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G2099 Donating Member (500 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 02:44 PM
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Bush is Trying to Scrap the War Crimes Act
George Bush's stubborn lawyer cronies are at it again, according to a story today in the Washington Post. Instead of complying with the Supreme Court's simple insistence that Bush exercise even a basic degree of human decency and follow the laws he swore to uphold, the Bush Administration has a different solution: just change the law.

The controversy is over the War Crimes Act of 1996, which made illegal any "grave" breach of the Geneva Conventions. Bush's proposed changes limit the scope of punishable crimes to torture, murder, and rape, but declares open season on "humiliating" and "degrading" treatment of prisoners, including "outrages upon personal dignity".

http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/analysis/087
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Iwasthere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 03:19 PM
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1. NOOOO!!
Don't let them get away with this! Tryin to save his butt. He knows there is proof right around the corner. can't anyone else see that?
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Poll_Blind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:14 PM
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2. K&R! Unholy, criminal bastards. n/t
PB
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InternalDialogue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 04:24 PM
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3. K&R
:kick:

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texpatriot2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 10:58 PM
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4. They break the rules, then alter them to fit the fantasy land they
live in.
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Just Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:14 PM
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5. "THEY" are above humanity, the rule of law, honesty/integrity,....
,...morals, value of life,...

"THEY" seriously (and arrogantly) perceive themselves as a sort of "god" above all humanity.

Sick, huh? They weren't called the "crazies" for no reason. And, here "they" are, fucking up this country and the whole freakin' world with their insanity. They are evil criminals. When will they get called on that? They intentionally defrauded their own nation (treason/traitor), they funnelled this nation's treasure into criminal enterprises, they created psy-op torture chambers,...I mean GOOD GOD!!!!!!

My country,...has been murdered by these f*ckers. I don't see any nobility in ANY corporacratic media venturing towards splitting the walls of secrecy of these dictators.

But, I know arrogance is ALWAYS a curse. I just want that curse to fall precisely upon these criminals. Humanity has suffered ENOUGH!!!!
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:15 PM
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6. Let your Congressperson know that you believe in...
prosecuting war crimes.

Contact info at:
www.vote-smart.org
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