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Few recall, however, how controversial the Fed was when it was first proposed and then maneuvered through a recessing Congress just before Christmas 1913. Rep. Charles Lindbergh, Sr., R-MN and father of the future aviator, called the Federal Reserve Act â€œthe worst legislative crime of the ages.â€
â€œHow many more hearings do we need to have to prove this administration has violated the constitution, taken the law into its own hands, and condoned torture.â€?â€ Kucinich said in an interview. â€œThere is a point at which you reduce congress to a debating society which diminishes Congressâ€™s role.â€
â€œBut his [Obamaâ€™s] troubles are minimal compared with those of John McCain, who looks like the odd man out in the ongoing foreign policy debate. Having given steadfast support to the policies of both Maliki and George Bush, he has a legitimate complaint: They owed him more consideration in the way they announced their shifts. As it is, McCain appears isolated from trends in both Baghdad and Washington.â€ â€” â€˜Obamaâ€™s Tour de Forceâ€™, 24 July, 2008.
"Our military organization today bears little relation to that known by any of my predecessors in peacetime," he said, "or indeed by the fighting men of World War II and Koreaâ€¦ We have been compelled to create a permanent armaments industry of vast proportionsâ€¦ We must not fail to comprehend its grave implicationsâ€¦ We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex."
Justice Rutherford allowed instead the testimony of Mohammed Junaid Babar, convicted in Britain as an operative of al-Qaida, (the shadowy organization long claimed to have masterminded the 9/11 and other terrorist attacks), and current agent for various government legal proceedings against Muslims held in Britain and elsewhere alleged to have ties to Osama bin Laden's reputed network. Rutherford ruled Babar's testimony would remain "in play" for the time being.
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The decision of the International Criminal Court's (ICC) prosecutor-general, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, to file an arrest warrant for Sudan's current President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, and the international responses to his decision, demonstrate both the politicising of the crisis and the selectiveness of international law.
Like most Americans, Rev. Are had been seduced by Israeli propaganda and helped to spread the propaganda among his congregation. Around 1990 Rev. Are had an awakening for which he credits the Christian Canon of St. George's Cathedral in Jerusalem and author Marc Ellis, co-editor of the book, Beyond Occupation.