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Comment 25 by superbeanson :

Wow- some really stupid comments above

Some people need to re-read the relevant passage in Sam's book. The man is not a torture 'accomodationist' and he does not need anyones 'forgiveness'

No lives were saved by torture, as Harris asserts. To the contrary: When the consequences of following bad information could mean a jet being hijacked elsewhere, or a bomb being detonated elsewhere, we don't have time for unreliable information. According to FBI research, that was entirely the case. Further more, we can't win a war against terrorism by becoming terrorists ourselves. To advance such a notion, especially while the war continued, is indefensible. Luckily Harris has my forgiveness, or he wouldn't have my support here.

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 20:03:23 UTC | #620800