By Big Tent Democrat, Section Civil Liberties Posted on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 07:09:00 PM EST Tags: (all tags)
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Via Glenn Greenwald, Scott Horton discusses the recent uncoerced confession by George W. Bush of war crimes:
Sure, we waterboarded Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, former President George W. Bush reportedly said on Tuesday.
Horton reports on the reaction to this by former CENTCOM commander Joseph Hoar:
Waterboarding is torture. John McCain has said it’s torture. We have prosecuted foreign and American military personnel for waterboarding. We even prosecuted a sheriff in Texas for waterboarding. Waterboarding is torture and torture is a crime. [. . .] It is shocking that former President George W. Bush said he would use waterboarding ‘again [. . .]
In our names.
Speaking for me only
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A lot of Muslims families who had their loved one killed or tortured by George Bush are entitled for compensation from the American Government as well from the private wealth of the previous president of USA.