Our Guantànamo Nightmare: Lakhdar Boumediene


The New York Times has an opinion piece today by another innocent victim of the Bush Administration’s war on terror. The essay, by Lakhdar Boumediene (translated from Arabic) is powerful, damning and raises again the question of how the people of the United States let themselves be led so far from the principles of our nation.…

ACES Trump Parnell’s Busted Flush


ACES is Alaska’s Clear and Equitable Share. the reformed petroleum tax enacted in November 2007. It’s the focus of a concerted effort for repeal by Alaska’s Governor, Big Oil in Alaska and entire armies of lobbyists. When Governor Parnell announced his effort to have ACES repealed, he offered three primary reasons: (1) The Trans-Alaska Pipeline (TAPS)…