As I was tracking down information on the new National Defense Authorization Act – which allows the U.S. military to detain indefinitely anyone who “substantially supports” Islamic terrorist organizations – I ran across a great article by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship. (“On Memorial Day Weekend, America Reckons with Torture” at http://billmoyers.com/category/on-democracy/)
Journalists & advocates won a federal court case that overturned the attack on civil liberties, but the House of Representatives thumbed their noses at the decision two days later. The article stimulated the little gray cells:
It is unavoidably obvious that the federal government is overflowing with liars & cheats who cower behind the veil of Homeland Security. They are bold in their acts, which now include torture & eternal imprisonment of anyone who stands up for Freedom of Speech, the U.S. Constitution and true Christianity.
This abuse of power pushes the limits of immorality in condemning citizens who expose their dirty deeds – or even express an opinion that contradicts government-sponsored torture in their wars for oil.
In judicial proceedings around the world, withholding evidence, perjury and contempt of court carry serious penalties. On the home front, elected officials don’t even blush at breaking international laws – why should they begin telling the truth or holding public hearings?
In my decades of life on this planet I have seen liars, cheats, tyrants & rabid human animals reap the rewards of their evil deeds. Without question, this generation of greed-filled vipers in federal government, and the troops who commit atrocities in the name of security, will be judged & found guilty of war crimes.
Whether the Great Judge uses Russian nukes or civilian uprisings or astronomical intervention, there will be absolute & eternal justice. In the meantime, I’ll continue to exercise my Free Speech and human rights.