If there is one topic I wish I could go back and make more noise about, it's the Jose Padilla case and the issue of habeas corpus erosion generally over the last five years. I wrote a post a couple days ago over at The Liberal Avenger that sums up my feelings on the matter, but this article in the Guardian does a nice job from a more traditional journalistic angle.
President Bush maintains that he is fighting a war against threats to the "values of civilised nations": terror, cruelty, barbarism and extremism. He asked his nation's interrogators to discover where these evils are hidden. They should congratulate themselves. They appear to have succeeded.