Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

By: Sunday April 24, 2011 8:07 am

Now, you’d think a lawyer would conclude from the fact that there was no “court-worthy evidence” on the majority of men held in Gitmo that something was wrong with the selection process of those in Gitmo. You’d think that would provide an opportunity to pivot and level with the American people about what really went into the collection of a bunch of men turned over for bounty. You’d think …


Cheney/Obama Justice: 3 Detainees + 1 Jailed Whistleblower = 19,000 Rich Tax Cheats

By: Saturday January 22, 2011 1:00 pm

As a July 1, 2009 WikiLeaks cable released by Norway’s Aftenposten makes clear, the U.S. and Switzerland included the acceptance of three Gitmo detainees and a settlement in a suit accusing UBS of harboring tax cheats — along with an effort to shut down a Swedish company’s business with Iran — in negotiations “resolving all issues between our countries.” Favors involved in this deal may go deeply both ways: among those reportedly involved in the UBS scandal were American politicians.

Follow Firedoglake
CSM Ads advertisement