“She was black, they were white, and race and sex were in the air.” That’s how a Washington Post columnist described the atmosphere that led to the brutal gang rape of Crystal Mangum by a group of Duke University lacrosse players in 2006. You remember, right? That was the violent, racially motivated hate crime that [...]
As the administration fiddles and fumbles with its soft- on-terror policies at home, one Obama-blessed campaign abroad is hitting al Qaeda and its franchises hard: the drone war. Drones work. They kill terrorists. Important terrorists. And we don't have to squabble about where to put their shredded bodies on trial. For all the billions poured […]
When spontaneous street demonstrations broke out following the fraudulent Iranian presidential election last June, the Mullahs lost no time in unleashing the security forces and their allied militias upon the protesters. Scores were killed, and images of the carnage made the rounds of YouTube and other outlets.
The demonstrations were crushed. Hundreds of protesters and opposition [...]
I wish I could take credit for that line, but it was the fellow behind the now-defunct blog Beautiful Atrocities.
Sadly, I also can’t lay claim to the word “gaslighting,” a “form of intimidation or psychological abuse in which false information is presented to the victim, making them doubt their own memory and perception.”
Jamison Foser at [...]
The Supreme Court has handed the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) a stunning defeat by reversing a lower Court’s order allowing the release of photographs showing alleged prisoner abuse in Guantanamo Bay. A report yesterday from Democracy Now! highlighted the ACLU’s fight to have the photographs released in order to bolster its argument that [...]