Panetta suggested that the torturers should not be subject to prosecution because they were given orders to torture. That’s the same justification that was used by Nazi concentration camp guards.
A full rebuttal, point by point, of Barack Obama’s latest justification of his support for the FISA Amendments Act. Barack Obama’s statement is completely inadequate, and confirms our worst fears about the FISA Amendments Act.
Title 10 of the United States Code determines what the U.S. military is allowed to do. This code is very clear. The U.S. military is not allowed to search, seize, arrest, or engage in similar law enforcement activities within the borders of the United States.