Bring It On!

John Yoo, the Protest and the issue of his teaching at Berkeley

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

This past Saturday, May 17th, the UC Berkeley Law School held it's graduation ceremony. It was attended by over 50 active and very vocal protesters. Most were dressed in prison orange and many were holding signs or reenacting various Guantanamo torture scenes for the graduates and their family members. As someone ...

“We can’t have acquittals. We’ve got to have convictions.”

Friday, May 16th, 2008

I have shuddered at the thought that most, if not all, of the individuals to be tried in BushCo's kangaroo court known as the military tribunals would be found guilty. That they would be found guilty on shoddy or non-existing evidence coerced out of them by torture and certainly without ...

The Torturer-in-Chief speaks about the torture meetings held in the White House

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Jay Bybee, one of the authors of the Torture Memo (here's Part I and Part II) is now a federal appellate judge in San Francisco. The other asshole that helped write this memo, Yoo, is teaching our youth in the ways of the law at a prestigious college in Northern ...

Common Article 3..

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Vanity Fair has a long but worthy article up that goes to the heart of the torture debate. It has historical context as well as specialists in the field of torture and it's effects on human beings. Common Article 3 is the section of the Geneva Conventions that deals with ...

Team Torture?

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Watching KO tonight, and using his phrase as my post title..his biggest story for me was about the ABC newstory last night that there was actually a "Team Torture" which met in the White House and included all the central players discussing which torture methods to use on which terrorists. ...