Last week, Richard Clarke, the man to whom nobody in the administration of C-Plus Augustus listened because what did he know, anyway? Whether that would be productive or not, I think, is a discussion we could all have. But we have established procedures now with the International Criminal Court in The Hague, where people who take actions as serving presidents or prime ministers of countries have been indicted and have been tried. So the precedent is there to do that sort of thing. And I think we need to ask ourselves whether or not it would be useful to do that in the case of members of the Bush administration.
War Criminals Among Us: Bush, Cheney, and the Eyes of the World
'Vice' a Damning Indictment of Dick Cheney - Shepherd Express
Let your favorite movies of guide your next reading choices. The writer-director Adam McKay discusses a quiet scene from his film that changes the course of history. The Iowa Republican has been objectionable for years, but his party has historically been unwilling to do anything about its extremists. The Hollywood prosthetics industry has evolved from making monsters to creating startling likenesses.
Texas grand jury indicts Cheney, Gonzales of crime
A people's grand jury in Texas has accomplished something politicians in Congress repeatedly tried but failed to do: On November 17, , a South Texas criminal grand jury indicted Vice President Dick Cheney for a conflict of interest pertaining to his investment in a firm that runs federal detention centers. This "direct conflict of interest" casts a great shadow over his political influence on federal contracts awarded to the prison company. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was also indicted on charges that he attempted to stop the investigation into abuses at the federal detention center in Texas.
A lot of people blame Texas for giving the world George W. Bush , but marrying a girl from Sugar Land has cured me of that particular liberal fantasy. True, to a guy from the Northeast, Texas can seem like Bizarro land: they're at least as Republican down there as we are Democratic up here.