Friday, June 12, 2009
Gee, I wonder if Dodd would ever support a single-payer health care option? Unlikely.
I think we ought to eliminate the health care program for all members of the House and Senate at the end of 2009. Then we'd see them work on a health care solution that would work. How about we just take the program in place for Congress and extend it?
“The information already in the public domain makes clear that the torture policies were devised and developed at the highest levels of the Bush administration, but there are still unanswered questions about precisely what the policies permitted, how they were implemented and who specifically signed off on them,” said Jameel Jaffer, Director of the ACLU National Security Project, in a release. “This lawsuit is an effort to fill some of the gaps in the narrative.”
Two of the documents sought were authored by Bush attorneys John Yoo and Steven Bradbury, who face possible disciplinary action after a Justice Department probe found their legal reasoning to be sloppy and unprofessional.
If you are interested, and who wouldn't be, here is the link for more information on the ACLU's "Accountability for Torture" initiative.