October 7, 2005
Fans of "cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment"
Nine US Senators couldn't sign on to an amendment to the Defense Appropriations Act affirming the basic, internationally accepted prohibition on "cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment" as they hand over billions more dollars for an illegal and stupid war. The shameful nine are
I haven't heard nearly enough outrage over this vote. It's roused me, temporarily anyway, out of my general malaise of outrage out of which the only reasonable question seems to be Should I move to Scandanavia now or later? No, I think I want to stay here and fight the bastards who've hijacked my country.
The roll call is here