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Originally posted by Blaine91555
reply to post by impressme
We all know what is in the pictures without seeing them. The only reason to post them is for voyeurs. Pretty sick in fact.
You are also putting Soldiers lives in more danger than they already are. What's the point?
Originally posted by 27jd
Originally posted by poedxsoldiervet
What the hell does that mean? The ass clowns who did these horbile things are in Jail Fort Leavenworth, who else is there to be punished?
Isn't there somebody a little higher up who were aware this type of behavior was occuring? I thought there was, either way, I jumped into this thread to point out that this isn't even the torture that is being debated, torture to extract info to save lives. It was just sick people getting their rocks off. That's not honorable in any way.
Originally posted by intrepid
Another question. Yeah, I'm full of them today. Why is torture even necessary when you have chemical agents that can ply the brain?
Originally posted by groingrinder
Leave your enemies dead on the battlefield. Take no prisoners. Torture no one.
Originally posted by SFwife
exactly I take offensive to it b/c you just made my husbands job a little harder ...and dangerous
Why would anyone care about terrorist ? Why would anyone defend them or have any empathy at all ? I don't understand it and I never will .
Those who care so much about the terrorist should go and spend a little time with them ..hang out see how that works out for you
Drugs used as truth serums. Two of the most commonly used truth serums are members of the barbiturate drug class. Barbiturates are sedatives and hypnotics that are created from barbituric acid. They are divided into classes according to the duration of sedation: ultrashort, short, intermediate, and long. Ultrashort-acting barbiturates are used as anesthetics whereas long-acting ones are used to treat convulsions (anticonvulsive). Barbiturates are controlled substances due to their high potential for abuse and for addictive behavior.
Sodium pentothal (pentothal sodium, thiopental, thiopentone) is an ultrashort-acting barbiturate, meaning that sedation only lasts for a few minutes. Sodium pentothal slows down the heart rate, lowers blood pressure, and slows down (depresses) the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system) activity. Sedation occurs in less than one minute after injection. It is used as a general anesthetic for procedures of short duration, for induction of anesthesia given before other anesthetic drugs, as a supplement to regional anesthesia (such as a spinal block), as an anticonvulsive, and for narcoanalysis.
Sodium amytal (amobarbital, amylobarbitone, Amytal) is an intermediate-acting barbiturate. Sedation occurs in one hour or longer and lasts for 10 to 12 hours. Sodium amytal depresses the central nervous system. It is used as a sedative, hypnotic, and anticonvulsive and for narcoanalysis. When sodium amytal is used for narcoanalysis it may be called an "Amytal interview."
Scopolamine (hyoscine) is an anticholinergic alkaloid drug that is obtained from certain plants. Anticholinergic drugs block the impulses that pass through certain nerves. Scopolamine affects the autonomic nervous system and is used as a sedative, to prevent motion sickness, to treat eye lens muscle paralysis (cycloplegic), and to dilate the pupil (mydriatic).
Originally posted by intrepid
reply to post by poedxsoldiervet
Not from what I've been reading. They're quite effective when administered properly.