fix articles 257350, hugh thompson
We Stand With Bradley Manning (tags)
"865 Fri Jul 23 13:23:58 EDT 2010 Darlene Wallach Justice for Palestinians Bradley Manning is a courageous hero for doing what is right! Free Bradley Manning. Arrest, indict, prosecute the real war criminals the Bush administrationl, the Obama administration, all members of congress."
Francis A. Boyle's "Protesting Power - War, Resistance and Law (tags)
International law supports the right to resist state crimes.
The American Nightmare: Vietnam (tags)
The number of killed adversaries-the body count-was made the most important criterion of military success. Identifying a dead Vietnamese as Vietcong was the general rule. In free fire zones, the US armed forces moved in a law-free space. The war was without fronts.
Our worst fears: Vote Tampering (tags)
By entering a 2-digit code in a hidden location, a second set of votes is created in the Diebold central tabulator, a program installed in 1,000 locations, which controls both paper ballots and touch-screens, each system handling up to a million votes at a time. Full story After invoking the 2-digit trigger, this second set of votes can be changed so that it no longer matches the correct set of votes. The voting system will then read the totals from the bogus vote set. It takes only seconds to change the votes, and to date not a single location in the U.S. has implemented security measures to fully mitigate the risks. It is not too late to do so, and the corrective measures are relatively simple. This program is not "stupidity" or sloppiness. It was designed and tested over a series of a dozen version adjustments, and has been in place for four years.
Who is Putting the Troops in Harms Way? (tags)
War is never safe. Standing in resistance to war is never safe either. Acting one's conscience requires moral courage and sacrifice. No soldier can know beforehand when enough will be enough, when she or he must dissent from what is clearly wrong.