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Elizabeth de la Vega is the author of U.S. VS. Bush. She is a native of Needham, Massachusetts, who has migrated west through Michigan and Minnesota and now lives in northern California. A federal prosecutor for twenty-one years, she was an assistant U.S. attorney in Minneapolis, as well as a member of the Organized Crime Strike Force and Branch Chief in San Jose. Since her retirement in 2004, Ms. de la Vega has been a regular contributor to TomDispatch. Her articles have also appeared in, The Nation,the Los Angeles Times, the Cristian Science Monitor, Salon, and Mother Jones.
Of Black Holes and Radio Silence (2 comments)
Concerning Bush Administration crimes: Now is not the time for a special prosecutor - that would be an excuse to close off the investigation and keep it secret. What we need first is a series of open hearings that patiently dig up the truth.
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Kucinich's Article of Impeachment: A Three-Part Guide - Now with Part II (2 comments)
At the very least-before we decide to ignore it--we should all clearly and unflinchingly apprehend the nature and scope of this executive misconduct and its consequent human misery and damage to our country.There is nothing fancy here--no sarcasm,no vitriol and no cynicism.We cannot,in this summer of 2008,simply step around it and pretend it's not there.There is a constitutional process to follow and we must follow it.