Archives for: January 2012, 13

Pearl Harbor in the Persian Gulf?

by Will

Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute January 13, 2012 In his diary for November 25, 1941, FDR?s Secretary of War Henry Stimson described a meeting that day of the administration?s ?War Cabinet? at the White House. The question discussed at that meeti… more »

Is it a "Crime," or a "Policy"?

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Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute January 12, 2012 Former Republican Congressman Mark Siljander was sentenced to prison for offenses related to his work for a Muslim charity called the Islamic American Relief Agency.  The charges arose from Siljander?s… more »

How Gitmo Conquered America

by Will

Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute January 11, 2012 Ten years ago today, the U.S. government opened the Cuban detention facility that has come to be known as ?Gitmo.? It was soon filled with hundreds of prisoners, many of whom were swept up by Pakistan… more »

"Sovereign Immunity" for Police Torture?

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Will Grigg?s Liberty Minute January 10, 2012 At about 2:30 in the morning of February 3, 2011, two Pennsylvania state troopers pulled over a vehicle driven by Jamie Cornell, who was suspected of driving while intoxicated. Cornell was arrested, and t… more »