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News Retroactive War Crimes Protection

  1. Aug 10, 2006 #1
    "Retroactive War Crimes Protection"

    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/us/AP-War-Crimes.html?_r=1&oref=login [Broken]

    So hypothetically, if they had (which they didn't) done something horribly inhuman and grossly illegal, they would be retroactively immunized. Of course there's no reason to be suspicious. This is just a routine legislation which will never be used, so no reason to oppose it.

    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/us/AP-War-Crimes.html?_r=1&oref=login [Broken]
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  3. Aug 11, 2006 #2


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    The Bush presidency seems to assert
    1) The president can do anything he likes and no law or constitutional limitation applies to him.
    2) And he isn't legally responsible for any consequences either.

    L'etat, c'est lui.
  4. Aug 12, 2006 #3
    Zut alors, mon dieu, c'est incroyable! :biggrin: Just kidding.

    I agree he is the state, it sounds very faccist, but I wouldn't go so far as to compare it to any government in history.

    Neocons est mais un mal transitoire. J'espere, sincerement.

    I'm hoping that a more tolerant government will previal in the US, one that will repair the damage Bush has so evidently done both at home and in the Middle East.
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