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Torture + USA

Written by  News reports compilation by Team SCPA

Posted Fri. Dec. 12, 2014


Dick Cheney video interview on NPR, 13 minutes
Senate torture 'report is full of crap'


Dick Cheney: torture report 'a bunch of hooey'
Christian Science Monitor, by Husna Haq, Dec. 10, 2014

Days before the Senate Intelligence Committee released its "torture report," which detailed gruesome tactics used by US interrogators and concluded that the CIA misled the White House and Congress, Bush administration officials were already on the defensive.

Chief among them was former Vice President Dick Cheney, a perennial advocate of the "enhanced interrogation" program, who, in an interview with The New York Times, called the committee's report "a bunch of hooey." ...


Dick Cheney Lied about Torture
Daily Kos, by Lefty Coaster

This blunt headline at Politico won't come as news to most people here on this site but it will to many across the country.


CIA paid torture teachers more than $80,000,000.

…The contract was for more than $180 million, but the contractors had only received $81 million when their contract was terminated in 2009….


The Senate's appalling CIA torture report, by the numbers
Policy.Mic, by Jared Keller, Dec. 9,2014

… the CIA lied to Congress, the White House and the American people about what it was doing, the level of brutality and whether it was even successful. ...


The Senate's Report on Bush-Era Torture Is Even Worse Than We Thought
News.Mic, by Scott Bixby, Dec. 9, 2014

… The (CIA) agency also maintains that waterboarding — a crime for which Japanese soldiers were hanged after World War II — does not constitute torture. …


CIA torture 'violated democratic values,' says Germany
The Daily Star, Agence France Presse, Dec. 10, 2014

BERLIN: Germany said Wednesday the CIA torture detailed in a US Senate report was "a gross violation of our liberal, democratic values" that must never happen again and "a serious mistake". ...


Is Dick Cheney (gasp!) a LIAR? Did he LIE to The People?


The USA will torture again. Let these conservatives explain why.
Daily Kos, by Hunter, Dec. 9, 2014

There will be no criminal accountability...


Dennis Kucinich: We need a US Commission on Truth and Reconciliation

… Once again we see the need for a US Commission on Truth and Reconciliation, where the American people can finally come face to face with the lies which our nation has been living since 911, address those lies and chart a new course of truth, at home and in the world. …

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