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Abu Ghraib Cover-up About to Explode (Brent Budowsky)
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Gen. Antonio Taguba is one of America’s most respected senior officers, was put in charge of the Abu Ghraib investigation, and has now leveled a series of powerful public charges that will soon blow this case sky-high.
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ken,

I love your vigilence in bringing us stories like this. My question is: what, as an American citizen, do we have in terms of actions to take, choices to make? Surely, beyond our vote, which we have already learned is a compromised proposition, we must have some other power. Revolution? We've done it before. However, in these past years, it seems like our "revolutionary" powers have been rescinded, nee completely voided.


What, Ken, are we to do? If it is simply to "vote smarter" the next time, well, i've already done that, as have millions of other Americans. What is left us?
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O.K., this is not new
war on terrorism
war on drugs.... Colombia...
war gods


why?

money, that's why.
doesn't matter.
nothing they do is criminal, they are god in their territory
anybody wanta discuss child prostitution in Bosnia right now
and who's paying those girls' pimps


thought not.
thinking is bad
the best thing he could do for himself and his family is walk away

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"At some point Gen. Taguba will be called to testify publicly and will prove one of the most explosive witnesses in six years, while investigative reporters and almost certainly congressional committees are currently looking into Abu Ghraib."

Let us hope this really happens. However, my guess is that if it's too "explosive," Congress will at most hold private, closed to the public meetings, and we will never hear anymore about it. Congress always takes the route that "protects" us (and them) from any really bad news.

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deb wrote:
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What, Ken, are we to do? If it is simply to "vote smarter" the next time, well, i've already done that, as have millions of other Americans. What is left us?


deb, short of an armed revolution, which will never happen because of the incredible complacency of the majority of Americans, it would appear that the best philosophy is, "Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die."

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