Most of the federal advisory committee meetings held with agencies of the Obama Administration took place in secret, excluding members of the public who wished to attend.
You know what irks me the most about yesterday’s Senate vote to reauthorize Patriot Act Provisions without a single, solitary reform? Oh, there are so many contenders. But right now, what irks me the most about this decision was that it was made without a
We would seek an alteration in subsection 22 of section A, inserting the word “pretty” in front of the word “please”, and further inserting the phrase “with a cherry on top”.
In Marsha Blackburn’s vision, the United States of America is a nation of soldiers, not a nation of freedom. That the Democratic President of the United States seems to agree with her makes me feel profoundly unsafe.
… Irregular Times News Digest … May 13 2009 … No Detainee Photo Release: Pictures Make Government Look Bad In breaking news today out of Washington, DC, President Barack Obama and his aides announced that, despite a federal court for the release of dozens of
If Barack Obama wants the government to do better, now is the time he needs to make it happen. He has no one to blame but himself for the fact that his promises are being broken.
When I tell you that the United States may have tortured a person it has indefinitely detained at its Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, what do you think? Does what you think change when I tell you that his detention is based on a confession
Almost all of the 18 pages of the memo remain censored, and with that much material withheld, it’s impossible to say for sure what the memo really told government interrogators to do to their prisoners.
If you’re a government agent, and you’re afraid that the friends of the prisoners that you torture will come attack you and your family in revenge, then there’s a simple way to prevent the problem: Don’t torture the prisoners in the first place.