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"If the president claims extraordinary wartime powers, and we fight undeclared wars with no beginning and no end, when if ever will those extraordinary powers lapse? Since terrorism will never be eliminated completely, should all future presidents be able to act without regard to Congress or the Constitution simply by asserting, 'We're at war'?" -- Republican congressman Ron Paul, June 15, quoted by Buzzflash

Karpinski confirms Sanchez ordered Abu Ghraib torture

Torture at Abu Ghraib proven to have been authorized at highest levels of Pentagon

"...I suspect that the day a person gives up on the Geneva Convention is the day a person gives up on the human race." -- Sarah Vowell

Tenet and Rumsfeld revealed to have ordered the secret detention of an Iraqi terrorism suspect, in direct contravention of the Geneva Conventions