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A Decade of Liberal Outrage, Wasted

In his new book, George W. Bush proudly defends his decision to authorize torture for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. You might think that a former President, only two years out of office, admitting to war crimes in no uncertain terms would … Continue reading

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I’m Sure This Will Be Seen as a Good Moment for Bipartisanship

Meanwhile, the bill recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and John McCain — the so-called “Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention and Prosecution Act” — now has 9 co-sponsors, including the newly elected Scott Brown.  It’s probably the single most extremist, tyrannical and … Continue reading

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The Easy Breezy Way to a Torture State

First, make sure the Justice Department is filled with a bunch of cronies who exist only to agree to whatever you wish to put forward. You’ll be needing them to argue that the Executive Branch trumps all others. Second, employ … Continue reading

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