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  •  Perpetual War (4.00)
    This just makes me ill. "It's our position that, legally, they can be held in perpetuity," Wiggins said [...]"

    Held forever, without charges or trial. How can this be legal and our constitution still mean anything?

    Bush is not fighting a war on terror. He is fighting a war using terror. Our own fears are causing us to abandon things the founders of this country considered sacred, and worth dying for. But not us. Let's split hairs on what constitutes torture, lets argue about who is a "legal" combatant, lets define the "all men" endowed by their creator with rights to exclude people of a different color.

     

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