Saturday, February 19, 2011
U.S. Justice v. the World : Information Clearing House: ICH: "In one sense, this is hardly surprising. As I've written about before -- and as my forthcoming (September) book documents -- we now have a multi-tiered justice system in the United States where citizens have their legal rights, obligations and punishments determined exclusively by their status and class. Thus, someone like Jose Padilla, in the lowest class of literal non-person (accused Terrorist), has virtually no chance regardless of the merits of his claims against someone like Donald Rumsfeld, who resides in the highest and most privileged class (high-level political official). As Padilla's counsel, Ben Wizner, said, the court yesterday ruled 'that Donald Rumsfeld is above the law and Jose Padilla is beneath it.' That's just what the American justice system is."
OpEdNews - Article: Profiles of the Targeted: FBI Wanted to Talk to Me About My Trip to Israel and Palestine
OpEdNews - Article: Profiles of the Targeted: FBI Wanted to Talk to Me About My Trip to Israel and PalestineSarah Smith, a Jewish American woman and avid traveler who lives in Chicago, received a call from the FBI on December 3, 2010. The agent said his name was Robert Parker. He wanted to know if Smith had thirty minutes to sit down and answer some questions.
Why Pakistan Cannot Release the Man Who Calls Himself Raymond Davis | This Can't Be Happeningslamabad--By now journalists everywhere (except in the US) have come to the conclusion that there is far, far more to Raymond Davis than is being revealed by the US or by Pakistani officials. That he was engaged in anti-state activities in Pakistan and that the two young men he killed were intelligence agents tailing him is virtually an accepted fact.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
OpEdNews - Article: Ray McGovern Discusses Brutal Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech
OpEdNews - Article: Ray McGovern Discusses Brutal Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech"They grabbed me and the shock wore off. There was a real struggle. I shouted, 'This is America.' Then I said, 'Who are you?' This is a mystery to me. Who were they? The guy in the suit was the one who did the damage. He was brutal."
Monday, February 14, 2011
Ray McGovern | Recalling the Slaughter of Innocents: "Twenty years ago, as Americans were celebrating Valentine’s Day, Iraqi husbands and fathers in the Amiriyah section of Baghdad were peeling the remains of their wives and children off the walls and floor of a large neighborhood bomb shelter"