Hamdan Gets 5.5 Years (Plus Time Served)

Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald reports from beautiful, sunny Guantanamo Bay: In a stunning rebuke, a six-member U.S. military jury Thursday ignored a Pentagon prosecutor’s plea for a 30 years-plus term and ordered Osama bin Laden’s driver to 66 months in prison. With credit for time served...

With A Grain Of Salt

The argument of whether we torture or not I think has come very close to being solidified, at least within political debate circles.  Professional spinmasters have kept up enough distortion and legalese that the mainstream folks may have questions, but when this is what you do every day, you’re...