Joy (cithra) wrote,
Joy
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that was then, this is now

It appears the House is getting ready to outsource torture of suspected terrorists. Sponsored by the Republicans, tucked into an amendment to the bill implementing the 9/11 review recommendations. Irony isn't dead after all.

Wasn't there someone, a while back, making some speech about the United States not having a policy of torture?

Not to mention that anyone with even a sliver of a clue should be aware that torture doesn't give you intelligence worth a damn - what it gives you is stories your victim thinks you want to hear.

Gah. Making Light says it all far more cogently than I can. I feel like -- well, I'm not sure what I feel like, but it isn't pleased.
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