It's GREAT to be me. --- "45% liberal/55% conservative"
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggy" until you can find a gun.
Punishment as addressed applies only to punishment for a crime.
Enhanced interrogation is not punishment for a crime. It isn't even punishment, but a method to extract information.
As previously provided.
INGRAHAM v. WRIGHT
430 U.S. 651
(a) The history of the Eighth Amendment and the decisions of this Court
make it clear that the prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment
was designed to protect those convicted of crime. Pp. 664-668.
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And if you do not understand what the U.S. stands for in the above site reference. It is a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
"The law is reason, free from passion."
And no, I repeat, there are very accepted and reliable measures to take that don't involve the unreliable method of torture.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
⚧ C.T.L.W. You figure it out
My Endo doc went over my blood work. "I see your estrogen level is now at 315, do you feel like you have too much Estrogen now?"
I told her "... N... N.. No..." and started crying.