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The White House practices the dark arts of trashing whistleblowers who
exposed prisoner abuse at Guantánamo and the warrantless spying program, adding another layer of illegality to the war on terror.
Forty-two years later, assassination buffs continue to attack the
validity of the Warren Report.
OK, everyone who has studied the unitary executive theory of the presidency, raise your hand. Anyone? A former prosecutor examines what's behind Bush's legal fig leaf.
The FBI was probably tapping Edward Said's phone right up until the day
he died. Details are emerging of a surveillance effort that extended
for nearly thirty years.
This just in: The Pentagon offers yet another lesson in democracy. Just don't look for any bylines.
When the FBI hunted down and killed one of its most wanted fugitives in September, outrage over the botched operation may have energized the Puerto Rican independence movement.
The FBI--with apparent White House
approval--continues to seek the authority to bypass the court system in
pursuit of evidence against terror suspects.
Even in tiny outposts like Havre, Montana, a profound
cultural and psychological shift has occurred since the events of 9/11.
Any deed or disclosure that sabotages the CIA's capacity for covert operations deserves praise.
Team Bush has hunkered down and ignored press inquiries, hoping the storm surrounding Karl Rove will pass.