Daily Archives: October 9, 2007

Naomi Wolf’s The End of America: Chapter 10: “Cast Criticism as ‘Espionage’ and Dissent as ‘Treason’” excerpt

”The Bush team is trying to move ‘Treason’ from its narrow Constitutional definition to a looser definition. The smear of treason has a long, ugly—and unfortunately time-tested—history of use by mid-twentieth-century dictators, as do the accusations of sabotage and espionage. … Continue reading

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Stacking them up like cordwood is barbaric, inhuman and unAmerican

“The ‘stack them up like cordwood’ line comes from Mark Klaas, whose daughter Polly’s brutal murder ushered in the three strikes sentencing law, which is now rarely being used to capture the kind of violent offenders like the ones involved … Continue reading

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