el·e·vat·ed adj. raised up, especially above the ground or above the normal level
– Random House Dictionary
el·e·vat·ed adj. the lowest terrorist threat level during the years of 2001-2010
– George W. Bush Administrative Dictionary
If we’re speaking English, an threat level that’s normal can’t be “elevated.” But during the years of the Bush administration, […]
As Jake Tapper of ABC News points out, 3 out of 4 of President Barack Obama’s “new” 2011 team in charge of worldwide spying and war were leaders in President George W. Bush’s team conducting worldwide spying and war: David Petraeus, Ryan Crocker and John Allen.
“That’s not change! That’s more of the same!” — […]
Citizens for Legitimate Government is not calling for Americans to come to the National Mall, walk around a bit, listen to speeches and go home. They are not organizing a protest with permits arranged by the National Park Service. On September 10 2011, CLG plans to Seize DC:
We protest “peacefully,” although not passively. We […]
World Can’t Wait has created a clever database called War Criminals Watch that discloses the times and places where the war criminals of the previous Bush administration will be appearing in public events. It is only just that these Bush administration officials, who ripped away Americans’ privacy and presumption of innocence while demanding secrecy and […]
As addictions go, our addiction to oil isn’t even very satisfying. It’s nasty, vile, and polluting. We would do better to be addicted to chocolate, or to alcohol, or to old movies. […]
Barack Obama doesn’t really have any consistent philosophy of following his legal responsibilities, even when they’re politically convenient. Obama and his partisan allies are just using that argument as an excuse to justify his broken promise to end discrimination against homosexual Americans. […]
Read our articles on President Barack Obama and you’ll know that we don’t hold back in our criticisms. But there’s one aspect of his presidency that I admire. As Obama has appeared across the country over the past few weeks, he’s faced Americans who ask him difficult and critical questions. These questions aren’t scripted, and […]
I am so excited.
I got a letter in the mail today, a letter containing a very special card and a very special message just for me:
The next time some conservative comes up to me and tells me I’m not a Real American, I’ll just pull this card out of my wallet and […]
When Barack Obama gave a speech in Columbus, Ohio last year, I turned out to protest Barack Obama’s surveillance practices. The other protesters who I met outside the speech, part of a small grassroots Tea Party presence, didn’t care so much about Barack Obama’s big brother spying powers; they’d supported George W. Bush after all. […]
What’s the PCLOB and why should you care?
In the election year of 2004, President George W. Bush quieted down anger at his constitutional record by signing a law creating a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to protect Americans’ rights during his War on Terror. Under the law this board is to be housed […]
While the nation fusses and frets about the moral appropriateness of some guy holding a religious ceremony at his church and burning a few books that (let’s face it) won’t feel a thing, news is breaking that:
* The CIA operated secret “black site” detention and interrogation centers in Afghanistan, Poland, Thailand and possibly elsewhere […]