by Mark Karlin
BuzzFlash fully supports trying Bush, Cheney, and their band of fellow sadists for war crimes, but while they are in the courtroom, let's not forget Murder One. Apparently, many in the mainstream press and blogosphere already have.
The focus right now is on legal memos justifying the horrifying and numbing repetition of torture against "high profile" targets. We have a short memory in America -- and most of what was in these memos -- except for the diabolical excess of the waterboarding and the medieval torture by insects -- was, as President Obama has said, pretty much already known.
Murder Trumps Torture Says Bugliosi
2003 State of the Union, Jan. 29, 2003. WikiCommons
"If we prosecute those in America who only commit one murder, under what theory don't we prosecute a president who is criminally responsible for over four thousand murders?" Vincent Bugliosi
(April 7, Wash. DC) The legendary Los Angeles County prosecutor and top selling true crime author, Vincent Bugliosi, continues to make the case that he argued in detail in his New York Times best seller, The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder. His crime, according to the esteemed former prosecutor: deliberately deceiving the United States into an illegal war that resulted in the deaths of 4,200 U.S. soldiers and more than 1,000,000 Iraqi civilians.
originally posted 2008-08-21 12:35:41 -0500, bumped by carol. Bugliosi has announced plans to prosecute Bush. See comment below
Michael Collins reviews The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder by Vincent Bugliosi, the famous former Los Angeles prosecutor of Charles Manson and author of Helter Skelter. Bugliosi is undeterred by the virtual major media black out on interviews and advertising. He's taking his case directly to the people through alternate media and the internet