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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Taxi to the dark side: Will film bask in TV light?

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On the Sunday following Sept. 11, 2001, Vice President Dick Cheney told the truth. On NBC's Meet the Press, he said regarding plans to pursue the perpetrators of that attack: "We have to work the dark side, if you will. We're going to spend time in the shadows." The grim, deadly consequences of his promise have, in the intervening six years, become the shame of our nation and have outraged millions around the world. President George Bush and Cheney, many argue, have overseen a massive global campaign of kidnapping, illegal detentions, harsh interrogations, torture and kangaroo courts where the accused face the death penalty, confronted by secret evidence obtained by torture, without legal representation.

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