Because freedom can't protect itself
Why was my post regarding the DOJ's apparent approval of RADIATION WEAPONS use on detainees AND U.S. citizens taken down?
Was this the ACLU's decision -- or is this another example of apparent censorship and/or prior restraint and telecom tampering by a regional DHS-administered "fusion center"?
Regarding the first issue on still-secret DOJ torture memos:
On the second issue of internet/telecommunications surveillance being used as a pretext to harass and censor:
OR (if links are corrupted / disabled):
As always, ACLU has no idea about getting information from terrorist to save American lives. I guess you think that when you see the terrorists on TV holding a American or foreign hostage, and then found later beheaded; You say,Oh No its terrible and too agressive. Get over yourselves, and growup. Even if there are international laws, the individual countries can accept them or ignore them, just like any resolution the UN passes which is totally useless like you people.
This is an excellently written article, clearly pointing out the legal implications of the heavily discussed torture memos. How can the U.S. hold other countries to high standards of humane treatment and just warfare if the nation itself uses such actions in its interrogations? Still, some are worried about the backlash of all of this. I watched an interesting video that summarizes various viewpoints at newsy.com today. It's worth watching:
The infuriating aspect of the whole thing is that virtually none of the detained individuals were ever charged with anything and can be presumed innocent of any wrong doing. They were pronounced terrorists or enemy combatants with little acceptable investigation. As an aside I recall that Senator Shumer approved the appointment of Judge Mukasey as AG as he feared if he didn't President Bush 'would nominate someone worse.'
I simply cannot get my head around this ongoing nonsense about the fact that despite the continuous lies by the Bush Cartel, the US ARMED FORCES DID, IN FACT, ENGAGE IN TORTURE FOR THE PURPOSES OF GAINING INFORMATION. Innocent people were tortured, some to death. THIS IS TORTURE. IT IS BANNED BY US LAW, AND THE UN. There ARE no questions. George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, people who were NEVER elected to the offices they squatted in, and their cohorts committed crimes against humanity. They tortured and killed an unknown number of people. WHY ARE THESE CRIMINALS STILL AT LARGE?! They saved NO ONE. They killed hundreds of thousands or more. They're still killing today! The offer the joke that their 'anti-terrorist' activities were successful since there's been no more terrorist attacks. This is INSANE! Especially given the fact that the US staged 911. Along with the UK, Israel and Pakistan. It was a FRAUD FOLKS!! Osama bin Laden DIDN'T DO IT! Nor did Khalid Sheik Mohammed. Until these bastards are arrested and KILLED, justice weeps.
This terrorism hoax is perhaps the worst lie in human history. Another "ism" that cannot be addressed given the fact that terrorism is most always committed by a large state such as the US against a small poor state, such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Haiti, El Salvador, Chile, Peru, Panama and etc. ad infinitum. The US is the largest purveyor of TERRORISM ON EARTH. Follow by Israel. When small countries engage in unconventional warfare, it is referred to as "guerrilla" fighting. We have known for years Iraq has done nothing to warrant US abuse. But then, neither did these countless other countries. You don't see the COWARD US going after the DPRK. Simple, the US would take an asskicking of biblical proportions. Hell, the US didn't beat the Iraqis. The US is getting beat like a drum with homemade bombs, many with US components and explosives left behind by the first BUSH WAR. Trillions of dollars have been made by the wealthy in the US with these wars. Massive changes to constitutional ammendments, and nonsensical laws and etc, have been cobbled together by the Bush Cartel. This color code nonsense. Works for kindergarteners, otherwise, worthless. Bill Fritz thinks george saved 10 million people. I'm wondering what planet that happened on. We Americans let these pigs slop the formerly hallowed offices an halls of power in the country. Most Americans couldn't give an accurate historical account of the US since it's inception if their lives depended on it. And in a manner of speaking, they do! This wretched "government" is absolutely dependent on "sheeple" rather than informed people. It couldn't exist without them.
ARE YOU KIDDING ME THE ACLU IS A JOKE AND IS DESTOYING THE AMERICAN WAY...ADVERTISING OUR TORTURE METHODS IS DANGEROUS AND STUPID..AMERICA WAS ATTACKED BY SOME LAWLESS RADICAL THUGS THAT KILLED ORDINARY AMERICAN PEOPLE THAT THREATENS OUR FREEDOM IS VERY DESERVING OF SOME TORTURE TO GET INFORMATION FROM THESE THUGS IS JUSTIFIED I GUESS IF WE GET ATTACKED AGAIN THE ACLU WILL FIND SOME WAY TO STILL BLAME THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION AND MAKE OBAMA OUT TO BE A HERO..
I THINK tedbohne SHOULD MOVE TO Afghanistan SINCE HE THINKS terrorism IS A hoax WHAT AN IDIOT
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