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Richard Leon: A Judge at a Fork in the Road

Richard J. Leon is a George Bush-appointed federal judge who is increasingly finding himself at the heart of cases relating to the extent of executive power. Leon has a long association with the Republican Party. In 1987-1988 he served as deputy c...   read more

Toxic Sludge in Tennessee More Radioactive Than Nuclear Waste

After the biggest toxic spill in U.S. history (100 times larger than the infamous 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill), the Tennessee Valley Authority has advised residents (inaccurately) that boiling their water would remove dangerous heavy metals and ma...   read more

Financial Crisis Worst Since…

Ever since the financial hard times reached Wall Street in September, there have been a series of reports that, in one category or another, this is the worst since [fill in the blank]. The unemployment rate for November (6.7%) was the highest in 1...   read more

One Good Thing about George W. Bush

In our ongoing attempt to find something good about President Bush’s legacy (see In Praise of George Bush), we turn to his support for community health centers. Kevin Sack of The New York Times writes, “Although the number of uninsured and the cos...   read more

Subpoenaed Republican IT Expert Dies in Plane Crash

Mike Connell, 45, a media consultant for the Bush family and Karl Rove’s IT guru, died on December 19 when his small plane crashed just short of the Akron-Canton Airport in Ohio. Connell was recently subpoenaed to testify in a lawsuit regarding vo...   read more

Hidden Story of White Men Shooting Black Men after Katrina

At least 11 African-American men were shot by white men in the riotous days following Hurricane Katrina. Donnell Herrington, Marcel Alexander and Chris Collins have been the only three to come forward with their story. While on their way to an eva...   read more

Rumsfeld and Torture: The Walls Close In

The Senate Armed Services Committee has issued a devastating report that concludes that the use of torture at Abu Ghraib prison and other sites was not the work of isolated “bad apples,” but the direct result of directives issued by Secretary of D...   read more

Breaking the Law: Bush Officials Feel the Heat

With so much attention centering on the developing financial crisis, it isn’t surprising that other important stories have slipped through the cracks. Nevertheless, as the Bush administration winds down, there has been a surprising flurry of activ...   read more

Uncovering the Secrets of the Bush Administration

Washington Monthly editor Charles Homans presents a roadmap for digging out the most important secrets that the Bush administration wants to keep hidden forever. It won’t be easy. As Vice-President Cheney said in a speech in 2007, “I learned early...   read more

In Praise of George Bush

I don’t think that anyone would accuse me of being soft on George W. Bush. For example, I have argued that Bush should be indicted for violating the U.S. War Crimes Act. However, the man is not all bad. I believe that his lack of racism played a s...   read more

The War at Our Fingertips

What is the war taking place right now that has taken the most lives? Iraq? Israel vs. Palestine? Darfur in Sudan? How about “none of the above”? According to a 2008 report by the International Rescue Committee, the fighting in eastern and souther...   read more

Should George W. Bush be Tried for War Crimes?

Whenever someone publicly suggests that President Bush and other members of his administration might have committed war crimes, he or she is accused of being a wild, over-the-top extremist. But there is one group of people that has always taken th...   read more

FBI's Top 10 Stories of the Week

1. New Orleans: Attorney Pleads Guilty and Forfeits $30 Million James G. Perdigao pled guilty to 30 federal felony charges including a fraudulent billing scheme and agreed to forfeit $30 million.     ...   read more

New Hampshire First State with Female Senate Majority

New Hampshire became the first state in the history of the United States to have women form the majority of members of its state senate.  As a result of the 2008 election, 13 of the state's 24 senators will be female.  The governor of the state is...   read more

McCain: Between an Acorn and a Hard Place

John McCain, Sarah Palin and their supporters have lashed out at Barack Obama for his association with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). However, in a press release, ACORN pointed out that McCa...   read more

The Sad Fate of Sarah Palin

If John McCain loses his bid for the presidency on November 4th, Sarah Palin will probably follow the path of Katharine Harris. Having sold her soul to the Republican Party leaders, she will be dumped and turned into a laughing stock, the butt of ...   read more
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Top Stories

3009 to 3024 of about 3028 News
Prev 1 ... 187 188 189 190 Next

Richard Leon: A Judge at a Fork in the Road

Richard J. Leon is a George Bush-appointed federal judge who is increasingly finding himself at the heart of cases relating to the extent of executive power. Leon has a long association with the Republican Party. In 1987-1988 he served as deputy c...   read more

Toxic Sludge in Tennessee More Radioactive Than Nuclear Waste

After the biggest toxic spill in U.S. history (100 times larger than the infamous 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill), the Tennessee Valley Authority has advised residents (inaccurately) that boiling their water would remove dangerous heavy metals and ma...   read more

Financial Crisis Worst Since…

Ever since the financial hard times reached Wall Street in September, there have been a series of reports that, in one category or another, this is the worst since [fill in the blank]. The unemployment rate for November (6.7%) was the highest in 1...   read more

One Good Thing about George W. Bush

In our ongoing attempt to find something good about President Bush’s legacy (see In Praise of George Bush), we turn to his support for community health centers. Kevin Sack of The New York Times writes, “Although the number of uninsured and the cos...   read more

Subpoenaed Republican IT Expert Dies in Plane Crash

Mike Connell, 45, a media consultant for the Bush family and Karl Rove’s IT guru, died on December 19 when his small plane crashed just short of the Akron-Canton Airport in Ohio. Connell was recently subpoenaed to testify in a lawsuit regarding vo...   read more

Hidden Story of White Men Shooting Black Men after Katrina

At least 11 African-American men were shot by white men in the riotous days following Hurricane Katrina. Donnell Herrington, Marcel Alexander and Chris Collins have been the only three to come forward with their story. While on their way to an eva...   read more

Rumsfeld and Torture: The Walls Close In

The Senate Armed Services Committee has issued a devastating report that concludes that the use of torture at Abu Ghraib prison and other sites was not the work of isolated “bad apples,” but the direct result of directives issued by Secretary of D...   read more

Breaking the Law: Bush Officials Feel the Heat

With so much attention centering on the developing financial crisis, it isn’t surprising that other important stories have slipped through the cracks. Nevertheless, as the Bush administration winds down, there has been a surprising flurry of activ...   read more

Uncovering the Secrets of the Bush Administration

Washington Monthly editor Charles Homans presents a roadmap for digging out the most important secrets that the Bush administration wants to keep hidden forever. It won’t be easy. As Vice-President Cheney said in a speech in 2007, “I learned early...   read more

In Praise of George Bush

I don’t think that anyone would accuse me of being soft on George W. Bush. For example, I have argued that Bush should be indicted for violating the U.S. War Crimes Act. However, the man is not all bad. I believe that his lack of racism played a s...   read more

The War at Our Fingertips

What is the war taking place right now that has taken the most lives? Iraq? Israel vs. Palestine? Darfur in Sudan? How about “none of the above”? According to a 2008 report by the International Rescue Committee, the fighting in eastern and souther...   read more

Should George W. Bush be Tried for War Crimes?

Whenever someone publicly suggests that President Bush and other members of his administration might have committed war crimes, he or she is accused of being a wild, over-the-top extremist. But there is one group of people that has always taken th...   read more

FBI's Top 10 Stories of the Week

1. New Orleans: Attorney Pleads Guilty and Forfeits $30 Million James G. Perdigao pled guilty to 30 federal felony charges including a fraudulent billing scheme and agreed to forfeit $30 million.     ...   read more

New Hampshire First State with Female Senate Majority

New Hampshire became the first state in the history of the United States to have women form the majority of members of its state senate.  As a result of the 2008 election, 13 of the state's 24 senators will be female.  The governor of the state is...   read more

McCain: Between an Acorn and a Hard Place

John McCain, Sarah Palin and their supporters have lashed out at Barack Obama for his association with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). However, in a press release, ACORN pointed out that McCa...   read more

The Sad Fate of Sarah Palin

If John McCain loses his bid for the presidency on November 4th, Sarah Palin will probably follow the path of Katharine Harris. Having sold her soul to the Republican Party leaders, she will be dumped and turned into a laughing stock, the butt of ...   read more
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