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Officer Alleges CIA Retaliation

By Dana Priest A senior CIA operative who handled sensitive informants in Iraq asserts that CIA managers asked him to falsify his reporting on weapo

Bloggers Matter!

Here is an email we just received: During the day I work for the House Judiciary Committee and John Conyers. By night, I read your blog. Thanks so muc

John Conyers Forum On C-SPAN

from Nerofiddled I just saw the three-hour Conyers forum on C-SPAN. It was a riveting, important event, and also a gratifying one: This morning, a co

Torturing White People

The Rude Pundit: Here's what's going on: you know all those movies, like Lethal Weapon, Rambo, etc., etc., where the American hero is chained like a d

Inventing A Crisis

Krugman on the plot to privatize Social Security: My favorite example of their three-card-monte logic goes like this: first, they insist that the Soc

How Secure Is Afghanistan?

We have to search our own troops! The security was extraordinary at the inauguration of President Hamid Karzai. American troops had to be patted down

Video Clip Of Humor

The Daily Show-Mesopotamia More troops, grandma in a uniform, and Wolfowitz! Video

What Is Bush Wearing?

Video A little fun with the President. On a serious note... Iraq Official Rips Neighbors on Insurgency By MARIAM FAM BAGHDAD, Iraq - A top Iraqi