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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    What do you guys think? Will he ever be VP again?
    No. Because of his cardio problems, he is a dead man walking.

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    My response to his interview?

    This loser got a heart transplant - denying a potentially decent person the chance to life so this a**hole can live a few more pathetic years?

    I say yank it out of his chest and give it to someone truly deserving (a la Monty Python The Meaning of Life) - if he hasn't ruined it yet.
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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    You make an excellent point. It would not surprise me in the least to find that Chickenhawk Dick, "I had other priorities", Cheney's cowboy comments cause more international animosity toward the US than the torture revelations themselves.
    Two things would need to happen,

    1. dick needs to shut up

    2. msm needs to stop giving him air time

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    The best part about Cheney is that every living liberal quivers in their boots at the mere thought of him. And with his new ticker, he's scarier than ever.
    Liberals don't view him as much of a threat now, but some liberal republicans probably wish he'd go away.

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    This fetish with Cheney is amazing.
    So is the one the right wing stirs on Mrs. Clinton, I'll just bet conservatives get tingles up their legs talking about her, well, that, and Obama's golf outings.

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    The USA hanged Japanese soldiers after WWII because they waterboarded American POWs. That's a fact.
    No, it is not a fact at all. No Japanese were hanged because of water-boarding. It's interesting to see how this BS is spread around the internet though.

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    My response to his interview? This loser got a heart transplant - denying a potentially decent person the chance to life so this a**hole can live a few more pathetic years? I say yank it out of his chest and give it to someone truly deserving (a la Monty Python The Meaning of Life) - if he hasn't ruined it yet.
    And you're complaining about torturing terrorists? Why don't leftists call this for what it is?

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    This fetish with Cheney is amazing.
    Leftists don't even appear ashamed of their ignorance. In fact they don't even know how ignorant they are. It's astounding!!

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    No, it is not a fact at all. No Japanese were hanged because of water-boarding. It's interesting to see how this BS is spread around the internet though.
    Historical fact is spread around the internet?
    History supports McCain's stance on waterboarding

    By John Frank on Tuesday, December 18th, 2007 at 12:00 a.m.

    The morning after the CNN/YouTube debate in St. Petersburg, John McCain remained firm in his stand against the use of an interrogation technique called "waterboarding." He cited solid history to buttress his position.

    "I forgot to mention last night that following World War II war crime trials were convened. The Japanese were tried and convicted and hung for war crimes committed against American POWs. Among those charges for which they were convicted was waterboarding," he told reporters at a campaign event.

    "If the United States is in another conflict ... and we have allowed that kind of torture to be inflicted upon people we hold captive, then there is nothing to prevent that enemy from also torturing American prisoners."

    McCain is referencing the Tokyo Trials, officially known as the International Military Tribunal for the Far East. After World War II, an international coalition convened to prosecute Japanese soldiers charged with torture. At the top of the list of techniques was water-based interrogation, known variously then as "water cure," "water torture" and "waterboarding," according to the charging documents. It simulates drowning.

    R. John Pritchard, a historian and lawyer who is a top scholar on the trials, said the Japanese felt the ends justified the means. "The rapid and effective collection of intelligence then, as now, was seen as vital to a successful struggle, and in addition, those who were engaged in torture often felt that whatever pain and anguish was suffered by the victims of torture was nothing less than the just deserts of the victims or people close to them," he said.

    In a recent journal essay, Judge Evan Wallach, a member of the U.S. Court of International Trade and an adjunct professor in the law of war, writes that the testimony from American soldiers about this form of torture was gruesome and convincing. A number of the Japanese soldiers convicted by American judges were hanged, while others received lengthy prison sentences or time in labor camps.

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    Re: Dick Cheney Would Torture Again

    Quote Originally Posted by AJiveMan View Post
    So is the one the right wing stirs on Mrs. Clinton, I'll just bet conservatives get tingles up their legs talking about her, well, that, and Obama's golf outings.
    Cheney could rip Hillary's head off and **** down her throat.
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