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US Politics & Gov't

Paul Wolfowitz and the Senate Torture Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wolfowitz, Iraq War, Senate Report, Bush administration, intelligence, torture )

Judy
- 39 days ago - counterpunch.org
To me, the details in the Senate report concerning the abuse of often totally innocent people are less damning than the evidence that a key reason for the torture was to produce "intelligence" that could be used to build the case for war on Iraq.
Russell Brand on CIA Torture Report: If Rape Is Being Used As a Way To Get Info, We're Already In Hell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, CIA, interrogation )

Freya
- 42 days ago - alternet.org
The comedian called the report proof that humanity can't decline any further.
Bryan Fischer: Torture Is A Christian Value
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, Christianity, religion, far right, videos )

Freya
- 42 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Conservatives have been falling all over themselves claiming that torture is perfectly constitutional and has value as an interrogation method. And now Bryan Fischer has declared torture a "Christian principle."
20 Key Findings From the Senate Report on CIA Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: : cia, intelligence, senate intelligence committee, senate torture report, torture, war on terror )

Judy
- 49 days ago - billmoyers.com
Moyers & Company is preparing a detailed analysis of the report for later publication. A quick overview of what the report contains can be found in the Senate Intelligence Committee's 20 findings, reprinted here.
Go for It, Udall!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, cheney, GOP Crimes, torture, war crimes )

TomCat
- 65 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
A Murder Mystery at Guantanamo Bay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., War on Terror, Guantanamo, Torture, War Crimes )

Judy
- 107 days ago - commondreams.org
America's plunge into the "dark side" last decade created a hidden history of shocking brutality, including torture and homicides, that the U.S. government would prefer to keep secret, even though many of the perpetrators are out of office.
End Solitary Confinement in Prison - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, crime of imprisonment, torture, solitary confinement, mental illness, medieval dungeon, federal prison, torture )

BMutiny
- 191 days ago - forcechange.com
ADX Florence houses 490 male inmates, and a study conducted by a lawyer found that the average length of time an inmate would stay in solitary confinement was 8.2 years. This is a staggering amount of time to be spent alone. Amnesty International expose'.
Follow Up on CIA Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, GOP Crimes, maddow, oversight, torture, video )

TomCat
- 321 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
PETITION - Tell President Obama to Keep His Promise and Close Guantanamo NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, guantanamo bay, torture, crimes against humanity, abuse, government, ethics )

David
- 379 days ago - credomobilize.com
Obama acknowledged last year that Guantánamo needs to close because in his words it's "inefficient," hurtful to our "international standing," and "should never have been opened" in the first place. -- Please sign petition to help secure justice at last.
FBI Nominee: Waterboarding During Bush Administration Was Illegal Torture (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, James Comey, Bush administration, ethics, water boarding, torture, crime, politics, government )

Carrie
- 567 days ago - rawstory.com
During his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning, FBI director nominee James Comey said the use of waterboarding by the Bush administration was illegal.
Obama Announces Steps Toward Guantanamo Closure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, closing commitment, protests, politics, health )

Angelika
- 613 days ago - cbsnews.com
In a comprehensive counterterrorism speech Thursday at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., Mr. Obama said, "There is no justification beyond politics for Congress to prevent us from closing a facility that should never have been opened."
Urge President Obama to Work With Congress to Declassify the Senate Torture Report. ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, torture, post 9/11, CIA, government, cover-up )

Nancy
- 621 days ago - actions.humanrightsfirst.org
Remember the Academy Award-winning film Zero Dark Thirty? Well, last week news broke that the CIA edited the film's script to make sure that it didn't portray the "enhanced interrogation" program in a way that would make the agency look bad.
 

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