is a bill in the Senate that is attempting to keep torture alive
as an interrogation technique. The National Defense Authorization
Act is being debated in Congress and if passed, American citizens
could be detained without a court hearing anywhere in the world.
President Obama stated he will veto the bill if it should pass.
Is Senate Bill 1867 threatening the US constitution? Paul Craig
Roberts, former Reagan administration official and columnist, gives
us his take on the proposed bill.
Craig Roberts [send
him mail], a
former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury and former associate
editor of the Wall Street Journal, has been reporting shocking cases
of prosecutorial abuse for two decades. A new edition of his book,
Tyranny of Good Intentions,
co-authored with Lawrence Stratton, a documented account of how
Americans lost the protection of law, has been released by Random