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Former vice-president Dick Cheney has recently come out of hiding and brought on a mystifying defense of early Bush administration policy justifying torture on anyone deemed a suspected terrorist. Further, Cheney claims that by unequivocally denouncing torture and authorizing the closure of the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba , the newly elected Obama administration […]
Is waterboarding torture? How about “walling” (throwing someone into a wall), or putting insects inside a “confinement box” with someone afraid of insects? If so, and if charges are ever brought against anyone involved in committing torture, the Obama administration has announced they will be defended by government attorneys. Four Bush-era memos defending torture where […]
The anticipation and excitement in Washington grows exponentially with each successive day, Saturday, Sunday, and now Monday. The streets of the city become ever more tightly wound as the afternoon sun settles into the cold western sky. We join a tight crowd of people wrapping around the fence facing the south lawn of the White […]
A jerk and a bigot Eddie Burke is a local Anchorage shock-jock wanna-be with a radio show mislabeled as “smart radio”. In reality Eddie Burke is apparently little more than a foul-mouthed, small-minded right-wingtip idiot. But I don’t want to sound biased. Let’s look at the evidence. We begin with a small group of Alaskan women “talking over coffee” about the political goings-on in […]
John McCain asked his fellow Republicans to “take off their Republican hats and put on their American hats” and called for a postponement to the start of the Republican conventi…