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In a new court filing on behalf of alleged dirty bomber Jose Padilla, his lawyers allege that government interrogators forced him to take '___', Gerstein reported.
"Additionally, Padilla was given drugs against his will, believed to be some form of lysergic acid diethylamide ('___') or phencyclidine (PCP), to act as a sort of truth serum during his interrogations," he quotes the filing.
Now, There are some important details that aren't explained: Padilla's lawyers don't say what effects the prisoner reported to make them conclude it was '___' or PCP, nor do they report how many times such a drug or drugs were administered. And as any self-respecting child of the D.A.R.E era knows, '___' and PCP typically produce wildly different behavior (neither of which is particularly helpful if you're trying to get information out of someone).
Still -- if their charge is accurate, it's disturbing and bizarre. Of course, the U.S. government pioneered research into '___' in particular in the 1950s and 60s. CIA officers even tested the drug by surruptitiously dosing each other, leading at least one acid-tripping spook to run in a paranoid frenzy through Washington D.C. and over a bridge into Virginia, where his co-workers later found him cowering under a fountain. Link
Originally posted by djohnsto77
'___' is now a Schedule I substance and I seriously doubt it would be allowed to be used even in the most secretive of our government agencies. Sodium pentathol or something else like that would both be legal and more effective.
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
On a flipside, I think its fair enough.
AS long as you dont OD them, or continue it enough to melt there brain..
Originally posted by masqua
Since this thread will naturally turn to the effects of '___', I'd like to point out that posters should stick to the clinical data rather than personal experience.
This is because of the rules of this board as laid out in the Terms and Conditions
In particular, this rule;
2e.) Illegal Activity: Discussion of any illegal activities such as drug use... are strictly forbidden.