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Torture, indefinite detention anathema to justice

The letter calling for the machine gun execution of Guantanamo Bay prisoners is disturbing and ignorant.

July 28, 2014 12:00 am

Here's my response to Etcheson's complaints

Joy B. Etcheson complains my column on Bowe Bergdahl erred in omitting releasing Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo. The op-ed argues personal denigration of Bergdahl is wrong; this holds whatever the prisoner exchange conditions. Media attacks on him have not been limited to the political right.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Mom's Day menu deserves lobster pot pies

FROM the FARM: Mom's Day menu deserves lobster pot pies

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Sans claws, Hugh Jackman rages in 'Prisoners'

Sans claws, Hugh Jackman rages in 'Prisoners'

Hugh Jackman may spend an inordinate amount of time playing a mutant wolf superhero, but even the Australian actor realizes his image is somewhat defanged.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am

Make punishment fit crime, not mood of punishers

It seems sentencing depends on the mood of the system rather than punishment fitting the crime method.

April 04, 2013 12:00 am

Who said problems' solutions were next to impossible?

I can picture it. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts has directed the U.S. Justice Department to release all bank robbery prisoners. Prisoners are to be released with time served, a signed statement of no wrongdoing, and a small fine. This would put them on par with their counterparts, the C…

August 27, 2012 12:00 am

Historic medical research took place just down the road

The other day I visited a friend of mine who was suffering from what we might call flashbacks of an ailment he contracted during World War II.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
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