"An intelligence service free to torture soon "degenerates into a playground for sadists." -- Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky, quoted by Molly Ivins

Book by Bob Woodward shows Bush administration lied about Iraq from outset, situation in Iraq far worse than acknowledged
British Ministry of Defense report calls Iraq a "recruiting sergeant" for al-Qaeda
"Carnage incarnate" in Iraq
Contacts between Rove, Mehlman, other top White House officials with Jack Abramoff far more extensive than previously admitted; Bush officials repeatedly intervened on behalf of Abramoff clients