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Barack Obama, the Quiet Dictator

In 2005, Irregular Times responded to the Bush administration’s plans for lifetime detention without criminal charges or trial, writing an essay calling George W. Bush “The Quiet Dictator”: It was revealed this week that the Bush Administration is planning to keep people as prisoners for

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Fenris in Guantanamo

They told Fenris they would play a game with him, to see how strong he was, and Fenris agreed, and so the Aesir tied Fenris up with a magic cord made by the gnomes. “Try to get out of that, Fenris,” they said, “and if you can’t, we promise we’ll set you free.”

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The ReHomelandization Of Congress

New legislation seeks to establish two separate and unequal systems of law within the USA: One in which people accused of certain crimes are deprived of the right to a fair trial in order to ensure their conviction. If Buchanan’s bill passed, the use of the substandard system of justice would not just be an option for government prosecutors. It would be required.

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5 Congressional Predictions for a Political 2010

Just for kicks, here are my five political predictions for Congress in 2010: 1. The Defense of Marriage Act will not be repealed. After telling gay and lesbian Americans to wait for the passage of health care reform for the length of 2009, 2010 arrives

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Obama Stalls On Guantanamo Accountability

Following the Constitution isn’t hard and complicated. Violating the Constitution, and then lying about it, and then pretending that you’re not lying about it, and then acting like you’re investigating the thing that you’re pretending that your not lying about, and then establishing a timeline for a report on the thing that you’re acting like you’re investigating but pretending that you’re not lying about – that’s hard and complicated.

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US Kept Al Quaeda Victim in Guantanamo For Years

Finally, yesterday, US District Court Judge Richard Leon took a look at the case, and ordered Abd Al Rahim Abdul Rassak released immediately. The government argument that he is a threat to the United States “defies common sense”, said Judge Leon.

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