And @machistado (aka @mohandasgandhi) just shared a very good read on America’s interrogation experiments in the Philippines and its pursuit then of the idea of enlightened imperialism. To read the whole excerpt, do click through the pic above.

Oh, and if you’re not yet following Anna in both blogs, you’re missing a lot from the Tumblr experience.

Spread Awareness: These are the blogs that I wish so DESPERATELY would follow me:

If these blogs followed me I would be the HAPPIEST person in the world. I would happily frollick in the meadows of happiness. I already have so many Amazing blogs that follow me and can you imagine how AMAZING my life would be if these six people followed me too. Id be such a happy camper :(. Help this shameless brown girl out yo. I know yall are all coolz with these people…I wanna be cools too.

Follow Friday~

A quick little list of some awesome blogs that you should all follow~

MohandasGandhi: A congressional(?) law student with diverse knowledge on world politics.

DepressingFacts: DK here blogs mostly about atheism, science, and politics.

WeSpeakForTheEarth: Science, politics, conservation, and the environment, this collective blog has it all.

DagSeoul: A teacher who currently lives in South Korea who blogs mostly about politics, philosophy, history, and music. His favorite phrase: “tumblr is dildos.”

CWnL: Ken blogs about science, politics, and the cosmos.

mohandasgandhi replied to your photo: Behind bars.


Barkley is refused basic items, like clothing and silverware, that you and I take for granted. If he wants fresh air and sunlight, he is denied the basic dignity of a door, and forced to crawl through a small hole in the wall.

He has been hoarding short pieces of rope obtained from his captors. Some think he should be put on suicide watch, but rather than fashioning a noose, he merely chews on these items to pass the time.

He is paraded around the grounds, naked, at the end of a tether. There is no predictable schedule to these outings. He must be constantly on guard.

As far as I know, he has had no access to legal counsel.

And it could just as easily be you or I.