TRex observes, with disgust and dismay, the festering compost heap of hypocrisy and evil that is Guantanamo, along with other taxpayer-funded offshore prisons:
Read the whole thing, please. And continue to express outrage to your own Senators and Representatives.
McClatchy is confirming the worst of what many of us suspected:
An eight-month McClatchy investigation in 11 countries on three continents has found that Akhtiar was one of dozens of men — and, according to several officials, perhaps hundreds — whom the U.S. has wrongfully imprisoned in Afghanistan, Cuba and elsewhere on the basis of flimsy or fabricated evidence, old personal scores or bounty payments.
This is one of those pieces of information like Phase 2 of the Senate investigation into the Bush administration’s manipulation of intelligence in the run-up to the War in Iraq. You knew it, I knew it. We hoped in our hearts that it wasn’t really true and that we were being cynical. Now we know that with BooshCo, you can never, ever be too cynical.