Powell Drops a Bomb

Powell Has Praise for Obama

Powell Has Praise for Obama – New York Times: “‘I thought that Senator Obama handled the issue well,’ Mr. Powell told ABC’s ‘Good Morning America.’ ‘He didn’t abandon the minister that brought him closer to his faith, but at the same time he deplored the kinds of statements that the Reverend Wright had made.’” (Via …

Rigging Justice

Cheney, others OK’d harsh interrogations – Yahoo! News: “Bush administration officials from Vice President Dick Cheney on down signed off on using harsh interrogation techniques against suspected terrorists after asking the Justice Department to endorse their legality, The Associated Press has learned. The officials also took care to insulate President Bush from a series of …