The Usual Suspects

They knew.  As the NYT reports today, a handful of senior White House Lawyers were in on the talks to destroy the now infamous CIA tapes depicting the use of torture on al Qaeda operatives, and among them we find the usual suspects. Somehow I’m not shocked, only mildly disgusted (I think I’m...

Quote of the Day: Sully Is Officially No Longer Serious (Thank Reason!)

Perhaps a sudden, panicked decision by the president to use torture after 9/11 is understandable if unforgivable. But the relentless, sustained attempt to make torture permanent part of the war-powers of the president, even to the point of abusing the law beyond recognition, removes any benefit of the doubt...