In loving, living memory, John Melançon 1928 – 2007
I've missed most news coverage, but i heard that Obama said "justice has been done" with our military's extra-judicial killing of Osama bin Laden. This is disconcerting given the lack of judicial process in this instance and the broader contempt for rule of law and legal process exhibited by the Obama administration and its predecessor. Not that i consider courts to be the only legitimate arbiters of the broad concept of justice, but when it's the president of my country talking about the crime of mass murder...
When my Dad was in Israel, he was asked: "Isn't Kissinger a Jew?"
Dad replied: "No, he's a Nazi."