Leon Panetta and GOP Leaders Owe Nancy Pelosi an Apology

CIA Director Leon Panetta told the House Intelligence Committee in late June that the CIA consistently misled, misinformed, and in at least one case, outright lied to Congress for eight years, beginning in 2001 and ending on the date of his testimony toward the end of last month: In a June 26 letter to Mr....

Dear Moe Lane

FUCK yo couch! hugs ‘n’ kisses, The Online Left, who will be sleeping like babies tonight because  most of us didn’t swallow the bullshit sammich served up yesterday by the LA...

Post-partisan Ass-covering

Paul Krugman wades into the ongoing debate over whether Obama should look back or move forward with regards to extra-legal activities on the part of the outgoing administration: Last Sunday President-elect Barack Obama was asked whether he would seek an investigation of possible crimes by the Bush...

On Jack Bauer and US Interrogation Policy

I know this has already been revealed by Philippe Sands in the April May issue of Vanity Fair. However, after reading this excerpt from Sands’ upcoming book, Torture Team: Deception, Cruelty And The Compromise Of Law, I still can’t fathom the callous indifference of the sick fucking bastards who drew up the...

Quote of the Day: Redefining What’s Possible

One of the great dangers of the Bush administration is that it will permanently alter our sense of what is possible or acceptable. You can see an analog of this when people say things like: Bush won’t be able to do X, or: he will have to do Y, where these statements do not refer to physical necessity or...

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