September 2007

Published, September 26th, 2007. To Whom It May Concern:

I was angered when I read “Suddaby Tapped for Judgeship,” by Mark Weiner and
Jim O’Hara, on the Post-Standard website. (more…)

Sent on 9/26/07, published on October 11, 2007

In your paper’s recent article about Glen Suddaby, your two reporters continue to get the facts of Dr. Rafil Dhafir’s case wrong. (more…)

Sent on 9/27/07, published on 10/28/07
From Mohamed Khater

For your reporters to say that Dr. Dhafir was prosecuted for ‘charges he planned to use charitable contributions to support a terrorist organization in Iraq’ and that he was sentenced to 22 years in prison for that, is ignorant at best and malicious at worst. (more…)

By Jason Leopold Truthout 9/27/07

Recently, I sat down with attorney Jon Eisenberg who sued George W. Bush, the National Security Agency (NSA), and other federal agencies, on behalf of two Washington DC-based lawyers who allege their telephone calls were illegally monitored by the NSA in March 2004. (more…)

By WILLIAM McCALL AP Writer 9/26/07

PORTLAND, Ore. — Two provisions of the USA Patriot Act are unconstitutional because they allow search warrants to be issued without a showing of probable cause, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.(more…)

Bizarre allegations about Toronto 18, unorthodox decisions are raising questions about Crown’s case

Thomas Walkom The Toronto Star 9/25/07

Ottawa’s abrupt decision to cancel a preliminary inquiry into Canada’s most spectacular post-9/11 terror allegations and instead move directly to trial raises new and troubling questions.(more…)

By Bill Quigley Commondreams 9/26/07

Odessa Lewis is 62 years old. When I saw her last week, she was crying because she is being evicted. A long-time resident of the Lafitte public housing apartments, since Katrina she has been locked out of her apartment and forced to live in a 240 square foot FEMA trailer. (more…)

Harold Knight 9/21/07[The jury is deliberating in the Holy Land Foundation Trial.]

According to Bill Zeeble of KERA Radio news (PBS in Dallas), Prosecutor Nathan Garrett built his closing rant against former US Consul General Edward Abington and Professor Nathan Brown of George Washington University to a climax saying, “they don’t know squat about Hamas.” (more…)

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