WASHINGTON — The American people have heard President Bush and his spokespersons say many times that the U.S. government does not engage in torture.
WASHINGTON — President Bush should stop worrying about his legacy. It’s already established. By his deeds you shall know him; preemptive war, torture and wiretapping, for starters.
WASHINGTON — When a fire broke out in Vice President Dick Cheney’s ceremonial office last week, reporters quipped that someone must be burning the videotapes of the CIA interrogation of two al-Qaida detainees.
WASHINGTON — For his last hurrah, President Bush is seeking to polish his sorely damaged foreign policy image as he contemplates his last year in office.
WASHINGTON — Thank goodness for whistle blowers, those public servants who think Americans should know the harm that is being inflicted in our name.
WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate John McCain is adamantly against the use of torture in interrogating terrorist suspects, but some of his Republican rivals seem to think it’s okay to stop just short of it.
WASHINGTON — President Bush on Tuesday signed the law that legalizes the administration’s shameful treatment of detainees suspected of terrorism.
Why does the Bush administration insist on tinkering with the long-established laws on military conduct and treaties of this land?