“You would think that an enterprising attorney who wanted to make a name for himself would ask a court to express their opinion on this sort of treatment of inmates as cruel and unusual and try and strike this sort of treatment out.”
Nov 27, 2013 at 14:44:44
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“And I wanted to talk to them about things and stuff too! But I guess I am just one of the little people. But do you see me sniffing about it?
I think Mr. Simmons learned that he too is one of the little people. Perhaps he will use this as a teachable moment and learn something about his stature in the world too. I hope he doesn't whine unproductively about the whole affair.”
“Once we though that the earth was the centre of the universe, and that man was the centre of nature. You're certain that dogs cannot love then are you, your conversations with them have been so extensive and deep to have ruled that out then have they?”
“Wrong again Sir. You should learn your own countries history better I think. Look into the case of Manuel Noriega. The United States did just that, invaded another country to round up a non citizen, and then tried and then incarcerated him.”
“"Neither would be prosecuted as long as no evidence of more direct involvement in leaks comes to light."
Can the govt. confirm that they are not currently sitting on what they might claim is evidence of such direct involvement as a ploy to lure these men into a compromising situation - and then prosecute them?
If the govt is not able or willing to give such assurances then I think that the defence team has every justification to remain skeptical of such off the record statements of the unlikelihood of prosecution.”
Omishinji on Nov 28, 2013 at 04:46:22
“It is "smoke and mirrors" from the defense team. It is not skepticism.”
“"This whole story just proves that we do not live in a post-racial America yet..."
I disagree. It proves that no matter how much a society progresses or how hard the society collectively tries there will always be a fringe element within that same society that throws doubt reminds us to celebrate the progress that has been made.”
“Gail, News Anchor: And what a surprise this weekend when the weather turned unseasonably low. Here's Harris Telemacher, our "wacky weatherman" with a report.
Harris: And when the weather dropped down to 58 degrees this weekend, how did you cope?
Man: I went to make sure all the windows were shut.
Harris: And, what about your pets? Were they outside? What happened?
Man: Well, the cats were out till around ten. But it got a little too cold for them and they came in.
Harris: The cats were out till around ten. But it got a little too cold for them and they came in! Well, that's how L.A. coped with that surprise low of 58 degrees that turned the weekend into a real weenie shrinker!”