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Keeping track of the fascists
September 26, 2007, 5:23 pm
Filed under: dictatorship, empire, fascism, imperialism, news, politics

Index of “President” Bush’s signing statements 2001-2007 (American Constitution Society for Law and Policy)

Civilian prisons coming to an Army base near you (WorldNetDaily)

Scary, worthwhile reading. Another flu pandemic planning exercise is happening September 24-October 12.

The Pentagon provides information to the General Accountability Office that is incomplete, inaccurate and inconsistent. (PressEsc)

Bush should stand trial for capital war crimes (ExistentialistCowboy blog, with links)

The Orwellian “Protect America Act” worse than thought (via MParent with links to pdf reports)

The Bush administration wants the power to grant legal immunity to telecommunications companies that are slapped with privacy suits for cooperating with the White House’s warrantless eavesdropping program. (Baltimore Sun)

We are moving rapidly toward an abyss” : Interview with Mohamed El Baradei (Der Spiegel, Germany)

“More than 260 doctors from around the world have launched an unprecedented attack on the American medical establishment for its failure to condemn unethical practices by medical practitioners at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba.” (Independent, UK)

Forty years later, CIA briefings to remain classified (Reuters/Yahoo)

State secrets privilege: The government can kidnap and torture you as long as they want, and you have no recourse (Christian Science Monitor)

EXCERPT: “In December 2003, German citizen Khaled el-Masri boarded a bus in Germany for a holiday in Skopje, Macedonia. Instead of a restful vacation, the Muslim man of Lebanese heritage says he ended up in a Central Intelligence Agency isolation cell in Afghanistan as a suspected terrorist. He was released after five months of interrogation with no explanation justifying the action or apology if it was a mistake. Now, nearly four years later, his lawyers are asking the US Supreme Court to examine whether the Bush administration has the power to prevent Mr. Masri from seeking recourse in American courts.”

Bush’s Security and Prosperity Partnership power grab sets stage for military to manage flu threats : U.S. under U.N. law in health emergency (GlobalResearch)

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