Ten Years After

I want to share something I wrote less than six weeks after 9/11/2001, as a way to sort of remember what happened, and also who I was - and who we all were - both before and shortly after that day. It requires a bit of personal set-up, though (at least, I imagine it does)... I can scarcely believe it's been ten years since that horrible morning. I still can't imagine what it must have been like...

Richard Clarke Calls B.S. On Cheney And Rice

Richard Clarke calls B.S. on Cheney and Rice's mendacity and incompetence, in a Washington Post editorial. It is long overdue, and utterly devastating. Rice and Cheney have, for at least six weeks now, been spreading the most pernicious sort of post-hoc defense of their actions from waterboarding to invading Iraq. They've been claiming repeatedly that not only did the trauma of 9/11 require them...