Friday, December 03, 2004

Don Knotts Does Dubya

Watch this.

Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Good Riddance Redux

The Rolling Stone Blog waves goodbye to Tom "Duct Tape" Ridge.

German Lawsuit Accuses Rumsfeld of War Crimes

The L.A. Times reports that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and other U.S. officials condoned torture and human rights violations at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

The New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights and four former Iraqi prisoners filed a 170-page brief asking the German federal prosecutor to investigate Bush administration officials and senior military officers for war crimes and other offenses. Germany has a progressive law that allows its judicial officials to probe human rights abuses around the world. A spokesman for the Center explained that filing the complaint in Germany was a "last resort" because U.S. investigations and congressional committees had failed to hold the administration accountable for encouraging an environment for abuse.

U.S. officials accused of war crimes in a German court. How things have changed since WWII.

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