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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 04:03 PM
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22. These parts of the article should be stressed . . .
Recently, prominent Baptist layman and distinguished senator from South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, gave a hat-tip to the Inquisition. At a May 13 Senate hearing discussing interrogation techniques like waterboarding, Graham explained that, One of the reasons these techniques have been used for about 500 years is that they work.

I was reminded of one of the things Gandhi said about Christians: Everyone in the world knows that Jesus and his teachings were non-violent except Christians.

And the reason that regular churchgoers dont seem to know this is because the historical Jesus is not preached.

The clerk of the General Assembly followed up on April 23, 2009, with an appeal to President Barack Obama to work with Congress to establish a non-partisan Commission of Inquiry to bring an understanding of what happened, how it happened, and who was accountable, adding

If those responsible are not held accountable, nothing beyond wishful thinking and admonitions exists to compel future leaders to resist the temptation to torture in times of fear or threat.

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