Saturday, February 21, 2009

Do Not Adjust Your Set

That strange looking blur and loud swooshing sound you just heard was just the goalposts being moved by the Department of Justice Hopenchange.

Detainees being held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan cannot use US courts to challenge their detention, the US says.

The justice department ruled that some 600 so-called enemy combatants at Bagram have no constitutional rights.

Most have been arrested in Afghanistan on suspicion of waging a terrorist war against the US.

The move has disappointed human rights lawyers who had hoped the Obama administration would take a different line to that of George W Bush.

Never-ending protests and ceaseless cries of "Obama is a war criminal!!!" in 1,000,000,000,000 ... 999,999,999,999 ... 999,999,999,998...