"...Robert Novak revealed in his newspaper column that Ambassador Wilson's wife, Valerie Plame Wilson, was a CIA operative. The public disclosure of that secret information spurred a federal investigation and led to the trial and conviction of Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Scooter Libby, and the Wilsons' civil suit against top officials of the Bush administration." -- Amazon.com"
"In 'The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder,' Bugliosi presents a tight, meticulously researched legal case that puts George W. Bush on trial in an American courtroom for the murder of nearly 4,000 American soldiers fighting the war in Iraq." -- from the Product Description"
"A real-life who-done-it, Neck Deep unravels what may become one of history's great mysteries: Who killed the American Republic? How did plutocrat George W. Bush come to lead the United States at the start of the 21st century -- and how did he get away with using the 9/11 tragedy to overwhelm the constitutional safeguards that had protected the nation's liberties for more than two centuries?"
"New Yorker correspondent Mayer (Strange Justice) details the battle within the Bush Administration over a new anti-terrorism policy of harsh interrogations, indefinite detentions without due process, extraordinary renditions, secret CIA prisons and warrantless wiretappings." -- Publisher's Weekly"
"Even readers who have followed the Bush administration's legalistic contortions...may be unnerved by Lichtblau's recounting of the human dramas behind the stories of laws broken and ignored." -- The New York Times Book Review"
"The bad news in BamfordÂs fascinating new study of the NSA is that Big Brother really is watching. The worse news... is that Big Brother often listens in on the wrong people and sometimes fails to recognize critical information... Bamford convincingly argues that the agency... broke the law and spied on Americans and nearly got away with it." -- The Baltimore Sun"
"As Bamford sees it, with the arrival of George W. Bush, the situation goes from bad to worse. With the neocons in power, intelligence gathering is corrupted and politicized to create the grounds for going to war with Iraq." -- Steven Stolder, Amazon.com"
"...the December 2005 revelations of the Bush administration's extensive, off-the-books domestic spying program by New York Times reporters James Risen and Eric Lichtblau made headline after headline, raising criticism from both sides of the aisle and an immediate, unapologetic response from President Bush himself." -- Publisher's Weekly"
"Hersh reserves his sharpest words for President Bush, suggesting the 'terrifying possibility' that 'words have no meaning for this President beyond the immediate moment, and so he believes that his mere utterance of the phrases makes them real.'" -- Publisher's Weekly"
"New York Times columnist Rich revisits nearly every Bush administration publicity gambit, including Iraqi WMD claims, Bush's 'Mission Accomplished' triumph, the Swift-boating of John Kerry and the writing of fake prowar letters-to-the-editor from soldiers." -- Publisher's Weekly"
"It's groups like the SPCA, as well as compassionate citizens who used their own resources to help others, whom Brinkley hails as heroes...unsurprisingly, authorities like Mayor Ray Nagin, Gov. Kathleen Blanco and former FEMA director Michael C. Brown whom he lambastes most fiercely." -- Publisher's Weekly"
"Lee doesn't have to go out of his way to make George W. Bush, FEMA chief Michael Brown, and other members of the Bush administration (not to mention his own mother) look bad, as they do an excellent job of that themselves." -- Sam Graham, Amazon.com"
"Savage, who won a Pulitzer for his Boston Globe articles about the signing statements George W. Bush used to negate legislation limiting presidential authority, gives that issue a key part in this account of the Bush administration's efforts to increase executive power." -- Publisher's Weekly"
"Here is the bitter and fascinating truth of the early years of the Bush dynasty, with never-before-revealed information about the conflict between the two patriarchs on George W.Âs fatherÂs side of the familyÂthe one an upright pillar of the community, the other a rowdy playboyÂand how that schism would later shape and twist the younger George Bush" -- from the Product Description"
"Gellman ...take[s] on the full scope of Cheney's work and its consequences, including his hidden role in the Bush administration's most fateful choices in war: shifting focus from al Qaeda to Iraq, unleashing the National Security Agency to spy at home, and promoting 'cruel and inhumane' methods of interrogation." -- from the Product Description"
"Again and again, officials, diplomats, and military men stage interventions, to make the President address the impending collapse of his war. Woodward is maddened by Bushs impassivity (Sure would be nice if this got better, the President tells Condoleezza Rice), and his lack of honesty with the public." -- The New Yorker"
"A deeply researched and well-analyzed account of the failures of American policies in Afghanistan, In the Graveyard of Empires will be mandatory reading for policymakers from Washington to Kabul." -- Peter Bergen, author of Holy War, Inc. and The Osama bin Laden I Know"
"Indispensable ... There have been many books about the Iraq War, and there will be many others before we are through. This one, however, pulls together with unusually shocking clarity the multiple failures of process and statecraft." -- Washington Post"
"The presidency of George W. Bush has led to the worst foreign policy decision in the history of the United States -- the bloody, unwinnable war in Iraq. How did this happen? Bush's fateful decision was rooted in events that began decades ago, and until now this story has never been fully told." -- from the Product Description"
"As Unger claims in this incisive study, the seeds for the 'Age of Terrorism' and September 11 were planted nearly 30 years ago in what, at the time, appeared to be savvy business transactions that subsequently translated into political currency and the union between the Saudi royal family and the extended political family of George H. W. Bush." -- Amazon.com review"
"In The Iron Triangle, journalist Dan Briody examines a company at the nexus of big business, government, and defense that, according to some sources, epitomizes corporate cronyism, conflicts of interest, and war profiteering." -- from the Product Description"
"As the controversy simmers, Briody raises an important question: with Americans and Iraqis dying by the day, have military matters become so efficient and profitable for companies like Halliburton that war itself is easier to wage?" -- Publisher's Weekly"
"This bold follow-up to journalists Moore and Slater's bestseller, Bush's Brain, takes a provocative look at how Karl Rove used George Bush's various campaigns and presidency to engineer nothing less than the assertion of a long-term Republican hegemony and the complete dismantling of the Democratic Party." -- Publisher's Weekly"
"Citing the Bush family mainstays of finance, energy (oil), the military industrial complex, and national security and intelligence (the CIA), Phillips uses copious examples to show the dangerous alliance between the Bushes' business interests (huge corporations such as Enron and Haliburton) and the formation of national policy." -- Amazon.com review"
"Tracing investigative leads back through three decades, Secrecy & Privilege explores the mystery of how the two George Bushes rose to the pinnacle of American political power -- and what the rise of their dynasty has meant to the nation's democratic principles." -- from the Product Description"
"ProofÂin black and whiteÂthat George W. Bush and his administration abused our constitutional system. Through transcripts, memos, and analysis, ...Conyers...and the House Judiciary Committee reveal how the Bush administration again and again assumed more power than the Constitution allows, and circumvented the traditional checks and balances of our system." -- from the Product Description"
"Here are exact reproductions of the secret memos on torture released by the U.S. Department of Justice on April 16, 2009. A unique look at the outlook of the Bush administration, these memos make fascinating reading as they attempt to justify and provide legal cover for measures generally opposed by the United States for the last few decades." -- from the Product Description"
"The Torture Papers may well be the most important and damning set of documents exposing U.S. government lawlessness ever published. Each page tells the story of U.S. leaders consciously willing to ignore the fundamental protections that guarantee all of us our humanity." -Michael Ratner, President, Center for Constitutional Rights"
"Michael Haas's book on the Bush administration's war crimes is a carefully researched, fact-based assessment of many of the crimes committed by George Bush and his people, both domestically and internationally." --Vincent Bugliosi"
"By revisiting public statements, official documents and journalistic reports from the months leading up to the Iraq invasion, de la Vega builds a legal case that President Bush and top members of his administration engaged in a conspiracy to 'deceive the American public and Congress into supporting the war.'" --- Publisher's Weekly"
"Conason follows Sinclair Lewis' 1935 book It Can't Happen Here with a firm assertion that fascism can indeed take root and blossom in the U.S. if Americans aren't more vigilant about freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights." -- Booklist"
"Digging up reams of documents marked 'secret' and 'confidential,' Palast provides the latest lowdown on BushÂs secret plans to seize IraqÂs oil, the fix planned for the 2008 election, who drowned New Orleans, and the horror and the humor of the War on Terror." -- from the Product Description"
"Kennedy lifts the veil on how the administration, in order to enrich its corporate paymasters, has eviscerated the laws that protect our nation's air, water, public lands, and wildlife." -- from the Product Description"