Obama%u2019s First 100 Days: The Madmen Did Well by John Pilger -- Antiwar.com
- In his first 100 days, Obama has excused torture, opposed habeas corpus, and demanded more secret government. He has kept Bush’s gulag intact and at least 17,000 prisoners beyond the reach of justice. On April 24, his lawyers won an appeal that ruled Guantanamo prisoners were not "persons" and therefore had no right not to be tortured. All over the world, Americaâ€™s violent assault on innocent people, directly or by agents, has been stepped up. 70,000 troops to remain in Iraq for 15 to 20 years.
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.