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crankychatter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-24-08 07:15 AM
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20. I ain't readin' it - did he bond with his captive? opposite of Stockholm Syndrome? NT
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  -McCain's Vietnamese Jailer says he was never tortured Number23  Jun-24-08 04:59 AM   #0 
  - Sorry Mr. Duyet, our pilots were most certainly tortured in the Hanoi Hilton.  Nickster   Jun-24-08 05:04 AM   #1 
  - I'm figuring Duyet is using the new and improved definition of torture  IWantAnyDem   Jun-24-08 05:15 AM   #3 
     - Ahhh, excellent point. Thanks for the clarification. I have such a pre-9/11 mindset.  Nickster   Jun-24-08 05:24 AM   #5 
  - This is not only completely wacky . . .  MrModerate   Jun-24-08 05:13 AM   #2 
  - The difference is...  Number23   Jun-24-08 05:19 AM   #4 
  - Ahh! Your definition of "swiftboating" is more precise than mine . . .  MrModerate   Jun-24-08 05:25 AM   #6 
     - Got ya....  Number23   Jun-24-08 05:34 AM   #7 
     - But IS it a lie?  tkmorris   Jun-24-08 05:44 AM   #9 
        - Excellent question  Number23   Jun-24-08 06:11 AM   #12 
        - Go to a POW/MIA gathering and tell them about the spiffy article you found...........  Marrah_G   Jun-24-08 10:04 AM   #23 
        - Can you read?  Number23   Jun-24-08 05:00 PM   #44 
        - The reason many deny there was torture at Gitmo or Abu Graib  karynnj   Jun-24-08 02:06 PM   #36 
        - come on  qazplm   Jun-24-08 07:14 AM   #19 
  - Altho McCain broke both arms and a leg in the crash, he was indeed tortured, immediately!  flpoljunkie   Jun-24-08 05:22 PM   #47 
  - This is not where we want to go against McCain  shadowknows69   Jun-24-08 05:34 AM   #8 
  - By the republican definition of torture  C_U_L8R   Jun-24-08 06:00 AM   #10 
  - If we need to question his honor  Jake3463   Jun-24-08 06:06 AM   #11 
  - So are you saying...  Number23   Jun-24-08 06:19 AM   #13 
  - Yes, I'd say that.  dems_rightnow   Jun-24-08 05:10 PM   #45 
     - Okay  Number23   Jun-24-08 05:22 PM   #48 
        - Question the validity but not the newsworthiness?  dems_rightnow   Jun-25-08 06:17 AM   #56 
           - I question the validity of the man's statements  Number23   Jun-25-08 07:05 PM   #60 
  - Or his writing off remaining POW's to normalize relations in Vietnam  HeeBGBz   Jun-24-08 12:25 PM   #30 
     - That is just crap  sandnsea   Jun-25-08 09:04 AM   #58 
  - Right. And the NVA never killed thousands of people  old mark   Jun-24-08 06:22 AM   #14 
  - The kind of torture Mcsame went through is easy enough to detect  comtec   Jun-24-08 06:44 AM   #15 
  - Right, and zhere has never been an eshcape from Stalag 13!  bunkerbuster1   Jun-24-08 06:46 AM   #16 
  - Our government officials make similar claims about our prisoners  JVS   Jun-24-08 06:47 AM   #17 
  - Excellent point  Number23   Jun-24-08 07:12 AM   #18 
  - I ain't readin' it - did he bond with his captive? opposite of Stockholm Syndrome? NT  crankychatter   Jun-24-08 07:15 AM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-08 09:52 AM   #21 
  - what are you alerting and shaming exactly?  jakem   Jun-24-08 10:45 AM   #24 
     - Here are my thoughts  Marrah_G   Jun-24-08 11:06 AM   #27 
        - Bravo!  goldcanyonaz   Jun-24-08 11:08 AM   #28 
        - What in God's name are you talking about?  Number23   Jun-24-08 04:28 PM   #41 
        - They would both be inappropriate  Marrah_G   Jun-24-08 09:42 PM   #49 
           - Well, thankfully for us all  Number23   Jun-25-08 02:14 AM   #51 
        - Oh, and here we go!  Number23   Jun-24-08 04:48 PM   #43 
  - Hey, the United States doesn't torture either! (wink, wink) nt  ToeBot   Jun-24-08 09:56 AM   #22 
  - This is not a path I want to go down, too many other ways to attack McCain  goldcanyonaz   Jun-24-08 10:51 AM   #25 
  - that AU headline is pretty strange.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 10:58 AM   #26 
  - I don't buy it.  Bleachers7   Jun-24-08 11:19 AM   #29 
  - Yes, McCain was tortured  JudyInTheHeartland   Jun-24-08 12:28 PM   #31 
  - Yeah, but isn't that what our non-torturers in Gitmo say? n/t  demokatgurrl   Jun-24-08 01:10 PM   #32 
  - Maybe he uses the same definition for torture  Blue_In_AK   Jun-24-08 01:44 PM   #33 
  - This makes me more than a little queasy.  cbayer   Jun-24-08 02:02 PM   #34 
  - Former POW camp jailers for truth??  karynnj   Jun-24-08 02:03 PM   #35 
  - I don't believe it...  Smear Talk Express   Jun-24-08 02:10 PM   #37 
  - Don't go there? Says Karl Rove  pwb   Jun-24-08 02:17 PM   #38 
  - So, he broke his own arms twice, and reset them? n/t  AngryOldDem   Jun-24-08 02:21 PM   #39 
  - John McCain embraces GW Bush & his failed policies.  Disturbed   Jun-24-08 02:46 PM   #40 
  - Well, according to McCain's definition of torture, this Tran guy is correct!!  Major Hogwash   Jun-24-08 04:35 PM   #42 
  - I wouldn't think they would necessarily be truthful  KingFlorez   Jun-24-08 05:13 PM   #46 
  - Then why are McCain's arms and hands are totally deformed and don't move.  PM7nj   Jun-24-08 09:47 PM   #50 
  - Is this the new swift boaters? Vietcong Captures for Truth???  TheDonkey   Jun-25-08 02:26 AM   #52 
  - That's just CRAP  Raine   Jun-25-08 02:35 AM   #53 
  - That Guys sounds like GW Bush ......  kevinmc   Jun-25-08 03:01 AM   #54 
  - Quite a difference between the two articles: Australian article omits the caution mentioned in BBC  1Hippiechick   Jun-25-08 04:09 AM   #55 
  - Does this mean that McCain lied about his Purple Hearts? Some people say...  yardwork   Jun-25-08 09:00 AM   #57 
  - I am sure he would have said  DearAbby   Jun-25-08 09:43 AM   #59 
 

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