Criminal Probe Opened over CIA Tapes

The Justice Department announced today that they were opening “a full criminal investigation” into the “destruction of CIA interrogation videotapes, putting the politically charged probe in the hands of a mob-busting public corruption prosecutor with a reputation as being independent.” Attorney General Michael Mukasey announced that he was appointing John Durham, a … Continue reading

Oil

In the news: Cost of crude oil ends year 57 percent higher. And we all feel the pain. Don’t get too comfortable with the prices however, word has it that it’s still on the rise: Oil prices ended the year near $96 a barrel, or 57 percent higher than where … Continue reading