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walldude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-20-09 04:58 PM
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9. I know, I keep posting about how successful Bush was at
"mainstreaming" torture. We actually have debates about torture. LIke it's something that needs to be discussed. Makes me want to :puke:
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  -Do you think if stories of the torture of children or that many people held weren't mmonk  Apr-20-09 04:50 PM   #0 
  - That's a good point. If we heard those children screaming  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 04:51 PM   #1 
  - I'm clueless, which children?  imdjh   Apr-20-09 04:54 PM   #2 
  - Sy Hersh says there is video of boys being sodomized.  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 04:56 PM   #6 
  - Google tortured children US  mmonk   Apr-20-09 04:57 PM   #7 
  - There were stories of children being tortured in front of their parents  GCP   Apr-20-09 04:59 PM   #10 
  - just a little bit of what they did  rcrush   Apr-20-09 05:00 PM   #11 
  - Sadism . . . and IMO the only way they can get most soldiers to do this is ...  defendandprotect   Apr-20-09 11:52 PM   #36 
  - It's not just Sy Hearsh, read the torture memo's  walldude   Apr-20-09 05:00 PM   #12 
     - Thanks. Yes, you're right. n/t  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 05:14 PM   #14 
  - Yeah. I've heard the screaming of the kids at Abu Ghraib  mmonk   Apr-20-09 05:14 PM   #13 
  - Sadly, I don't think it would matter  Duer 157099   Apr-20-09 04:54 PM   #3 
  - Hard to say. I wouldn't be surprised if even DUers had some,  tekisui   Apr-20-09 04:55 PM   #4 
  - It says a lot about those people that they condone and even want torture  lunatica   Apr-20-09 06:29 PM   #25 
  - The corporate media would find some new diversion or preposterous spin.  endarkenment   Apr-20-09 04:56 PM   #5 
  - The Right Wingers would be angry about it, saying they don't  valerief   Apr-20-09 04:57 PM   #8 
  - I know, I keep posting about how successful Bush was at  walldude   Apr-20-09 04:58 PM   #9 
  - if you recall, the military became so concerned about the acceptance  merh   Apr-20-09 09:43 PM   #33 
  - Constitution bans cruel and unusual punishment . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Apr-20-09 11:54 PM   #37 
  - Reading this thread  RandomThoughts   Apr-20-09 05:19 PM   #15 
  - I'm doubtful  Solly Mack   Apr-20-09 05:23 PM   #16 
  - I know how you feel but I don't think the average person  mmonk   Apr-20-09 05:35 PM   #17 
     - LOL See now, I see myself as the average person  Solly Mack   Apr-20-09 05:43 PM   #19 
        - Ha! Me too, but I've seen what average Americans think.  mmonk   Apr-20-09 06:20 PM   #24 
  - I don't think the MS Press gives a damn..but the Bloggers have been all over it...  KoKo   Apr-20-09 05:38 PM   #18 
  - I remember my mother calling TV the evil eye.  mmonk   Apr-20-09 05:44 PM   #20 
     - You know...that's a good name for them..."The Evil Eye"...she had good insight...  KoKo   Apr-20-09 06:35 PM   #27 
  - If it goes mainstream even some Rethugs will be calling for an investigation  NNN0LHI   Apr-20-09 05:47 PM   #21 
  - Don...have you ever seen Repugs call for an Investigation unless it helped THEM?  KoKo   Apr-20-09 06:39 PM   #28 
  - I don't think so.  dustbunnie   Apr-20-09 05:49 PM   #22 
  - Besides the one in question, there were those  mmonk   Apr-20-09 06:14 PM   #23 
     - You're right. I wish I still had the images and articles I found from the Algerian war.  dustbunnie   Apr-20-09 06:59 PM   #31 
  - It could help, I think. I don't think very many people know about  Ilsa   Apr-20-09 06:32 PM   #26 
  - Nope. Not one damn bit.  Codeine   Apr-20-09 06:41 PM   #29 
  - sadly no- not from what I've seen of this society- there  Bluerthanblue   Apr-20-09 06:46 PM   #30 
  - Yes . . . what did we have . . . 140,000 prisoners . .. how many tried and found guilty?  defendandprotect   Apr-20-09 09:34 PM   #32 
  - yes, it was about inducing fear.  mmonk   Apr-20-09 11:35 PM   #34 
  - Children of Abu Ghraib - Iraq  slipslidingaway   Apr-20-09 11:40 PM   #35 

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