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  •  could argue for equal protections under the law (2+ / 0-)
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    gerrilea, BlueJessamine

    in case a court might find some agreement.....,no?

    consider these terms: ocean rise, weather re-patterning, storm pathology, drout famine, acceptance of nature

    by renzo capetti on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 07:30:03 AM PST

    •  In situations like Gitmo, even the courts aren't (5+ / 0-)

      allowed to see all of the evidence - they're told to accept the government's word that the person on trial is guilty of heinous crimes against the state.

      •  right. which is obviously illegally insane (3+ / 0-)
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        ColoTim, Don midwest, NonnyO

        And might be ruled such someday..

        consider these terms: ocean rise, weather re-patterning, storm pathology, drout famine, acceptance of nature

        by renzo capetti on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 09:44:38 AM PST

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      •  The Kafkaesque part: tell anyone at all, even your (2+ / 0-)
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        ColoTim, aliasalias

        … lawyer or your relatives — let alone visitors from the Red Cross, human-rights agencies, or journalists — about how you were treated, and they consider that — merely sharing your own thoughts and memories with another person — to be a further count of harming the U.S. by exposing secret info.

        According to the so-called judges' latest rulings, you're not even allowed to mention having been tortured at your own so-called trial.

        The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war.

        by lotlizard on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 10:32:59 AM PST

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