A disturbing pattern of gross infringements on basic civil liberties, put in place in the name of national security, has poisoned our legal system.
By Chris Hedges
"The decision by the European Court of Human Rights last week to
refuse to block the extradition of the radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri
and four others to the United States on terrorism charges removes one of the
last external checks on our emerging gulag state......."