Category Archives: Truth Commissions

The Pinochet Gambit

For those of us born and raised in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 28, 2009, was a dark day. The chaps from the University of Pittsburgh, after coming so far and rising so high, were eliminated from the national basketball tournament by … Continue reading

Posted in Augusto Pinochet and Bush, John Yoo, Spanish Investigation of Bush Lawyers, Torture, Torture Memo, Truth Commissions, War Crimes | 4 Comments

Doing What’s Right

Isaac Asimov was a man ahead of his time, but then he was supposed to be – he was a science-fiction writer. That was what he did, or some of what he did. Basically he was good at thinking about … Continue reading

Posted in Defending Waterboarding, Isaac Asimov, Obama and Torture, Obama the Pragmatist, Prosecuting Bush and Cheney for War Crimes, Torture, Truth Commissions, War Crimes | 1 Comment