by Glenn Greenwald Salon.com Bradley Manning, the 22-year-old U.S. Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has never been convicted of that crime, nor of any other crime. Despite that, he has been detained at the U.S. Marine brig in Quantico, Virginia for five months — and for two months before that in… Continue reading The Inhumane Conditions Of Bradley Manning’s Detention
Abdullah al-Kidd had an all-American background: Kansas native, then a football star in college. That’s when he converted to Islam. John Ashcroft was the attorney general who approved a policy that led to the arrests of al-Kidd and dozens of others without evidence of crimes in the George W. Bush administration’s war on America, which… Continue reading Supreme Court Asked, Can John Ashcroft be Sued for 9/11 Policy?
By Holbrook Mohr and Adrian Sainz Associated Press A Mississippi judge jailed a lawyer for several hours for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, ordering the attorney to “purge himself” of contempt by standing and repeating the oath like the rest of the courtroom. After Oxford attorney Danny Lampley spent about five hours in… Continue reading Mississippi Judge Jails Attorney for Not Reciting Pledge of Allegiance
By Nicholas D. Kristof September 11, 2010 New York Times For a glimpse of how venomous and debased the discourse about Islam has become, consider a blog post in The New Republic this month. Written by Martin Peretz, the magazine’s editor in chief, it asserted: “Frankly, Muslim life is cheap, most notably to Muslims.” Mr.… Continue reading Is This America? An Unfortunate Rant By Martin Peretz Slams Muslims
According to a ruling by the 9th Circuit Court, it’s perfectly acceptable for agents of the federal government to sneak onto your property at night, stick a GPS tracking device to the bottom of your car, and then proceed to track your every move—all without a warrant. The federal court has ruled that Drug Enforcement… Continue reading The Government’s New Right to Track Your Every Move With GPS