Andrew Sullivan writes about how the U.S. Senate passed an amendment to a military appropriations bill that would bar the U.S. military from indecent treatment of detainees. The amendment passed by a 90-9 vote. This amendment still needs to be passed by the House, and President Bush has threatened to veto it, but it is a huge sign that many people in our government have real perspective on this issue. Scroll down to my blog entry a while ago about Gitmo for more in-depth discussions about how the Bush administration has tried to justify torture.
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Asides...⚡ February 26, 2019
Foldable screens are here, but the products are very early versions. I expect I’ll buy something foldable no earlier than 2021.⚡ May 19, 2018
File under “I should have done this year’s ago”. I added favicons to my Favorites page.⚡ April 16, 2018
I added “Asides…” to the site’s sidebar using some custom code for WordPress, leveraging Post Type. Read more here.⚡ November 27, 2016
My next personal computer is probably going to be a Chromebook