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2 hrs ago | American Reporter

ConstanceDON'T Drink the Water; Don't Breathe the Air

It's good news for the Constitution and the rule of law that President Obama ordered the release of the Bush Administration memos that justified the use of torture and that he has not ruled out prosecuting officials who devised the policies that allowed torture to happen.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Terrorism

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Yorker

Hillary Clinton's New Iraq Gamble

Back in January, 1991, over the objections of his Secretary of Defense, Dick Cheney, President George H. W. Bush sought a Congressional resolution authorizing him to launch a war to expel Saddam Hussein's Iraqi military forces from Kuwait, which Saddam had invaded a few months earlier.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, W.

News Max

Dick Cheney: Deal With ISIS or Face Attack Far Worse Than 9/11

Former Vice President Dick Cheney warns that if the United States doesn't deal with the Islamic State terrorist group that beheaded an American journalist, it faces an attack much larger than 9/11.

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The Washington Post

How wrong must you be in D.C. to never work again?

Just how wrong does someone have to be to lose their job in Washington, D.C.? For John McLaughlin, even historically wrong wasn't enough.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Allen, US Senate

Common Dreams

The Neocons' Grim 'Victory' in Iraq

From left: former Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and President George W. Bush.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

News Max

Mideast Expert: ISIS Beheading Journalist Shows We've Hurt Them

Dr. Robert Rabil, a Middle East studies professor at Florida Atlantic University, and Stephen J. Yates, a former deputy assistant to Vice President Dick Cheney, told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV Wednesday that ISIS would have found some pretext to murder American journalist James Foley, but the timing suggests ISIS was stung by losing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florida Atlantic University

MarketWatch

John Boehner's problems with conservatives are just beginning

House headache: More than a dozen vocal conservatives are gunning to replace moderate or retiring House Republicans in November's midterm elections, and Reuters reports their arrival could mean more headaches for Speaker John Boehner .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Paul Ryan, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors

Daily Kos

Mayor: 'The city of Ferguson is a model for the region'

Looks like the new P.R. team hired by Ferguson's city government is doing a great job of getting their message out: "The city of Ferguson is a model for the region."

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Norwalk Citizen News

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

Wyoming voters overwhelmingly chose incumbents in the top races in Tuesday's Republican primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, Matt Mead, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Concord Monitor

Editorial: Jeffords was a maverick who mattered

The glare of a single moment can obscure a life. To find examples, politics in Northern New England is as good a place to start as any.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Switched

Rick Perry Turns Himself In

Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in to authorities Tuesday on counts of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Washington

The Wall Street Journal

Liz Cheney vs. Mike Enzi and Other 2014 Primaries That Might Have Been

Today could have been one of the most dramatic days on the 2014 primary calendar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, Rush Limbaugh, Barack Obama, Democrat

US News & World Report

Paul Ryan Book Recounts Tussles With Obama, Dick Cheney

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has focused on helping elect his colleagues in 2014 rather than himself in 2016 since losing as Mitt Romney's running mate in the 2012 presidential election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Aug 18, 2014

American Reporter

The Banking CrisisPLAYING the Fed

The corruption scandals, Troopergate, her musings on how to ban library books, the moose slaughter, the drill-baby-drill, the creationist stupidity, the pregnant underage daughter and the acceptance of statutory rape as a marriage-brokering tool, the bridge to nowhere and all the rest of it - including the story on the front page of the New York ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News

The Washington Post

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James M. Jeffords is shown in his Capitol Hill office in April 2001 prior to vote opposing Bush White House tax cut legislation.

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Related Topix: US News, The National, National Mall, US National Parks, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US Senate, James Jeffords, George Bush

The Daily Beast

Mike Segar / ReutersRand Paul's Romance With RealismThe...

The libertarian senators is famously skeptical of foreign wars. So why are his advisers suddenly comparing him to the coldest of Cold Warriors? Throughout Paul's short political career, he has tried to position himself as someone less inclined to wage war or intervene in other countries than the Obama or Bush White Houses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ronald Reagan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Kos

True courage: Two contrasting stories

Open Carry Texas was all set to march through an historically African American neighborhood in Houston.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, Liberal Political News

American Reporter

The WilliesWAS 'Swine Flu' an Attempt to Asassinate Obama?

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- The way I heard the story, a chicken is eating lunch when an acorn falls on her head.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Examiner.com

We Broke Iraq

It's known as the Pottery Barn Rule - "You break it, you own it" - the aphorism Colin Powell uttered as the Bush administration planned its invasion of Iraq.

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Related Topix: George Bush

Thu Aug 14, 2014

American Reporter

Woodstock RememberedA Mighty Change

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2009 -- Documents from the Bush White House and the Republican National Committee newly released by the House Judiciary Committee show that while the Justice Department under President Bush was aggressively prosecuting local Democratic officeholders around the nation, the White House Political Affairs Office was simultaneously ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, Mathematics, Science, Harriet Miers, Alabama

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