“Thus far, the United States has never really accepted the Nuremberg Code. While the code was being created, the U.S. was giving people syphilis in Guatemala. It did the same at Tuskegee. Also during the Nuremberg trial, children at the Pennhurst school in Southeastern Pennsylvania were given hepatitis-laced feces to eat.”
“The only “reasonable consensus” that the Supreme Court can produce is inherently anti-democratic.”
“In other words, if people knew what was going on, they would stop it. This argument is exactly backwards. If transparency would lead to widespread public opposition to a trade agreement, then that trade agreement should not be the policy of the United States.”
Protests were being held across the city in response to the death of Freddie Gray 25, who died April 19 — a week after his arrest. Saturday’s protests created more noise downtown, but originated in Gray’s West Baltimore neighborhood, which also houses the Western District precinct.
“Yes Virginia, Obama and the Democrats Are Mussolini-Style Corporatists, Just Like the Republicans”
“Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.”
― James Madison, The Letters of Pacificus and Helvidius (1845) with the Letters of Americanus
Innocent people are on death row and innocent people have been put to death.
These are irreversible tragedies. A recent study concludes that 4% of people on death row in America are not guilty. Since 1973, 144 prisoners on death row have been found to be innocent of the crimes for which they were convicted.
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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
― Nelson Mandela
Finally, in perhaps his worst betrayal yet, Sanders joined a host of liberal Democrats including Barbara Lee and John Conyers to vote for HR 282, the Iran Freedom Support Act — which bears a striking resemblance to the resolutions that set up the framework for the war on Iraq.