The Now and History
By Philip Palij
January 7, 2010 - 11:30pm ET
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Two stories from two respected sources coolly summarize where law and government in America have got to. Taken together they point up the irrevocable nature of the path taken. The now will become history soon enough and what history says will depend on who writes it.
Court Rules Obama’s Detention Powers Not Limited by Laws of War
Published on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 by Raw Story
by Stephen C. Webster
There is a poignancy about its true significance in the grand scheme of things. Quite rightly author and readers see it as a watershed in the American way of life and the rule of law. I do too.
Published on Wednesday, January 7, 2010 by Smirking Chimp
by Siv O'Neall |
The previous story highlights how a legal ruling can open holes in the fabric of justice as it was once understood. Laws and principles have been changed, worn down and neutralized in just such a manner over time, politicized by pressure from various special interest sources other than Congress.
This story shows how the decay has been exploited will continue to be.
I don't know where you guys go from here. What is the truth anyway and who determines it is so? Well if you have the might it seems you have the right.
Checkpoint, time out,
Good luck guys.
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