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Senate Votes to Ban Torture

Senate Votes to Ban Torture

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When have we ever legislated for torture? Torture for me is Pelosi, Feinstein, Obama, and McCain demagoguing about America’s image, standing in the world. And the issue of “torture”. Maybe this is kind of like what it would look like if the Amish banned their use of SUVs to combat global warming? Isn’t this redundant,… Read more »

Edward Snowden:  Traitor or Patriot?

Edward Snowden: Traitor or Patriot?

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I say national traitor: Russia and China have allegedly decrypted the top-secret cache of files stolen by whistleblower Edward Snowden, according to a report from The Sunday Times, to be published tomorrow. The info has compelled British intelligence agency MI6 to withdraw some of its agents from active operations and other Western intelligence agencies are… Read more »

Rumsfeld's Position on Democracy in Iraq was an Unknown Known.

Rumsfeld’s Position on Democracy in Iraq was an Unknown Known.

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Hat tip Daily Kos for this: Rumsfeld Now Says George W. Bush was Wrong About Iraq Oh, is that what Rumsfeld is saying? Going to their MSNBC source: President George W. Bush was wrong to try to build democracy in Iraq, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in a recent interview, marking a striking admission… Read more »