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Apr 19 2009

Hilzoy on Torture Memos

Her posts have been outstanding. Here’s a compendium:

Redactions

The Obvious Comparison

Something Is Missing

“Prolonged Mental Harm”

Torture: The Bureaucracy In Action

More Things That Are Missing

Barack Obama doesn’t want to look back. He wants to do the touchy-feely let-bygones-be-bygones thing. Firstly, allowing torturers to go free is morally reprehensible. Secondly, it’s illegal under the international laws we agreed to abide by.

The ACLU has a petition going demanding prosecutions. You can sign here.

The only thing more horrific than Bush and his goons turning us into a nation of torturers would be letting them do that and get away with it.