Bush administration backs Gestapo tactics

Entertainer &to=http://english.pravda.ru/mailbox/22/98/387/11693_bush.html' target=_blank>Harry Belafonte, one of the Bush administration's harshest critics, compared the national Homeland Security department to the Gestapo and attacked the president as a liar during a fiery Saturday speech.

"We've come to this dark time in which the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/377/11201_hitler.html' target=_blank>Gestapo of Homeland Security lurks here, where citizens are having their rights suspended," Belafonte told thousands of people at the annual meeting of the Arts Presenters Members Conference.