Friday, September 22, 2006


They also agreed that past violations of the Geneva Conventions, an international treaty barring degrading and humiliating treatment of detainees, would not result in criminal or civil legal action.

Who are we? What we have we become? This "we need clarity" excuse is transparently bullshit - what was the problem all those years between Article 3 and now? This is about excusing behavior and actions that all but the psychopathic would agree is wrong.

What the fuck has happened to this country?

Has it all just been rhetoric all along? Is "human rights" just one more rhetorical weapon in the arsenal? Have we ever really been committed to it, or is just a pleasing, shiny persona that we put on to get people to go along with what America wants.

Right now, I just don't fucking know.


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