Thursday, December 15, 2005

House Backs McCain on Detainees, Defying Bush - New York Times NO MORE Cheney Chambers

This looks like good news

But is it?

With nothing binding, the ropes will go on tightening around detainess around the world in Cheney chambers

House Backs McCain on Detainees, Defying Bush - New York Times: "WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 - In an unusual bipartisan rebuke to the Bush administration, the House on Wednesday overwhelmingly endorsed Senator John McCain's measure to bar cruel and inhumane treatment of prisoners in American custody anywhere in the world.
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Although the vote was nonbinding, it put the Republican-controlled House on record in support of Mr. McCain's provision for the first time, at the very moment when the senator, a Republican, is at a crucial stage of tense negotiations with the White House, which strongly opposes his measure.

The vote also likely represents the lone opportunity that House members will have to express their sentiments on Mr. McCain's legislation."


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