Who you gonna believe? Me or your lyin’ eyes?

In a recent blog, my esteemed colleague from the great state of Lester Maddox and Saxby Chambliss [and, coming from the state that's given us Tom DeLay, George W. Bush, and the best damned secessionist movement south of Todd Palin's snow machine, I say that endearingly] talked about torture and the so-called one-percent solution, i.e. […]

torture and “the one percent doctrine”

This is end-of-the-semester crunch time, but the lead story in the New York Times this morning is sufficiently powerful and disturbing to get me away from a pile of student papers. I confess that revelations that the Bush administration adopted tactics used by the Chinese Communists in the Korean War turned my stomach. Yet it occurs […]