Tag Archives: Guantanamo Bay

President Obama cranks up the Bush era abuse of power

After the terror attacks of 9/11/2001 changed the world, it wasn’t long before the promise of security overran the promise of liberty. Suddenly Americans were perfectly willing to have people suspected of involvement in terrorism picked up off the street and whisked away to a secret hiding place, never to be seen or heard from […]


President Obama has signed an Executive Order to close the detention centers at the Naval Base known as Gitmo in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Executive Order is a powerful tool. It basically says, I’m the President, and I’m going to do this thing. The order spells out instructions regarding the resolution of the legal status of […]