Tuesday, November 15, 2005


Torture, Due Process Move in Senate

Surprising Coopertation

Lindsey Graham and Carl Levin have added their imprint to the ongoing torture/detention issues boiling in the Senate. Designed to go along with the McCain amendment the Graham-Levin amanedment would provide some form of limited due process for detainees. A good thing if you ask me. We don't have to give enemy combatants or other detainees full access to our courts, but at the very least the government should have to make a minimal showing for the reasons for the detention. Andrew Sullivan reports that initially up to 90% of those detained in Guantanamo were innocent.

So, with a painfully slow pace, the Senate is stepping up and doing its job...

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