This Isn't Just 1968; It's Also 2008

There have been a lot of commentators in the past few days comparing the present mess to 1968, when there was rioting in the streets of the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy, and general unrest over the Vietnam War. Those are valid comparisons, but there is another year we should remember: 2008….

Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay Prison

Years after President Obama promised to close that hell hole, the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have begun a hunger strike, and it seems that it didn't start just recently.  Some have lost “30 pounds or more” according to one lawyer who represents 15 of the men being held there. Links galore after the squiggle…