Are we here only to build, with our dying bodies, your road to fame? You have a genius for fighting; what good is it to us? You are bored by the inactivity of peace. Why should your boredom concern us? Learn civilization, if you wish to reign in a civilized age. Learn peace, if you wish to rule over peaceful peoples. Man from another world, stop despoiling this one."
Thomas, man of this world, is staying on the story of show trials at Guatanamo. (Here and Here) The very phrase "show trial" should make every American's blood run cold and yet we don't seem to care. I guess the view is different from the docket.
The most interesting part of the widely blogged (and widely ignored by the corporate media) memo from the American embassy in Iraq was this:
15. ... In March, a few local staff members asked what provision we would make for them if we evacuate.
Jill, of Brilliant at Breakfast, likes the Mets too. And so I like her. Okay, I've always been a fan of BatB, but today we are sisters.