It’s easy for a corrupt process to produce criminal charges. It is quite something else to prove them.
A few weeks ago I wrote a post here at NRB on a news item that got very little attention from American readers. It’s well-worth revisiting now. The Obama Administration announced through an anonymous source on or about January 31 that no one in the Bush Administration who was involved with green-lighting the water-boarding of [...]
Gather ’round. Here’s a little-known tale about ”The Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree” – or why 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Muhammad (KSM) and his Muslim terrorist friends may very well walk away as free men. No, I’m not a lawyer. But during twenty years of police work I spent enough time in criminal trials as an advisory witness [...]
It is welcome news that the Obama administration has reversed its irrational decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other 9/11 plotters in Manhattan’s federal court. So far, however, the administration has merely — and grudgingly — begun to climb out of this hole of its own making.The president seems more poised to move […]
The newspaper business is sinking rapidly, and as it goes under, editors and publishers are becoming more dependent on wire services to cheaply fill their pages. Unfortunately what seems like a life preserver is really the ballast that dragged them down in the first place; and they are holding on for dear life to the [...]