Donald Trump announced last night that he is willing to shred our system of constitutional liberty in a heartbeat in order to indulge his hunger to inflict pain on other people, regardless of the consequences. Why would anyone want to make such a person President of the United States?
What do Amnesty International USA, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee have in common? They are among the activist organizations that are gathering in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC at 4 pm on Friday, June 26 to
The names of the 21 U.S. Senators who voted in favor of torture by the American government on June 16, 2015.
How do you feel about recent, far-too late admission by the U.S. Government that it has tortured innocent people to death? Does this bother you? How much does this bother you? Does it bother you right down to your bones? Have you had enough of
Almost as soon as the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee released its report on torture by the CIA, the Department of Justice reiterated the intention of the Obama Administration not to prosecute anyone who was involved in the torture, even though torture is a crime.
Last week, when Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson learned of the release of the results of a Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing the illegal brutality with which CIA agents had tortured people who turned out to have been mistakenly imprisoned, what did he do to
Jeb Bush is planning to begin his campaign for the 2016 Republican party presidential nomination, but as he does so, his political organizing is remarkably unbalanced. Jeb Bush is laying the groundwork for gathering huge amounts of money. He’s hitting up family friends, and calling
Yesterday, reacting to the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation that found that the CIA had engaged in widespread torture of prisoners, many of whom were not involved in terrorism in any way, obtaining no national security benefit as a result, Senator Marco Rubio, who is planning
“Warning: Many readers may find the following material offensive.” So wrote USA Today without irony before describing how the United States tortured people, to no end, in our names. Today, you can read for yourself a redacted version of a 2012 Senate report, finally released
Today saw the release of the Torture Report from the Senate Intelligence Committee. The CIA, whose “enhanced interrogation techniques” the report describes, has been trying to prevent the report’s release. The Central Intelligence Agency even engaged in criminal behavior to stop the facts in the
Before they vote on Election Day, Bob Goodlatte’s constituents need to ask themselves why their U.S. Representative opposed anti-torture legislation, and whether they are willing to endorse that action.