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Category Archives: Torture

Your tax dollars at work.

Must avoid Nazi comparisons. Bush-era CIA medical personnel conducted experiments on detainees in CIA custody to provide legal cover for torture as well as to justify and shape future torture techniques, a just-released report from the Physicians for Human Rights alleges. “The CIA appears to have broken all accepted legal and ethical standards put in […]

Ramblings on torture

Others have written about the fact that Lindsay Graham has his facts wrong about the efficacy of torture, relying as he has on since recanted claims by a person who did not even witness the torture. In the same exchange with the man who actually interrogated Abu Zubaydah-the guy who got valuable information without torture- […]

Part of the plan

Via Firedoglake, this quote from Lindsey Graham: Now. I don’t know what Nancy Pelosi knew and when she knew it. And I really don’t think she’s a criminal if she was told about waterboarding and did nothing. But I think it is important to understand that members of Congress, allegedly, were briefed by … about […]