US, UK Made Use of Uzbek Torture

Via the Real News Network comes a visceral reminder of just how out-of-whack was our foreign policy towards other countries regarding the "war-on-terror" was during the Bush administration. Remember how the arguments for war against Iraq evolved over time? By the time the invasion had happened - and certainly by the time that it became clear WMD were never going to be found in Iraq except for...

Tortured Logic and Moral Failure

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. - George Bernard Shaw Only in this case, it's not merely scorn on my part, it's truly the inability to find any other response which seems appropriate, except to repeat what I've heard here on this little out-of-the-way blog, and hope others see/read it. Beyond that, I do not trust myself to speak. Late Tuesday, due to an ACLU lawsuit, the 2002...