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Which Republican Presidential Candidates Support Water Torture?

Who supports U.S. government water torture?

Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum. That’s who. (Source: May 5, 2011 Republican Presidential debate)

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Obama Appointment Signals Unwillingness to Confront Surveillance and Torture

This week, news of an apparent appointment to the presidential cabinet of Barack Obama hit the streets. Sources are telling the Associated Press and Atlantic Monthly that John Brennan will likely be appointed to head the CIA or be the next Director of National Intelligence. Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Sullivan do an excellent job of [...]

NEWS: Mukasey Covered Up for Bush Administration, Which Gave Thumbs Up to Torture

You ask why three times over Attorney Michael Mukasey wouldn’t answer whether waterboarding (the process of drowning someone until their mind breaks) is torture during his confirmation hearings?

The answer is simple. If he told the nation that waterboarding was torture (as case law and the JAG clearly state it is), then Mukasey would have [...]

Impunity on Torture! Bush Admits “I Approved,” Nation Gasps at Sprint Customer Service

Your president has just admitted to the federal felony crime of conspiracy to commit torture… and you’re upset that a Sprint service representative referred to a customer as “nucking futz.”

Please understand that I’m referring to “you” in the collective, national sense. I know that you personally care about the issue of American torture from [...]