The Third Way has just released a response to the US Bank v. Ibanez decision that purports to offer a solution to the foreclosure problem. I’m sure others will point out other problems with this document: its embrace of the “strategic default” myth, its focus on the Uniform Commercial Code rather than the Pooling and [...]
|By: emptywheel Wednesday January 12, 2011 10:38 am|
|By: emptywheel Monday November 8, 2010 7:43 am|
Today’s news will be dominated with Bush’s admission that Cheney was mad at him for not pardoning Libby. Bush, in an interview aired Monday on TODAY, said Cheney was angry that Bush only commuted the sentence of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, convicted of lying during the leak investigation. [snip] ‘I can’t believe you’re going to [...]
|By: emptywheel Thursday November 4, 2010 4:28 am|
The WaPo reports that Bush, in his book, admits to approving waterboarding. In a memoir due out Tuesday, Bush makes clear that he personally approved the use of that coercive technique against alleged Sept. 11 plotter Khalid Sheik Mohammed, an admission the human rights experts say could one day have legal consequences for him. In [...]
|By: emptywheel Friday August 6, 2010 5:17 am|
Nine years ago today, George W Bush was informed that “Al Qaeda [was] determined to strike in US.” And then he went out to clear more brush at his pig farm in Crawford. Obama is showing no such presidential manliness in the second year of his term. Yesterday, his Justice Department actually indicted 14 of [...]
|By: emptywheel Thursday June 3, 2010 6:01 am|
George Bush is on the rubber chicken circuit in anticipation of the release of his book, A’m the Deciderer Decision Points. Which means he’s now out in public defending two of his “greatest” decisions, side-by-side: George Bush admitted yesterday that Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, was waterboarded by the US, [...]
|By: emptywheel Friday October 30, 2009 5:40 pm|
Cheney revealed a meeting with Bush at which Wilson was discussed. And right after that, Rove talked at the senior staff meeting about hitting back at Wilson.
|By: emptywheel Saturday July 25, 2009 2:31 pm|
Here’s the factual story about Bush’s decision not to pardon Scooter Libby.
|By: emptywheel Thursday July 23, 2009 7:47 am|
Time has allowed a bunch of Bush partisans to put a nice spin on his non-pardon of Libby.
|By: emptywheel Friday July 10, 2009 1:35 pm|
George Bush personally called Mrs. Ashcroft to tell her his thugs were coming over to rough up the Attorney General in the ICU Ward.