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  •  CSPAN, Wednesday... (2+ / 0-)
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    LaFajita, Lady Libertine

    "What Went Wrong: Torture and the Office of Legal Counsel in the Bush Administration"
    Senate Judiciary Committee
    Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts

    DATE: May 13, 2009
    TIME: 10:00 AM
    ROOM: Dirksen-226

    First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. -M.Gandhi (see also, Republican strategy)

    by ezdidit on Mon May 11, 2009 at 08:13:05 AM PDT

    •  Or, more pointedly, "What went right?" (3+ / 0-)
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      ezdidit, LaFajita, Lady Libertine

      The Canary in the Coalmine is available for purchase at patriotictruthteller.net

      by Jesselyn Radack on Mon May 11, 2009 at 09:25:33 AM PDT

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      •  in THEIR minds... (1+ / 0-)
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        ezdidit

        they got away with it.

        So far.

        .

        tap. tap. tap. tap. tap. tap.

        Buy the ticket, take the ride. ~HST

        by Lady Libertine on Mon May 11, 2009 at 09:30:48 AM PDT

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      •  ...so wrong for far too long... see here::: (2+ / 0-)
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        Glenn has an excellent diary up now.

        Beginning in 2001, the U.S. held Al Jazeera cameraman Sami al-Haj for six years in Guantanamo with no trial of any kind, and spent most of that time interrogating him not about Terrorism, but about Al Jazeera.  For virtually the entire time, the due-process-less, six-year-long imprisonment of this journalist by the U.S. produced almost no coverage -- let alone any outcry -- from America's establishment media, other than some columns by Nicholas Kristof (though, for years, al-Haj's imprisonment was a major media story in the Muslim world).  As Kristof noted when al-Haj was finally released in 2007:  "there was never any real evidence that Sami was anything but a journalist"; "the interrogators quickly gave up on asking him substantive questions" and "instead, they asked him to spy on Al-Jazeera if he was released;" and "American officials, by imprisoning an Al-Jazeera journalist without charges or meaningful evidence, have done far more to damage American interests in the Muslim world than anything Sami could ever have done."

        First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. -M.Gandhi (see also, Republican strategy)

        by ezdidit on Mon May 11, 2009 at 10:06:47 AM PDT

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