Sarker Haque is doing what Republicans say we all ought to do. He’s an entrepreneur, owning a store in Queens, New York. According to police reports, Haque was in that store when a man named Piro Kolvani walked into the store, demanded to be given
Voting To Confirm Judge David Barron, Bernie Sanders Lost My Support In The 2016 Presidential Election
The vote by Bernard Sanders to confirm David Barron today supports such a fundamental violation of our civil liberties that it cannot be reasonably excused. Sanders helped put a man who has no respect for our constitutional rights into a high judicial position. If he did it as a Senator today, he would do it as President in 2017.
The testimony is going to be given in secret, which means that the American people will never know what is really going on in these separate hearings, and will not be able to judge for themselves that the military trials are truly fair. Will the witnesses be deprived of counsel during these hearings? Will the defense be given equal access? We won’t know, because the truth in these trials will be censored from us.
The following seven Democrats are among those who voted against the Udall amendment yesterday. They are all up for re-election in 2012. Americans who believe that liberty is worth keeping, and that imprisonment of people without criminal charge is wrong, should withhold their support from these Democrats’ campaigns.
We’ve waited for 10 years to see these people subjected to a trial in our nation’s system of justice. Why is Kelly Ayotte trying to stop the trials of suspected terrorists? Does she believe in the American system of justice or doesn’t she?