Justice Scalia & Guantanamo Prisioner Rights & Jack Cafferty File on CNN

I start with Justice Scalia in a discussion with students and faculty at the University of Freiburg in Switzerland. Interesting…

This is a clip from last spring before the Hamdan v. Rumsfeld — Guantanamo ruling, in which he dissented on. As Justice Scalia says there may be no end in this war…

And from Jack Cafferty file on CNN — Is President Bush planning on pardoning himself by way of bill that just passed the US House???

The text and other congressional information about HR 6054 – Military Commissions Act of 2006 – can be read by clicking here.

Here is some more information from NPR (audio) on the Senate version of the bill, and at BlogCritics.org – Urgent Legislation (H.R.6054) Contains Hidden Retroactive Presidential War Crimes Pardon… Why? (and read the comments for that post).

The key item (from the NPR site) “The legislation would narrow the range of offenses prohibited under the War Crimes Act. This would protect civilians (such as CIA interrogators and White House officials) from being prosecuted for committing acts that would have been considered war crimes under the old definition. The change is retroactive…”

Jon Stewart on President Clinton’s appearance with Chris Wallace of Fox’s Conservative Opinion Station and other important stuff — like the Clinton Global Inititative

You can visit Fox News Web site or do a You Tube search for the full conversation. Fox has removed a number of copies from You Tube. For

now that I have you attention….

Here is a video on the Clinton Global Initiative

Clinton Global Inititative Intro Video

President Clinton’s Closing Speech at the annual meeting for the Clinton Global Inititative

President Clinton discussing the Clinton Global Inititative with Jon Stewart last week.

And now for some celebs and business people at the conference… first the celebs…

Chris Tucker at the Clinton Global Inititative meeting

Don Cheadle at the Clinton Global Inititative meeting

VC John Doerr at the Clinton Global Inititative meeting

Siemens AG CEO Klaus Kleinfeld at the Clinton Global Inititative meeting

Thanks to You Tube user clintonglobal for the videos.

Peace – Tim