[extropy-chat] Tyranny in place

MB mbb386 at main.nc.us
Sat Sep 30 00:43:41 UTC 2006

> Something significant happened today in the history of the United
> States. The Congress today vested in the President the power to order
> anyone -- U.S. citizen, resident alien or foreign national -- detained
> indefinitely in a military prison regardless of where they are -- U.S.
> soil or outside of the country. American detainees are cut off from any
> meaningful judicial review and everyone else is cut off completely. They
> can be subject to torture with no recourse, and all of this happens on
> the unchecked say-so of the administration.

I am sick to my stomach over this.

> The following is from a lawyer who blogged the  whole event, describing,
> who said what, when.
> http://glenngreenwald.blogspot.com/2006/09/legalization-of-torture-an_115945829460324274.html
> It doesn't seem to be a 'Top Story' on the US version of Google News.
> There should be massive demonstrations over this. Why isn't there?!

Maybe they were told they couldn't say anything about it. :(


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