Obama To the Right Of George Bush, on Torture, Rendition, Habeas Corpus

  Dennis Loo writes on the World Can’t Wait website that President Obama’s Department of Justice has pressed the Court of Appeals to rule that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay torture Camp are not ‘persons’ and they are not entitled to the rights of ‘persons’ and that if the Court does find that they are indeed ‘persons’, […]

One Million Ways to Die- Or The Only Thing We Have to Fear is More Fear

I say the same thing to my classes every semester.  Facts matter.  All of them.  In our purportedly free society (some restrictions apply- see the USA PATRIOT Act and Military Commissions Act for details) we should think our way to reasoned conclusions, not be cowed and manipulated by emotional pablum that spews from the corporate […]