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Daily Archives: April 6, 2009
Bearing Witness to Bush Era Torture: The Feet of Jose Padilla, a U.S. Citizen, Sticking Through an Opening
The photo of Jose Padilla’s feet (below) was posted at Andrew Sullivan’s website on March 29, 2009. Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen, was abused and tortured during George Bush’s administration, and the abuse and torture happened BEFORE he was presented … Continue reading
Metaphorically, so to speak. My wife (who is British) and I love to watch Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares, and it turns out that The BBC’s uber-chef was in our town (in California) trying to shape up one of our local restaurants. This … Continue reading
Beliefnet today discusses John Ashcroft’s role in Bush era torture. Ashcroft, an evangelical, and George Bush’s first attorney general, was one of those who would have had to approve the key torture memos: Many of the key memos justifying torture … Continue reading
Jim Manzi, at the excellent blog site, the American Scene, points out something quite profound and interesting: Whether one believes that something conscious and intelligent (“a god”) created the universe, or one believes that we live in a multiverse in which the cosmos … Continue reading