Y'all are a bunch of wankers!

President specifically authorized torture in Abu Ghraib


all the charges against the soldiers should be dropped forthwith.  if they were authorized by the president then, although the international community may judge them, america should not.
Permalink Send private email zestyZuchini 
March 12th, 2007 10:02pm
Sure I agree with you completely. But it won't happen. Why? Because there is NO accountability in government or the military. Both are run like bureaucratic corporations. The higher ups fuck around and when the shit hits the fan, they grab the nearest scapegoat to blame, then go on their merry way.
Permalink Practical Economist 
March 12th, 2007 10:42pm
God Bless America!!
Permalink Kepala Kelapa 
March 12th, 2007 10:59pm
"I did not have sexual relations with that woman" == no penetration, no foul.

"There is no torture at Abu Ghraib" == Sure, there's "extreme methods", but we've carefully defined our "extreme methods" so they are, by definition, NOT torture.

When Clinton lied, nobody got tortured.
Permalink SaveTheHubble 
March 13th, 2007 1:31pm
"When Clinton lied, nobody got tortured."

This is getting old, and you are not convincing others who disagree with you on this subject.
Permalink Send private email Rick, try writing better English 
March 13th, 2007 2:05pm
So sorry, but the OP saying "Bush specifically authorized torture" is factually incorrect.  The word "torture" does not appear in the authorization.

So must we let Bush off on a technicality?
Permalink SaveTheHubble 
March 13th, 2007 2:34pm
Yes, because it's not made under oath.
Permalink Send private email Rick, try writing better English 
March 13th, 2007 3:25pm
I'm perfectly okay with handing Bush over to the Hague for prosecution for War Crimes and violation of the Geneva Convention. I really think the next President should absolutely do it.

I know - it'll never happen. [sob]
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March 13th, 2007 10:34pm

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