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The burgeoning movement to impeach Bush and Cheney is a rational response at a time when 80 percent of Americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction.

The Nation's John Nichols discusses the case for impeaching President Bush with conservative constitutional scholar Bruce Fein, in this excerpt from the July 13 edition of Bill Moyers Journal on PBS.

Dear George Bush: Don't stop with Scooter Libby. Why not go all the way and pardon everyone unfairly held behind bars?

The White House announced that the President has run out of his own bad ideas and is looking elsewhere for new ones, even if they don't make any sense.

Liberated from having to serve time for his crime, he shares a perch with Bush and Cheney, somewhere high above the law.

A close reading of L. Paul Bremer's memoir shows the President knew details about torture far earlier than he has acknowledged.

As Congressional testimony reveals Alberto Gonzales's loathsome behavior as Attorney General, remember he was carrying out the wishes of George W. Bush.

Despite the Administration's crude and dishonest attacks on efforts to end the war, Congressional Democrats can't back down now.

An "impeachment from below" movement is gathering steam, and Congress needs to pay attention to it.

A majority of Iraqis now say it's OK to attack American troops. Thanks, George.

Blogs

What's the “No Child Left Behind” president doing in Denver barely a week before a critical school board election? Helping the fake “reformers” make their case.

October 24, 2011

As Americans mark the sixth anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the former vice president claims George Bush got things right. It's an Orwellian rewrite of history that needs to be countered, as do the rest of the false premises of Cheney's book.

August 30, 2011

S&P downgraded the US credit rating because the GOP won’t raise taxes and played brinksmanship with the debt ceiling. But Romney, Bachmann et al. say it’s Obama’s fault. 

August 8, 2011

Republican presidential candidates say we should not raise the debt ceiling. Have they lost their minds?

July 12, 2011

Murdoch’s media conglomerate, embroiled in a British phone-hacking scandal, has been forced to close one of its largest holdings, the News of the World newspaper. A critical broadcast deal is threatened. Even Murdoch’s conservative allies are breaking with him in Britain. Will American conservatives declare independence?

July 7, 2011

The former vice president made a mess after 9/11 by aligning the US with Pakistan and betting on a flawed approach to intelligence-gathering. Now he's trying to claim some credit for Osama's capture.

May 4, 2011

Forget trumping Trump with the long-form birth certificate. President Obama's announcement that he ordered a successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden is likely to yield political benefits for some time to come.

May 2, 2011

Center for Constitutional Rights says: "The message from civil society is clear: If you're a torturer, be careful in your travel plans."

February 6, 2011

The former British Prime Minister appeared again before the Chilcot Inquiry; this time, he seemed determined to make amends.

January 21, 2011

There may yet be justice for the victims of the post-9/11 United States torture program. Just not in the US.

January 12, 2011