This afternoon’s essay by Wendy Kaminer is valuable on two counts. First, it identifies some decidedly unAmerican language coming from the Obama administration: The White House used up 50 words to say little in response: “Sen. [Lindsey] Graham has expressed interest in habeas reform and
Thanks to Ron Paul for speaking out against Obama’s unjust military tribunals. What a sad state the Democratic Party is in when a Republican from Texas speaks out against a Bush-era abuse that the Democrats in Congress all refuse to confront.
In the Senate, Russ Feingold and Barbara Boxer are saying nothing. Even Bernard Sanders, the Democratic-aligned independent from Vermont, offered no dissent.