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News Bush defies Supreme Court ruling (!)

  1. Sep 7, 2006 #1
    Incredible! On the proposed military tribunals, ruled illegal and unconstitutional by the supreme court (ruling), now effectively re-submitted by the executive (emphases are mine):

    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/07/w...0f113405104&hp&ex=1157688000&partner=homepage

    Unbelievable! Not only does this executive want a justice system with hearsay evidence, evidence obtained under torture, and a defendant barred from seeing the evidence against himself, he's willing to create a constitutional crisis to get it...
     
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  3. Sep 7, 2006 #2
    A shrew political calculation, according to one:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/07/w...&en=4232fc565b4e597b&ei=5094&partner=homepage
     
  4. Sep 7, 2006 #3
    Happily, it seems Bush has no friends left:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/07/w...&en=8b158fdbfe180297&ei=5094&partner=homepage
     
  5. Sep 7, 2006 #4

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    Interesting -

    Military Lawyers Balk at President's Tribunal Plan
    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5783523
     
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