"...[A] state of war is not a blank cheque for the President..."


p. The Globe and Mail "reports":gm:

p(quote). The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to the Bush administration's war on terrorism yesterday, ruling that terrorism suspects -- including the 600 foreigners being held at Guantanamo Bay -- have a right to question their detention in U.S. courts.

And get this:

p(quote). In a separate ruling, the high court ruled that the hundreds of detainees at Guantanamo (including Canadian teenager Omar Khadr) have the right to challenge their detention before U.S. courts, even though they are foreign citizens and are being held outside the United States proper.

p. Turns out people born on dirt other than that of the United States have rights! Who'da thunk it?

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