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January 15, 2009

Common Sense

Holder Tells Senators Waterboarding Is Torture
from today's New York Times

Addressing the subject of torture at the military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Mr. Holder told Senator Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont, the committee chairman, “Waterboarding is torture.� It was so defined under the Spanish Inquisition and when used by the Japanese in World War II, he said, and it remains so today.


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/16/us/politics/16holdercnd.html?_r=1&hp

Posted by s-gang at January 15, 2009 3:50 PM | News Blast

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