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Obama says after 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'
yahoo.com ^ | 8/1/14 | ap

Posted on 08/01/2014 12:47:26 PM PDT by ColdOne

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line. He says, quote, "we tortured some folks."

Obama is commenting on a Senate investigation into the CIA's interrogation techniques.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 911; antiamericanism; goldenchild; hypocrite; interrogation; lyingliar; obamadoctrine; obamagforeignpolicy; obamagotgaddafi; obamalegacy; obamalies; obamapresser; obamaquotes; obamatheenemy; theone; torture; warcrimes; waterboarding
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1 posted on 08/01/2014 12:47:26 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Sure, those Al Qaeda and Taliban... just regular “folks”, ya know?


2 posted on 08/01/2014 12:47:54 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: ColdOne

Isn’t this the guy who bragged about being really good at killing people with drones?


3 posted on 08/01/2014 12:48:51 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: ColdOne

and you’ve been torturing us for 10 years now


4 posted on 08/01/2014 12:48:57 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: ColdOne

We can not get rid of this shithead fast enough...yesterday would be too late...


5 posted on 08/01/2014 12:49:24 PM PDT by Fedupwithit (If you never stop giving, they will never stop taking...)
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To: ColdOne

Not enough IMO.


6 posted on 08/01/2014 12:50:49 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: ColdOne
Kinda funny he said this. Now he will hear it from the left as to why he didn't ‘punish’ said torturers. This will be interesting.
7 posted on 08/01/2014 12:50:52 PM PDT by Theoria (I should never have surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive)
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To: ColdOne

This man is the President of WHAT nation?


8 posted on 08/01/2014 12:50:56 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: ColdOne
Was there no "torture" on 911 in Obama's allies' attack
(which Obama claims was only urban renewal)?



9 posted on 08/01/2014 12:51:03 PM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: ColdOne
You do you say it like you don't think they deserved it, 0?:

Maybe because you're a Muslim who sides with the terrorists?

10 posted on 08/01/2014 12:51:33 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: ColdOne

I just Tweeted about that as my blood was boiling listening to him. He disparaged America’s values and said we tortured people! We went too far!

I always think I cannot despise him more but I always find I’m capable of it.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 12:51:34 PM PDT by BlueHorseShoe ( Let us all speak out, rise up, lead and conquer!)
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To: ColdOne

Someone correct me if I’m wrong, but, does Obama saying we tortured people somehow expose us to lawsuits? He’s saying we broke international law, Geneva convention standards, etc.???

Why is he commenting on this at all???


12 posted on 08/01/2014 12:51:53 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: ColdOne


13 posted on 08/01/2014 12:51:57 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Obama's Storm of Illegal immigrants, aka, new democRat voters and his 2016 FDR 3rd term attempt!)
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To: ColdOne

Sorry Barry. They weren’t “folks”. They were murdering, Islamoterrorist bags o’ ****! The problem was, we didn’t “torture” them enough.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 12:52:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: ColdOne

Bammy,s IRS tortures Americans daily.


15 posted on 08/01/2014 12:52:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ColdOne

Obama’s fault!


16 posted on 08/01/2014 12:53:11 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (The next DNC convention will be spoken in Spanish; Press 1 for English)
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To: Boogieman

He held a press conference just to say this?

Like you said, no mention of how dangerous and evil those we *tortured* (interrogated) were/are. That’s irrelevant to 0.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 12:53:15 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Paladin2

And Deval Patrick said a “Couple of fellas” blew up the Boston Marathon.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 12:53:33 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: ColdOne
That's right...we tortured more than a few “folks”.And boy were the Norwegians pi$$ed off when they found out about it.
19 posted on 08/01/2014 12:53:41 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Fedupwithit

Do you pronounce that “shih - theed”?


20 posted on 08/01/2014 12:54:09 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ColdOne

This same bastard (look it up, his parents got married after he was conceived and daddy’s previous marriage was still in effect) denies that any kind of a partisan witchhunt was going on at the IRS.

#SMIDGEN


21 posted on 08/01/2014 12:54:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: ColdOne

What’s one more lie among a host of others?


22 posted on 08/01/2014 12:55:03 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: ColdOne

And...?


23 posted on 08/01/2014 12:55:08 PM PDT by Hoffer Rand (Bear His image. Bring His message. Be the Church.)
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To: Jane Long

Well, they were oppressed minorities, so anything they did to us was justified, and anything we did to them was an unwarranted continuation of the oppression that led them to attack us in the first place.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 12:55:13 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ColdOne

Eye of the beholder, jerk.


25 posted on 08/01/2014 12:55:30 PM PDT by jch10 (WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE COYOTE IN CHIEF?)
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To: ColdOne

Pouring water on a terrorists face: No no.

Freeing 5 top Taliban commanders for a traitor while a hero Marine is tortured everyday in a Mexican prison: OK.


26 posted on 08/01/2014 12:55:41 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Last two democRat presidents were fatherless in their upbringing.


27 posted on 08/01/2014 12:55:52 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ColdOne

Mr. _resident, I just need to ask myself one question: “What would Jack Bauer do?”


28 posted on 08/01/2014 12:56:25 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Kerry, as Obama's plenipotentiary, is a paradox - the physical presence of a geopolitical absence")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Arguably the greatest ‘success’ of his presidency was killing Osama bin Laden. This ‘success’ was the direct result of information gleaned in interrogations which used what he calls 'torture'.
29 posted on 08/01/2014 12:56:30 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: ColdOne

Before you know it he’ll release 5 Taliban commanders from GITMO to make up for it. /s


30 posted on 08/01/2014 12:57:12 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Sec. of State Hillary Clinton: "WE came, WE saw, HE DIED! HA HA!" (while referring to the torture, abuse, and murder of a POW named Momar Gaddafi).

#DONTSHOOTSDONTSHOOT

31 posted on 08/01/2014 12:57:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: ColdOne; All
hey- if they bring a knife to the fight we'll bring a gun...
32 posted on 08/01/2014 12:57:44 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: massgopguy
And Deval Patrick said a “Couple of fellas” blew up the Boston Marathon.

Hey.wait a minute pal! He went to Harvard.You have no right to ridicule.

33 posted on 08/01/2014 12:57:57 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (We're The First Generation Not Forced To Fight To Defend Our Freedom.And It Shows!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Because a huge issue with his base was the water-boarding. Also a major distraction, yet on a Friday it is interesting that he commented on it.


34 posted on 08/01/2014 12:58:28 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: ColdOne

Said the phony who’s drone killed hundreds in the last six years.

Bullsh** artist.


35 posted on 08/01/2014 12:58:43 PM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: Resettozero

The nation of Islam and he proves it every day. I said since day one he was an Islamic enemy agent working undercover and every day I am proven right, every-single-freakin’ day. Now he standing by the side of Hamas, and I have no doubt arming them as well.


36 posted on 08/01/2014 12:58:52 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego; ColdOne
According to one summary of the Senate report I read, the Democrats slipped in some language like the common meaning of "torture."

According to the definition in the US Code and the international convention, we didn't torture anyone. That's what the Bush Justice Department memo the Dems scream about concluded, too. But that doesn't fit the Dem/MSM meme.

You would think that a President who allegedly was a law professor would know this.

37 posted on 08/01/2014 1:00:04 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: molson209
and you’ve been torturing us for 10 years now

Make that 20 years.

38 posted on 08/01/2014 1:01:50 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: Dilbert San Diego; ColdOne
Oh, and the hidden agenda here is there are still some Dems who want to prosecute the CIA agents who performed the waterboarding and other stress interrogation techniques. That hasn't happened so far because 1) they don't have a case because that isn't "torture" and 2) they would have an open rebellion on their hands at CIA.

But, now that President Pen and Phone has been crowned King, maybe he's ready to go that far.

39 posted on 08/01/2014 1:03:17 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: ColdOne

Not like the NYPD who strangles them to death. :-)


40 posted on 08/01/2014 1:04:12 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"Why is he commenting on this at all???"

Because it can hurt us and it allows him to showcase his alleged moral superiority.

41 posted on 08/01/2014 1:04:28 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: BlueHorseShoe

He is a no good evil poser. He should be arrested and removed from office.


42 posted on 08/01/2014 1:04:57 PM PDT by dforest
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To: BlueHorseShoe
I was taking a nap....with the radio on and woke up during the pukes "ah...I...Ah....".infested address,,,


43 posted on 08/01/2014 1:05:56 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Fedupwithit

I demand you apologize to sh**heads everywhere for that insult. They have feelings too. I don’t believe Obama rises to the level of sh**head. (snicker)


44 posted on 08/01/2014 1:07:17 PM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: massgopguy
"couple of fellas"

Hey, they were dreamers too. They dreamed of killing Americans.

45 posted on 08/01/2014 1:08:36 PM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: Diogenesis

Every time in see those photos I get the same feeling. Sadness, and then anger. May we never forget!


46 posted on 08/01/2014 1:16:26 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: ColdOne

Resign you traitor.


47 posted on 08/01/2014 1:20:25 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I know, that halting speech is so annoying and difficult to listen to I wanted to take a hammer to my head to put myself out of my misery. Obama is SO inarticulate. TRUTH!


48 posted on 08/01/2014 1:21:19 PM PDT by BlueHorseShoe ( Let us all speak out, rise up, lead and conquer!)
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To: fhayek

Usama is under a million tons of rock in Tora Bora. Ubama just needed a distraction.


49 posted on 08/01/2014 1:22:20 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: dforest

Too bad we are represented by a bunch of wussies who refuse to get rid of him. If anyone deserves to be impeached and removed from office I’d say he’s prime candidate.


50 posted on 08/01/2014 1:23:27 PM PDT by BlueHorseShoe ( Let us all speak out, rise up, lead and conquer!)
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