Tag Archives: Human Rights

Physicians Group says Bush-Era Doctors Helped Perfect Torture Methods

Monday, June 7, 2010 This report is enough to make Dr. Joseph Mengele proud! Physicians for Human Rights, a prominent physicians group is alleging medical personnel were used to refine the effectiveness of waterboarding and other harsh torture techniques used … Continue reading

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Taliban Texas Still Executing Mentally Retarded Prisoners

Friday, January 15, 2010 Why won’t Texas just get on with it and secede from the Union? Despite the fact it is unconstitutional to execute mentally retarded prisoners in the United States, Texas has found a loophole to the law, … Continue reading

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Obama Has Time for Immigration but Not DADT and DOMA?

Sunday, November 15, 2009 President Obama has moved immigration reform to the top of his to-do list and well before the all-important 2010 midterms. The New York Times reports: The Obama administration will insist on measures to give legal status … Continue reading

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The Catholics Really Hate the Gays

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 As the battle over a Maine ballot initiative that seeks to reverse the recent legalization of gay marriage equality in the state drags on, a homophobic Roman Catholic group called CatholicVoteAction.org is demanding the removal of … Continue reading

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The Washington Post Defends Torture

Sunday, August 30, 2009 Katherine Graham must be turning over in her grave. In a piece appearing onĀ  Saturday, August 29, 2009, Washington Post writers Peter Finn, Joby Warrick and Julie Tate penned a chirpy missive enthusiastically defending torture as … Continue reading

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President Obama’s First Rendition Called “Bizarre”

Saturday, August 22, 2009 Unable to stand up to Republican terrorists like Sens. Chuck Grassley and Olympia Snowe, President Obama instead chose to flex his administration’s muscle by snatching a Lebanese contractor for the crime of bribery but not before … Continue reading

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Life for Gays Better Under Saddam?

Sunday, July 12, 2009 It may come as a surprise to people but not everyone in Iraq is better off today not living under the dictatorship Saddam Hussein. This is especially true if you’re gay, lesbian or transgendered. Stories of … Continue reading

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