If we really want to commemorate horrifying, unspeakable violence and oppression in the Americas, I’ve got the perfect holiday: ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day.’
The film hints that the Japanese authorities learned that merely killing priests would not stamp out the faith. To accomplish that goal they needed something more.
American soldiers’ conscience and training commits them to a moral purpose higher than Donald Trump’s megalomaniacal ambitions, which he said would force them to break the law.
Americans are usually forgiving of warriors who break rules in moments of personal danger and the real threat of defeat. Donald Trump’s desire to push around the U.S. military doesn’t count.
While campaigning in Iowa this weekend, Donald Trump attacked Sen. John McCain, a former POW in Vietnam, saying, “I like people that weren’t captured.”
Remember Valerie Plame, the former CIA agent who was “outed” in the run-up to the Iraq war? She just retweeted an article outing another CIA agent.
Execution can be a just punishment for terrorists and mass murderers. Torture cannot.
Our nation’s first president had some direct things to say about torture, but its use in his time was different than its use today.
Majorities of Christians support the use of torture in some instances. And they’re not bad Christians for doing so.
It’s extremely difficult to draw the line between interrogation and torture, but doing so is essential.
It’s ethical, and not torture, to treat terrorists harshly to protect innocent lives.
The Senate torture report demonstrates the Democrats genius for opposing things the public supports.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture benefits no one but our enemies and politicians looking to re-litigate previous presidential administrations.
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