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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Backward looking

Posted By on Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 8:20 AM

Wendell Griffen decries the let-bygones-be-bygones approach to the U.S. use of torture.

How is it somehow commendable that President Obama has signaled to the intelligence apparatus of the United States that acts of inhumanity and torture allegedly counseled and practiced during the Bush administration will go uninvestigated and unpunished? When did it become just and morally defensible to excuse inhumane treatment and torture committed under orders from White House and Pentagon lawyers?

What he said.

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