Sunday, April 29, 2007

THE SHAME OF GUANTANAMO


Someone once said that the measure of a civilized society is the way in which it's prisoners are treated. If that is true, then the United States is severely lacking. The abuses of prisoners in Guantanamo were first a rumor, then a sad reality. The revelations continue to unfold. This does not mean that enemies of America should be given a free pass. However, if America is to be viewed as a leader, then the law of the Geneva Convention must be upheld. There is no alteration, lest we succumb to the level of the terrorism that created the situation. Here is an interesting video regarding the issue.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6486337962103928429
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