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elleng Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-24-09 10:18 PM
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59. Not YOURS, that's for sure.
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  -President Obamas Orwellian New Category of Prolonged Detention Elliot D. Cohen  May-24-09 12:28 AM   #0 
  - Well said  tan guera   May-24-09 01:06 AM   #1 
  - Mr Cohen is surely a candidate " for the bus" with this intelligent article!! eom  flyarm   May-24-09 01:29 AM   #2 
  - I don't understand  elleng   May-24-09 01:33 AM   #3 
  - s I understand it,  tan guera   May-24-09 01:50 AM   #4 
  - It may not be MAY  creeksneakers2   May-24-09 07:39 AM   #19 
  - I wouldn't want to be dealt the hand that Obama received  C Stellar   May-24-09 04:55 PM   #43 
  - Yes,  elleng   May-24-09 08:50 PM   #53 
  - If Obama has solid evidence  tan guera   May-25-09 04:36 PM   #64 
  - yes, it is a very real slippery slope, one that I do not think the US should  snowdays   May-24-09 07:54 AM   #20 
  - What happens down the road when [govt] decides that Keith or Rachel are threatening...?  Papa Boule   May-24-09 10:26 AM   #36 
  - Hi, Papa Boule  tan guera   May-25-09 04:26 PM   #63 
  - It is NOT a "slippery slope".  bvar22   May-24-09 10:55 AM   #37 
     - me too  Aragorn   May-24-09 04:10 PM   #41 
     - Does Anyone  debunkthelies   May-24-09 05:09 PM   #44 
     - I can't believe it, either. Bravo to you, bvar22.  pleah   May-24-09 07:11 PM   #48 
     - You're right  tan guera   May-25-09 04:38 PM   #65 
  - Who else do you trust with that kind of power?  Luminous Animal   May-24-09 01:55 AM   #5 
  - If you are an attorney...  frog92969   May-24-09 01:56 AM   #6 
  - And the President knows that,  elleng   May-24-09 02:13 AM   # 
  - Some of these people probably are dangerous  frog92969   May-24-09 02:33 AM   #9 
  - I listened again to Prez O's speech,  elleng   May-24-09 12:01 PM   #39 
  - Too dangerous to go free?  tan guera   May-24-09 02:34 AM   #10 
     - Yes, too dangerous to go 'free.'  elleng   May-24-09 08:15 AM   #23 
        - Your lack of a defense helps demostrate that "prolonged detention" is indefensible, so thanks. nt  glitch   May-24-09 09:09 AM   #29 
           - ???  elleng   May-24-09 09:18 AM   #30 
  - dupe  elleng   May-24-09 02:13 AM   #8 
  - Good respons.. Also Gitmo has somekinda huge bureacracy behind it  truedelphi   May-24-09 09:34 PM   #56 
     - If that's a clue...  frog92969   May-25-09 02:49 AM   #62 
  - Any President can say there are people that are  billyoc   May-24-09 03:45 AM   #11 
  - Thats true,  elleng   May-24-09 03:58 AM   #13 
  - it's wrong. no matter who isthe president. and in place, how can anyone guarantee  ejpoeta   May-24-09 07:57 AM   #22 
  - But the future prez just has to say "O, what was HE, something special?"  billyoc   May-24-09 11:43 AM   #38 
  - But billy, what do we do about these "highly inflammatory" people?  readmoreoften   May-24-09 05:41 AM   #14 
  - And why is it such a problem for people like you to understand  skepticscott   May-24-09 06:00 PM   #46 
  - Did you listen to his speech?  elleng   May-24-09 08:48 PM   #52 
     - What quandary?  skepticscott   May-24-09 09:06 PM   #54 
        - Quandary - Legally addressing problems presented by  elleng   May-24-09 09:29 PM   #55 
           - Who exactly is this WE?  skepticscott   May-24-09 10:13 PM   #57 
  - It's hard  november3rd   May-24-09 07:54 PM   #50 
  - Listen to his National Security speech.  elleng   May-24-09 08:41 PM   #51 
     - good grief  skepticscott   May-24-09 10:14 PM   #58 
        - Not YOURS, that's for sure.  elleng   May-24-09 10:18 PM   #59 
  - For me, its the context of recent events.  napoleon_in_rags   May-24-09 11:48 PM   #60 
  - Preemptive Crime  Necon-Be-Gone   May-24-09 02:04 AM   #7 
  - an excellent movie  Aragorn   May-24-09 04:13 PM   #42 
  - While I agree with the philosophical objection, nothing definite has been proposed yet, and  struggle4progress   May-24-09 03:55 AM   #12 
  - Philosophical objections are perfectly reasonable to complain about.  readmoreoften   May-24-09 05:43 AM   #15 
  - I think we all understand the abstract issues here. I'm not sure everyone understands what  struggle4progress   May-24-09 06:18 AM   #17 
     - Yes, it's a gigantic political mess  Time for change   May-24-09 10:08 AM   #34 
  - The only instances in which habeas corpus can be suspended are "in cases of rebellion or invasion".  MilesColtrane   May-24-09 09:42 AM   #33 
  - If someone has not committed a crime, that person should be released  ixion   May-24-09 06:00 AM   #16 
  - just settin us up for when things go south for real  natrat   May-24-09 07:35 AM   #18 
  - it's just sad. the thing is, that as a costitutional law professor and a man who  ejpoeta   May-24-09 07:55 AM   #21 
  - KandR. Thank you. n/t  Dystopian   May-24-09 08:38 AM   #24 
  - "Prolonged detention" - in the "Land of the Free" - something is not computing here . . .  ConcernedCanuk   May-24-09 08:44 AM   #25 
  - If you haven't got habaeus corpus, you got nothing at all.  bemildred   May-24-09 08:52 AM   #26 
  - I suspesct that amongst these "unprosecutables" are some who could implicate...  TheMadMonk   May-24-09 08:53 AM   #27 
  - I think that's it, they know too much, hence can never be allowed to speak in court. nt  bemildred   May-24-09 08:55 AM   #28 
  - That's a good, if chilling, read.  MilesColtrane   May-24-09 09:24 AM   #31 
  - Good article. K & R  Hoopla Phil   May-24-09 09:41 AM   #32 
  - The main difference between the future crimes of our detainees and past crimes of Bush and Cheney:  Time for change   May-24-09 10:15 AM   #35 
  - I read this last night on Buzzflash and was impressed with its cogent  MasonJar   May-24-09 01:58 PM   #40 
  - It is not at all Orwellian.  zeemike   May-24-09 05:58 PM   #45 
  - Peventive Detention  Necon-Be-Gone   May-24-09 06:32 PM   #47 
  - K&R  pleah   May-24-09 07:13 PM   #49 
  - The correct term is gulag.  mbperrin   May-25-09 12:33 AM   #61 
  - Kicked.  rcrush   May-29-09 01:59 PM   #66 
  - 're-branding' for the american masses--it always works  katty   May-29-09 02:54 PM   #67 
 

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