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The Center for Constitutional Rights tried to take space to run this advertisement on Fox TV tomorrow and Wednesday—the day on which the Supreme Court will hear oral argument. The issue before the Court is vital: Did George Bush unconstitutionally terminate the right of habeas corpus? Yes, he did terminate it. And thanks in part to Fox, most Americans aren’t even aware of the fact. But Fox viewers aren’t going to learn about it any time soon, because the official network of the Republican Party won’t show the ad, or permit anyone to discuss the subject. Watch the ad for yourself.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
Number of British women killed last fall by lightning conducted through their underwire bras:
British women wear heels for fifty-one years on average, from the ages of twelve to sixty-three.
Thousands of employees of McDonald’s protested outside the company’s headquarters near Chicago, demanding their wages be increased to $15 per hour. “I can’t afford any shoes,” said one employee in attendance, “and I want Versace heels.”
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”