Third Way “Solution” to Foreclosure Fraud? Limits on Rule of Law

By: Wednesday January 12, 2011 10:38 am

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 [...]

Cheney Pissed at Bush: Distraction with the Wrong Cover-Up

By: 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 [...]

Bush Admits to Approving Torture–But Which Use of It?

By: 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 [...]

Why Isn’t Obama Clearing Brush on PDB Day?

By: 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 [...]

If Ever You Doubted Water-Boarding KSM Was a Bad Decision…

By: 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, [...]

Bush’s July 7, 2003 Discussion about Wilson

By: 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.

The Libby Non-Pardon: From the Department of Pre-Spin

By: Saturday July 25, 2009 2:31 pm

Here’s the factual story about Bush’s decision not to pardon Scooter Libby.

The Bush Fairy Tale on the Libby Pardon

By: 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.

George Bush PERSONALLY Sent Card and Gonzales to Thug Up Ashcroft

By: 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.

Bush’s Approved Torture … in 2003?

By: Saturday May 30, 2009 6:39 am

Bush is proud to describe how he approved of torture. But news reports suggest he put that approval in 2003.

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