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Senate Sends Letter Calling ZD30 on Torture

As you may have already read about, the new film Zero Dark Thirty, which alleges to be the fact-based re-telling of the capture and execution of Bin Laden strongly suggests — regardless of all evidence to the contrary — that … Continue reading

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What We Now Know About Torture

Over the weekend, I watched the extremely engaging Bill Moyers Show on “Reckoning with Torture“. While the issue of the use of “Torture” by the U.S. government post-9/11 has been controversial and one could accuse Bill Moyers and his two … Continue reading

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The Supressed Facts: Death by Torture

  Read “The Supressed Facts: Death by Torture” by Glenn Greenwald. If you’re not going to call it torture, but over 100 detainees died during the process, then what do you call it? And if this isn’t torture, then what … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress to finally stand up against torture?

Another great Glen Greenwald piece from late last week exposing our national hypocrisy: U.S. Congress to finally stand up against torture? Yesterday, President Obama approved a proposed civilian nuclear technology-sharing agreement between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates and … Continue reading

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Jesse Ventura on Torture

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Torture: More Borrowing from the Chinese

A recent story in TIME magazine tells the extent to which the Rumsfeld Department of Defense had knowingly used torture to interrogate terrorist suspects in Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan. The Time story also explains that Opponents of last week’s release … Continue reading

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The Secret CIA Torture Flights

I just read this article in El País about the secret CIA flights through Portugal transporting “alleged” enemy combatants from secret prisons to the rights-free Guantanamo concentration camp. The article also mentioned how the CIA would purchase foreigners found in … Continue reading

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Our Sacred Western Values

In response to Trump’s The West is under siege speech questioning whether, “we have the confidence in our values to defend them at any cost,” the Washington Post’s editorial board rightfully asks if “Trump wants us to defend ‘our values’. … Continue reading

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Warmbeir’s Murder is Vile, but Spare Me the Outrage

UPDATE BELOW Otto Warmbier’s death, like the death of any young person is tragic. The fact that it was done at the hands of the North Korean regime makes is particularly vile. The thought that this could ever happen to … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Collusion to Make Russians More Important Than They Are

  UPDATED BELOW Let there be no doubts. I have no love for Mr. Trump who I believe to be a uniquely unqualified mediocre businessman blowhard psychotic old man with small penis syndrome. But let’s be honest: This whole Russian … Continue reading

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