|Pfc. Bradley Manning and his cell|
Is there ever any good news to report …?
Glenn Greenwald on Pfc. Bradley Manning now being forced to strip naked every night for the indefinite future – “as a ‘precautionary measure’ to prevent him from injuring himself”. Because nothing is more dangerous to a detainee than brig clothes. [pictured]
Sad but predictable: US Military betrays its promise to fund secular concert Rock Beyond Belief, forcing its cancellation. Jen has a good brief of the timeline of events. Good to know we can’t still can’t rely on the backstabbing, sectarian US Military to do the right thing.
Corpus Christi, Texas school reacts to a student attempting to create a Gay-Straight Alliance club by shutting down all extracurricular clubs.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals rightfully upholds students’ right to be bigoted little assholes. Again: Free speech for all really means for all.
I understand the importance of letting strangers into schools. But suspending a student for opening a door for a woman whose hands were full is just a tad bit ridiculous.
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