Posts Tagged ‘Guantanamo’

Dixie Chicks Smarter Than the Liberal Media, Again

It seems like such a long time ago, when Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks, performing in England, told an audience that she was “embarrassed that the President of the United States is from Texas.” ¬†As an Oregonian I personally was less embarrassed, but I’d been routinely apologizing to foreign friends about Bush for years; [...]

Exhuming McCarthy

UPDATED BELOW: Wolf Blitzer apologizes, sort of. Outside of Wolf Blitzer’s pathetic show, Liz Cheney’s McCarthy Palooza against the Obama DOJ isn’t going quite as planned, despite the enthusiastic boost it received from the LA Times. ¬†Numerous prominent conservatives have branded Cheney’s insultingly ignorant fear-mongering as reminiscent of or worse than McCarthy, and even Condi [...]

Conclusion of my Teach-in to End Torture and Human Rights Abuses Report

I’m late in providing this because professor Cassel was talking fast and my notes were insufficient to provide an accurate reporting of all the legal details on why America can still legally abuse detainees due to: limitations in international treaties/laws; congressional bills like the Patriot and Military Commissions Acts; classified documents and directives; DoJ and [...]