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florida08 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-28-09 01:36 PM
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12. pretty damning evidence there
"The report shows, however, that the effort to identify and seek authority to use harsh new techniques started shortly after 9/11that is, in 2001, well before there were any prisoners on whom they could be used. It also shows that the effort had its origin in the White House, specifically in the office of Vice President Cheney and involved a series of people who had Cheneys confidence."

This just might suggest they knew there were no WMDS. The so called mushroom cloud conspiracy. We do know they were told ahead of time about the lack of evidence to support such positions as well as the link to Al Qaeda. I do remember a dinner that Bush attended where he "joked" about not finding them. Prosecute them ALL to the MAX.
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  -Scott Horton: Busting The Torture Myths (The Stomach-Turning Truth of Bush's Torture Programs) Hissyspit  Apr-28-09 03:23 AM   #0 
  - Scott is right. If we don't sort this out, we can "look forward"  EFerrari   Apr-28-09 03:57 AM   #1 
  - Degenerate elitists are hard to stomach. They think no one can touch them.  bjobotts   Apr-29-09 01:31 AM   #28 
     - If this goes without prosecutions it will doom American Democracy  bjobotts   Apr-29-09 01:33 AM   #29 
        - We are a nation of laws not Kings. Standing for the rule of law makes you left wing radical  bjobotts   Apr-29-09 01:35 AM   #30 
           - Only leftists think the rule of law applies to everyone equally, including presidents  bjobotts   Apr-29-09 01:37 AM   #31 
              - It is an insult to our Judicial system that Jay Bybee is now a federal judge for life.  bjobotts   Apr-29-09 01:38 AM   #32 
  - kick nt  Hissyspit   Apr-28-09 05:22 AM   #2 
  - Excellent article.  Voice for Peace   Apr-28-09 05:42 AM   #3 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Apr-28-09 07:45 AM   #4 
  - K&R n/t  Lugnut   Apr-28-09 09:35 AM   #5 
  - Excellent article from Scott Horton as usual. K & R nt  glitch   Apr-28-09 10:15 AM   #6 
  - Either we do it, or Spain and other wronged nations will press charges.  alfredo   Apr-28-09 10:25 AM   #7 
  - People should start calling it what it was, Cheney's torture program.  EFerrari   Apr-28-09 10:34 AM   #8 
  - .  Hissyspit   Apr-28-09 12:25 PM   #9 
  - bttt!  Karenina   Apr-28-09 01:22 PM   #11 
     - sppp!  Hissyspit   Apr-28-09 05:45 PM   #18 
  - K&R  Martin Eden   Apr-28-09 12:26 PM   #10 
  - pretty damning evidence there  florida08   Apr-28-09 01:36 PM   #12 
  - and Rumsfeld owns Mt Misery where physical and psychological torture was administered to slaves:  mod mom   Apr-28-09 01:43 PM   #15 
  - There is no irony here. That sickening coward Rumsfeld  EmeraldCityGrl   Apr-28-09 04:58 PM   #17 
  - of course they knew  Two Americas   Apr-28-09 06:36 PM   #19 
  - Precisely, Two Americas -- or, alternatively, if you read accounts  JDPriestly   Apr-29-09 01:12 AM   #26 
  - Remember the 9/11 commission?  Usrename   Apr-28-09 07:51 PM   #21 
     - I don't understand why people keep overlooking this.  merh   Apr-28-09 11:47 PM   #24 
     - Maybe they are just afraid of getting the thread sent to the dungeon.  Usrename   Apr-29-09 06:49 AM   #33 
        - I hadn't thought of that.  merh   Apr-29-09 08:28 AM   #35 
     - thanks for the link  florida08   Apr-29-09 07:11 AM   #34 
  - Bush/Cheney/Rummy are war criminals  RalphieD   Apr-28-09 01:40 PM   #13 
  - The climate at GITMO is too pleasant for them. I think somewhere very cold & damp  mod mom   Apr-28-09 01:47 PM   #16 
  - Bravo Scott  malaise   Apr-28-09 01:41 PM   #14 
  - drip, drip, drip, drip, drip, drip, drip  L. Coyote   Apr-28-09 07:08 PM   #20 
  - Promising political product......what, like Watergate?  WestSeattle2   Apr-28-09 08:49 PM   #22 
  - Yes, the momentum for prosecutions, the horror of the public  JDPriestly   Apr-29-09 01:15 AM   #27 
     - Excellent point, religiousity has been strangely silent...n/t  WestSeattle2   Apr-29-09 08:51 PM   #37 
  - Kick!  calimary   Apr-28-09 11:24 PM   #23 
  - K & R. n/t  chill_wind   Apr-29-09 01:06 AM   #25 
  - Kick it again  HillWilliam   Apr-29-09 08:56 AM   #36 

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