Killing Habeas Corpus -
Military Commissions Act of 2006
Fri Oct 20, 2006 15:10
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Killing Habeas Corpus
During his October 18, 2006 broadcast of MSNBC's Special Report,
commentator Keith Olbermann chided President Bush for signing
the Military Commissions Act of 2006 into law.
While we certainly don't agree with every detail of Olbermann's
commentary, a recent MSNBC news article printed excerpts which
we certainly find to be right on target:
We have lived as if in a trance.
We have lived as people in fear.
And now – our rights and our freedoms in peril – we slowly awake
to learn that we have been afraid of the wrong thing.
Therefore, tonight, we have become the true inheritors of our
For, on this first full day that the Military Commissions Act is
in force, we now face what our ancestors faced, at other times
of exaggerated crisis and melodramatic fear-mongering:
A government more dangerous to our liberty, than is the enemy it
claims to protect us from.