"[Swiss Senator Dick Marty] presented his findings [re secret CIA prisons in Europe] in Paris to a committee of the 46-nation Council of Europe, a human rights watchdog.Oddly, a similar legal black hole in America (Guantanamo is American soil) doesn't seem to be giving any politician in American any concerns at all.
After hearing Marty's presentation, Tony Lloyd, a member of the Council of Europe committee, said: "The really difficult thing is the idea is that there is a kind of legal black hole in the middle of Europe."
"I would like to say 'This book is written to the glory of God', but nowadays this would be the trick of a cheat, i.e., it would not be correctly understood."--Ludwig Wittgenstein
"Talk to me about the truth of religion, and I'll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I'll listen submissively. But don't come talking to me about the consolation of religion or I shall suspect that you don't understand."--C.S. Lewis
Tuesday, December 13, 2005
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