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I want my country to embrace the Geneva Convention and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as having our military and the CIA adhere to the provisions of the US Army Field Manual on ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 11:38 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The publicizing of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's "enhanced interrogation techniques" was long overdue.
by David Starr
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2014 at 11:29 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Driving home last night I heard Thom Hartmann interview Bryan Fischer about the Senate torture report, and had I not been sitting in unusually-slow-even-for-L.A. L.A. traffic I might have driven ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 11:55 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I appreciate Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) for being courageous enough to stand up for America against those who would destroy America’s reputation by torturing prisoners. Former Vice President ...
by fidlerten
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 07:29 AM PST with 3 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 04:26 PM PST with 45 Recommends
As Dick Cheney and the usual suspects circle the wagons to defend the Bush Torture Team, one its most notorious members has been particularly active in rhetorically waterboarding the Senate ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 09:12 PM PST with 28 Recommends
You know you've made the meta-viral Big-Time , when they name an Acronym after you ... or more precisely, after 'your invention '. "The cause and effect relationship between EITs and useful ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 6 Recommends
“Helpless” is a word I feel right now, when it comes to what is going on in the nation. The nation is arguing about if “ Enhanced Interrogation Techniques ” are torture and if those “...
by fidlerten
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 07:24 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Like most Americans, I was horrified to learn about the shocking brutality contained in the declassified Senate torture report. Under a legal edifice erected by the Bush administration, CIA ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST with 83 Recommends
The just-release Senate torture report is so ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 04:20 PM PST with 32 Recommends
As we listen to all the noise streaming around us today about the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s summary of its report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of torture against ...
by msezell
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 02:10 AM PST with 3 Recommends
[Diarist’s Note: This is the first post in a three-part series on articles of note that have appeared online over the past 48-72 hours. The stunning similarities between these three pieces speak ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 232 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 04:08 AM PST with 355 Recommends
After five years and $40 million, a ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 12:19 PM PST with 48 Recommends
As the year draws to a close, the only question in Washington appears to be how—and not whether—Republicans will seek payback against President Obama for his executive action deferring the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 05:40 PM PST with 91 Recommends
Name an issue, foreign or domestic, and Republicans will turn to the holy ghost of Ronald Reagan for wisdom and guidance. But for two of the biggest controversies in the news this week—
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 06:57 PM PST with 51 Recommends
A growing number of Republican senators are suggesting they will block the nomination of Loretta Lynch over the issue of “ executive amnesty .” If so, then no choice President Obama might make ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 01:28 PM PST with 43 Recommends
Next week, Republicans may recapture control of the U.S. Senate. And to be sure, they’ve made no secret of their plans to derail the final two years of Barack Obama’s presidency. Would-be ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 06:00 PM PST with 40 Recommends
With NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell under fire for the league’s reprehensible handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case, the names of potential ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 06:41 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Better late than never, the New York ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 11:27 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Five years ago, I described Dick Cheney'...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT with 25 Recommends