Sunday, July 31, 2005

Catching up on a Sunday morning

Been a busy last few days for me, so let's play catch-up on some items. (Unfortunately, Frank Rich is on vacaction this week.)

A post by Michael on AmericaBlog notes the damaging series of new bills Bush is getting through the GOP-controlled Congress.

Will Bush appoint Bolton during the recess? This'll be fun. Thirty-six Senators have asked him not to.

Love in Action is a group much in the news lately about its program to make young gays straight. But Wayne Besen offers a letter from one of the group's founders, who now says the program "shatters lives."

A fascinating piece in the NY Times Saturday (buried in the print edition):
Senior military lawyers lodged vigorous and detailed dissents in early 2003 as an administration legal task force concluded that President Bush had authority as commander in chief to order harsh interrogations of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, newly disclosed documents show.


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