.
The dot of the I like a projectile being thrown.
The remaining letters leaning forward to attack.
You don't even have to know his work to recognize political cartoonist Pat Oliphant is a confrontational indi ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioYoo before his Chapman debate.The April 21 morning "terror memo" lawyer John Yoo
appeared at the Chapman University debate, President Barack Obama said it would be up to his attorney general whether to prosecute former Bush administration advisors like Yoo. Since that da ... More >>
World events are moving so fast and furious, one wonders how participants in the Saturday and Tuesday Chapman University School of Law debates featuring visiting professor and Bush White House torture enabler John Yoo at the center of each are keeping up with their talking points.CBSNews.com Legal A ... More >>
So the big question when John Yoo speaks at Chapman University next week about presidential power is: Will he be shackled? Probably not, seeing as how this is not Spain, but were Orange within the Iberian Peninsula nation and NATO ally, he'd be under criminal indictment for sanctioning torture at Gu ... More >>
Top U.S. Secrets to Crooks, Idiots and Dopers: The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., reports this morning that the Pentagon, the guys running the Iraq War, now want Congress to allow national security clearances for government employees who are “ex-convicts, drug addicts and mentally incompeten ... More >>
Just like breaking a leg can take your mind off a toothache, the major traumas the Bush administration has inflicted on the body politic make it easy to forget the lesser damage it's doing. Or, as Ruth Marcus puts in her column in today's Washington Post, "The tornado of disastrous headlines - ... More >>
You know a political scandal has sailed past the point of no return when even Dana Rohrabacher (R-Surfin') sounds like a voice of reason.
From CBS News:
Pressure mounted on the White House Thursday to fire Attorney General Alberto Gonzales for the abrupt dismissal of U.S. attorneys. More Republican ... More >>
Told you it wasn't the CCIR who sent out the letter telling Latinos immigrants can't vote. Turns out the California Attorney General's office fingered Tan Nguyen, who seemed like the ideal Republican congressional candidate--minority, immigrant-hating, and carpet-bagging. Jail time is rumored for th ... More >>
By now, everyone and their gardener has heard about the letter to recently registered Latino voters warning them of repercussions if they're illegal. No one is quite sure who sent the letter (read the English-language translation here), although the blame game has already begun: Democrats blame Repu ... More >>
There was something very familiar about Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' testimony before the Senate Judicary Committee yesterday. As Think Progress summarizes yesterday morning's highlight:
Earlier this year, the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), which is charged ... More >>
This blogger is keeping up on the limp-dicked questioning of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and his wiretaps. Oh, and while you have to be sworn in for fucking jury duty, the rat bastards who represent YOU won't even swear in Gonzales (like that would stop someone from this Administration from ly ... More >>