No More Entrapment

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Sat, 07 Aug 2004 12:00:00 GMT
From smith2004:
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." -- President George W. Bush, August 5, 2004

# I sent the following to the Albany Times Union:

No More Entrapment

On August 5, two men, a religious leader and a co-founder of a downtown Albany house of worship, were arrested. They were alleged to have changed cash into checks in support of a faked plan to acquire a shoulder-fired missile. This was touted as a "sting" operation. I call it entrapment. Civilized countries, Mexico for example, don't allow entrapment. The United States shouldn't either.

Drop all charges against Mohammed Mosharref Hossain and Yassin Aref. Now. Repay them for suffering and lost time. Arrest the uniformed perpetrators and direct a Grand Jury to consider indicting them for kidnapping.

Bill St. Clair

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