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Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?

The Imperial Obama? Image from The Express Tribune. The ‘new normal’? The Imperial Presidency “Same as it ever was…” — Talking Heads (“Once in a Lifetime”) By Jim Turpin | The Rag Blog | February 27, 2013 First of a … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?

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Imprisonment Without Trial : The American Way?

Image from the ACLU.When we fail our own ideals:The unconstitutional practiceOf indefinite detention By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 21, 2010 When our forefathers created this great nation, one of the ills they desperately wanted to correct … finish reading Imprisonment Without Trial : The American Way?

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Afghanistan’s Bagram Prison : ‘Worse than Gitmo’

Detainees being held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan cannot use US courts to challenge their detention, the US says. Photo by Musadeq Sadeq / AP.‘Worse than Gitmo’:ACLU Asks for Documents on Bagram Prison, Where the US Still Holds 600 … finish reading Afghanistan’s Bagram Prison : ‘Worse than Gitmo’

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ACLU : ‘Mukasey calls on Congress to subvert Constitution’

Atty. Gen. John Mukasey. Photo by Noah Berger / AP.Under Attorney General’s plan detainees could be held indefinitelyBy Stephen C. Webster / July 21, 2008 Attorney General Michael Mukasey prompted Congress Monday morning, during a speech to the conservative American … finish reading ACLU : ‘Mukasey calls on Congress to subvert Constitution’

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Supremes Restore Hope : Habeas Corpus Ruling

Boumediene v. Bush: The Supreme Court Takes a Stand By David Van Os / Jun 13, 2008 David Van Os is a Texas attorney and a populist democrat. In the case of Boumediene v. Bush, issued on June 12, 2008, … finish reading Supremes Restore Hope : Habeas Corpus Ruling

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Supremes : Guantanamo Detainees DO Have Rights

Camp Delta detention compound at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Top US court deals Bush blow on Guantanamo rights June 12, 2008 WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court Thursday ruled Guantanamo prisoners have the right to challenge their detention at the US … finish reading Supremes : Guantanamo Detainees DO Have Rights

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