tortured logic

August 30, 2009 // 4 Comments

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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 [...]

cheerleaders for torture

May 19, 2009 // 5 Comments

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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 [...]

waterboard rush

April 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

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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 [...]

who do you trust, conservatives?

March 31, 2009 // 2 Comments

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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, [...]