Lieberman promotes expansion of online censorship in name of fighting terrorism

Is there anything that some people won’t say needs to be done in the name of fighting terrorism? Several months ago, I wrote about how, under a bill proposed last November (HR 1955, passed by the House but not yet by the Senate) called the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007, naming…

What’s it mean when…

Pretty much every article in the Sunday New York Times Magazine coincides with something in your life? I don’t know, but I wrote them to say the same thing (I’ve actually had three or so letters to the editor of the magazine published over the years – on intelligent design, gifted education and I don’t…

The ethics behind Bush’s Council on Bioethics & its report, Human Dignity and Bioethics

Mirabile Dictu posted this entry with a snippet from this article, “The Stupidity of Dignity,” by Harvard Professor Stephen Pinker in The New Republic that exposes a very disturbing likelihood about what has been directing the Bush Administration’s policies related to medical practice. This spring, the President’s Council on Bioethics released a 555-page report, titled…