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Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

For anyone who endured the eight years of George W. Bush's administration, the fact that Vice President Cheney exerted undue influence over the president and was able to institute a regime of torture ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Jerry Peace - Goodreads

I kind of hated this book. To be reminded of eight years of the Bush administration- when both law and people were kidnapped, hooded, drugged, tortured, murdered, imprisoned on whim and generally ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

I heard and read about some of the main facts written in this book, but when Jane Mayer put the story altogether I became even more sickened by the administration's (Cheney and Addington's ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Elliot Ratzman - Goodreads

Undermining the Constitution? How about accruing power to the Presidency over Congress, even the Supreme Court, to wage torture? These were the legal statements and hijinks of David Addington “Cheney ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Dana Stabenow - Goodreads

A painstaking and just amazingly detailed account of how extreme rendition (in English, kidnapping) and extreme interrogation (in English, torture) came to be public policy in the current ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - David Stephens - Goodreads

The executive branch has always felt the need to clamp down on its citizens and expand its power during times or threats of war. John Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts into law when it was ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Erik Simon - Goodreads

Where to begin? Honestly, where to begin? There were a lot of books about 9/11 and the Iraq War and the Bush Administration and all of that stuff that I didn't bother to read because I knew the ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Barb - Goodreads

a book i struggled to complete, and read several books inbetween. a lot of facts, a lot of "players", and the worst part of it, is that it is all true. Americans should be very thankful that they have ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Some Justice Department, CIA, Bush administration (Gonzales, Chaney's Chaney Addington, et al) insiders may need to be brought to justice for secret approval and systemized implementation of so-called ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

User Review  - Steve Horton - Goodreads

Awesome account of former VP Cheney as anti-Christ, leading the "fight" against terrorism regardless of the impact on America's fundamental principles of justice. It struck me as frightening that one ... Read full review


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