Top-level administration officials four years ago told President George W. Bush he as “breaking the law” by ordering the National Security Agency to spy on Americans and warned the President that his actions could bring his administration down.
President Bush’s nominee to head the federal mine safety agency
issued an urgent advisory to Pennsylvania’s mine operators to update
their maps after the Quecreek mine was flooded in 2002 and almost
killed nine workers.
A former defense secretary for Ronald Reagan says he implored the
president to put Marines serving in Beirut in a safer position before
terrorists attacked them in 1983, killing 241 servicemen.
It’s the prize
season for journalists, that time of the year when deadlines are
approaching for nominations for excellence in reporting in more
categories than the Academy Awards. Tens of thousands of dollars are at
stake and, of course, the right to have “prize winning reporter”
attached to your name forever, including after taxidermy.