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January 15, 2009
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President and Mrs. Bush appeared on Larry King Live the other night on CNN, where he continued to deny that the U.S. has engaged in torture, and in the process admitted that legal memos were used to...
January 14, 2009
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Remember when the President and Vice President used to say the United States didn’t engage in torture? Today brings yet more evidence of the falsity of those claims.THEN: We Don’t Torture"We don't...
January 14, 2009
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Vice President Cheney yesterday in a radio interview criticized President-elect Obama’s intention to shut down Guantanamo, calling it a “bad decision.” Mostly his comments focused on the challenges...
January 14, 2009
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From today's Washington Post. Worth reading in full.Detainee Tortured, Says U.S. OfficialTrial Overseer Cites 'Abusive' Methods Against 9/11 Suspect By Bob Woodward Washington Post Staff...
January 14, 2009
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Leading NGOs Urge Military Judge to Allow Public to Hear Details of 9/11 Case New York - Four leading non-governmental organizations filed a friend-of-the-court brief today opposing a court order on...
January 13, 2009
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Andrew Sullivan picks apart Newsweek's sloppy coverage of torture currently on the newstand.
January 12, 2009
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Today, the AP reported that according to advisers, President-elect Barack Obama is preparing to issue an executive order his first week in office, perhaps his first day, to close Guantanamo.“It is...
January 12, 2009
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Last night “24” made its debut opposite the Golden Globe awards. HRF’s David Danzig weighs in at Huffington Post, and at Fire Dog Lake.
January 12, 2009
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Firedoglake offers up succinct refutation of Joe Scarborough’s screed, citing Jane Mayer’s The Dark Side, and David Rose’s article in Vanity Fair late last year:From Jane Mayer's book, The Dark Side...
January 12, 2009
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Today on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough waged a condescending and ill-informed six-minute defense of torture, arguing with the Financial Times’ Krystia Freeland that torture is always...

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