Old news, but apparently Joe Lieberman (More R than not – Conn.) is going to speak at John Hagee’s Christians United for Israel conference. Just so you know Hagee said “Jews have dead souls.” I suppose politics does really trump religion. At least the Israelis recognize the absurdity of Lieberman’s position. Judaism
Glad other people are speaking up about the immorality of torture. As politicians argue, and our pragmatist-in-chief tries to find an angle, we can agree that not all moral dilemmas can be reduced to a cost-benefit analysis of pleasure and pain. There are some kinds of pain a morally serious person ought never to inflict. [From Is Torture Utilitarian?]
Yesterday, Monday, October 27, 2003, marked the first day of Ramadan. Ramadan Mubarak to all of you. The President’s Ramadan message.