The Senate torture report is as nauseating as we expected. So much has leaked that the details don't seem all that surprising.
No, I hadn't known that some nitwits carrying out the torture program had an anal fetish, but I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
The country's shame remains. President Obama makes himself an accomplice after the fact by refusing to prosecute the perpetrators and their intellectual enablers.
Both DiFi and John McCain were at their best today. I've never been able to stand either of them, but credit is deserved.
It's so nice to know that two crackpot psychologists (James E. Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, redacted but identified by the Times) who sold our spooks on a "scientific" protocol to crush the humanity of captives seem to have sucked up $81 million of our tax dollars on their brutal little games. Forbes is good on the profiteering trail.
Erudite Partner will be joining Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, in a Human Rights Day webinar, sponsored by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, tomorrow, December 10, 9:30-10:30 am, PST. Click here to register and get details.