Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Jose Padilla's 17-Year Sentence Should Disgust all Americans

Padilla's sentence is particularly shocking because it sends a clear message to the President of the United States that he can, if he wishes, designate a US citizen as an "enemy combatant," hold him without charge or trial in a naval brig for 43 months, and torture him.

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