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Still think the torture of prisoners isn’t military policy? Don’t want to believe that Bush personally approved the policy? Then, ponder why the military is busy court-martialing a conscientious objector who left his unit rather than torture Iraqi prisoners.

US torture

Quote of the week: “If you don’t violate someone’s human rights some of the time, you probably aren’t doing your job.” —A nameless US official, explaining why it’s OK that the US has turned to torture as a method of extracting information from prisoners. I just sent money to Amnesty International.