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Are War Criminals Coming to Your Neighborhood? Find out with War Criminals Watch

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 […]

Oil Is Not My Addiction Of Choice

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. […]

Obama Legal Team Protects Bush, Kicks Gays When They’re Down

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. […]

Barack Obama is Braver in his Presidency than George W. Bush ever was

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 a Charter Member of the George W. Bush Presidential Center

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 […]

Proof: the Republican Party Doesn’t Care About Fiscal Conservatism. Quo Vadis, Tea Party?

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. […]

Falling Down on the PCLOB: Barack Obama in Violation of Federal Law 597 Days and Counting

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 […]

Is This the Change You Can Believe In? Something is Wrong in the USA

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 […]

Watch What You Say, Watch What You Do: the Obama Edition

“There are reminders to all Americans that they need to watch what they say, watch what they do, and this is not a time for remarks like that; there never is.” — White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, September 26, 2001

White House Press Secretary’s Briefing, September 7 2010:

Question: Good afternoon. Robert, there’s a […]

Barack Obama, the Quiet Dictator

In 2005, Irregular Times responded to the Bush administration’s plans for lifetime detention without criminal charges or trial, writing an essay calling George W. Bush “The Quiet Dictator”:

It was revealed this week that the Bush Administration is planning to keep people as prisoners for their entire lives, even though there is no evidence that […]

Without Trial, Barack Obama Orders an American Citizen Killed For Talking Smack

Back during the oh-so repressive era of George W. Bush, Ben Metcalf was driven to write in Harper’s to ask whether, for having the audacity to declare “I would like to hunt down George W. Bush, the president of the United States, and kill him with my bare hands” he could be imprisoned.

Now, during […]