Not sure what it means for the Gitmo prisoners, but it seems to be a step in the right direction. DOJ says it is longer using unitary executive theory to imprison people under the “Enemy Combatant” label.
Interesting read from Canadia. Perhaps they’re not as enlightened as I thought. Technorati Tags: Canada, no-fly list, war on terror[ism][ists]
Police Powers in New York – NYTimes.com. The Police Department’s tendency toward blanket surveillance is on vivid display in its stop-and-frisk program, which results in the stopping of more than 600,000 mainly minority citizens on the streets every year. The department credits the program with reducing crime, but there is no proof that it does. A study carried out in connection with a federal lawsuit against the department has found that only about 6 percent of stops result in arrest and that less than 1 percent turn up weapons. In addition to criminalizing the victims of these stops, the program…
Aziz talks about the GOP war against its Muslim candidates. Election 2008