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Forgetful: Former Treasury Secretary Says He "Forgot" That People Had To "Afford Their House"
Oops. Hate it when that happens. Read it and weep; or, one can continue to solely blame the administration in office 8 years ago, I guess...will Obama get to do that, btw?
economics  2008crash  housing  bush 
january 2009 by kkennedy
If criminal penalties are removed, what will deter lawbreaking by political officials? - Glenn Greenwald -
FTA: "If someone wants to argue that America is too good and our Washington elite too important to allow our powerful political leaders to be subjected to the indignity of a criminal proceeding, let alone prison, they should argue that. As warped as that idea is, at least it's candid and coherent. It's the actual animating principle driving most of this."
corruption  torture  bush  gwot 
december 2008 by kkennedy
Gates Gives Rationale for Expanded Deterrence
FTA: "Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Tuesday that the United States would hold “fully accountable” any country or group that helped terrorists to acquire or use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons. The statement was the Bush administration’s most expansive yet in trying to articulate a vision of deterrence for the post-Sept. 11 world. It went beyond the cold war notion that a president could respond with overwhelming force against a country that directly attacked the United States or its allies with unconventional weapons."
gwot  foreignpol  security  bush  robertgates 
october 2008 by kkennedy
Top 25 Censored Stories of 2008
Project Censored Media Democracy in Action
bush  conspiracy  government  media  news  politics 
october 2007 by kkennedy
Shifting Targets: The Administration’s plan for Iran.
Annals of National Security: Shifting Targets: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
by Seymour M. Hersh
bush  foreignpol  iranwar  thenewyorker  seymourhersh 
october 2007 by kkennedy
'A Coup Has Occurred'
Daniel Ellsberg at American University: 9/20/2007
bush  iran  iranwar  politics  security 
september 2007 by kkennedy

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