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We were ready--

Oh, so ready.

Sure, it happened, but those were the breaks.

And remember

That we never, ever make mistakes.

This year is the tenth anniversary of the end of
apartheid in South Africa, the fortieth anniversary of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 and the fiftieth anniversary of the Supreme
Court's ruli

The same political figures
who engineered the current debacle in Iraq are now trying to blame
the United Nations for more than $10.1 billion worth of oil revenue
they claim Saddam Hussein d

When faced with criticism, accuse. That seems to be
Attorney General John Ashcroft's rule of political survival.

Because no silver bullet could have stopped
This horrifying deed from being done,
We cannot blame those dozing on the job
For never even loading up the gun.

(George W. Bush explains the interview arrangements he's made with the 9/11 Commission)

The President vows to exploit New York City, not aid it.

When testimony came from Richard Clarke, he
Inspired White House spokesmen to get snarky,
Because, with words combining bite and bark, he

The September 11 commission has become mired in partisan bickering, as questions go unasked and new revelations are overwhelmed by the noise.

Blogs

The documentary on covert operations around the world takes home the Cinematography award.

January 27, 2013

Droney the predator drone doesn't understand sex scandals.

November 20, 2012

Why doesn’t the United States seem to be capturing anyone anymore?

June 4, 2012

While Rick Perry hails the president's authorization of the killing of two Americans in Yemen, Paul rejects “assassinating American citizens without charges.”

October 1, 2011

Eliminating bad guys from the sky, even American citizens, confuses national security with a R-rated video game.

September 30, 2011

Dennis Blair opposes drones, but stays mum on victims.

August 15, 2011

Despite Obama’s claims that closing Guantanamo would take priority on his agenda as president, infamous Bush-era policies have quietly expanded under his administration. 

August 5, 2011

Jeremy Scahill says America has to decide, "are we a country that operates under the rule of law or do we believe we're emperors who can wage war on the world?"

July 19, 2011

Something is terribly wrong when one can see a walled CIA compound in plain site from the tarmac of an international airport.

July 15, 2011

Arizona senator provides definitive refutation against Mukasey, Cheney, Rep. King.

May 12, 2011