Jude's Threshold

A Tapestry Blog of Astrology, Politics, and Social Concerns

Archive for May 19th, 2009

Elizabeth de la Vega on Prosecuting Torture

You won’t want to miss Robert Ellman’s interview with former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega who favors public inquiry over President Obama’s appointing a special prosecutor to investigate the Bush administration’s secret and not-so-secret torture policies.

What’s the hurry? Ms. de la Vega points out that the statutory clock didn’t start ticking in 2002 but on Jan 20, 2008, noon edt.

This makes me wonder if those who insist on rushing into an investigation by special prosecutor are more interested in a cover-up than in full accountability for the Bush administration.

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A photo of Topsail Island Sound

Topsail Island sunset May 2009

Here is one of the photos taken over the weekend while visiting my family’s island of choice, the lovely Topsail Island, North Carolina.

This is a snap of our condo’s overlook of the fishing and boating pier taken at Sunset…looks relaxing, yes?

Written by Jude Cowell

May 19, 2009 at 4:29 am

Princes, Paupers, Pilgrims & Pioneers: Our Predecessors & Me

“There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots, the other is wings.” Teaching children values and giving them the opportunity to excel are essential to good parenting. However, I feel I must also provide my children (and myself) insight into the ones who came before us: our ancestors whose lives and stories have shaped us into who we are. This is my journey; these are their stories…

setinthepast

Historical novels, films and TV programmes

Shaking the tree

musings on the journey towards knowing and sharing my family's stories

Lost Dudeist Astrology

An Exploration of the Shadow Side of Lost Dudeists Everywhere

All On The Illuminati

For you see, the world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes

Moore Genealogy

Fun With Genealogy

Tired and Bored With Myself

Another option for wasting time

The Bone Dresser

...or, Adventures in Genealogy

Mary's Monday Matinee

Discovering the joy of film

Blogala Maho

RANDOM COMMENTARY ON ALL THINGS

Chips Off the Old Block

A blog devoted to genealogical wanderings - dedicated to family near and far, through distance and time

Benjamin Studebaker

Yet Another Attempt to Make the World a Better Place by Writing Things

Blog Blogger Bloggest

Strange thoughts, random mutterings

Libra Seeking Balance

Running from one end of the see saw to the other

The Family Kalamazoo

A genealogical site devoted to the history of the DeKorn and Zuidweg families of Kalamazoo and the Mulder family of Caledonia

mogromo

delving for answers, prospecting perspectives, unearthing insights.

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