Dick Cheney

Inside the CIA’s Penal Colonies

By Joseph Fronczak, Jacobin Magazine In June 2006, President George W. Bush told Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Michael Hayden that he was worried. The subject of Bush’s concern was a ...

NY Times: Richard Nixon was a Drug Addict

"... The doctor prescribed a medicine-­cabinetful of barbiturates and sleep aids (Seconal and Doriden), tranquilizers (Equanil) and “uppers” (Dexamyl), a potentially addictive, mood-altering cocktail that Nixon apparently took throughout the 1950s ...

How The CIA Made Google

Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet  The Google campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Photo: Connie Zhou/AP ...

David Moats: Shades Of J. Edgar

"... Government agents don’t have to break into an office to plant a bug. They can employ the latest electronic eavesdropping technology developed by the National Security Agency. But the ...