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I believe a court order is in place, but they stalled and said they needed more than 6 weeks to show anything. I believe the date is coming on the 21st of March.
In the end, they are taking time to cook the books. We will never truely know where it all went. You can bet most of it is overseas in accounts.
This past weekend we got a deeply troubling glimpse into the heart of the Obama administration's counter-terrorism policies.
On Friday, in a symbolic break with the past, the Obama administration announced it would drop the term "enemy combatant" - only to argue in the same breath that the administration has the legal authority to hold detainees indefinitely, without charge.
We're beginning to fear the worst: that the Obama administration will hold onto the failed counter-terrorism policies of the Bush administration. Such a move would solidify and make indefinite detention and other Bush policies the new norm in America.
Our most powerful antidote to these cancerous counter-terrorism policies is a full investigation that includes holding those responsible accountable.
While your Members of Congress are at home during the April recess, meet with them and push them for an independent investigation.
We know this is a big ask. But one face-to-face visit can move a Member of Congress off the fence and turn him or her into a supporter. We'll support you to make your face-to-face visit both easy and empowering.
How did we become a nation that tortures? And will we really reject the failed counter-terrorism policies of the Bush administration? Our best chance is a full and independent investigation.
Two weeks ago, Senator Leahy held his "getting to the truth" hearing on whether or not the Senate should setup a commission of inquiry. Now the clock is ticking for him to find other Senators and Representatives to join his efforts.
Regis ter today to meet with your Members of Congress in your local community and push them to join Senator Leahy's call for an independent investigation.
As if we needed additional justification for a full investigation, a new report by the International Committee of Red Cross was leaked this past weekend that describes in great detail the unfathomable horrific abuse of detainees well into 2007.
How did this happen? And why does the government continue to defend the policies that allowed such shocking treatment in the first place? ....
The more that comes out, the more we are outraged. And we know this is only the tip of the iceberg.
Our outrage, if expressed, can force our politicians to do the right thing: to fully reject the failed, ineffective Bush policies both in name and substance.
Thanks for standing with us,
Director, Counter Terror with Justice Campaign
But Cowen was 20 seconds into his second address when it dawned on him that he was giving word for word the speech that Obama had just read from the same teleprompter.
Cowen stopped and looked back at the president to say, "That's your speech."
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
Originally posted by whatukno
A couple of points...
Doesn't Obama want a well armed and well regulated Militia? Isn't it interesting that some want the constitutional right to bear arms and want to be part of militias but if the government oks it, it must be slavery.