Category Archives: habeas-corpus

The British 15 and Guantanamo

Now that the 15 British Soldiers have been released by Iran we can focus on similar matters. I’m sure the international community – with the cooperation of the American Government, of course – will waste no time addressing the plight of those in Guantanamo Bay. The 15 captured by Iran had clearly endured a painful […]

“Is This America?” by Nat Hentoff

Brilliant. …on January 18, 2007, Vermont senator Patrick Leahy assessed how Bush’s war on terrorism has affected many people around the world who do not hate us but no longer trust us as a lover of liberty and the rights of man. Said Leahy: “The administration’s secret policies have reduced America’s standing around the world […]

Sucking Cheneys Dick Down Under

To say that this blew me away would be a total understatement: UNITED States Vice-President Dick Cheney came to Sydney to thank John Howard for his support in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terror generally. Although the Vice-President has relatively low approval ratings in the US and is regarded as an ultra-hawk, he […]

Questioning Habeas Corpus

It’s been a bit of a slower news day, plus I’ve been stuck at school, catching up on readings and trying to write a paper for Monday. All of which have put a slight damper on my will to write anything of original creative substance here. Luckily for me, the Bush Administration never lets us […]