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December 18, 2012

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One day these precedents are gonna come back for you.
The US and Canadian courts continue to allow successful litigation against other governments/states.
It will only be a matter of time until a team of Iranian-American lawyers sue US state and fed govts. Ditto Palestinians, Nicaraguans, Panamanians, Chileans, and basically the entire non-white world.

Of course, those cases will fail. But that's exactly it now isn't it? Once it is popularly perceived that the courts are as rotten as the government, well people won't have legal recourse now will they? It reminds of of what JFK once said, something along the lines of 'those who make peaceful change impossible make violent revolution inevitable'.

The 03 Iraq war alone was such a flagrant violation that, well, approximately 1 to 2 million dead Iraqis. Someone's gonna pay right? Might as well start to use the precedents like the one above in the article.


Of course this is all speculation. But you know, both Ghandi and Mandela both led revolts once they proved the courts to be pawns of tyrants. In this case, NOT winning the case still results in an avenue towards victory. Either way, your hands are tied....at least, one may speculate so

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