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Sat Aug 30, 2014, 07:11 PM

a "no brainer"

Nah. They wouldn't do that:

At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped Westerners.


When asked about whether he has any regrets, the ISIS Commander shrugged and said it was a "no brainer" for him.

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The use of a form of torture known as waterboarding to gain information is a "no-brainer", the US vice-president, Dick Cheney, told a radio interviewer, it was reported today.

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In an interview with Scott Hennen, a conservative radio show host in Fargo, North Dakota, on Tuesday, Mr Cheney agreed with the assertion that "a dunk in water" could yield valuable intelligence from terror suspects.

"Would you agree a dunk in water is a no-brainer if it can save lives?" Mr Hennen asked.

"Well, it's a no-brainer for me," Mr Cheney replied. "But for a while there, I was criticised as being the vice president for torture. We don't torture. That's not what we're involved in."
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/oct/27/usa.guantanamo
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http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2014/08/no-brainer.html

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Aug 30, 2014, 07:15 PM

1. I am typically sad to hear of the passing, or near passing, of anyone

to include Joan Rivers.

When dick's time comes, I will feel nothing.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Aug 30, 2014, 09:00 PM

2. Demonstrated: no brains were involved in that decision

Engaging in torture always comes back to haunt you later.

It's the lesson we never learn as a species.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014, 09:07 PM

3. There is a chunk of coal where his soul should reside.

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