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  •  The evidence (8+ / 0-)
    But I also know he is moving the country leftwards on every issue, even if we cannot see it all now.
    ...against this statement is rather glaring. In the area of civil rights, human rights, and constitutional protections, he has undermined the Democratic cause for years to come.

    And he hasn't defended the environment from the enormous danger facing us, which could well lead to our eventual demise.

    He has advanced the interests of the wealthy class at every step, helped to transfer more wealth to the oligarchy, and expanded the Security State, and supported the Industrial Military complex.

    He committed a war crime in breaking our agreement as a signatory to the Geneva Conventions and the Conventions Against Torture to prosecute war crimes (yes, failing to enforce these international agreements is in itself a war crime). And he has committed war crimes in allowing deliberate targeting of innocents, with the drone bombing of first responders and attendees of funerals.

    And the list goes on and on. If this is taking us to the left in your mind, I question your understanding of the lefts' policy preferences.

    "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

    by ZhenRen on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 11:40:14 AM PDT

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    •  Deliberate targeting of innocents? (0+ / 0-)

      You ought to be HR'd for fucking lying.

      •  He did authorize (0+ / 0-)

        deliberate targeting of innocents. I know it's horrible. I realize why you're reacting. But it is factual that the U.N. Special Rapporteur is investigating the crimes. Maybe hide rate the United Nations or the reporters who wrote about the targeting of first responders to drone bombings or the targeting of attendees of funerals of the victims of drone bombings. I'm just a messenger.

        These incidents are crimes. They are against the Geneva Conventions. And also the refusal to prosecute torture is in itself factually a war crime. Look it up. Our country is a signatory to the treaties. The Convention Against Torture, an international treaty, is an agreement that constitutes international law. The United States signed it. We agreed to its terms. One of the terms is to prosecute torturers who act on behalf of our country. Without enforcement, the treaties mean nothing. Enforcement is the most important part of the treaty. Obama defied the treaty, and dishonored the United States by refusing to abide by the terms which require enforcement. That is a war crime, as well.

        So please hide rate me, because the irony is if this is hide rated, more eyes will see it. What I've written is truthful. So go ahead. Hide rate it. Get your friends to hide rate it. More people will see it if it's on the hidden list.

        Which is exactly what I want.

        "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

        by ZhenRen on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 12:45:40 AM PDT

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