02 January 2009
old glory, unglorified
This image was “borrowed” from this article at Salon.com. It reminds us of how, during the Bush-Cheney years, we’ve become “surveillance” nation and “torture” nation like never before. Barack Obama has made some general statements about regaining America’s role of leadership in the world—about restoring our values—and to these tired ears, it’s long overdue. We’ll need to encourage (and remind) him to keep his promises.