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Bush Waterboarding

Jesus Christ, George Bush And Torture

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

It is sickening enough that Bush consistently obliterated America's constitutional ideals of human rights. But to do all of these calloused acts in the name of Christ elicits in me, as a minister and follower of Jesus, a prophetic condemnation.

Dan Froomkin

Bush's Waterboarding Admission Prompts Calls For Criminal Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday joined a growing chorus in the human rights community calling for a special prosecutor to...

Bush's Defense Of Torture Incomprehensible, Unchristian

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michael Kinnamon Religion News Service (RNS) "Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these, you did it to me." That is the teac...

What Is Waterboarding? A Controversial Interrogation Tactic Bush Defends Authorizing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview that aired on Monday night with NBC News host Matt Lauer, former President George W. Bush spoke out on the controversial interrogation...

Bush Admits He Directly Authorized Use Of Waterboarding

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Damn right." That's what former president George W. Bush told CIA officials when they came to ask him for permission to waterboard alleged 9/11 mast...

The Cost of Torture on Returning Vets

Matthew Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Alexander

We're now beginning to see additional effects of waterboarding -- severe PTSD and suicides among those that were asked to torture and abuse detainees.

George W. Bush Defends Waterboarding: Would Waterboard Khalid Sheik Mohammed Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Former President George W. Bush says if he had it to do over, he would still waterboard the self-professed mastermind of t...

Spain Investigates What America Should

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marjorie Cohn

It is the responsibility of the United States to investigate allegations of torture. The use of torture should be purged from our system, much like we eradicated slavery.

How Waterboarding Got The Green Light From Bush

newsweek.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Bush administration approved the use of "waterboarding" on Al Qaeda detainees after receiving reports from government psychologists that it was "1...

Key Republican: Bush Should 'Get A Medal' For Authorizing Waterboarding

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), the man who is likely to become next chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, recently defended former president G...