Monday, November 07, 2005


did we as a democracy agree that torture was the way to go? That we tolerate it, look the other way when it happens, demand that no other country do it, accept that former Soviet camps are now fine for our own necessary torturing of our enemies?

This is being done in all our names, by our government. Are we not outraged by it? Upset by it? Thinking that maybe this is not the best course for America? Outside of a television program on Fox ("24"), does torture work? (Actually, it rarely worked on the show). Doesn't torture put our soldiers and civilians in greater harm?

Isn't it the opposite of what we think we are as a country, a place of law, not unanswerable might?

Just asking.

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