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  1. El Ronbo Says:

    Padilla was broken down psychologically until he would plead guilty. The whole thing is such a travesty of justice. The idea that the executive branch can lock up anyone indefinitely with no charge or trial - I don't think this should be allowed even for non-citizens. The right to a fair trial, to counsel, to face your accusers and cross-examine them, these are fundamental human rights.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    "Expect Us"

  3. Anonymous Says:

    God does not belong in the US. The day religion is extinct, is the day man will truly spread his wings and prosper. Habeas corpus must be maintained and the right to trial must be presented to all US citizens. This is an abomination to the US legal system.

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Because god believes in unjustified torture without due process and is against human rights. Yep.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    fuck off person above me

    a helpful christian

  6. Anonymous Says:

    Leave god in the USA? How can something that doesn't exist be left anywhere?

  7. Sara Says:

    Yes, because god was SO good to our friend Mister Padilla. Grow a brain cell. Half the people who are responsible for this shit sleep soundly at night and go to church on Sundays. Yes the government is full of corruption but I hardly think "leaving god in the USA" is going to do anything to help.

  8. Jim Says:

    Thank you, Anonymous, for that entirely on-topic and not-at-all-insane-sounding comment.

  9. Anonymous Says:


    Very good. Exactly what is written in our constitution.

    Thank you ACLU for your undying patriotism and for protecting my civil liberties for so many years.

  10. Anonymous Says:

    Dear first post,
    You are an idiot
    That is all.

  11. Anonymous Says:

    ...insightful comment.

    Anyway, what can we do to help Jose?

  12. Anonymous Says:

    What is this I don't even

  13. Anonymous Says:

    The all caps commenter needs to stop yelling and start thinking quietly in a library about the issues instead of simply accepting what they have heard at church and on fox at face value.

  14. funnybones Says:

    I am actually for throwing the previous write out and keeping the ACLU, Obama and the rest of those thieves in DC. BTW using all caps make you sound like a screaming lunatic.

  15. Anonymous Says:


    And in all seriousness thieves in D.C. is a big problem.,_D.C.

  16. Anonymous Says:

    That was relevant...hR

  17. Jm Says:

    Anonymous, you are a disgrace. Please crawl back to whatever shameless hole you came from.

  18. Anonymous Says:

    God doesn't exist.

  19. Anonymous Says:

    The poster on Jun 8th, 2011 at 1:56pm is a "moran."

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