On The Death of Habeas Corpus
"We have lived as if in a trance.-Full transcript at Crooks and Liars
We have lived… as people in fear.
And now — our rights and our freedoms in peril — we slowly awake to learn that we have been afraid… of the wrong thing..
..And if you somehow think Habeas Corpus has not been suspended for American citizens but only for everybody else, ask yourself this: If you are pulled off the street tomorrow, and they call you an alien or an undocumented immigrant or an "unlawful enemy combatant" — exactly how are you going to convince them to give you a court hearing to prove you are not? Do you think this Attorney General is going to help you?"
TAGS: Olbermann, Special Commentary, Habeas Corpus, Military Commissions Act, Treason