142 Organizations Join Together
Calling for Special Prosecutor
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The Crimes of
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discussing how best to address the crimes of Bush & Co., so now is
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mission, but indictment.
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Here's the news from today, Wednesday, March 4:
Editorial "Mad Max's Justice Department"
IMAGINE A PLACE where soldiers are entitled to burst through doors
without warrants and citizens can be locked away without trial. Imagine
that the leader of this place has the power to silence dissenters and
the press and has the right to keep duly elected legislators from
having a voice in these matters. Imagine further that he can
unilaterally rip up and disregard any treaty he dislikes and that he
has been told he is on solid legal ground by a hand-picked circle of
This is not some lawless Third World country or dusty fictional outback
from a sci-fi movie but the United States of America, as described in a
series of newly released Justice Department memos from the early years
of the Bush administration...
"Release of Memos Fuels Push for Inquiry Into
Bush’s Terror-Fighting Policies"
WASHINGTON — A day after releasing a set of Bush administration
opinions that claimed sweeping presidential powers in fighting
terrorism, the Obama administration faced new pressure on Tuesday to
support a broad inquiry into interrogation, detention, surveillance and
other practices under President George W. Bush.
Justice Department officials said they might soon release additional
opinions on those subjects. But the disclosure of the nine formerly
secret documents fueled calls by lawmakers for an independent
commission to investigate and make public what the Bush administration
did in the global campaign against terrorism...