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  •  Regardless the location, the continued torture... (3+ / 0-)
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    and murder of these innocent men speaks volumes about the lack of morality found in the upper reaches of our government. No 'political necessity' or the like can excuse these horrors. Nothing about Congress' intransigence on closing Guantanamo necessitates this brutality.

    In a couple hundred years, nobody will even note the petty political battles that flood the American political consciousness, while our inhumanity toward these men will be written about as demonstrating another example of the inability of the modern nation-state to act responsibly in the world.

    "The Democratic Party is not our friend: it is the only party we can negotiate with."

    by 2020adam on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 06:40:47 PM PST

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