The CIA and Its Torturers
By Andrew P. Napolitano
December 11, 2014
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When the head of the CIA’s torture unit decided to destroy videotapes of his team’s horrific work, he unwittingly set in motion a series of events that led to the release this week of the most massive, detailed documentation of unlawful behavior by high-ranking government officials and intentional infliction of pain on noncombatants by the United States government since the Civil War era. Here is the backstory.
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What should we make of this report on government torture? In a free society in which the government works for us, we have a right to know what it is doing in our names, and we have a reasonable expectation that the laws the government enforces against us it will enforce against itself. But don’t hold your breath waiting for that to happen.
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I like the Judge.
And, I respect his opinion.
I’d need more on the alleged “plots stopped” to make a value judgment.
On the face of it, and knowing the Gooferment’s willingness to create “false flags”, as well as lie, cheat, and steal.
I’m more to the Judge’s side of the argument than those who post 9/11 pictures on Facebook.
Not sure that this prevented anything.
If it did, I’d be more “understanding”. Slaps on the wrist rather than condemnation.
But, the USA is in everyone’s business and needs to pull back.
Not that anyone listens to one fat old white guy injineer blogger!
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