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tortured logic

tortured logic

WALLACE: So even these cases where they went beyond the specific legal authorization, you’re OK with it? CHENEY: I am. John McCain dissents, which is sure to inflame Republicans who’d rather follow the lead of draft dodgers and the morbidly obese. Besides, what would McCain […]

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cheerleaders for torture

cheerleaders for torture

Granted, Jesse Ventura is a nut, but as a former Navy Seal who’s actually been waterboarded, he knows of what he speaks. Private Elizabeth Hasselbeck, not so much. We’ve seen this movie before, with all-knowing civilians like Limbaugh and Hannity taking on former POW John […]

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waterboard rush

waterboard rush

Even defenders of torture can’t defend Limbaugh’s tortured logic, can they? “[I]f somebody can be water-tortured six times a day, then it isn’t torture.” Would kicking somebody in the groin six times a day constitute torture?

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who do you trust, conservatives?

who do you trust, conservatives?

Most on the right seem to accept as gospel Dick “We will be greeted as liberators” Cheney’s assertion that America is less safe because we no longer torture. Gen. David Petraeus, who saved the administration’s ass in Iraq, disagrees. I know the Washington Post won’t […]

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