Daily Archives: February 7, 2008

A Legacy of Fear and Lies

Below is commentary written by the former head of counterterrorism at the National Security Council for the Bush administration and some links to more information.

Bush legacy: Setting a standard in fear-mongering article published last week in The Philadelphia Inquirer: 

By Richard A. Clarke

When I left the Bush administration in 2003, it was clear to me that its strategy for defeating terrorism was leaving our nation more vulnerable and our people in a perilous place. Not only did its policies misappropriate resources, weaken the moral standing of America, and threaten long-standing legal and constitutional provisions, but the president also employed misleading and reckless rhetoric to perpetuate his agenda.

This week’s State of the Union proved nothing has changed.

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