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IPFS News Link • Torture

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• Vanity Fair
As the first anniversary of 9/11 approached, and a prized Guantánamo detainee wouldn’t talk, the Bush administration’s highest-ranking lawyers argued for extreme interrogation techniques, circumventing international law, the Geneva Conventions, and t

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Comment by Ed Price
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When government propaganda ceases to work effectively on its citizens, government turns to torture. In the U.S. it starts with police brutality. Where will it end? Will revolution be the end of the American form of government?

Comment by Ed Price
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The real reason for anti-torture rules and laws is not the humane one. The real one is to get at the truth.

You can torture almost anybody into admitting almost anything if you do it the right way. Then, if you really want the truth, you have to sift through all the junk they told you to see if any of it fits the available facts or not.

Torture by government is simply a way for government folks to manufacture guilty parties so that government can cover up the fact of their own gross negligence, failure, and, yes, corruption.