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  •  Our Constitution is twisted into a Möbius strip. (13+ / 0-)

    Torture = enhanced interrogation techniques
    Retroactive legalization of wire tapping
    Enemy combatant indefinite detention
    Drone extrajudicial killing

    Crime and punishment has been turned inside out.

    The government targets heroic citizens who blow the whistle or protest crimes of waste, fraud, and abuse, hunting for charges for which to punish the dogooder with bankruptcy and maximum sentencing.

    They ignore monumental wrongdoing of banksters and war criminals, who have caused pain and suffering to millions of people, then reward them with medals and lucrative jobs.

    Information is the currency of democracy. ~Thomas Jefferson

    by CIndyCasella on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 08:01:10 AM PST

    •  If we did not have a constitutional law professor (3+ / 0-)
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      NonnyO, CIndyCasella, mrkvica

      as president, we could really be in trouble.

      Crime and punishment has been turned inside out.

      The government targets heroic citizens who blow the whistle or protest crimes of waste, fraud, and abuse, hunting for charges for which to punish the dogooder with bankruptcy and maximum sentencing.

      They ignore monumental wrongdoing of banksters and war criminals, who have caused pain and suffering to millions of people, then reward them with medals and lucrative jobs.

      "Who are these men who really run this land? And why do they run it with such a thoughtless hand?" David Crosby

      by allenjo on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 09:51:18 AM PST

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