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|They Planted a Gay Whore in Bush's Press Conferences
Cross-posted from http://emptywheel.firedoglake.com/ I'm going to get to what it means that the AP--purportedly the most neutral ...
|KSM Was Waterboarded 183 Times in One Month [Updated]
(Cross-posted from emptywheel ) I've put this detail in a series of posts, but it really deserves a full post. According to ...
|Save 300,000 Jobs--Boycott Chase [Update]
Cross-posted at emptywheel Michigan and Chrysler have about 2 weeks to get JP Morgan Chase to ...
|Bailed Out Bank, JP Morgan, Dooming Chrysler
Cross-posted from emptywheel . The ...
|This Miracle Brought to You by America's Unions
(Cross-posted from emptywheel ) They're calling it a ...
|Rove Tried to Fire Fitzgerald During CIA Leak Investigation
In a supplement to his responses to the House Judiciary Committee, Patrick Fitzgerald confirms what we've always suspected: Karl Rove was trying to have Patrick Fitzgerald fired while Fitzgerald was ...
|Five Years Ago Today Novak Outed Plame
And yet Attorney General Mukasey is still preventing us from learning what happened. Five years ago today, on a Monday morning just like today,
|Waxman Closing in on Cheney's Role in Outing Plame
Henry Waxman noted the same thing ...
|Did MI's April 19 Conventions Become Clusterf^$ks Too?
There's something disturbing in the Rules and By-Law Committee Meeting Materials handed out for Saturday's meeting: ...
|DNC Ignores Valid Citizens' Complaint about MI's Primary
The Democratic Party's charter requires that the Party: Establish standards and rules of procedure to afford all members of the Democratic Party full, timely and ...
|Is George Bush Giving Saudi Arabia Nukes?
No no, not the bomb. Strictly a peaceful civil program , you understand, just like the Iranians ...
|Sign a Petition to Solve MI's Clusterf**k
I just started a petition to collect the names of people who would like the MDP and the DNC to adopt my "Solomon's baby" solution ...
|Solution for MI: Solomon's Baby
What I'm about to write will probably get me bounced from local politics. But here goes--my suggestion for how you resolve the impasse over the MI delegates. It requires each campaign to lose a ...
|Why Does Rove's Story So Closely Match Libby's Perjury?
Karl Rove has finally gone public with his cover story for his leak to Novak (...
|Chief Libby Lobby Complaint Proven False
Let's pretend, for a second that all the other reasons why the cries of "runaway prosecutor" from the Libby Lobby don't exist. Set aside the fact that the FBI and then Fitzgerald were ...
|Obstruction of Justice Merits More Punishment than Censure
[Promoted from the Diaries - Meteor Blades] Let me say straight out. Punishing Bush's commutation of Libby's sentence ...
|Fred Fielding Lied to the Press Yesterday
The White House had a super-secret briefing yesterday in which they trotted out Fred Fielding, but then insisted he ...
|The Libby Letters: Did Michael Horowitz Threaten Judge Walton?
I wanted to call attention to the Michael Horowitz letter in support of leniency for Libby. Horowitz issues a ...
|Libby's Lawyer Is Afraid of Bloggers
( From the diaries -- kos ) There is a mini-controversy brewing over whether the letters sent ...
|Gonzales Backdated Griffin's Appointment to Get around Pryor
There has been a bit of discussion about the Comey hospital story. Why would Gonzales and Card get Ashcroft's signature to authorize their domestic spying program? Any idiot who knew about ...
|Did DOJ Leak to Taint the Wilkes Prosecution?
Earlier this week, I mapped out all of the leaks used by Brent Wilkes' lawyer, Mark Geragos, to support ...
|Why Did James Comey Fire Thomas DiBiagio?
As Paul Kiel notes , one of the pieces of news ...
|Did CO's USA Hide His Abramoff-Related Lobbying?
In my post examining who BushCo has replaced the fired USAs with on the Native American Issues ...
|Senator Whitehouse Busts Gonzales for Burying the DOJ Internal Investigation
There was an important part of the Gonzales hearing yesterday that was kind of confusing, so I wanted to unpack it here. It appears that Senator Whitehouse believes Gonzales tried to bury DOJ's ...
|Monica Goodling's Loyalty Oaths
Josh Marshall notes a passage in ...
|Waxman Says: Give Us the RNC Emails
Hey, whose job was it to tell Henry Waxman that he's supposed to be on recess this week? Because he's still churning out letters, closing in on Republican chicanery. This one is a request to the ...
|Cheney Can NOT Declassify at Will
Ever since it was revealed ( first by me and ...
|Beware the Shiny Object in the Gonzales News
Everyone is excited about the fact that Abu Gonzales is done . He has to be: Attorney General Alberto Gonzales ...
|Novak Lied about What Libby Gave Him
I wasn't going to do this. I contemplated letting the whole Plame thing go. But hell, if Novak can ...
|Waxman Hearing: Tom Davis Reveals His Cards
There's a remarkable detail from Waxman's hearing on Friday, relating to my favorite story of Libby's bogus NIE story. In short--the ranking Minority member, Tom Davis, reveals he knows--and fears-
|Libby Trial: Two New Jury Questions
Late today, the jury submitted two questions to Judge Walton that off the best opportunity to read some tea leaves about what they're ...
|Libby's Missing Document
So here's what I've been thinking about while I wait on the jury (and reunite with my MilleniaLab, who missed me quite a bit). There's a potential smoking gun document that seems remarkably ...
|Libby Trial: Madness! Madness! Madness!
One of my favorite posts from FDL's trial commentary was Pachacutec's Who's Your Daddy . He wrote: A ...
|Indicting Dick, the Trial Edition
In my sixth post after Libby's indictment--just two days after the indictment--I wrote a post called ...
|Libby Trial: Hunting Vampires
One wildarsed speculation that I made about the Plame affair that has proven to be correct is that Libby and Novak had a conversation they were trying to hide.
|Libby's Evolving Defense Claims
Back before the trial started , I noted this passage from Libby's theory of his defense. ...
|The Libby Defense Rests (Almost)
We're waiting to see whether the ice sheet blanketing DC prevents the trial from restarting at 11:30 today--Libby's team is supposed to complete their defense. The defense was short--really short.
|Scooter Libby Meets (and Greets) the Press
For the record, I'd like to catalog he number of, um, questionable, conversations with journalists that Scooter Libby had. By that, I mean just conversations where he spoke to journalists at a ...
|The January 24 Document Had NOTHING to Do with the SOTU
I raised some questions the other day about the January 24, 2003 document that OVP used to justify the ...
|Dick's Talking Points
I made the point the other day that if Cheney were put on the stand, he might be put in a place where ...
|What Wasn't In Tenet's Statement: The January 24 Document
This morning I posted a summary of the various drafts of George Tenet's July 11, 2003 statement taking ...
|Libby's Approximate Date
As astute readers have noted, there is a key detail from the note (PDF) Libby wrote in June 2003 ...
|The Libby Trial: Collective Forgetting in the Office of the Vice President
I'm going to make a not-so-bold prediction. Libby is not going to put Dick Cheney on the stand. And he never intended to. Here's why. It would be almost impossible to put Cheney on the stand and ...
|Migrant Libby Liveblog
FDL has crashed, so I'm going to liveblog the Libby trial here until we get FDL up again. Please recommend this up so people can find it. Thanks. This starts in a sidebar where they're discussing ...
|The Banality of the Unitary Executive
It's weird, blogging the Libby trial. I'm putting out details at such a tremendous rate all day that I have a real hard time getting the big picture--though I do get that by the time I talk it ...
|Libby's Testimony Dance
Understand this. Libby's team is playing a big game with their witnesses, throwing a bunch of names out there--Cheney, Bartlett, Rove, Libby, Wilson, Woodward, and about 12 journalists to be ...
|Libby Trial: Tom Cruise and National Security
Here was my own personal favorite moment in the trial coverage on Wednesday. At one point, Cline was questioning Schmall about all the thing that Schmall's work, as a briefer, helped Libby do with ...
|Libby Update and Documents
I'm cross-posting two TNH posts below. The first shows that--in new news--the CIA actually received a copy of the Niger forgeries, in addition to the State Department. The second offers some ...
|Did Libby Leak the CIA Report on Wilson's Trip to Novak?
The MSM has bought the story of Armitage as the "source" hook, line, and sinker. But there is increasing evidence that Fitzgerald will have some surprises that will undercut that story. In ...
|List of People Who May Testify or Be Mentioned at Libby's Trial
There you are, ladies and gentleman, the list of all potential witnesses who ...
|The Scooter Libby Trial Will Be Live-Blogged
This is a bit of a wasted diary, what with Bush starting an illegal war on Iran. But I did want to alert DKosers what the press has ...
|The Scooter Libby Trial: The Russert Charges
Buy Anatomy of Deceit ...
|The Scooter Libby Trial, Part One--The Cooper Charge
Buy Anatomy of Deceit ...
|How Novak and Libby Tried to Hide Their Conversation
A couple of weeks ago, I reported something that the press seems not to care about: though he didn't reveal the fact in his "
|Why did BushCo try to confiscate the ACLU document?
By now you may have heard that the Administration, faced with the prospect of having to defend its argument that it ...
|Opening Our Fitzmas Presents
No no NO! I am not about to announce that Fitzgerald is indicting Dick, sorry. But yesterday both sides in the Libby case filed status reports (
|Is the Administration Hiding a New Torture (or Rendition) Memo? [Updated]
The Abu Gonzales Justice Department is using its expansive interpretation of the Espionage Act ...
|A Quiz for Lawmakers
(From the diaries -- Plutonium Page.) Jeff Stein tells us that the rising Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, ...
|What Did Novak Meet with Libby About?||emptywheel||10/31/2006||58||287||11||95|
|Novak Changes His Story--a Fourth Time||emptywheel||09/13/2006||89||174||8||16|
|Plame Was in Charge of Finding WMDs in Iraq||emptywheel||09/05/2006||261||495||35||427|
|Debunking the Runaway Prosecutor Claims||emptywheel||09/02/2006||112||228||21||43|
|Why Are They Afraid of a Living Wage, Clean Air, and Free Speech?||emptywheel||08/31/2006||9||28||-||-|
|MI-AG: Amos Williams gets the nomination||emptywheel||08/27/2006||11||15||-||51|
|MI-8--Jim Marcinkowski on the Latest Iran Propaganda||emptywheel||08/24/2006||22||23||-||12|
|MI Kossacks! Juan Cole to Join Us at Bloggers Caucus at Convention!||emptywheel||08/23/2006||12||12||-||14|
|MI Kossacks! Come to the Bloggers Caucus at the Convention!||emptywheel||08/22/2006||29||12||-||3|
|MI Kossacks! Come to the Bloggers Caucus at the Convention!||emptywheel||08/21/2006||6||6||-||2|
|Annual RNC Fundraiser Brings in 38% of Last Year's Take||emptywheel||08/12/2006||106||92||-||140|
|GOP Domestic Spying and "Trepidation"||emptywheel||08/11/2006||109||261||-||20|
|Why Target Dingell?||emptywheel||08/01/2006||16||17||-||7|
|Fun with JimmyJeff GannonGuckert||emptywheel||07/15/2006||34||41||2||5|
|Did Novak Get Away with It?||emptywheel||07/11/2006||145||210||10||29|
|Hoekstra's (Empty) Threat||emptywheel||07/09/2006||34||48||5||187|
|Anatomy of a White House Smear||emptywheel||06/30/2006||96||297||70||99|
|My Take on the Rove Announcement||emptywheel||06/13/2006||340||323||12||127|
|Domestic Spying: They're Not Getting Data, They're Getting the Switches||emptywheel||05/16/2006||248||321||27||42|
|Fitzgerald Collecting Cheney's Smoking Guns||emptywheel||05/13/2006||204||329||12||38|
|How to Beat Hillary ... and Murdoch||emptywheel||05/09/2006||9||11||1||13|
|Scooter Libby Reads the News||emptywheel||05/02/2006||28||42||3||142|
|The INR Memos Were Part of the Niger Forgery Cover-Up||emptywheel||04/18/2006||26||64||1||219|
|The (July 7) INR Memo||emptywheel||04/17/2006||110||133||4||87|
|Reading Judy, Part Three||emptywheel||04/09/2006||60||151||7||29|
|The January 24 Document||emptywheel||04/08/2006||107||175||7||28|
|Armitage as Woodward's and Novak's Source: A Scenario||emptywheel||03/14/2006||46||94||3||-|
|My Ari as Mr. X Scenario||emptywheel||03/04/2006||10||15||1||-|
|Mr. X Is Armitage, Fleischer, or Rumsfeld||emptywheel||03/02/2006||30||20||2||6|
|What Was Dick Really Hiding?||emptywheel||02/20/2006||232||393||32||223|
|More Iran Boogeyman||emptywheel||02/08/2006||11||11||2||-|
|Plame Affair: Those Eight Pages||emptywheel||02/03/2006||103||182||9||33|
|Libby's Ocean of Motions||emptywheel||02/02/2006||48||104||4||9|
|New Truthout Spying "Scoop" Doesn't Prove What It Says It Does||emptywheel||01/14/2006||224||194||11||22|
|Another Iran Boogeyman Article||emptywheel||01/04/2006||18||17||-||17|
|In Celebration of John Dingell's 50 Years of Service||emptywheel||12/13/2005||8||11||1||10|
|How Richard Nixon May Help Scooter Libby Get Off||emptywheel||11/18/2005||9||4||-||-|
|The "New" Iran Intelligence Was Discredited a Year Ago||emptywheel||11/15/2005||59||36||6||155|
|Senate Six Approach Compromise--But May Not Get Critical Drafts||emptywheel||11/10/2005||4||13||1||-|
|Who Is the Sixth Journalist? [updated]||emptywheel||10/29/2005||34||16||-||6|
|About the Papers Libby Withheld from the SSCI, Part One||emptywheel||10/27/2005||13||26||-||-|
|How Fitzgerald Might Expose the Niger Forgery Scandal through His Plame Investigation||emptywheel||10/09/2005||158||253||23||38|
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