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George and Jack Starring in “Much To Do About Photos”

The first off the long awaited photos showing Bush and Jack Abramoff have surfaced in the NY Times and Time Magazine. The first image below is cropped with a red outline around Jack Abramoff’s smiling face in the background: This second image is the full image as posted in the NY Times and Time Magazine, […]

Alter: Bush’s Purely Partisan Use of Foiled Bomb Plot

Jonathan Alter nailed in on the head in the Newsweek with his piece, “The Shoe (Bomb) on the Other Foot.” Alter says, “Bush’s revelation about a foiled bomb plot shows the dangers of declassification for purely partisan purposes.” He’s on the money, when he points out that “For crass political reasons—namely to advance his position […]

ABA: Reject False Choice Between Liberty and Security

The ABA hit the key issue in their protest of George Bush’s violation of the law: The president of the nation’s largest lawyers group said Friday that President Bush should comply with federal law when conducting electronic surveillance of Americans and refrain from scaring people into giving up their civil liberties in the fight against […]