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"I'm Not a Lawyer": Brennan's Confirmation Obfuscations

Lars795 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:11 PM
One does not need to weatherboard, bad positions, electro-shock, etc. you want info from someone you use their own fears against them. Just a few minutes in a SDT (Sensory Deprivation Tank) would cause most people to spill their guts.
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 12:38 AM
Is putting them in a pig sty torture? How about a pen full of pooches? complete with fleas?
Lars795 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:11 PM
InAmericaSince1627 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:17 PM
True Lars,
But I've studied this a bit and the higher IQ's take a bit longer. 40-45 mins I hear. It depends on how long you can entertain yourself in your mind and ignore the lack of input.
ranma2 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 12:21 AM
what if you sleep in the SDT?
A man just out of combat would love a 5 hour sleep in an SDT.
President Obama's nominee for CIA Director John Brennan arrived on Capitol Hill prepared to expertly parry questions from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, calmly affirming that he believes in President Obama's counterterrorism policy and, when pressed, simply did not answer some of the tough questions.

It's understandable that Brennan would punt in the face of the Intelligence Committee. Public hearings have to skirt around confidential information and, more than once, questions centered on a 6000-page report on the utility of enhanced interrogation techniques that has not been made public. Repeatedly, however, Brennan leaned on excuses and equivocations to dodge...