Monthly Archives: April 2009


It was a little-noticed item, but interesting – the new evidence of a secret torture prison. Everyone seems interested in the who and what and when of our protracted and extensive torture program that Obama has decided should end. And … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Arlen Specter, Krystian Zimerman, Poland, The Apology Tour, The Incredible Shrinking Republican Party | Leave a comment

The Matter of the Law Itself

It’s odd, the things you remember after almost thirty years. There was the move to California – to crash with the family in the absurdly picturesque college town of Claremont, on the edge of Los Angeles County, and to start … Continue reading

Posted in David Broder, Defending or Dismissing Torture, Defending Torture, Defending Waterboarding, The Rule of Law, Torture, War Crimes | 3 Comments