Never pass up a chance to sit down or relieve yourself. -old Apache saying

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The clock is ticking on Gitmo. Yet another mess Bush left us.

Remember when Shrub said that Gitmo was holding "the worst of the worst?" And the Uighers, George?

Who has the “Moral Authority?”

November 03, 2009 | Posted by Danielle Belton

Liz Cheney and her crew at "Keep America Safe," your one-stop moral authority on life and its many endeavors! That is if your morals involve denying what even the Bush-Cheney Administration officials have admitted – that detainees were tortured at Guantanamo. Or arguing that musicians don't have the right to speak out against their music being used for said torture. But hey, Cheney's group already uses fear and misinformation to attack the U.S. Constitution by claiming that detention without charge is OK, why wouldn't they slam some musicians for the audacity of challenging their skewed world view? Just enter your random talking head and spout the usual nonsense: "It's almost laughable to think that heavy metal bands like Nine Inch Nails and Rage Against the Machine have a moral authority on national security issues," said Keep America Safe board member Debra Burlingame. Fortunately, a group of music fans aren't letting that statement go unchallenged. Read More »

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