Cheney Calls for full Release of Memos

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    Former Vice President Cheney Calls for full Release of Memos Showing Results of Interrogation Efforts

    Former Vice President Cheney says he knows how successful the interrogation techniques were in collecting intelligence for the United States and wants that information to be released to the public as well as the legal memos explaining the decision to allow the heavily criticized methods.

    Now that the memos showing the rulings of interrogation techniques have been released, the Obama administration should release additional documents that show what the interrogations yielded, and he wants the American people to understand that too.

    "I acted primarily because of the exceptional circumstances that surrounded these memos," Obama said, adding that he has "fought to protect the integrity of classified information in the past and I will do so in the future."

    Here’s McCain on the Memo release: "(The release) doesn't help America's image, does not help us address the issue and I think it was a serious mistake," McCain said.

    Also today, from President Obama

    Senior members of the Bush administration who approved the use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation measures could face prosecution, President Obama disclosed today .

    He said the use of torture reflected America "losing our moral bearings".

    For the first time, today, he opened up the possibility that those in the administration who gave the go-ahead for the use of waterboarding could be prosecuted.
     
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    I agree with him. If it's enough to make a fuss about then we should know everything. The good and the bad and the ugly. Including what Congress knew and when they knew it.
     
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    AH --
    You beat me to it. Agree everything should be brought out. If there is going to a party over this, then let there be a party. Anything short of the full monty will besmirch The Prophet's administration and further drag down his poll numbers.

    I wonder if junior actually understands what he has started here. The Dems will not be in office forever.
     
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    I think if we waterboard Dick Cheney 183 times in 30 days, while naked, with mad dogs nipping at his shriveled testicles, while having the shit slapped out of him on breaks, on live television, this whole issue will be considered settled.

    That is a simple agreement and if you can't get on board with that, you're just being unreasonable. We just want the truth out of the guy and it's not like we're torturing him.
     
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    I don't know why Cheney keeps calling for things as if anyone cares what he has to say.
     
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    Deflection is a terrible thing to waste. Let's hear the whole story!
     
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    The same people who believe waterboarding is a cruel interrogation method will tell you that Al Gore's global warming film several years back was 100% the truth.
     
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    And want debating on their positions closed
     
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    Should we apologize for the beheadings as well? Why didn't the terrorists, i meant Shai'ra fighters didnt discuss their methods in memos.
     
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    What else is there to discuss here? The former admin outlined torture methods for captives. That's all there is to know.
     

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