Breaking news! Arlene Specter becomes a Democrat!
Things are bad for the Republican Party in a way we have never seen. They are in very real danger of being rendered completely irrelevant.
Every Monday the Dog writes a letter to the folks who have some influence on whether we will see a true investigation into torture. This series is designed to let folks cut and paste this letter and send it in under their own name. Will you help out?
This is the last of the Dog’s series on the US Constitution. It finishes the Amendments and gives a wrap up of what the Dog has learned.
There are many things which are legal as long as one consents to having it done. This is the failure of the new Republican meme that because we train our soldiers with some of the torture techniques, QED they can not be torture. What this fails to take into account is consent.
While we seem to have gotten the attention of the politicians, in order to make sure they stay on track with torture investigations we need to show them the people have there back on this issue. There is a simple way to help with this, build a wave of support.
While we all want action on torture now, there are a lot of things in the works which look better than we might think listening to just the pronouncements from the White House.
This is copy of a letter I have just sent to the President. Call it the dying of faith, but it begins to seem the issue which made me change my support during the primaries was just a political promise designed to get the votes of people like me. I feel like a fool.
This is the 20th installment of the Friday Constitutional Series. This series takes a layman’s look at the US Constitution.
While there is a much more to come out about the Bush Administrations State Sponsored Torture Program, one of the most horrific is the calm legalistic reasoning used to justify a known War Crime in Judge Bybee’s torture Memo.