Tag: bush administration officials

Cheney argued for the troops in the US

The more I hear about the Bush White House, the more I am aware that I really, really don’t like them. From NYT: Top Bush administration officials in 2002 debated testing the Constitution by sending American troops into the suburbs of Buffalo to arrest a group of men suspected of plotting with Al Qaeda, according to former administration officials. Some of the advisers to President George W. Bush, including Vice President Dick Cheney, argued that a president had the power to use the military on domestic soil to sweep up the terrorism suspects, who came to be known as the Lackawanna

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O'Reilly takes credit

A friend of mine is somehow convinced that Bill O’Reilly is a moderate voice of reason. So, in order to convince this friend that O’Reilly is a name-calling “loon,” I am going to post some things over the next several days on Bill O’Reilly. With luck, my friend will see the light. From TP: Last month, torture advocate Bill O’Reilly launched a “boycott” of Spain after Spanish prosecutors were considering a probe of Bush administration officials who gave legal cover for torture. “There will be a boycott and there will be ill will towards Spain. This is going to become a huge story

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What's going on – News Roundup

Friday Morning News Roundup California has averted their version of Armageddon. They’ve finally passed a budget. Southwest Airlines issued a warning about instrument approaches to the Buffalo airport. This warning was issued before the fatal crash of the Continental Connections commuter plane that crashed last week. The Pilots Association re-issued the warning on Wednesday of this week. Glenn Greenwald takes his time and goes through the details of Binyam Mohamed‘s case. Mohamed is an Ethiopian citizen and British resident who was arrested and rendered from Afghanistan in 2002. Although this case contains allegations of torture and abuse, it is also the

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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