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Fair Game

The Valerie Plame Story made into film:

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Torture Investigation Is A Process

I’ve tried to explain this to many of my fellows on the left who, like me, are outraged by every fresh bit of information about torture: you cannot circumvent the process and go straight to the trial of Dick Cheney. … Continue reading

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The Week In Torture

Former Vice President Dick Cheney had been so very quiet lately. Then last week, the two reports he claimed would vindicate him were released, and Cheney resurfaced with a slightly different story: Mind you, this “appearance” of effective torture has … Continue reading

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(UPDATE) Once Again, Cheney Has Nothing To Say

For a couple of months, Dick Cheney wouldn’t shut up. My mother asked me yesterday what former Vice President Dick Cheney was trying to do with his new media blitz. Given how reticent Cheney was while in office, he can’t … Continue reading

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Not Another Bush

Obama made lots of progressives angry when he decided to keep the idea of military commissions. But his commissions will be a little different: WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has determined that detainees tried by military commissions in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Amateur Torture

The US Army has no MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) code for ‘translator.’ Only after a soldier finishes the grueling Basic Arabic Course at the Defense Language Institute (and that’s a big ‘if,’ since the course has a 38% graduation rate) … Continue reading

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Torture: Three Questions

The symbol of Christianity is a man being tortured to death. Given the apologies being made for torture — and the way they are being swallowed wholeheartedly by the most Christian-y Christians among us — I have two questions to … Continue reading

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Levin Blasts Cheney

Via DailyKos: Levin comes as close as I’ve heard to calling Cheney a liar. Indeed, I really wish that un-PC word would break out of its little cage and splash all over the MSM at some point. But I’m not … Continue reading

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Every Word a Lie, Part 2

McClatchy newspapers might be the only real journalism left: WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense Thursday of the Bush administration‘s policies for interrogating suspected terrorists contained omissions, exaggerations and misstatements. Even if McClatchy is willing to print the … Continue reading

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Cutting Off Debate

Dana Rohrbacher (R-Bizzaroworld) doesn’t think it’s time to cut off debate on global warming: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy To hear a person describe themselves as “someone who’s willing to speak the truth … Continue reading

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Every Word a Lie

Dick Cheney today: The interrogations were used on hardened terrorists after other efforts failed. They were legal, essential, justified, successful, and the right thing to do. The intelligence officers who questioned the terrorists can be proud of their work and … Continue reading

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