Pro-Torture

Keep in mind that McCain voted against this bill as well. Bush to veto ban on waterboarding Harsh tactics help fight terrorism, he says President Bush is to veto legislation Saturday meant to ban the CIA from using waterboarding and … Continue reading

Special Comment

“I’m playing for October, November,” said President Bush to Mr. Draper. “To get us in a position where the Presidential candidates will be comfortable about sustaining a presence,” and, he said later, “stay longer.” From Ron Draper’s Dead Certain … Continue reading

Door, Ass, Bang

From the Atlantic Monthly’s rather prescient article on Karl Rove (subscription required): Rove has always cast himself not merely as a campaign manager but as someone with a mind for policy and for history … Continue reading

More from the Founding Fathers

Does any of this sound familiar? He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good…. He has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers…. He … Continue reading