Waterboarding

Waterboarding

Torture is torture. I don’t care how you put it. Now whether or not you may think it is useful in interrogation situations is another thing entirely. I think it is obvious that the interrogation techniques used after 9/11 were more than abrasive due to the fear & anger many Americans had towards those who resposible for the attacks. (I still believe there was something else to that. Read More)

What I’m getting at is… Does that justify our government waterboarding a man 183 times after he had already confessed? I’m not sympathetic towards the guilty… what I am saying is… just kill him if you’re going to do all of that.

The problem with all of this is that we lay the claim that we are a nation of laws. We cannot justify torture in our society or we become a tyranny.

The video below is an example of what is like to be waterboarded. The “Shock Jock” host of the “Man Cow Show”, who is republican and a staunch advosary of the Obama administration, said that waterboarding is not torture. He decides to prove it by doing it to himself. Lets watch…

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Now… you tell me… What are your views on torture now?