Obama on Twitter: ‘Tweet the Tweople of the United States…’
A high-level defender of Obama’s drone secrecy says “it’s not to cover up wrongdoing.” Let’s see if that’s credible…
Is the secrecy to protect national security or their own complicity in war crimes?
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The House of Representatives found Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress on Thursday, creating a bitter political break between two branches of government and sending it to the courts to decide whether the attorney general must release internal records dealing with Fast and Furious.
‘Libyan authorities on Tuesday passed legislation governing the formation of political organisations which rules out religious, regional and tribal platforms and bans foreign funding.’
‘Despite what many Americans believe, the majority does not rule when it comes to religion. Core freedoms depend on no vote.’
‘The Constituent Assembly of Tunisia - the first democratic Arab state - has started drafting a new constitution. There has already emerged a debate about references to Islam and the role of sharia in the constitution, to which there are two sides - in favour and against. The leading Tunisian Muslim party, Ennahda, supports Tunisia becoming a civil state in which religion has a place in the political sphere but is not the state ideology. Ennahda has declared that it accepts Article 1 of Tunisia’s 1959 constitution, saying that “the religion is Islam, the language is Arabic and the regime is a republic”.’
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‘Ron Paul is the only anti-war candidate running for president. More than that: he wants to do away with overseas bases and reduce the military to the strictly defensive force envisioned in the Constitution; one that only wages wars Congress declares. He also wants to dismantle the apparatus of empire and to halt American meddling in the affairs of foreign countries. This would entail, among other things, the end of all Bush-Obama wars, the demise of the military-industrial complex, and the termination of America’s virtually unconditional military, economic and diplomatic support for Israel.’