2008-06-24

the reason habeas corpus was invented

more than six years in detention
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iMGYLFEpaIYdDKnblerG5_TNg-_gD91FRE6O2

rep. bean, with a majority of republicans, voted for this unconstitutional embarrassment, parts of which that were recently struck down

2008-06-22

two things

if you want to uphold the constituition, voting to violate it is the wrong way to go about it

(the republicans voted 188-1 for it, the majority of democrats voted against it, bean joined the republicans)

if you want to end the occupation and theft of the treasury on a grand scale, voting to continue it is the wrong way to go about it

[ed. corrected post]

just saying

2008-06-11

just what ??

http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=10603

(see previous thread)

2008-06-07

what they want
Iraqi Parliamentarian: 70 Percent Of Iraqis Want Withdrawal, Huge U.S. Embassy Not A ‘Positive Signal’

http://thinkprogress.org/2008/06/04/iraq-parliament/

what they get
The US military has awarded an $80 million contract to a prominent Saudi financier who has been indicted by the US Justice Department. The contract to supply jet fuel to American bases in Afghanistan was awarded to the Attock Refinery Ltd, a Pakistani-based refinery owned by Gaith Pharaon. Pharaon is wanted in connection with his alleged role at the failed Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI), and the CenTrust savings and loan scandal, which cost US tax payers $1.7 billion.

The Saudi businessman was also named in a 2002 French parliamentary report as having links to informal money transfer networks called hawala, known to be used by traders and terrorists, including Al Qaeda.

Interestingly, Pharaon was also an investor in President George W. Bush’s first business venture, Arbusto Energy.

http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=10564

the war occupation must continue, not enough people have died, not enough of the nations treasury has been stolen