All the lawyers behind the torture regime keep repeating the same mantra: the removal of clothing is not nudity (or naked). Jane Mayer’s book includes an explanation for the logic of that statement.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday July 30, 2008 7:25 am|
|By: emptywheel Tuesday July 15, 2008 7:17 am|
Before Nadler’s Subcommittee. I’ll liveblog until Levin shows up at FDL–note, there’s an 11 ET vote scheduled in the Senate, so Levin’s likely to show up closer to 11:15.
Nadler speaking now: “Perhaps there’s something in the WH drinking water these days that causes amnesia.”
|By: emptywheel Thursday June 5, 2008 8:02 am|
The SSCI has released (finally) the remaining reports on Iraq intelligence. I’m printing them out and beginning to read. If you want to read, too, use this thread to talk about what you’ve found.Report on how Bush and Cheney said things that the intelligence didn’t supportReport on how Dougie “stupidest fucking guy on the planet” Feith set up his own intelligence shop to bypass the professionals For a background, here’s McClatchy.