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Eryemil Donating Member (958 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-12-09 08:09 AM
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7. This is the kind of stain that might just linger long after the current...
...incarnation of the United States is nothing but a footnote in history books.
Of course, it might just pass into relative anonymity like so many atrocities of the old British empire.

History's fickle.
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  -Judge OK's use of Guantnamo forced-feeding chair struggle4progress  Feb-12-09 05:31 AM   #0 
  - This is very disturbing. Would Obama consider this "humane"? If not -  liberalsince1968   Feb-12-09 05:49 AM   #1 
  - yeah, because it's totally "humane" to  ixion   Feb-12-09 06:16 AM   #2 
  - Amazing isn't it? Detain people for years...torture them..and then dare use words like "humane"  Solly Mack   Feb-12-09 08:53 AM   #9 
  - Can these poor people receive any dignity?  midnight   Feb-12-09 06:44 AM   #3 
  - Obama is waiting too long to take action on this. He should have demanded it be shut down now!  Xenotime   Feb-13-09 10:20 AM   #29 
  - This is an escalating nightmare. Binyam's US Lawyer  chill_wind   Feb-12-09 06:53 AM   #4 
  - I'm torn...  newtothegame   Feb-12-09 11:01 AM   #13 
     - This:  chill_wind   Feb-12-09 11:22 AM   #19 
  - OMG. This ruling doesn't even make sense.  Proletariatprincess   Feb-12-09 07:01 AM   #5 
  - Forced feeding is never humane  intaglio   Feb-12-09 07:12 AM   #6 
  - Is allowing someone in your custody to starve to death a humane action?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-12-09 11:17 AM   #16 
  - They have a right to starve themselves via a hunger strike  LostinVA   Feb-12-09 11:22 AM   #18 
  - Has that right been recognized by international law?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-12-09 12:40 PM   #23 
     - Wow, based on your replies I guess Joe Lieberman  Kingofalldems   Feb-12-09 01:32 PM   #24 
        - Are you in favor of allowing those in US custody of starving to death?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-12-09 01:37 PM   #25 
  - yes it is...  mike_c   Feb-12-09 04:51 PM   #26 
  - It happened in the UK - Northern Ireland  intaglio   Feb-13-09 09:40 AM   #28 
  - Ask the Suffragettes HERE -- that was the tipping point that won us the vote in the US  LostinVA   Feb-12-09 11:20 AM   #17 
  - This is the kind of stain that might just linger long after the current...  Eryemil   Feb-12-09 08:09 AM   #7 
  - Damn  Solly Mack   Feb-12-09 08:51 AM   #8 
  - From Kessler:  Jefferson23   Feb-12-09 08:56 AM   #10 
  - Maybe the hunger-strikers don't know there's a new sheriff in town?  Ian David   Feb-12-09 10:22 AM   #11 
  - They care enough to keep them alive, but not enough to determine if they're innocent.  Gregorian   Feb-12-09 10:32 AM   #12 
  - Sick.  TacticalPeek   Feb-12-09 11:04 AM   #14 
  - things just were not the same for me  Blue_Tires   Feb-12-09 11:04 AM   #15 
  - Obama's achilles heel  NewEnglandKnowledge   Feb-12-09 11:32 AM   #20 
  - Pres Obama is said to be fast-tracking the visit/release  chill_wind   Feb-12-09 11:40 AM   #21 
  - And She's a Liberal Judge????  atreides1   Feb-12-09 12:05 PM   #22 
  - The judge doesn't know her history, then.  knitter4democracy   Feb-12-09 11:30 PM   #27 

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