Torture Architect John Yoo Gets Monthly Column in Philly Inquirer

Um, wha? John Yoo has written freelance commentaries for The Inquirer since 2005, however he entered into a contract to write a monthly column in late 2008. I won’t discuss the compensation of anyone who writes for us. Of course, we know more about Mr. Yoo’s actions in the Justice Department now than we did...

‘A green light from the very top.’

http://youtube.com/watch?v=tXpavT5RCP8 “After a short while, gentlemen, we shall all meet again. Such is the fate of all men.” It was as though in those last minutes he was summing up the lessons that this long course in human wickedness had taught us — the lesson of the fearsome,...

Where Was The Voice Of Reason?

Marty Lederman can’t come up with descriptive enough language to discuss the newly released John Yoo penned torture memo. It’s the “Big Kahuna”, and the “Torture Memo to Top All Torture Memos”. We get the point, this is the Final Boss Fight of torture memos. I’ve...