The following correspondence originally took place here, upon the Facebook page, “Antiwar.com“…
(replies from all third parties have been omitted for clarity)
“United States Court of Appeals , Seventh Circuit” Seal
Antiwar.com: Torturing Detainees “Part of Human Nature,” Court Insists.
Appeals Court: Tortured US Whistleblowers Can’t Sue:
Rayn: “Pathocracy: A totalitarian form of government in which absolute political power is held by a psychopathic elite, and their effect on the people is such that the entire society is ruled and motivated by purely pathological values.
A pathocracy can take many forms and can insinuate itself covertly into any seemingly just system or ideology. As such it can masquerade under the guise of a democracy or theocracy as well as more openly oppressive regimes.”
I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…
Bush-era torture legal memo author, John Yoo
John Yoo, Bush’s Torture Lawyer, Given Immunity:
John Yoo, the UC Berkeley law professor who penned legal memos that provided cover for President George W. Bush’s torture program, can’t be sued by one of the victims of that program, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said Jose Padilla, an American citizen arrested in 2002 and declared an “enemy combatant,” may not hold professor John Yoo liable for “gross physical and psychological abuse” that Padilla said he suffered during more than three years of military detention, according to the Los Angeles Times.
(Read entire article here…)
My Commentary: American “Justice”…