Can we take Mr Obama at his word? Are the right’s criticisms of his planned attack on the health care industry invalid just because they have no basis in current bills? Can we trust that today’s power grab won’t enable unexpected future abuses? That’s what a friend of mine implied when they posted a link […]
In the acrimonious political atmosphere of the early twenty-first century, where Obama fans desperately defend their latter-day Luke Skywalker at all costs and without much introspection, where authoritarian conservatives fall back to their contrived small-government script and where the middle just wants to know what’s in it for them, those few of us talking about […]
I am outraged by what my country has done to the detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Abu Ghraib and secret CIA prisons elsewhere. Watch the PBS Documentary “Torturing Democracy“ to see for yourself the new circle of hell Bush, Cheney and friends created for people who were never charged with anything. Also on YouTube.