A dangerous moral vacuum exists among our nation's leaders. They know certain things they can always get away with, and certain things they cannot. Indefinite detention? Fine. Infidelity? Your head on a platter.
Dick Cheney's been on a media blitz to publicize his new book, "Bwahahahahaha!" or whatever it's called. Last week, he was on the Today Show with Matt Lauer. Here's actual audio from that video, with notations and animation.
On Tuesday, former Vice President Richard "Dick" Cheney published his memoirs, "In My Time." We thought it might be instructive to examine some of the claims he makes in his memoirs and see how well they stack up against established facts.
Many religions believe in a compassionate God, and that all humans are children of God. When most of us would shudder just thinking about our child being tortured, how can we justify the brutalization of God's sons and daughters?