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Yoo’s Torture Memo: Executive Authority is Absolute

A while back, we were able to get State Rep. Chuck DeVore to admit he saw nothing wrong with the US using waterboarding as a form of interrogation even though this country prosecuted Japanese officers for waterboarding American POWs. Last night’s Keith Olbermann program examined a torture memo written by Justice Department lawyer John Yoo.…

Historians Rate W the Worst President Ever

In a survey of professional historians, President George W. Bush’s presidency was considered a massive failure with 98 percent of the historians saying it’s a failure and a full 61 percent calling W “the worst president ever.” The survey was conducted by Professor Robert McElvaine of Millsaps College for the History News Netork and is…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

There is an extraordinary Total Buzz post from Marty Wisckol that ran yesterday featuring an interview with GOP leader Mike Schroeder regarding the outcome of the failed Debbie Cook lawsuit. Marty referred to criticism of Schroeder but other Republicans and Mike seemed to lose it. see what Marty wrote after the flip:

Could we afford a McCain Presidency?

Johnny Mac thinks we should stay in Iraq for the next 100 years.  Can we afford to? THE COST OF IRAQ WAR BROKEN DOWN Second:        $3,919  Minute:        $235,160 Hour:          $14,109,589 Day:           $338,630,137 Week:          $2.4 billion  Month:         $10.3 billion Year:          $123.6 billion  [Congressional Research Service, 2/22/08] 

Cook Prevails in Sacramento

Or the alternaive headline is Mike Schroder loses.  Again. Here’s the skinny on the judge’s decision: Carlson failed to serve Debbie Cook and wih this failure to serve, he failed to invoke the jurisdiction of the court.  While mindful of the limited timeframe and good faith attempts to contact counsel in advance of the hearing, the…