I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
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The Rev. Holly Beaumont of Santa Fe represented the New Mexico Conference of Churches in a delegation of 33 religious leaders meeting in Washington this week to urge President Obama to launch an independent, non-partisan investigation.
The torture issue is so essential and graspable that a highly visible public discussion of American values and ideals would result from the prosecution of members of the Bush administration. People who occupy the White House must be clear that their power is limited to the rule of law, not to the limits of legal trickery that allows presidents to evade the law.