Define Torture

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  1. Annie
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    Good idea, links natch:

    http://instapundit.com/archives/026698.php

     
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    reading psychoblues' ramblings .... :laugh:
     
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    Exactly. That was the problem with Abu Ghraib, there may have been crimes committed, perhaps. At the same time, the pics were inflammatory beyond what was done. Humiliation, undoubtedly. Torture-with the dogs, for sure. Beyond that? Not so sure.

    Now from that, the left wants to extrapolate to war crimes. Give me a break.
     
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    I have no problem with using psychological coersion to extract information. I also believe there is a difference between physical torture and physical discomfort used to aid in psychological coersion.

    I agree, the left has made a mountain of a molehill. Problem is, we need to quit reacting to their rants by providing the sacrificial lambs.

    I do however believe what was done at Abu Ghraib was criminal. It served no real purpose except to humiliate prisoners randomly. Coersion should be used specifically by intelligence personnel against specific persons suspected of possessing information valuable to the war effort.
     
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    Because the left is fair and only wants what's best for our country :D
     
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    in a fascist sort of way...... ;)
     
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    this is all crap...i have been to frt parties where worse things have happened...
     
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    Hell, I went through Marine boot camp ...... :laugh:
     
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    :puke:
     
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    they may be worse that my rookie hazing playing soccer......bunch of fereners in short pants...... :wtf:
     

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