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John Ashcroft Watch: Will Michelle Bachmann Let the Mighty Eagle Soar Again?

Given Michelle Bachmann’s penchant for weird displays of public religiosity, do you suppose, were she to win the White House in 2012, that she might bring John Ashcroft back into the public eye, and into her cabinet? You remember George … Continue reading

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John Ashcroft: A Christian Complicit in Torture

Beliefnet today discusses John Ashcroft’s role in Bush era torture. Ashcroft, an evangelical, and George Bush’s first attorney general, was one of those who would have had to approve the key torture memos: Many of the key memos justifying torture … Continue reading

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