Monday, March 30

Redemning "Feith": Spainish Justice Any Better Than American?

Q: What do you call 500 dead lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?
A: A good start.

Weaselly rat Bush Big House attorneys loathe populist notions of justice of the variety that the U.S. Constitution serves up. In its service of majority rule, the privileged and powerful few are assumed, with little dispute, to be feloniously treasonous of at least wanting to wretch their lives; so it is these socially blessed heads are intended to roll the first, the farthest and the longest.

Still, it's no surprise that Douglas Feith, former undersecretary of defense who served the vile and banished Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, says he's innocent of the crimes levied against him by a group of Spanish human rights attorneys who say he recklessly promoted torture, i.e., "provid[ed] legal cover to Bush policies under which detainees were tortured. The lawyers want to try a number of Bush officials...."

I now take a deeply relaxing breath for the first time since 21 January 2001 when the Bush-Cheney ticket were given the White House for stealing the 2000 presidential election. A measure of sanity as returned with the new spring by my hearing that Feith is but one of six dispicable Bush White House slime wipes impersonating human beings and feigning legal knowledge.

On Sunday, Feith also publicly feigned ignorance that he was the moral equivalent of redigested whale shit when he stated "the charges as related to me make no sense. They criticize me for promoting a controversial position that I never advocated."

Gonzalo Boye, one of the lawyers filing the complaint, was having now of that low-brow post-9/11 public posturing; he "advised Feith to get a 'very good lawyer'."

Now that's what I'm talking 'bout.

To restore your own atrophied sense of "American fairness and justice," let me further inform you that
The five others accused -- David Addington, former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney; Jay Bybee, one of the authors of a now-infamous Bush "torture memo;" William Haynes; John Yoo, one of the architects of Bush's 'enhanced interrogation' policy; and Alberto Gonzales, Bush's ex-Attorney General -- have all declined comment on the charges.
Yoo ("Who me?" "Yea, you John....") is my personal favorite among the group whom I hope to see their televised bodies collectively swinging in a cold morning wind that envelops hastily constructed gallows erected on the front lawn at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C. This thug was instrumental in legally giving Bush wide discretion in this application of torture.

During a debate in December 2005 with Notre Dame University law professor Doug Casel, John Yoo, currently a faculty member of UC-Berkeley law school, confirmed for an audience in Chicago that Yoo's August 2002 torture memo granted Bush legal authority to sexually torture children.
Doug Cassel: If the president deems that he's got to torture somebody, including by crushing the testicles of the person's child [emphasis added], there is no law that can stop him?
John Yoo: No treaty.
Doug Cassel: Also no law by Congress -- that is what you wrote in the August 2002 memo...
John Yoo: I think it depends on why the President thinks he needs to do that.
You know these jack-asses know their asses may soon be swinging in the proverbial wind. They are terrified of the kind of justice they may get in Spain, where the Sick Six haven't yet gutted legal accountability.

If indeed Spanish justice demonstrates it's more useful than its American counterpart in bringing the guilty to justice, then we'll have only 494 more Bush-Cheney White House attorneys to go.

(...a deep smile.)

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