Sunday, June 15, 2008

Habeas Corpus and Bush-bot Bulimics (William Grigg)

William Grigg writes on the red-state fascists' disdain for the ancient concept of habeus corpus. An excerpt:

Except for the right to armed self-defense, there is no guarantee of individual liberty more elemental than the habeas corpus guarantee. If the Chief Executive -- be he or she a monarch, dictator, or president -- can summarily imprison anyone indefinitely without a trial or independent judicial review, then all of us are free only by the grace of our Dear Leader.

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