Tag Archive for Terrorism

The Noose of Anti-Gay Hatred Alive and Well In Santa Ana

So… We got to the office today and there was a noose tied to the front door… To be safe we called the police to file a report… When the police showed up the male officer said, “Well… Sometimes you just have to live with being a victim.”… This is how Santa Ana Police respond to a Hate Incident/Crime?

Rep. Loretta Sanchez to hold hearing on Cybersecurity

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities, today announced that her subcommittee will hold a hearing to receive testimony on Department of Defense information technology and cybersecurity activities. Cybersecurity experts from the private sector will be on hand to discuss the opportunities and challenges surrounding government and private sector collaboration on cybersecurity issues.

Olbermann: Cheney Nothing More, Nothing Less, Than A Traitor

“If Mr. Cheney believes we are at war, then he, as the most recent occupant of the vice presidency, is under the strictest of obligations to put aside his case of terminal partisanship, and rally to the support of his president in a time of war. Instead, his remarks not only give encouragement to the enemies of this country, they give them an exact measure as to how successful they have been in damaging our freedoms.”

The Trial of John Yoo

I have just returned from a debate on presidential power at Chapman University Law School. In retrospect, the event should more properly have been called “The Trial of John Yoo.” And strikingly, it was Yoo who cast himself in the role of defendant. The debate was titled “Presidential Power and Success in Times of Crisis,”…

Terrorists Strike Mumbai

At least 80 are confirmed dead. Over 120 are injured. This sad event is still unfolding as hostages are still being held captive in one of the city’s hotels. This attack hasn’t just hit India. It’s reminded the entire world just how interdependent we are, that continued tensions in South Asia can cause global mayhem.…