Saturday, February 27, 2010
Friday, February 26, 2010
So there is a proposed amendment to the 2010 intelligence bill that would officially make torture illegal, and mandate punishment for any representative of the US military who commits torture. Evidently this is controversial among Republicans in the house. I never could have imagined, when I was learning civics in junior high, that my country would openly justify the brutal, barbaric, behavior we have seen this past decade. I know it used to happen, but at least people who did it were properly ashamed and hid it as best they could. Will slavery be the next to return? How about indentured debt slavery? That would be a great compromise. It would solve the problem of all those people who can't pay their mortgages and also the servant problem for the rich folks who can't find decent help. We need another Fox TV program to make acceptable in the eyes of the general public.