Human rights groups are decrying the confirmation because of her involvement in the spy agency's harsh detention and interrogation program after 9/11.
The only thing our leaders and generals have seemed capable of doing, starting from the day after the 9/11 attacks, is more or less the same thing with the same dismal results, again and again.
When will Washington stop dividing the world into "good" and "bad" states and consider America's image and actual vital interests?
Americans are led to believe they have been fighting for democracy and freedom these past 17 years, but the truth is far murkier.
The campaign to gag the WikiLeaks' founder is a bipartisan and bilateral attack on free speech that could lead to a wider assault on all of our freedoms.
The Oval Office has been turned into a circus sideshow.