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John McCain says Torture had Nothing to do with Finding Osama bin Laden

John McCain says Torture had Nothing to do with Finding Osama bin Laden

John McCain had something to say in his May 11th Washington Post column about the claim that the Bush Administration’s use “enhanced interrogation” techniques provided the key information leading to the killing of Osama bin Laden: Former attorney general Michael Mukasey recently claimed that “the intelligence that led to bin Laden … began with a disclosure from Khalid Sheik Mohammed, who broke like a dam under the pressure of harsh interrogation techniques that included waterboarding. He loosed a torrent of…

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Yes, Waterboarding is Torture, so says Erich “Mancow” Muller

Yes, Waterboarding is Torture, so says Erich “Mancow” Muller

Everybody who doesn’t know already wants to know if waterboarding is torture.  They simply aren’t satisfied with what our own courts have decided or what Jesse Ventura said on the Larry King show not long ago: Larry King: You were a Navy S.E.A.L. Jesse Ventura: Yes, and I was waterboarded [in training] so I know…It is torture…I’ll put it to you this way: You give me a waterboard, Dick Cheney and one hour, and I’ll have him confess to the…

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Abu Ghraib Torture Photos Five Year Anniversary

Abu Ghraib Torture Photos Five Year Anniversary

On April 28, 2004 we first saw this photograph taken by a member of the U.S. Military stationed at Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad, Iraq. Thank you George W. Bush. Thank you Dick Cheney. Thank you Donald Rumsfeld. Thank you Jay Bybee. Thank you John Yoo. Thank you Stephen Bradbury. Thank you.  Thank you all for this sensational icon of American insolence.