Category Archives: Human Rights

The Seeping Anti-Gay Hate Boils Over

Since the California Supreme Court ruled AGAINST an amendment based on hate and exclusion in determining that the state cannot limit marriage to a male and a female, the hate loonies have been on overdrive. Some want to make this … Continue reading

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Gay Scientists Isolate Christian Gene

Over at glumbert: glumbert – Gay scientists isolate Christian gene

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The Torture Revelations: Why We MUST Act NOW

That representatives of us, the citizens of the United States of America were DIRECTED by senior members of the Bush Administration (Cheney, Rumsfeld, etc. and with Bush’s full blessing) in secret meetings we now KNOW were held and chaired by … Continue reading

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The Next Bush Rape of Privacy? Overhead Sensors To Monitor Us

People who can’t catch a rather distinctive man of 6’4 and extraordinary means named Osama bin Laden KEEP ACTING like it’s Mom and Pop America that needs to be locked up. Ay carumba! Reported at Common Dreams and filed under … Continue reading

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Obama: End “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy With Gays In Military

Finally! Someone with a brain FINALLY has endorsed the end of a policy that, to this day, sickens me to my core: the ridiculous rule enacted as one of the first actions of the Clinton White House (and I’m sure … Continue reading

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Just 3 Trillion Little Lies Later: Iraq

Not just three trillion dollars spent – in fact, I suspect the figure is more than four times that – but three trillion lies! Today, as we mark that dark mid-March day in 2003 when President Bush, complete with a … Continue reading

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Speaking Of Torture, We Can “Do” It, But We Cannot Watch a Film Depicting It

As a sad and sick followup to my previous post re: torture, the Discovery Channel, which previously purchased the rights to broadcast an independent documentary – “Taxi to the Dark Side” that details the torture and death by American troops … Continue reading

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Bush & Torture: Do It, Brag About Results, But Damn You If You Question It

Eight years ago, almost all Americans would have been sickened by the very concept of “good and great America” employing the same kind of torture techniques made infamous during the Spanish Inquisition and for which we prosecuted countless Germans, Japanese, … Continue reading

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Mike Mukasey and the Justice Department: GonzoGate’s Gonzales Clone?

Helen Thomas seems to think that the latest Bush fruit does not fall too far from the Tree of Ignorance from which all Bush-Cheney seedlings grow. God help us with all these attorneys general in Bushdom. At this rate, by … Continue reading

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I, Spied: Words From John Edwards To Applaud

Cookie Jill over at Skippy The Bush Kangaroo’s little corner of Blogtopia reminds us of this dead-on John Edwards quote: “It’s wrong for your government to spy on you.“ Amen, three cheers, and hallelujah!

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Those Pesky Canadians Keep Calling Torture Torture

The Government of Canada has disclosed that the Canadian military in Afghanistan have stopped handing prisoners over to the government of Afghanistan after monitors found evidence that those prisoners were being abused and tortured.   Notably, this decision was made by … Continue reading

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More Proof That Cheney Is Absolutely Insane

Newsweek has published an article titled “Fishing for a Way to Change the World” which is a lengthy excerpt from author Jacob Weisburg’s book “The Bush Tragedy” I am simply amazed at the utter lack of sense or reasoning which … Continue reading

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We’ve Already Had This Debate!

I’ve been watching Morning Joe on MSNBC a bit recently, and Joe Scarbororough has come out full bore defending waterboarding against his guest host, Mika Brzezinski and roving reporter David Shuster.  I have yet to locate video or the transcript … Continue reading

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Kit Bond: Waterboarding Isn’t Torture; It’s Like Swimming

If Missouri is still the “show me” state, then its elected idiot, Kit Bond, is apparently determined to show HE is something less than human with his pronouncement today that waterboarding isn’t torture, that it’s more like “swimming”. This is … Continue reading

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It Ain’t No Watergate

With apologies to Ted Kennedy, the lost torture tapes are not Watergate, analogizing them misinterprets American history and misunderstands the meaning of both events.

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Lou Dobbs: Illegal Aliens Are Evil, Unless HE Hires Them

Anyone catch Keith Olbermann’s “Countdown” last night where it was revealed dear Lou Dobbs, who champions the fear that a poorly educated Mexican may take your job but NOT your corporate masters who sell it overseas, is using illegal aliens … Continue reading

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Larry Craig’s Past Comes Back To Bite Him – And Not Necessarily Just In An Airport Men’s Room

Oops. What IS it with the “moral” and “family value” Republicans who can’t keep their zippers up at the same time they insist anyone else engaging in much less heinous behavior deserve to be struck dead by God AND the … Continue reading

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Nods to Australia For Ousting John Howard

John Howard was Bush’s “bestest buddy” after lap dog Brit Tony Blair. He was a disaster for Australia and the world, though certainly, not as much as Bush himself, someone America did not succeed in ousting although there remains much … Continue reading

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Congress Should NOT Pass Another Law On Torture

I’m calling foul on a new effort to make another law which details which techniques may or may not be used by American interrogators. This new effort is being represented as some sort of torture litmus test for the Congress. … Continue reading

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Kucinich and Ramsey Clark: Resolution Against War With Iran

From Ramsey Clark, an appeal to action in advance of plans against war with Iran and acknowledging that Rep. – and Democratic presidential candidate – Dennis Kucinich’s priority resolution to be presented on the floor tomorrow (Tuesday) calling for the … Continue reading

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