Final words, written in shit: “I never for my husband was killed….” Scrawled on concrete, marred by blood: “Cry far help me the dead.” The lost voices of 300,000 dead, forgotten beneath […]
Could the charges on which former C.I.A. agent John Kiriakou are being jailed be any flimsier? You may have heard that John Kiriakou, who worked undercover and as a terrorist logistics specialist […]
Human Rights Watch has produced a damning report on Syria’s torture regime.
By Robert Becker The key to unabashed cheerfulness, like mine, is moderating expectations. Set low enough standards, as some ancient codger must have mused, and you’ll never be disappointed.
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
Its uniqueness and unreality render it useless as a justification for torture. Perfect for a movie, though.
I never found much point in shouting “Bush’s War”. Maybe i take the whole Constitutional Republic thing too seriously, but i will argue until the end of time that both Afghanistan and […]
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?