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  •  You're dreaming if you think the overseas torture (1+ / 0-)
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    has stopped. It's been driven underground, but still exists in Afghanistan (Bagram) and other locations farmed out to dictatorial regimes.  

    Perhaps the most egregious examples and methods have been reduced, but if the Obama admin. doesn't hesitate to torture an American citizen, why on earth would you think they wouldn't do a "wink-wink, nudge-nudge" overseas -- as the military did with the now-infamous killer squads.

    Conservatives are] engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; ...the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. JK Galbraith

    by Vtdblue on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 12:14:04 PM PDT

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