Category: torture

December 8, 2009

Taser Blinks

I remember the expression ‘Coke Blinked’ when they launched New Coke in the era of the ‘Cola Wars’. Well, yesterday it seems like Taser International blinked when they announced to the public that tasers should be aimed at the shoulders, legs or arms of a suspect instead of the chest area. Original story from the CBC here. After hearing about ‘excited delirium’ and other reviews […]

November 22, 2009

Harper Complicit In War Crimes?

For the first time in Canadian history, is it conceivable that our Prime Minister is complicit in war crimes? Allegations in this article that appeared in the Toronto Star seem to indicate as much.  This article demonstrates additional supporting testimony concerning the Canadian involvement in handing over prisoners to be tortured. As the allegations get more serious and intense, I pray that dozens more public […]

January 12, 2009

Canada Reaching Up to Touch Botton: Vote Against Human Rights

In a new shameless low amongst what I was hoping would be the last of shameless lows with the Harpercrite regime, Canada has voted against a resolution to condemn the massive violations of human rights by Israel in Gaza. Thanks to Canadian Dimension Blog for the head’s up . And thanks to the Disaffected Lib for his spin on Iggy and Harpie’s perspective on Afghanistan […]