Tag Archives: done_in_your_name
Q: What is simultaneously nonexistent, no big deal, vital to national security, worth doing because the victims were evil, and all in the past anyway so who cares? A: Why, the CIA torture report, of course! It was released yesterday … Continue reading
The important lesson of Rodney King: if you’re ever having the shit beaten out of you, lie perfectly still and take it, or it’s your fault.
In his new book, George W. Bush proudly defends his decision to authorize torture for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. You might think that a former President, only two years out of office, admitting to war crimes in no uncertain terms would … Continue reading
Meanwhile, the bill recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and John McCain — the so-called “Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention and Prosecution Act” — now has 9 co-sponsors, including the newly elected Scott Brown. It’s probably the single most extremist, tyrannical and … Continue reading
Dick Cheney Admits to Torture Conspiracy On Sunday, Cheney pronounced himself “a big supporter of waterboarding,” a near-drowning technique that has been regarded as torture back to the Spanish Inquisition and that has long been treated by U.S. authorities as … Continue reading
“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” Attributed to George Orwell, though there’s some debate about that. I’ve seen this quoted with no small amount of pride. … Continue reading
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