drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,

Name That Terrorist!

His views are shaped not only by his understanding of the law, but also by his respect for an institution he credits with changing his life, by shaping his career and allowing him to support his 13-year-old sister after his parents died when he was in college. His belief in the integrity of the military code has repeatedly led him to resist the White House when it comes to defining the treatment of people accused of being terrorists.

Last year, against the wishes of the Bush administration, he was one of the key forces in helping pass a ban on torture. Last week, he raised questions about the judicial nomination of William J. Haynes II, the Pentagon general counsel who helped write a memorandum that narrowly defined torture only as treatment that causes pain similar to death or major organ failure.

[ cf AmPravda: G.O.P. Senator Resisting Bush Over Detainees ]
Survey Says...
Senator Lindsey Graham!!!
Yes, boys and girls, in the new overly partisan world where the VOCHAS (Victims Of Chicken Hawk Angst Syndrome) can find traitors and terrorists lurking around every corner, and under everyone's bed, and yet this has not once motivated the VOCHAS to follow their rhetorical devices into action, what other choice do we have but to note that anyone supporting the Law, and American Military Law, over the President, must clearly be In Leaque with the Iranian Flying Saucers!

What will be interesting, of course, is what sort of legislation will really be crafted, as it comes out of congress, in response to the recent ruling of the US Supreme Court. The other pressing question of course is how long until the SwiftBoatersForTruth decide that they have to Murtha Graham...

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