A Republican Sees the Light

Guest editorial in the Eugene, Oregon Register-Guard from a life-long Republican that begins, “As of today, after 25 years, I am no longer a Republican.” Read it here. Very powerful writing. From near the end: We’re poisoning our planet through gluttony and ignorance. We’re teetering on the brink of self-inflicted insolvency. We’re selfishly and needlessly … Read more

Yet Another Call for Closing Gitmo

Jimmy Carter has called on the Bush Admin to close the detention center at Guantanamo, joining a growing chorus of voices from all sides of the political spectrum. Some want to close it because of the torture and human rights abuses, some because of the whole “enemy combatant” shadowland, and some because the very name … Read more