Thursday, October 25, 2007

The Program — Sticks, Sticks, and More Sticks

Bush offers eavesdropping program docs - 25 Oct 2007 at 4:42pm - WASHINGTON -- The White House offered Thursday to let the leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee view classified documents that they have demanded on President Bush's eavesdropping program. The offer was an attempt to speed progress on legislation that would legalize the program.
The committee is understandably interested in the documents as evidence of past practice. But what could possibly be contained therein that would justify legalization of the program at all, let alone speeding it up?

Analysis: Sanctions haven't slowed Iran - 25 Oct 2007 at 4:24pm - WASHINGTON -- Economic sanctions in place for decades haven't stopped Iran from pursuing nuclear ambitions the Bush administration says are a cover for a nuclear bomb or, if administration allegations are true, from funding terrorism across the Middle East.

"Yes, I'd be more than happy to share my
thoughts on Congressional oversight."

The pic accompanying the article is great; Condi has learnt well from Cheney.


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