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Memo: Bush's power trumps laws on torture

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posted on Apr, 2 2008 @ 01:55 AM
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Memo: Bush's power trumps laws on torture


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon Tuesday made public a now-defunct legal memo that approved the use of harsh interrogation techniques against terror suspects, saying President Bush's wartime authority trumps any international ban on torture.
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posted on Apr, 2 2008 @ 01:55 AM
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Everyone knows the office of legal councils opinion letters paved the way for Bush totalitarian-type leadership, but to see a memo like this in the light of day is disheartening.


"Finally, even if the criminal prohibitions outlined above applied, and an interrogation method might violate those prohibitions, necessity or self-defense could provide justifications for any criminal liability," the memo concluded.


Nicely put. If I can find a way to spin my desires so that it looks like it is in the better interest of americans, I can do it... basically.

I am all for protecting america, but this is more like protecting a personal agenda.

Well, I can see it clearly you blundering fools!


AAC



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posted on Apr, 2 2008 @ 02:12 AM
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