Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Faustian Bargain

Too interesintg to not post immediately:

Buried in a NYT article about the lawsuit brought by Maher Arar, the rendered Canadian, is this:

If the plane was used to move Mr. Arar, it is the fourth known to have been used to transport suspected terrorists secretly from one country to detention in another.

Among the three identified in previous news reports is one owned by a company apparently set up by the Central Intelligence Agency, according to The Washington Post. Another, first described by The Chicago Tribune, is an ordinary charter jet that was also used by the Boston Red Sox manager between missions ferrying detainees and their guards to Guantánamo, with the Red Sox logo attached to the fuselage or removed, depending on who was aboard.

The Chicago Tribune article is much more in depth, but apparently this plane alternates between a Red Sox charter plane, and one that has gone to places like Syria and Saudi Arabia a number of times in the last few years, each time when someone is accusing the U.S. of shipping them out to get worked over.

I'm clearly not saying the Red Sox are DIRECTLY involved in torture, but Curt Schilling IS a fascist, and maybe this is what it took the Sox to win the Series.

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