WASHINGTON — President Bush may rue the day when he declared Iraq the “central front in the war on terrorism” after running out of all his other official rationales for the unprovoked invasion of that Persian Gulf country.
Author: Helen Thomas
The Bush administration is relying on a slender thread to justify its disastrous war in Iraq: Saddam Hussein is now in jail.
WASHINGTON — A brilliant biography of the controversial newspaper columnist I.F. Stone — whose career spanned most of the historical highlights of the 20th century — resonates with the political scene today.
The war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq are certainly going to be the crowning issues in the Nov. 7 mid-term elections.
“There are no hereditary kings in America and no powers not created in the Constitution.” That eloquent putdown of an imperial presidency was the essence of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit who declared that President Bush’s warrantless wiretap program was unconstitutional.
Why does the Bush administration insist on tinkering with the long-established laws on military conduct and treaties of this land?
WASHINGTON — The political fate of Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman will be on the line in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Connecticut, an election that has become a referendum on the war in Iraq.