Here’s something to piss you off early in the morning.
In the â€œwar on terrorâ€, the US administration has resorted to secret detention, enforced disappearance, prolonged incommunicado detention, indefinite detention without charge, arbitrary detention, and torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. Amnesty International So I’ve tooling around the web a lot in the past week or so, trying to drum up interest in […]
Did you know there’s a law in New Jersey’s constitution that says an â€œidiot or insane personâ€ cannot vote? They’re trying to change that law, but I think they should add a line that says it’s illegal to vote for an idiot or insane person.
I went to the City yesterday. The BART ride was fairly uneventful as mid-afternoon BART rides usually are. But once we got out of the trans-bay tube and were headed into West Oakland Station, the train operator made a rather cryptic announcement about someone finding a “suspicious” suitcase back at Embarcadero. A couple guys sitting […]
First there’s this: Pelosi taking a stand? (By the by, I made up that link title.) It’s really a blog post about how Nancy Pelosi is apparently taking a poll to see if people want to impeach the President and Vice President. I just called and the line was busy. Let me know if it […]
Then the president conceded: “I’m not that good at pronouncing words anyway.” from the SF Chronicle Read (or listen) to the full text of the interview at NPR.org.
Listen. I was going to dig all over the Interwebs looking for good sources about the war in Iraq and why it’s a catastrophe and why this “surge” is a bad idea and present a long and complicated argument about it all with supporting commentary from both sides of the aisle. And then I realized […]