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burgundy floppy hat Donating Member (42 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-30-08 01:16 PM
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5. Mukasey is a mediocre mind...
" That law engages the "shocks the conscience" standard, he explained, and you have to "balance the value of doing something against the cost of doing it."

And who makes this determination, a man who is intellectually incapable of understanding torture, or it's greater implications to the individual, and the state? (Hello, NEOCONS!)

How do they know it "shocks the conscience?" Because an unqualified,
psychologically ill scientist told them so?

(I remember reading about the early CIA, it was said the only doctors who would agree to research torture were the fifth and sixth tier doctors, the great ones refused to comply. Which says a lot about where Mukasey gets his information -- known scientific quacks. What next? Black people are genetically inferior to whites?).

Mukasey doesn't, or wont, recognize torture as a politicized issue , he is supporting Dick Cheney's agenda.

His inadequate, flawed reasoning, legally invalid, is the product of mediocre minds, not worthy of the American legal code. (Think Yoo, and Addington.)

Men who don't understand torture lost a war, were unable to provide for, or plan, American national defense, cannot run a country, should not be discussing the validity of torture, they just are not world class intellects. It's a BUSH ADMINISTRATION policy, another FAILED policy, enough said.

9.11 happened because George Bush didn't act to stop it, the intelligence was there, gathered without torture.

Thank goodness for the Hague, at least their is a body of intellect left somewhere. And this is what Mukasey's argument plays to, I think, keeping Bush out of the Hague.
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