Bush

Executive orders legal but …

The New York Times yesterday featured an article entitled “Shift on Executive Power Lets Obama Bypass Rivals.” It discusses at some length President Obama’s announced intention to employ executive orders to bypass his obstructionist Republican opponents in Congress. While there… Read More ›

Let the chips fall

November 14, 2005. That’s the date of my first post addressing the use of torture by the Bush administration. (Run a Pied Type search on “torture” to see the rest.) My mind was made up long before the current, increasingly… Read More ›

Political snapshots

• Former President George W. Bush starts a 2009 speaking tour next month that will take him to several foreign nations. He’s now listed with the Washington Speakers Bureau and, to date, has ten speeches scheduled. I can’t help wondering… Read More ›