Tuli Can't Stop Talking

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Sunday, November 13, 2005

The End of Democracy, Part II.

ReddHedd, over at Firedoglake, has a very thorough and historical explanation of the importance of Habeas Corpus. She makes clear the threat to democracy by the Senate’s vote to limit its application.

I would just say, in addition, that not just “foreigners” can be classified as Enemy Combatants. Jose Padilla, a natural born citizen, was classified as one and is still being held, indefinitely without charges, in a U. S. brig.

For all the xenophobes out there who think it is only going to happen to foreigners: get a grip. It is happening right now to American Born Citizens.

What makes you think you won’t be next?

I can’t believe there is a person of color, with any historical knowledge, in this country that doesn’t know the answer to that question.

ReddHedd is far more knowledgeable and eloquent than I am. Therefore, read every word of what she has to say. It is a much overdue Civics lesson.

Weimar Germany, circa 2005. Indeed!


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