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Preview Upcoming TAC Cover Story on Edmonds: ‘Outs’ Videotaped, ‘Blackmailed’ Dem Congresswoman; Alleges State Dept. Mole at NYTimes; MUCH MORE…

sibel x amcon by Taffeta GrayBy Brad Friedman

American Conservative mag’s description of interview with previously-gagged FBI whistleblower as ‘explosive’ may prove to be a gross understatement

Blackmail, bribery, infiltration, theft and sale of nuke secrets by Turkey, Israel explained in clearer detail than ever before…

Over the weekend, we received an embargoed look at American Conservative magazine’s final version of their cover story interview with formerly-gagged FBI translator turned whistleblower Sibel Edmonds. Continue reading

Entangled Giant

spy satellitesBy Garry Wills

George W. Bush left the White House unpopular and disgraced. His successor promised change, and it was clear where change was needed. Illegal acts should cease—torture and indefinite detention, denial of habeas corpus and legal representation, unilateral canceling of treaties, defiance of Congress and the Constitution, nullification of laws by signing statements. Powers attributed to the president by the theory of the unitary executive should not be exercised. Judges who are willing to give the president any power he asks for should not be confirmed.

But the momentum of accumulating powers in the executive is not easily reversed, checked, or even slowed.   Continue reading