Scratch torture from US rule book

Miami Herald
by staff

05/01/08

When it comes to torture, the Bush administration wants the United States to have it both ways. President Bush believes America can be a country governed by laws, even though it may break the law under special circumstances. This is a morally bankrupt position that diminishes America’s stature in the world, and puts U.S. citizens and soldiers at risk. Moreover, it is not necessary. The United States can protect itself without breaking U.S. or international law...

//www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/story/513280.html



Stop obliterating yourself

CounterPunch
by Reza Fiyouzat

05/01/08

When a person running for a U.S. national office, any person, supports the ‘war on terror’, that person is also supporting the loss of civil liberties for the citizens of the U.S. He or she supports the suspension of habeas corpus (have you heard a single comment on that topic this election year? Not likely!). The same person supports the exorbitant theft of people’s money (taxes) and the hand-over of the same money to the financial-military-oil complex currently running the major levers of power in the U.S. ...

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