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The Guantánamo “Suicides”: A Camp Delta sergeant blows the whistle


…new evidence now emerging may entangle Obama’s young administration with crimes that occurred during the George W. Bush presidency, evidence that suggests the current administration failed to investigate seriously—and may even have continued—a cover-up of the possible homicides of three prisoners at Guantánamo in 2006.

The Guantánamo “Suicides”: A Camp Delta sergeant blows the whistle—By Scott Horton (Harper’s Magazine)

What every American should be made to learn about the IG Torture Report


…I wrote earlier today about Eric Holder’s decision to “review” whether criminal prosecutions are warranted in connection with the torture of Terrorism suspects — that can be read here — but I want to write separately about the release today of the 2004 CIA’s Inspector General Report (.pdf), both because it’s extraordinary in its own right and because it underscores how unjust it would be to prosecute only low-level interrogators rather than the high-level officials who implemented the torture regime….

What every American should be made to learn about the IG Torture Report – Glenn Greenwald – Salon.com

Right-Wing Blowhards Afraid To Put Their Bodies On The Line


by Bill Webb (Crackerboy)

Y’know, personally I find the “Mancow” character who broadcasts out of Chicago one of the most offensive jackasses on the planet. He’s a couple of notches down from what’s-his-name, the Oxycontin addict, but not far.

In one respect I have to hand it to him, though. He is the ONLY — that’s O-N-L-Y — right-wing jackass who has had the nerve to put his money where his mouth is regarding waterboarding and torture, and furthermore to admit he was wrong afterward.

ONLY includes Dick Cheney Continue reading