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    Saturday, November 05, 2005

    Cheney Begs For Torture...

    Stardate 4811.8

    MSN - Cheney urges exception to torture ban for CIA

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney made an unusual personal appeal to Republican senators this week to allow CIA exemptions to a proposed ban on the torture of terror suspects in U.S. custody, according to participants in a closed-door session.

    Cheney told his audience the United States doesn’t engage in torture, these participants added, even though he said the administration needed an exemption from any legislation banning “cruel, inhuman or degrading” treatment in case the president decided one was necessary to prevent a terrorist attack.

    These are the people running the most powerful nation in the world.
    These are the people who are in control of the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the world.

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