Today, a kangaroo
court authorized by Emperor Bush will be in session in Guantanamo
Bay, Cuba. According to Reuters,
an American war crimes tribunal will hear the cases of two suspected
"The Pentagon is proceeding with the two cases even though U.S. courts
have halted the trials of three other Guantanamo prisoners pending a U.S.
Supreme Court ruling on whether Bush had authority to establish the tribunals.
The high court will hear arguments in the case in March."
But here is the kicker:
"Only nine of the approximately 500 Guantanamo prisoners have been
charged with crimes, and the legal advisor to the tribunals has said that
probably no more than 50 to 75 ever will be."
Yup, you read it correctly. Basically, we are detaining (not to mention the
torture) about 450 people without probable cause. Think about that. We already
know that these people won't be charged with crimes, but we're keeping them
"They hate our freedoms--our freedom of religion, our freedom
of speech, our freedom to vote and assemble and disagree with each other."
-- Emperor Bush in October, 2001.
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