Mission Impossible: Seeking Common Ground with Fascists

By Dennis Loo In light of the Town Hall brawls, the following points regarding the Dominionist movement - Sarah Palin is a Dominionist - are worth a close look. I begin this article with an extended excerpt from Katherine Yurica: Conquering by Stealth and Deception How the Dominionists Are Succeeding in Their Quest for National […]

DoD Training Manual: Protests are "Low-Level Terrorism"

By Dennis Loo The Department of Defense is training all of its personnel in its current Antiterrorism and Force Protection Annual Refresher Training Course that political protest is “low-level terrorism.” The Training introduction reads as follows: “Anti-terrorism (AT) and Force Protection (FP) are two facets of the Department of Defense (DoD) Mission Assurance Program. It is DoD policy, […]

Why Torture is Wrong

By Dennis Loo   There are several dimensions to this question – the practical, the legal, and the moral.   The practical dimension: people who defend the use of torture generally do so on the basis of the “ticking time bomb” scenario. The argument goes that torture or, its euphemism, “enhanced interrogation methods,” must be […]