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Worse Than Waterboarding

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:46 AM
Sorry, but John Yoo set up a false dilemma with the either torture or incineration choice.
True Conservative! Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:13 AM
Sorry, but you're a bleeding heart leftist idiot totally unacquainted with reality!
Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:13 AM
Yoo was a monster, and what he did under Bush in no way justifies what the Obama administration is saying with this paper.
JustMC Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 2:59 PM
Chris has it EXACTLY right. Sad that so few see it. Perhaps when a drone kills an innocent they know here at home they might understand why a trial is needed to positively identify and convict anyone who is to be deprived of due process.
JustMC Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 3:10 PM
oops, I meant "deprived of life, liberty or property. "
On Tuesday, NBC released a confidential Department of Justice paper concluding that our government can authorize the use of drones to kill targeted terrorist leaders, including U.S. citizens abroad. This story bares the dividing line between honest liberals -- such as Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the American Civil Liberties Union and the San Francisco Chronicle's editorial board, all of whom opposed some of the harsher anti-terrorism tactics employed under President George W. Bush's administration and under the current administration -- and rank opportunists, such as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who denounced what...