President Bush Seeks to Pardon Self and Administration for Possible Violations of Geneva Conventions, War Crimes Act
Burried deep inside the War Crimes Detainee bill recently passed by the House, is a provision that would pardon President Bush and his administration for violation of the Geneva conventions. Some of these crimes are violations punishable by death.
President Bush seeks to Pardon himself and his administration in advance for violating the Geneva Conventions in an effort to avoid possible prosectution in the future.
See details in this CNN Video:
Transcript: "Under the War Crimes Act, violations of the Geneva Conventions are felonies, in some cases punishable by death. When the Supreme Court ruled that the Geneva Convention applied to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees, President Bush and his boys were suddenly in big trouble.
They've been working these prisoners over pretty good. In an effort to avoid possible prosecution they're trying to cram this bill through Congress before the end of the week before Congress adjourns. The reason there's such a rush to do this? If the Democrats get control of the House in November this kind of legislation probably wouldn't pass.
You want to know the real disgrace about what these people are about to do or are in the process of doing? Senator and Congressman and their Republican stooges apparently don't see anything wrong with this. I really do wonder sometimes what we're becoming in this country.