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Originally posted by ntech
reply to post by andy1033
Well look at the historical record. After 9-11 nothing. AlQuida while not destroyed is on the run and was unable to do any major offensive afterwards. Saddam is gone. Iraq is fairly peaceable for a middle east country. Afghanistan and Pakistan is the trouble spots now.
There was a lot out there that was never admitted to. But according to history he had a successful presidency.
If I was being waterboarded, or interrogated in some way, I might just come up with some fancy answers fast...doesn't mean the right answers though, especially if I had no clue.
Originally posted by Judohawk
Criminals that get tortured for info usually aren't good people. Letting them sit in a dark room and just asking them over and over isn't going to get information.
Spend more time worrying about yourself and your family than whether a terrorist is being treated fairly.
Originally posted by black cat
Torture is the right thing to do if it saves lives. How many attempted terrorist attacks were there on the United States after Sept.11? Alot! How many successful terrorist attacks were there after Sept. 11? None.
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
reply to post by weedwhacker
"Future Farmers of America, 1990 freshman year of high school... "waterboarded" in a 560 gallon steel stock tank as part of Greenhand Initiation. Speaking as a person who went through it, all with the goal of joining a group, it isn't torture."