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biopowertoday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 03:51 AM
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Maddow and Turley on the Effects of Obama's refusal to investigate Bush crimes

these are over at salon.com




# The effects of Obama's refusal to investigate Bush crimes

Rachel Maddow and Jonathan Turley point out the obvious inconsistency of telling the world that we again are a nation of laws and then protecting the crimes of the Bush era


# Binding U.S. law requires prosecutions for those who authorize torture

The new Attorney General just said that Bush officials authorized torture. A treaty signed in 1988 by Ronald Reagan compels the U.S. to prosecute those who authorize torture. What's the way out of that?
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lostnotforgotten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 03:56 AM
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1. Maybe - A Time Machine?
eom
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DeeDeeNY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 07:40 AM
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2. Um, he's been in office less than a day.
When did this refusal happen??
:shrug:
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