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First the Verdict, Then the Investigation

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“I don’t know that the report that was released yesterday is that historically accurate. It reads like a prosecutorial screed rather than a historical document.”- Michael Hayden, Former CIA Director from May 30, 2006- Feb 12, 2009 For the most part, the narrative that the CIA tortured, that methods were “brutal”, that the program wasn’t… Read more »

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John McCain: Great American. Lousy senator. Terrible Republican.

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That’s how radio talk show host and law professor Hugh Hewitt has been describing Senator McCain for years. Tuesday, Senator Feinstein finally saw the release of her Majority Views “Torture” Report. Absent from the 5 year investigation is any participation from Republicans who sit on the Senate Intelligence Committee. They perceived the Feinstein investigation as… Read more »

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Why the Senate Intelligence Committee is like Rolling Stone magazine

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Rolling Stone magazine has committed a series of astonishing journalistic blunders of late: Rolling Stone magazine has blown it again. First it outraged New Englanders by putting a photo of the accused Boston Marathon bomber on its July 2013 cover — after the horrific terror attack that killed three people and injured more than 260… Read more »

Will anyone actually care when it comes out?  And how accurate?

Will anyone actually care when it comes out? And how accurate?

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The deeply partisan Feinstein Report is slated to be released anytime now. Possibly tomorrow: CBS News has confirmed that the Obama administration is bracing itself for a Tuesday release of the long-awaited CIA torture report, though the timing ultimately remains at the discretion of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Sources familiar with the matter confirm to… Read more »

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A CIA Interrogator Finally Breaks Silence

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Dianne Feinstein’s so-called 6,300 page “torture report” (executive summary is 500 pages “only”)- after 5 years and $40 million in taxpayer money- is slated to be released very soon. Perhaps this weekend; maybe next week, after Thanksgiving. But what will be missing from the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s majority (re: Democrat) report? Participation… Read more »

Waterboarding Hypocrisy?

Waterboarding Hypocrisy?

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The hunt for James Foley’s killer: On Sunday, the British ambassador to the United States said Britain was close to identifying Foley’s killer. A number of possible identities have been suggested by British media although sources on both sides of the Atlantic have told Reuters that there was little likelihood of the British government naming… Read more »

The guy who has killed 200 children in drone strikes laments the mistreatment of a few truly evil people

The guy who has killed 200 children in drone strikes laments the mistreatment of a few truly evil people

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One of Barack Obama’s first acts as President was to go on a tour apologizing for America: President Barack Obama has finished the second leg of his international confession tour. In less than 100 days, he has apologized on three continents for what he views as the sins of America and his predecessors. Mr. Obama… Read more »

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SSCI votes to declassify Report on CIA Detention and Interrogation Program

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Yesterday, the Senate Intelligence Committee voted overwhelmingly 11-3 in releasing to the public its 2012 report which concluded a 3-and-a-half year investigation into the CIA detention and interrogation program, implemented after 9/11. Senator Dianne Feinstein: “The Senate Intelligence Committee this afternoon voted to declassify the 480-page executive summary as well as 20 findings and conclusions… Read more »