12 years ago today, Donald Rumsfeld sent the greatest memo of all time

I missed reproducing this story from Vox, yesterday by Matthew Iglesias.  (@mattyglesias matt@vox.com) Vox Today (April 7th) is Vox’s first anniversary, but it is also the 12th anniversary of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld sending what was perhaps the greatest memo ever written. Titled “issues with various countries,” it noted in passing that basically none of the Bush… More 12 years ago today, Donald Rumsfeld sent the greatest memo of all time

Fact Checkers Dismantle Cheney’s Pro-Torture Press Appearances

Mediaite Last week Former Vice President Dick Cheney volubly defended the CIA’s torture funplex enhanced interrogation techniques performed under his administration. In an interview with Fox’s Bret Baier and then more at length to Chuck Todd on Meet the Press he made numerous arguments in defense of the torture program, none of which are testing well with the… More Fact Checkers Dismantle Cheney’s Pro-Torture Press Appearances

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

As I’ve said before in a similar article, this study is not a conclusive statement that all of the above have low I.Q.s… The Huffington Post Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals? A provocative new study from Brock University in Ontario suggests the answer to both questions may be… More Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

The Washington Post Reveals ‘Top Secret America’

The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, how many programs exist within it or exactly how many agencies do the same work. ~… More The Washington Post Reveals ‘Top Secret America’