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.
It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that "denying it (climate change), or refusing to deal with it endangers our national security. Anything less is negligence. It is a dereliction of duty and it undermines the readiness of our forces," he was describing and referring to Republicans.
David H. Petraeus plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified materials on Tuesday morning.
Despite his pronouncement that he intends to be "his own man", Jeb Bush is surrounding himself with former Bush foreign policy advisers.
Friday Fox Follies examines The Colbert Report's goodbye, Bill O'Reilly declaring victory in the War on Christmas and Megyn Kelly's awkward encounter with President Obama.
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.
Conservatives have proffered every possible scenario to justify torture, including Supreme Court Justice Scalia invoking a fictional television counter-terrorism agent, Jack Bauer, torturing alleged terror suspects to stop a fictional attack on America.
Since hitting the cable dial in 1996, Fox "News" Channel values have been on full display: Anti-truth chief among them. Even when caught in flat-out lies, Fox "News" rarely issues apologies.
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.
Former Republican Congressman and current conservative radio host Joe Walsh appeared on CNN Wednesday morning to discuss his tweets and comments in the aftermath of the release of the Senate's report on the CIA's use of torture.
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.
On Tuesday, after Senate Democrats released a detailed report showing the CIA's use of torture was both ineffective and far more expansive than previously acknowledged, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released a statement where he said that the release of the report was "politically motivated."
Upon the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's torture program, President Obama praised the work of those who keep us safe, but reminded us that we are safer when we adhere to our values.
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.
Like a snake in a woodpile, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) lies dangerously in wait to be fast-tracked to International Big Boy land where giant foreign and domestic money interests will control every aspect of U.S. trade dealings with the 11 other member countries of TPP.
With the 2014 midterm elections fast approaching and Republicans hoping to take over the Senate this November, Fox News has decided to once again focus its attentions on the right-wing's favorite conspiracy -- Benghazi.
Texas Republicans want to "fix" the economy by getting rid of NASA, the air force, the Federal Aviation Administration and every other government agency established after 1776.
President Obama wished everyone a happy Kwanzaa. Ann Coulter decided to 'whitesplain' Kwanzaa to African-Americans and write a nice little racist article.