December 12, 2008

December 09, 2008

Frank Schaeffer re Religious Right

Fresh Air/WHYY, December 9, 2008: Frank Schaeffer, author of Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back.

Investigate human rights violations under Bush

WHYY's Radio Times, December 8, 2008: "With pressure on president-elect Barack Obama to abolish torture, there are increasing calls for the establishment of a commission to explore what many say are human rights violations committed by the Bush Administration. We talk about the value of such an investigation, what it would accomplish and what it might look like. Our guests are attorney Scott Horton and former Congressman Mickey Edwards." Horton is the author of "Justice after Bush: Prosecuting an Outlaw Administration," Harper's, December 2008. WBUR's Here & Now, December 9, 2008: CIA veteran Robert Baer also advocates an investigation of the CIA's role in torture and rendition.

November 30, 2008

An interrogator speaks

I'm still tortured by what I saw in Iraq,” by Matthew Alexander, Washington Post, November 30, 2008. Matthew Alexander is the author of How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq.

Glenn Greenwald re MSM and torture

"How the media talks about torture and the rule of law," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, November 26, 2008.

November 29, 2008

The 'Connell Anomaly' Part 1

From the Ecological Options Network, posted November 2, 2008, featuring author Mark Crispin Miller, King Lincoln lead attorney Cliff Arnebeck, and cyber security expert witness Stephen Spoonamore. Full story at "Federal judge compels GOP IT guru Michael Connell to give deposition in Ohio '04 election case" and

October 30, 2008

Congressional scorecard re torture

Thanks to the National Religious Campaign Against Torture for putting out this Congressional scorecard on the issue of torture.

April 28, 2008

PA Healthcare Symposium, April 12, 2008

Chuck Pennacchio, Ph.D.,, describes the publicly funded, privately provided option in the "Family and Business Healthcare Security Act," HB 1660/SB 300; State Reps. Katharine Watson and Scott Petri offer alternative programs to "Cover All Pennsylvanians," represented in twelve separate bills; Donna Cooper, Secretary of Policy and Planning, presents Gov. Rendell’s proposal, “Prescription for Pennsylvania,” HB 700. Hosted by BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, moderated by the League of Women Voters.

April 07, 2008

Peace Voter Guide, 2008 Primary

The nonpartisan Peace Voter Guide to PA's April 22 presidential primary is now available online at as a printable PDF. Please help spread the word!

January 07, 2008

Close Guantánamo! Six-Year Anniversary

JANUARY 11, 2008, is the six-year anniversary of the first arrival of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Click here for ACLU-sponsored events.