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Lindsey Graham Says We Don't Need Trials To Know the Guilty

Lindsey Graham seems to know a lot about the people being held prisoner in places like Guantanamo Bay and Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. They “deserve to be in jail until they die,” he says.

Why? What does Senator Graham know about these prisoners?

Senator Graham doesn’t know anything about these prisoners other than what he’s been told – by the people who threw the prisoners into jail in the first place. That’s not an objective opinion.

Remember what they used to say about liberty, justice and the American way? Here in America, the application of justice is supposed to come through due process, not through a lopsided appearance of guilt crafted before a trial has even begun.

It’s a fair trial that our Constitution requires, when people are imprisoned because they’ve been accused of a crime. The United States of America is supposed to be a nation where no one ever is locked away until death merely because of an accusation of criminal conduct by a politician seeking to please crowds of angry citizens.

3 comments to Lindsey Graham Says We Don't Need Trials To Know the Guilty

  • Dean

    Are we at war with Osama Bin Laden’s forces and similar allies, or are they outlaws? I keep hearing that we are at war. If so, and if they are prisoners of war, they can be held – without trial – until the end of the war. In addition, our “enemy” has not been in uniform, entitling them to be executed forthwith.

    If they are common criminals, then the talk of war is false. They can be convicted of murder and executed.

    Which is it?

  • qs

    Graham is the loudest and most abrasive senator there possibly even worse than senator Mccain. I also dislike Lieberman a lot.

    I don’t know how Graham gets reelected.

  • Tom

    This is all fine and dandy now that we don’t use the Constitution any longer. What’s your problem? Did you miss the 8 year ‘memo’ from Bush and Cheney that we aren’t privy to any information concerning our government’s affairs? Don’t worry about it. Take your fiat money and go buy something to make you feel better – like a car or a house.

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