Posted by: quiscus | August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012

1. “Paul Ryan Said Something That Should Force Him Off the Ticket, But You Probably Didn’t Hear About It

Last week, Paul Ryan gave an interview in which, defending his position that there should be no excuses for abortion, he referred to rape as a “method of conception.”

Wow, right? Talk about a benign euphemism. Rape — RAPE! — is now a “method of conception.” You know, like love-making, just without the love.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-slansky-/paul-ryan-said-something-_b_1832377.html

2. “How the US and Israeli justice systems whitewash state crimes

Courts are supposed to check the abuse of executive power, not cravenly serve it. But in the US and Israel, that is now the case”

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/aug/28/us-israel-justice-whitewash-state-crimes

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