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items tagged with Barack Obama

Ted Rall: Obamaman
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Section: Lifestyle

Category: Ted Rall

2009-06-22 10:50:47


Ted Rall: Thanks for Nothing
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Section: Lifestyle

Category: Ted Rall

2009-06-20 10:47:52


Ted Rall: The Asterisk President
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Section: Lifestyle

Category: Ted Rall

2009-06-13 11:29:57


When It Comes to Torture, No One Is Above the Law
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Section: Commentary/Politics

Category: Guest Commentaries

2009-06-10 18:13:35

"They [the president and National Security Advisor] have the right to send our children, men and women now, in the name of democracy to go kill people and be killed and torture and perhaps be tortured in return, which is always going to be the end result of torture. And so, I think there's nothing wrong with holding these people to the highest possible standards. It doesn't happen enough. But that's what we have to do." - Seymour Hersh, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

From its inception, America has stood for the principle that everyone is under the law. There are no kings or power elite that stand outside the law. Yet this has been overlooked in the midst of the escalating debate over the Bush administration's alleged authorization of torture.

Much of the debate thus far has focused on President Obama's decision not to release photos depicting alleged abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan by American service personnel. However, this is but a smokescreen issue for the more troubling question: Who should be held responsible for these abuses?


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Ted Rall: Be Patient!
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Section: Lifestyle

Category: Ted Rall

2009-06-06 13:49:53





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