Cruel, deliberate, and unusually vicious. It’s us.

Summary: Today, one of the bloggers that I follow regularly linked to Charles Pierce's angry opinion piece on the State Of Oklahoma's execution of Clayton Lockett: Barbarians In Oklahoma. Because I've recently been under a general anaesthetic for surgery, I was curious and decided on a whim to look up the drugs used in the … Continue reading Cruel, deliberate, and unusually vicious. It’s us.

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Is this the dawn of a new age? Two journalists see the first step to reforming America.

Summary: Posts on the FM website almost always provide either bad news or painful recommendations. Today's post describes one of the few bursts of sunlight through the clouds darkening America. Two journalists have stumbled upon the first step to reforming America. Should they be heard -- should we take them seriously -- great things might … Continue reading Is this the dawn of a new age? Two journalists see the first step to reforming America.