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'Zero Dark Thirty' Threatens the 'Bush-the-Incompetent' Narrative

bigdog wrote.These so-called "techniques" were and are legally and morally wrong. so is stealing half someone money for the "greater good". Take any more than 10 or 12% of my money is TORTURE
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 1:24 PM
I'm having difficulty understanding your nearly incoherent message.
Rich D. Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 2:56 PM
Not hard, lazy dog- insert the word "of" before "someone" and make that word a possessive. Then change "Take" to Taking". Got it now?

You might not think that it's torture, but losing more than half of one's income to force is certainly slavery.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 7:22 PM
It's not, slaves never paid taxes.

It is what it is, "taxation to an excessive degree which violates the rights of freemen".
In "Zero Dark Thirty," the movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden, one of the first scenes shows a terrorist being waterboarded, where useful information gets extracted. The movie thus asserts the controversial practice leads to actionable intelligence.

Not only was former President George W. Bush criticized for "authorizing torture," his critics argued that "torture doesn't work." During the 2008 presidential campaign, then-Sen. Barack Obama said: "Torture is how you get bad information, not good intelligence. ... No more secret authorization of methods like simulated drowning. When I am President, America will once again be the country that stands up...