Tag Archives: torture

Dick Cheney’s Bad Memory on Torture

Although we are used to cynical politicians distorting the truth and deliberately misleading the public, ex Vice President Dick Cheney’s pre-9-11 anniversary speech about the US use of torture was notable for what appears jaw-dropping effrontery. According to Cheney as … Continue reading

Posted in In the news, Libya, Moral Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

US GLASSHOUSES ARE NOT THE BEST VENUE FOR CHUCKING STONES AT CHINA

The Chinese government, obviously sick of having its human rights record questioned by Western governments, has hit back (China People’s Daily On-Line, April 11 2011), with the US its first target. Let me say at the outset, I have no … Continue reading

Posted in Moral Issues, Society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments