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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post

    The retired General does not determine what is and isn't a crime.
    No, but he is a very relevant witness, having conducted a military investigation into torture.

    Any dignified and professional AG would be interested in such information. To declare flat out that "there is nothing to investigate", or however Holder phrased it, amounts to gross misfeasance or malfeasance in office.

    Taguba apparently has a well-developed conscience. He is able to tell the difference between right and wrong. He knows that torture is an international war crime, and he knows that his government once upon a time prosecuted torture.

    Some humans do not have a functioning moral compass, and Holder is one of them.

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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    No, but he is a very relevant witness, having conducted a military investigation into torture.
    No. His opinion is not a legal one.
    Which is what matters.
    “The law is reason, free from passion.”
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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    No. His opinion is not a legal one.
    Which is what matters.
    Hogwash.

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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    Hogwash.
    Not at all.
    His opinion is not a legal opinion.
    “The law is reason, free from passion.”
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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    Not at all.
    His opinion is not a legal opinion.
    Your sophistry impresses me in all the wrong ways.

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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    Your sophistry impresses me in all the wrong ways.
    The fallacious and deceptive arguments have been all yours. Duh!

    Do you really not understand that for something to have been a crime it has to have been a violation of the law?
    The General's opinion matters not to that.
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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    The fallacious and deceptive arguments have been all yours. Duh!

    Do you really not understand that for something to have been a crime it has to have been a violation of the law?
    The General's opinion matters not to that.
    It was a violation of International Law, and a violation of a UN treaty we signed- which makes it a violation of a law.

    That's why involved CIA operatives, and other people involved in the decision making are not going to travel internationally anymore if not under a Diplomatic Passport.
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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Threegoofs View Post
    It was a violation of International Law, and a violation of a UN treaty we signed- which makes it a violation of a law.

    That's why involved CIA operatives, and other people involved in the decision making are not going to travel internationally anymore if not under a Diplomatic Passport.
    We have already been though this.
    You are wrong and have no idea of that which you speak.


    There has been no violation and there will be no prosecutions.
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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    I think we feel the same about you, excon.

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    Re: UN Officials Demand Prosecutions for US Torture

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    Not according to those who know more than you.



    I must keep repeating we did this to innocent people. The record show some 26 innocent people.
    So you have shown that you pick and choose what you want to believe. Tell us all why John Brennan claimed that enhanced interrogation saved American lives? Are you telling me that the Obama Administration is lying too?

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