Saturday, June 27, 2009

Mission Accomplished?

Late Friday afternoon we got this:
Obama administration officials, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, are crafting language for an executive order that would reassert presidential authority to incarcerate terrorism suspects indefinitely, according to three senior government officials with knowledge of White House deliberations.
Well, he certainly can't just let KSM and the others walk out the front gate of Gitmo, unless they are in the act of 'escaping'. Even worse would be bringing them to US courts and watching them walk out the front door of a Manhattan courthouse after their cases were tossed due to tainted evidence.

Meanwhile, Cheney has seemingly gone dark again. He's soon to emerge at a bookstore near you but the question remains whether he'll get those requested CIA docs, or whether it matters anymore. The cries for a truth commission have seemingly wilted in the summer sun.

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