Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Fascism begins at home, II

George W. Bush's Disposable Constitution
Scott Horton, Harper's: In the period from late 2001 - January 19, 2009, [the United States] was a dictatorship. The constitutional rights we learned about in high school civics were suspended. That was thanks to secret memos crafted deep inside the Justice Department that effectively trashed the Constitution. What we know now is likely the least of it.