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Entries by H. Candace Gorman from 03/2007

Cully's Mentor MOE and His Six Point Plan

| Posted 03.05.2007 | Politics
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Now we have the chief prosecutor of the military commissions trying to intimidate the military attorney who has been assigned to represent the only person charged under the Military Commissions Act.

Return to the Battlefield: The Number One Guantánamo Myth

| Posted 03.13.2007 | Huffington Post

Since the government provides few specifics to support this claim it is hard to challenge them. That should not mean however that journalists have to keep covering the lies as though they are true.

Guantanamo Myth No. 2: Caught on the Battlefield

| Posted 03.21.2007 | Politics
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It is easier for the media to continue to parrot Rumsfeld and stick to the party line: everyone at Guantánamo is the "worst of the worst" caught red handed caught "being Muslim" on the battlefield.

Third Rate Lawyer

| Posted 03.24.2007 | Politics
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So yesterday we learned that the new secretary of defense wanted to close Guantánamo, but Cheney and his side kick Gonzales said "no."

Justice Guantánamo Style

| Posted 03.27.2007 | Politics
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Australian David Hicks is pleading guilty to a crime that did not exist on the books until September of 2006; all of the original, serious charges were dropped because the military had no evidence against him.

"I Promise Not To Talk about the Torture"

| Posted 03.31.2007 | Politics
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At one point the military claimed that Hicks' crimes were even worse than those of the so-called "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh. We should all shudder over that one.