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To: frogjerk

>>So, yeah, we are way over the line into torture.


Was this concerning terrorists or people with constitutional rights? <<

That ruling was about a U.S. citizen but it defined what is cruel and unusual.

One can argue, as the Bush administration did, that the constitution does not protect against torture for enemy combatants overseas but we can’t very argue that what we did does not meet the American definition of torture.


16 posted on 05/19/2009 11:52:48 AM PDT by gondramB
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To: gondramB
Here is where I think you go wrong.

when prison officials had disciplined an inmate for disruptive behavior

An inmate is not a terrorist being interrogated. I think there is a big difference here.

19 posted on 05/19/2009 11:58:48 AM PDT by frogjerk (C-NJ)
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