This is the America that Trump is trying to normalize, an America where there is a hierarchy of rights based on who you are or how you pray.
Judith Miller responded to the terrorist attacks in Paris by sending out a tweet bashing American college students.
The vote in the Republican-controlled Senate on Monday was an overwhelming bipartisan statement that the President's 2009 executive order banning torture must be ensconced in permanent law to prevent a Republican administration's repeat performance in the future.
It is interesting that Santorum thinks there are more important things than a habitable planet - like creating jobs for dead people on a dead planet
Kansas' Republican legislators are all but admitting their precious trickle down experiment was not only a failure, it is a scam. In fact, although not quite stating "our only economic policy is a scam to enrich corporations and the wealthy," just admitting they have to raise taxes to plug gaping revenue holes and more recently, that income inequality is a problem in America, is just as good.
Having a discussion will not change the disastrous consequences of Bush and company's crimes, bring back the three-quarters of a million dead Iraqi civilians or thousands of American soldiers, it may inform Americans of the intent of Republicans defending the invasion and occupation.
But there really was an offensive video, and it did actually offend Muslims, and it did actually play a role in the attack that left four Americans dead
As Jeb has reminded us, Dubya is our problem, not his. Or Gohmert's. Or the Republican Party's, it seems
On Friday, Robert Costa at The Washington Post reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie disclosed his 2016 platform to a group of Republican policy analysts on Monday.
Attempts to link Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria with Cotton's Iran letter, fail, as Pelosi was even briefed by the White House before she went
During Monday night's broadcast of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart addressed the recent revelation that NBC News anchor Brian Williams had made false claims about taking rocket fire during a helicopter ride in Iraq in 2003.
Instead of shame and humiliation that this government condoned and defended myriad human rights violations, one of the architects of torture, Dick Cheney and several Bush officials hit the airwaves defending torture with overwhelming support from the religious right.
The Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments"
The hypocrisy of this nation co-sponsoring a resolution condemning anyone country for human rights abuses (torture) is beyond the pale. Particularly in light of the recent Senate Intelligence Report verifying what the world has known for several years; America is guilty of committing gross human rights abuses on its own citizens and "suspected terrorists" held in captivity.
Former Republican Vice President Dick Cheney appeared on Fox News Wednesday night to defend the Bush Administration's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" and dispute the findings of a Senate panel's report regarding torture. One problem -- he hadn't read the report.
As one would expect from criminals, many Republicans, George W. Bush, and former Bush administration officials in charge of the torture program condemned the Senate's report as a biased attempt to rewrite history.
In a tweet that was read live on the air by Joe's co-host Mika Brzezinski, Scarborough compared the Senate report to Rolling Stone's much-maligned campus rape story involving the University of Virginia.
The Senate Intelligence Committee's executive summary reveals that the CIA torture program was both brutal and ineffective.
The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee responsible for the report, Senator Dianne Feinstein, is incensed over the CIA's fight to release the report which included revelations the CIA spied on and infiltrated the Senate committee investigating the Bush-Cheney torture program.
Republicans have no respect for the valiant service and sacrifices of veterans. In fact, for well over a decade, at least, Republicans have done everything within their power to dishonor their service.