Regardless of your position regarding Fusion Centers, it’s hard to argue that their ongoing implementation across the United States is unimportant. Through these new centers, 72 of which are fanned out across the country and more of which are being built, information from classified military surveillance programs regarding people not necessarily suspected of any crime [...]
But, Senator Lieberman has significantly tipped the hat of the government, suggesting that there was torture taking place right until the date that George W. Bush left office. Given the Bush Administration’s outrageous history of committing multiple acts of torture and then lying about it, shouldn’t the American people have the right to know whether these late acts of torture actually took place? [...]
Video of a cute little kitten explaining how Torture Amendment 1157 allows cover ups of future acts of torture by the US military. [...]
If the Democrats in the House of Representatives vote tomorrow to keep Dingell as chair, they will be making a statement that they think that GM, Ford and Chrysler have shown wise leadership and should be allowed to keep on pushing its gas hog vision of the future on the rest of America. [...]
“Senator Lieberman is a valued member of the caucus, and he votes with the Democrats a majority of the time,” — Jim Manley, spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
“Without a doubt, Lieberman has betrayed the Democrats every time he could get a chance.” — user reason on Alternet.
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