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The ‘Good Germans’ Among Us

• NY Times OpEd
"BUSH lies" doesn't cut it anymore. It's time to confront the darker reality that we are lying to ourselves. The Times unearthed yet another round of secret Department of Justice memos countenancing torture. President Bush gave his

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Comment by Jefferson Paine
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Fabulous article.

One reason we use Blackwater and similar merc outfits in Iraq (and, presumably, elsewhere), is that they aren't sworn to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America -- meaning they can feel free to do things that alert members of our armed forces might balk at doing.

That's not such a huge advantage, though, because most of our troops have been convinced that their job is not to protect and defend the Constitution, but to protect and defend America's imperial interests.

How sad is that?

Comment by William Shaw
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This type of truth is concealed from the public by the mainstream news media, therefore we must take back the media or suffer this humeliation of ignorance over and over again at our peril.
The Congress and Senate have betrayed our trust and no longer honor their oath of office,we have no other choice than to recall them from office and try them for treason. This will give a warning shot over the bow of any like minded individuals who wish only to line their pockets at the expense of our liberty and reputation for protecting freedom.

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