Tag Archive for Torture

Did Bush Directly Authorize Torture? FBI Email Says Yes

The article below was posted on the Los Angeles based 501c3 group, The Public Record website today. An FBI email claims that “W” signed an executive order approving torture. This explosive bit of information should further heat up the debate over torture. See the actual email by clicking on the link below. I want to know if…

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,”…

Yoo Don’t Want to Do This

Torture counsel John Yoo is now “teaches” at Chapman Law School.  I’m not going to take a soapbox and rail against Chapman Law School for employing him because Chapman is in the education business, and quite frankly, both students and faculty can be educated.  I know there are many at Chapman who work hard to…

Panties for Dana

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is obviously obsessed with panties.  How many times did he use the word while discussinig torture this week? 30? 40? 75?  As a public service, it’s time we round up as many pairs of panties as possible and present them to the good Congressman so he might work out his panties/torture fetish…

CA-46: “Crazy Dana” Jumps off the Deep End… Again!

“They seem like more like pranks, hazing pranks from some fraternity than some well-thought-out policy of how do you torture someone and get information from them. […] I will have to tell you, when most people hear the word “torture”, which has been bandied around here, I don’t believe that they think of it as…

You’ve Now Been Warned…

So you can’t blame us if you get duped into going to a Young America’s Foundation event featuring none other than… Ann Coulter. Yes, that’s right. She’ll be at UCI tomorrow to reassure all the right-wing young’uns that they really are “smarter than those stupid lib’ruls”. ‘Cuz ya know, all of us lib’ruls really are…

Pussies! Now they’re tazing cats?!

The OCRegister reported Tuesday that Orange County Sheriff’s officials are investigating whether Theo Lacy jail deputies shocked a cat to death with a Taser gun. What part of their training made any of the deputies “allegedly” involved in this torture think this is acceptable behavior.  The answer is NOTHING.  This is another embarrassment and insult to…