Memo to Sen. Dianne Feinstein: thanks a whole big bundle.
Too well I recall the morning last November when I read your stated intention to vote in favor of confirming Michael Mukasey as U.S. Attorney General. It made what would have been a pleasant breakfast at a local café go down quite a bit less easily. I narrowly averted embarrassment, because your characterizations of Judge Mukasey as independent-minded and repulsed by the idea of torture were such stuff as spit-takes are made on. Continue reading
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Tagged (in)humanity, (in)justice, congress, Democrats, Dick Cheney, douchebags, ethics, George W. Bush, lies, Mark McGwire, Michael Mukasey, neocons, torture, war crimes, waterboarding
There’s a new mutation of bullshit that is taking hold in Washington, and I want everybody to get inoculated now. Seriously, before we have to listen to any more of this infectious mealymouthed tripe. And look, it is not my aim to just pile on Bush again. He’s had a bad week, and I feel for him in that regard, but this little outbreak started with him. Continue reading
I never would have believed that I’d live to see the day when the United States government legislated torture. Now that I have, it makes me want to scream. Or rather, it makes me want to screed – but no … Continue reading
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Tagged (in)humanity, congress, conservatives, Dick Cheney, fear, George W. Bush, John McCain, Lincoln, Military Commissions Act, neocons, rants, torture, war crimes