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  •  Nah, not quite (0+ / 0-)

    Close, but not torture.

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    by Prince Georges for Obama on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 08:44:54 PM PST

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    •  Isolation, depending on how it (2+ / 0-)
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      was used, can be considered cruel and inhumane treatment.  Particularly, if it was practiced as it was on one prisoner, for 45 days in conjunction with other forms of torture.  

      We are at the moment when our lives must be placed on the line if our nation is to survive its own folly. -Martin Luther King.

      by Eyes Wide Open on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 09:58:37 PM PST

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    •  You obviously don't understand the effect (1+ / 0-)
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      sensory deprivation has on the mind. Jose Padilla's mind has been destroyed by these techniques.

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