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louis-t Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 01:39 PM
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Rumsfeld's Actions Speak Louder /
<snip> Trust us, they say, we are doing what we must to protect you from terrorism. But don't constrain us with quaint traditions like law. There is law, and then there is war. In this new kind of war against terrorism, law has no particular place.
In his testimony last week, Rumsfeld declared: "We value human life. We believe in individual freedom and in the rule of law." Thus far, the secretary's actions fall short of fulfilling those lofty beliefs. But America's standing in the world to advance all of the goals this administration says it seeks -- especially the universal acceptance of democracy and the rule of law -- will be inadequate to the task until Rumsfeld's actions speak louder than his words.

-Still won't use the 'T' word. Idiot-
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