Carry on torturing

WASHINGTON – President Bush reversed course on Thursday and accepted Sen. John McCain’s call for a law banning cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of foreign suspects in the war on terror. Bush said the agreement will “make it clear to the world that this government does not torture […]

Life through a distorting lens

I find myself faced with something of quandary. I can’t decide quite who it is I dislike more; bureaucrats or ideologues. I’ve spent more or less the last ten years working in either of the public or the voluntary sectors, which I suppose should tip the balance in […]

How remiss of me

One of the things I’m terrible at is maintaining my blogroll at anything near the number of excellent blogs I now track by RSS (150+ and rising all the time) – which is why I’ve set myself the task of trying to bring things more up to date […]