Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Repub Congress & BushCo..all about torture...

From Information Clearing House...a selection:

FBI triples its Capitol Hill corruption squads: There is so much political corruption on Capitol Hill that the FBI has had to triple the number of squads investigating lobbyists, lawmakers and influence peddlers, the New York Daily News has learned.http://tinyurl.com/gzekj

Harry Reid : Not a single terrorist has been brought to justice : "Five years after September 11, not a single terrorist has been brought to justice under the President's flawed policy. http://democrats.senate.gov/newsroom/record.cfm?id=263124&

Sidney Blumenthal : How Bush Rules: Torture and The Quest For Unfettered Power: The Bush administration's new torture policy prompted the export of torture technique from Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib.http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article15023.html

Ret. military leaders & frmr DOD officials say Detainee Treatment Act poses a grave threat to American service-members: : Detainee Treatment Act violates the core principles of the Geneva Conventions and poses a grave threat to American service-members, now and in future wars. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2006/09/mil-060912-sasc01.htm

Judge, jury, and torturer: ``TRUST US. You're guilty. We're going to execute you, but we can't tell you why." That is how Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, characterized the Bush administration's recent proposal for a draconian new trial system to deal with accused terrorists.http://tinyurl.com/oxuop

Bush's Cruel and Degrading Presidency By Mike Whitney Washington is a moral swamp. When the chief executive can stand at the presidential podium and make an unabashed appeal for torture, then the American dream is dead.http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article15026.htm

Senate Bills Would Allow for Lifelong Detention Without Trial, Torture Without AccountabilityAudio and transcript Both proposed bills in the Senate strip away the right to habeas corpus and cut back the ability of rape survivors of to hold their perpetrators accountable. We speak with Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article15027.htm


1 comment:

SheaNC said...

Well, the Soviets made it out from under their government. Maybe we'll live through this one. Some of us, anyway...