The Sounds of Silence and Equivocation

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This is not the time to "wait and see" what Obama will do after January 20, or after 6 months or a year... let's remember that 

There are real people who are suffering excruciating torments without any legal process as a result of the legal opinions and arguments of Yoo and his allies. They are languishing at Guantanamo, in Abu Ghurayb, in Afghani prisons and possibly other secret prisons throughout the world.David Sylvester, "LIVING IN THE PARALLEL POLIS", 

excerpt from 
Obama and Torture

By LILIANA SEGURA, February 11, 2008

...given Obama's emphasis on -- and history of -- reaching across the aisle in order to make compromises in the name of change, a dose of skepticism is in order. Whoever inherits the so-called War on Terror must be ready for an uncompromising confrontation of its most grievous excesses...

one disquieting glimpse of what Obama's smarter, more sophisticated version of the War on Terror might look like is his position on [support for] the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act. Referred to by some as a "thought crimes" law, the bill passed the House by a vote of 400 to six last October... 


We in must continue undeterred in the demand to end torture and dismiss, disbar and prosecute John Yoo and other high Bush administration officials for war crimes.

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