Keith Olbermann: “It May Be Time For Mr. Cheney to Leave This Country”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thFE3no6NFo&fmt=18] Shorter: FUCK yo couch, you lying sack of monkey...

Consequences of Habeas Schmabeas Rule

As Kathy wrote earlier, the Bush administration has left in its wake a literal big mess for the Obama administration to clean up regarding the processing and trials of Guantánamo Bay detainees.  In order to enact the rule of law decided and ignored during the Bush administration, President Obama and his...

Judge Orders Release of Unlawfully Held Uighur Prisoners

Well, it’s about goddamn time: In a dramatic setback for the Bush administration, a federal judge ordered the U.S. government Tuesday to immediately transfer to the U.S. and release 17 Chinese-born Muslims detained for seven years at Guantanamo. Reading his decision from the bench, Judge Ricardo...

Hamdan Gets 5.5 Years (Plus Time Served)

Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald reports from beautiful, sunny Guantanamo Bay: In a stunning rebuke, a six-member U.S. military jury Thursday ignored a Pentagon prosecutor’s plea for a 30 years-plus term and ordered Osama bin Laden’s driver to 66 months in prison. With credit for time served...

Hamdan Guilty of ‘Material Support’, Acquitted of More Serious Conspiracy Charges

Hey, it only took seven years, but justice has finally been perverted served: Salim Hamdan was found guilty of providing material support for terrorism at a Guantanamo military commission today, but acquitted of the more serious charge of conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks and murder American soldiers....

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