Trump CIA Nominee Gina Haspel Dances Around Her Background Supervising Torture

screenshot of video from Gina Haspel - Trump's nominee for CIA Director, during her Senate testimony

by Richard Cameron   The United States Senate is conducting hearings this week, interviewing Donald Trump’s candidate, acting CIA director, Gina Haspel, to be confirmed as former director Mike Pompeo’s permanent replacement.  The questioning is focused on Ms. Haspel’s role as having supervised a “black site” (secret detention site) in Thailand, where detainees were subjected to torture, euphemized by the intelligence community at that time as “enhanced interrogation”. Arizona Senator John McCain, in what appears to be his final battle with terminal cancer, weighed in on the Haspel nomination: “I…

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The Civil Rights Struggle Of The 50’s And 60’s And Black Gun Ownership

by Richard Cameron Nothing illustrates that black political opinion is not monolithic, better than questions having to do with social issues that have a moral framework or touch on civil liberties. It just so happens, that for a lot of blacks, the question of the 2nd Amendment and the right to own a firearm for self defense and other contingencies, are civil liberties issues. The video you are about to see not only references this, but provides some other historical details that the gun control obsessed progressives are loath to include…

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