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Torture

Original post made by Norman Klein, Stanford, on May 22, 2008

If you're already convinced that our country's use of torture is wrong, scroll to the bottom of the following article for what to do.
Thanks, Norman
P.S. The video, linked below, is well worth watching.
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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on May 22, 2008 at 4:53 pm

I believe we have been here before. With the definition of torture depicted here, taking prisoners or keeping someone in prison would be impossible if the requirement is that the prisoner never be uncomfortable. Now I understand that, to lily fingered hairdressers, certain necessary functions of maintaining order are traumatic. You just stay down in mommy's basement and we won't let the bad mans get you.


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Posted by Get Real
a resident of another community
on May 22, 2008 at 7:50 pm

The USS Cole

9/11

Village in Darfur under attack by Islamists

Ethnically "cleansed" village in Darfur

Algerian civilians throats slit by Salafis

Train in Madrid after Al Qaeda attack

Random public transport attacks in London

Young gay men executed for being gay in Iran
oh, there is no gay marriage in Iran?
Better file a legal suit?

Restaurant in Casablanca, Morocco, after Al Qaeda attack

American Embassy in Tanzania after Al Qaeda attack

Murdered babies in Beslan, Russia

Nightclub in Bali an Al Qaeda attack


ALL IN THE NAME OF RELIGION


I guess we need to be more understanding, NOT


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Posted by camp anytown member
a resident of Midtown
on May 23, 2008 at 4:57 am

Have we gone mad? Have we given our minds and souls over to the military/corporate government? Have we forgotten the standards that we said made us worthy of leadership among nations in the world? Have we forgotten what we want to be free of? Why are we acting like we have no humanity and projecting that on others? What are we teaching the children?


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