Skip to main content

View Diary: Kiriakou's 15 Minutes of Shame (169 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  The reason it's a last resort (0+ / 0-)

    its low success rate and reliability under any combination of circumstances.

    Also, in a world of truth serum there is little or no point to torture...unless it is done to terrorize sympathizers of the person being tortured.

    I think that is the reason it is done. That and, as one of our colleagues is asserting, for kicks.

    Only Americans are having a torture debate.

    by cskendrick on Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 12:15:27 PM PST

    [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (140)
  • Community (69)
  • Bernie Sanders (49)
  • Elections (36)
  • 2016 (30)
  • Hillary Clinton (30)
  • Culture (29)
  • Climate Change (29)
  • Environment (26)
  • Science (26)
  • Civil Rights (25)
  • Media (21)
  • Law (20)
  • Republicans (20)
  • Labor (19)
  • Barack Obama (18)
  • Spam (18)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (18)
  • International (15)
  • White House (15)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site