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Are You Willing to Torture Innocent People To Make You Feel Better?

Four years ago today, smack dab in the middle of the Bush years, a visitor to Irregular Times named Kevin made this remark about allegations that people had been tortured by agents of the U.S. government after being dumped into a system of indefinite detention without charge:

I refuse to apologize for the mistreatment of [...]

Presumptions of Guilt: If You Have Nothing to Hide, You Have Everything to Fear

Over at Homeland Stupidity, Michael Hampton does a good job of answering the question: “If you have nothing to hide, then what do you have to fear?” His essay is a long and well-considered one with a number of hyperlinks to information and cases backing him up, but one paragraph of his is the keynote: [...]