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Will Justice ever be served?

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    Sooner28posted 5 years ago

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/0 … 71587.html

    Why has the Bush administration gotten off without paying for war crimes?  We prosecuted the Japanese FOR THE SAME procedures done to our soldiers, yet Cheney and Bush walk free.  What's the point of a United Nations if it isn't going to enforce international law?

    The Japanese were prosecuted for water boarding us in World War II.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co … 01170.html

    Oh how times have changed.

  2. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Because these people control everything including the world courts.

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      Sooner28posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Unfortunately so.

    2. lovemychris profile image62
      lovemychrisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      "AP reports: US, Yemeni officials: Would-be bomber at heart of al-Qaida plot was working for CIA all along"

      al qaida...."little toilet". It's CIA and Mossad. That's why they get away with it,imo.

      These people don't play around. If you value your life, you do the 2 step.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5K44-bz … ure=relmfu

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        Sooner28posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        GO FIGURE! 

        I just read that also.  Like our own government would ever attack us...

        1. lovemychris profile image62
          lovemychrisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          We've been infiltrated. No joke.

  3. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 5 years ago

    Any action which the government takes which doesn't benefit the public is a sadistic act of treason. This includes previous Presidents or any future Presidents.

    These people are not above the law regardless of what position they held for office or what money or influence they have anywhere. They should prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If they are going to insist on using laws like Jaywalking to control people's individual actionable responsibility, then these idiots can be held for larger crimes.

    The fact that the U.S. was found guilty of water-boarding, then all those who were involved should be held accountable, from the top all the way down to the lowest individual.

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      Sooner28posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Aside from ordering drone strikes that kill innocent civilians, Obama's worst moral failing is not prosecuting the former administration. 

      Why?  I think the torture has continued, and it just not openly discussed as it once was.  I also believe most of Congress knew exactly what was going on and would thus be implicated.  It sickens me.

      1. peoplepower73 profile image93
        peoplepower73posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Actually, Bush and Cheney made torture legal through the Office of Legal Council  that they established.  They re-wrote the laws so that they could not be held accountable for their actions.  Google John Yoo.  He was the attorney they hired to run the show. Also google Rumsfield's memo's on allowing torture.  These laws are still in effect and Obama has done nothing to change the laws.  That's why they can't be prosecuted.

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          Sooner28posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It violates international law, even if the war criminals tried to weasel their way out by changing U.S. law.

      2. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, it's enough to make anyone sick.

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          Sooner28posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It SHOULD be.  I don't see it as a partisan issue.  The man was a disgusting excuse for a human being, who just happened to be a Republican. 

          But many Republicans came to his defense and actually defended the practice.  I cannot understand why.

          1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
            Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Because it serves a purpose. If they prosecute a former president for war crimes, then they are setting a precedent for the future. Truth is, Bush, Cheney, Bliar and the other criminals will get away with it, unfortunately. Although international law should mean something, it means nothing to the likes of them and their puppet masters. After all, they control the very morons that purport to uphold international law.

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              Sooner28posted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Ah that's the key Hollie.  The precedent would mean future Presidents could not get away with breaking the law.  It must be some kind of fraternal brotherhood (since currently, no women have been President) that watches out for each other.

              1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                Me thinks so, too. smile

    2. mts1098 profile image44
      mts1098posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Cags - I agree

  4. innersmiff profile image75
    innersmiffposted 5 years ago

    Add Obama to that too, who still facilitates torture.

 
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