If you aren’t outraged, you’re not paying attention. Either way, read “Detainees Deserve Court Trials”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/13/AR2005111301061.html, an outstanding opinion piece in today’s Washington Post. bq.. As the Senate prepared to vote Thursday to abolish the writ of habeas corpus, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jon Kyl were railing about lawyers like me. Filing lawsuits on behalf of [...]
Posted by Chris in Government on November 14th, 2005 | Comments Off
Now _that’s_ what I’m talkin’ about. The UK government, which recently started supporting wind power in a big way, just completed a study that shows that “wind is a stable, continuous source of energy”:http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article326907.ece in the UK, and has been for as long as they have records. In fact, it seems to provide more energy [...]
Posted by Chris in Environment on November 14th, 2005 | Comments Off
BUSH: “We have discovered the true enemy — that overwhelming majority of the Iraqi people who want US troops to leave immediately. They are a ruthless enemy, and we will not surrender until we have defeated them.” Or at least that’s how I heard it.
Posted by Chris in Government, Iraq, Politics, World on November 11th, 2005 | 3 Comments »
I made this half-pony half-monkey monster to please you But I get the feeling that you donít like it Whatís with all the screaming? You like monkeys, you like ponies Maybe you donít like monsters so much Maybe I used too many monkeys Isnít it enough to know that I ruined a pony making a [...]
Posted by Chris in Fun, Humor, Music on November 8th, 2005 | Comments Off
US PEOPLE: Torture is really really really really really bad, and we shouldn’t do it. US GOVT: OK, makes sense. We’ll outlaw it from this day forward. CHENEY: “Except when the CIA wants to do it”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/24/AR2005102402051.html. US GOVT: Yes, except when the CIA wants to do it. US PEOPLE: Nooooo! ORWELL: Oh, fer crissakes.
Posted by Chris in Government on November 4th, 2005 | 1 Comment »