Author Archives: demredsox

Reaction to Obama’s Nobel

I would like to point out that there has been quite a variety of reaction’s to Obama’s Nobel, particularly from the left. This Greenwald article is well worth reading, as he draws attention to how ThinkProgress and the DNC are echoing some of the more odious tactics of the last decade, accusing the RNC of siding with the Taliban by…

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The Torture Memoes, and Obama’s Ridiculous Position

Yesterday, the Obama administration released four torture memoes. These memoes can be viewed here. While these are awful, awful reads, particularly the bit where we put detainees with a fear of insects inside a tiny box with an insect they were told would sting them, they simply confirm what we already know: the US authorized waterboarding. Prisoners were waterboarded. Waterboarding,…

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Disgusting

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/… This is why wiretapping with no oversight is an awful, awful idea. Nobody, and I mean nobody, should have that right. You don’t trust the government. And not in a no-taxes libertarian kind of way. Government as an institution is necessary and extremely important. But don’t trust the people in the government. Ever. People who serve in government, from…

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