Category Archives: Silvio Berlusconi

Another One Bites the Dust and Most of Us Shrug

The friends of George Bush have a hard time – Blair is gone, and many Brits are glad of that, and that embarrassing buffoon Berlusconi got the boot, but as the Italians are an odd lot, he’s now back, even … Continue reading

Posted in America's Loss of Respect, American Imperialism, Bush's Personal Diplomacy, Bush's Personality, Choosing Allies, Defending Georgia, Diplomacy, Elitism, Foreign Policy, McCain, McCain the Warrior, Mikhail Saakashvili, Obama, Pakistan, Personality-Driven Politics, Pervez Musharraf Resigns, Populist Politics, Russia and Georgia War, Silvio Berlusconi, The Russo-Georgian War | Leave a comment

Six Years Late

Yes, it doesn’t much matter now, but it happened again:     In a stinging rebuke to President Bush’s anti-terror policies, a deeply divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign detainees held for years at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have the … Continue reading

Posted in Boumediene v. Bush and Al Odah v. United States, Bush, Civil Liberties, Guantanamo, Habeas Corpus, McCain, Obama, Silvio Berlusconi, The Law | Leave a comment