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Torture, Terror, and the Washington Regime

One of the 60 previously unpublished photographs that the U.S. Government has been fighting to keep secret in a court case with the American Civil Liberties Union. From the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia.
One of the 60 previously unpublished Abu Ghraib photographs that the U.S. Government has been fighting to keep secret in a court case with the American Civil Liberties Union. From the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia.

A READER WRITES that, in his opinion, the questions Jesse Ventura asked about waterboarding were the least uncomfortable that could have been asked. And, he adds, we can’t “descend to the moral level” of Saddam Hussein, since we’ve already passed that point:

“Why is the subject of torture being confined to waterboarding? Other forms were used in Iraq, as everyone knows.

“And in terms of increasingly ‘resembling Saddam Hussein,’ he was convicted for the murder of 148 people committed a year before the U.S. began supporting him.

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