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The Establishment’s Man: Jeb Jumps in early, much to the chagrin of conservatives

By Ryan S. Walters

We all knew it was coming. After weeks of giving strong signals, Jeb Bush has announced he is “actively exploring” a run for President with the formation of an exploratory committee. 1,604 more words

Columns

"Whose Values Did The Torture Program Uphold?": We Can Press For Those Responsible To Be Held Accountable

Who are we?

That’s one question begged by the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s torture of detainees after Sept. 11. There are other questions, but this may be the key one. 800 more words

John McCain

Alheli Picazo: The party of Cheney or of McCain?

The executive summary of a nearly 7,000 page report into the C.I.A.’s Detention and Interrogation program under the Bush administration confirmed not only what has long been public knowledge – that America did, in fact, engage in torture – but also revealed that, despite an aggressive PR blitz extolling the virtues of its interrogation program, the C.I.A. 1,000 more words

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Former Florida Governor to Launch Political-Action Committee in January

Jeb Bush, the son and brother of past presidents, kick-started the 2016 presidential race Tuesday by announcing plans to “actively explore” a presidential campaign, an unexpectedly early declaration that ramps up pressure on potential rivals and reshuffles the policy debate. 607 more words

Politics

Jeb Bush Cannot Win The White House

Shocking political news this morning! Jeb Bush has announced he is going to “actively explore” running for President. This, no doubt, comes as a huge shock and surprise to everyone. 669 more words

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Viktor Orbán and László Kövér on the warpath against Washington

While we were snooping around in Felcsút and downtown Budapest over the weekend, Viktor Orbán and his old pal from college days, László Kövér, were working hard to make American-Hungarian relations even worse than they already are. 1,081 more words