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  Bush Wanted to Bomb al-JazeeraNovember 28, 2005 00:00 George W. Bush aparrently wanted to bomb al-Jazeera TV station according to two different memos leaked to the British press. Thank God for those loose-lipped Brits!
 
  Padilla Not Charged with Dirty Bomb Plot Because of TortureNovember 25, 2005 00:00 It turns out that the US did not charge Jose Padilla with conspiracy to discharge a radioactive bomb on US soil because the evidence against him was extracted using torture from US prisoners. The government decided not to test the validity of their information in court.
  Padilla to Get Day in CourtNovember 22, 2005 00:00 The Bush administration avoided a face-off with the Supreme Court by presenting federal grand jury indictments against Jose Padilla, the US citizen "dirty bomb" suspect. Padilla, charged with conspiracy, had brought a suit to the Supreme Court regarding his indefinite status as an enemy combatant.
  Military to Emphasize StabilizationNovember 21, 2005 00:00 After disastrous results in Iraq, the US military is ready to embrace stabilization as a core value. The military and Bush administration have faced strong criticizm for not preparing adequate post-invasion plans in Iraq.
 
  Cheney: VP of TortureNovember 18, 2005 00:00 Former CIA director Stansfield Turner has come out stating that vice president Dick Cheney's campaign against anti-torture legislation is 'reprehensible' for a man in his opinion.
 
  O'Reilly Wants San Fran to SecedeNovember 11, 2005 00:00 Bill O'Reilly wants San Francisco to secede from the Union after voting in a handgun ban and voting out military recruitment. O'Reilly seems to forget that those things happened because of the democratic process that he's supposed to respect.
  Security More Important than Human RightsNovember 10, 2005 00:00 Consistent with George Bush's policies, Bill Frist claims that security leaks are more important than activity in US secret military prisons.
 
  Halliburton Routinely Threatens Military Contracting OfficersNovember 08, 2005 00:00 Several military contract officers have now come forward to describe abusive and illegal treatment by Halliburton executives. When will someone take notice?
  Supreme Court to Consider Enemy Combatant TribunalsNovember 07, 2005 00:00 The Supreme court will consider the legality of military tribunals for enemy combatants. The decision to consider an appeal by one of the detainees could mark a change or a judicial endorsement of the treatment of captives in Guantanamo and at other US military bases around the world.
  Reid Forces Closed Session Over Iraq IntelligenceNovember 01, 2005 00:00 Democratic Senator Harry Reid forced a closed session of the Senate today to discuss the failures of the government to investigate allegations that the executive branch falsified intelligence to force the Iraq war.