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Ken Sanders is a lawyer and writer in Tucson, Arizona. His publishing credits include Op Ed News, Z Magazine, Democratic Underground, Dissident Voice, and Common Dreams. More of his writing can be found on his weblog at http://www.kensanders.blogspot.com.
Adding Another Lock to Our Closet of Tortured Skeletons
With little fanfare, and even less media coverage, last week the Senate Intelligence Committee took the first step in granting the Defense Intelligence Agency increased domestic spying authority, as well as decreased public accountability.
Sunday, October 9, 2005
Sadist In Chief
There being no legitimate rational (much less moral) justification for torturing other human beings, the only other conclusion to draw is that Bush & Co. just enjoy deliberately and systematically harming others.
Thursday, October 6, 2005
Imperialists in Democratic Clothing
With his ratings in the tank and desperately in need of a boost, not to mention a distraction from the sudden impotence of his administration, this week President Bush fell back on what worked so successfully for him in the past: fostering fear and promoting war.
But just packing up and leaving after making one wrong (particularly an extremely egregious wrong) won't make things right, either. In this regard, Bush and his accomplices are right - we cant simply cut and run. Indeed, we must pay reparations.
Monday, September 12, 2005
Playing the Blame Game
Having assumed legal responsibility for what occurred, or failed to occur, in Katrina's aftermath, the Bush administration is in no position to try and lay its blame on others. Particularly when those others are the victims of the Bush administration's negligence.