Tag: waterboarding

Apr 16

America: Torture “R” U.S.

In Brief — With Mike Pompeo — who believes in torture and “black sites”— as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), it’s time to look at America’s use of torture since the earliest days when colonists arrived on the country’s shores and stole the land from the natives. This piece examines the American use …

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Nov 01

Truth or Myth—A Test

In Brief—A presentation of statements designed to test your knowledge of commonly accepted beliefs, history and current events with regard to whether those statements are true or myths. ——————————————————————————————————————————– We’re Not Entitled to Our Own Facts— Periodically, Gail Collins, columnist for the New York Times presents a list of questions to test how much attention …

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Nov 02

America is Exceptional (NOT)

Exceptional—Not usual: unusual or uncommon. Unusually good: much better than average.           See: www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exceptional. America Is Not Unique— Reading the title of this piece, some of you may be like those ultra-patriotic citizens and politicians in being outraged that someone would dare to challenge such a sacred belief: that the United States is exceptional, …

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