Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Bush crosses fingers, issues "signing statement" regarding ban on torture and inhumane treatment of detainees

From the Boston Globe comes news that after approving a bill outlawing the torture and inhuman treatment of detainees, George W. Bush issued a "signing statement," a document which contains his interpretation of the bill. Not surprisingly, that interpretation is a declaration that he intends to view the torture ban within the context of his "broader powers" to protect national security.

(Continue reading at MoJo Blog)


Why doesn't this surprise me?

By Blogger Billy Jones, at 2:51 PM  

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