Tag Archives: Franken

▶ Palestine Supporters Confront Sen Franken In Tense Phone Call

A video of the full conversation with Senator Al Franken and antiwar activists is included below. By  BILL SOREM  The Uptake  August 1, 2014     Palestine supporters in Minnesota got to directly vent their anger at Sen. Al Franken over his support for Israel in its conflict with Palestine. The Palestine supporters were part of a group […]

Today is a sad day

Dear Senators Klobuchar and Franken, and Representative Ellison: Today is a sad day. It is the ninth anniversary of the John Yoo-Jay Bybee “torture memos,” which were eventually withdrawn after unsuccessfully attempting to define torture out of existence. But it’s our actions in the nine years since that time that truly sadden me. I am saddened […]

An apology to my government officials re: torture

Dear President Obama, Attorney General Holder, Senators Klobuchar and Franken, and Congressman Ellison: I wish to apologize for all the emails I have been sending you on the issue of accountability for U.S.-committed torture. I did not realize that as government officials who took oaths to uphold the Constitution, you were protecting many more rights […]