The United States of America has used torture on prisoners.
While most people will say, ho hum, no big deal, I contend that this, coupled with our abetting the murder of over a million civilians in Iraq, will be two issues that will never go away. Two issues that have permanently scarred the Escutcheon of our Nation.
Today we have:
White House defends interrogation methodSince when does the White House decide what is legal? How about the Supreme Court.
By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON - The White House on Wednesday defended the use of the interrogation technique known as waterboarding, saying it is legal — not torture as critics argue — and has saved American lives.
President Bush could authorize waterboarding for future terrorism suspects if certain criteria are met, a spokesman said.