Friday, December 7, 2007

This Is A Banana Republic

This Is A Banana Republic

06 Dec 2007 06:45 pm

Agabuse

What defines such a republic? How about an executive that ignores the rule of law, commits war-crimes and then destroys the actual evidence? Today's bombshell is that the CIA has done just that with respect to tapes made recording the torture of enemy combatants. Read the whole story. We live in a country where the government can detain indefinitely, torture in secret, and then secretly destroy the tapes of torture sessions to protect its own staff:

Snip

As Rachel Maddow would say we are Burkina Faso with cable.

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