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Re: How NSA access was built into Windows



On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 11:33 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 10:15:49 -0500,
>   Lyvim Xaphir <knightmerc yahoo com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 23:37 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 22:20:23 -0500,
> > >   Lyvim Xaphir <knightmerc yahoo com> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Phil is a United States citizen.  As such he would not have been put in
> > > > Gitmo.  Club Gitmo is reserved for non-US combatants; as such they do
> > > > not fall under the purview of the US Constitution.
> > > 
> > > Bush claims to be able to declare anyone an emeny combatant and then be
> > > able have done pretty whatever he wants to you.
> > 
> > What US citizens have been declared enemy combatants?
> 
> Jose Padilla. Though he wasn't sent to Gitmo, he was just held without formal
> charges being filed for several years while being tortured. Eventually he
> was charged with different crimes than what the government had previously
> said they could charge him with. At least his case finally got into the court
> system. (The Bush administration wanted to avoid a definitive ruling in his
> case and agreed to transfer him when it looked like they might lose.)
 

Nothing beats "Blind Justice", huh? To think I was a Republican for
almost 30 years. I might declare myself to be a "Luddite" and go find a
safe cave to live in until it's over. Herbs and berries, blah. Ric

 

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