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Old 05-09-2011, 08:52 AM
 
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Maybe Obama can explain why some lawyers under the Bush administration are still awaiting for Eric Holden to go after them for Water Boarding...


Every one against Water Boarding...please explain why Water Boarding is worst than shooting a terrorist through the head is so much better...
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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Yes, shooting the leader of a nation or group you are at war with is legal and yes, waterboarding is torture and is illegal. American Soli=diers have been Courts Martialled for it and we tried germans and Japanese for it. So you are correct.
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:56 AM
 
Location: In a Galaxy far, far away called Germany
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Maybe Obama can explain why some lawyers under the Bush administration are still awaiting for Eric Holden to go after them for Water Boarding...


Every one against Water Boarding...please explain why Water Boarding is worst than shooting a terrorist through the head is so much better...
I think using sock-puppets would be effective during interrogation and that we should have knocked OBL out with a bouquet of flowers rather than kill him. Signed "Moon-Unit" Bulldawg82.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:01 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Bin Laden was a known terrorist leader who not only planned but also financed successful terrorist operations all over the world. He declared war on the U.S.A. which made him a legal target. The policy of water boarding could be applied to anyone regardless of any known act against the U.S. other than looking Muslim and it was/still is an illegal policy.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:03 AM
 
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Didn't we do this already about 5 times last week?
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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Yes, shooting the leader of a nation or group you are at war with is legal and yes, waterboarding is torture and is illegal. American Soli=diers have been Courts Martialled for it and we tried germans and Japanese for it. So you are correct.
Soldiers are forbidden from mistreating or interrogating prisoners, which is why they were court martialed in the past for doing so.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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shooting and killing an unarmed terrorist who murdered 3000 plus people in the tallest buildings in the United States and untold numbers of others around the world...

PRICELESS...

we didnt use a mastercard...only 24 bad ass US navy seals, a couple of stealth helicopters, and some awesome US weaponary...
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:09 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Every one against Water Boarding...please explain why Water Boarding is worst than shooting a terrorist through the head is so much better...
Torture is illegal. Killing your enemy that you've been fighting against for a decade, and having spent over a trillion dollars isn't. Unless, you're out to prove that every soldier who has killed terrorist(s), and every politician and person who has supported the wars beginning in 2001, has engaged in illegal activity, and must be prosecuted? Then we may have something to discuss here.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:10 AM
 
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Bin Laden was a known terrorist leader who not only planned but also financed successful terrorist operations all over the world. He declared war on the U.S.A. which made him a legal target. The policy of water boarding could be applied to anyone regardless of any known act against the U.S. other than looking Muslim and it was/still is an illegal policy.
The Liberal Moral Compass: If it's legal, then it's moral.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:13 AM
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It's for the all-knowing state to decide morality.
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