New Interrogation law wanted

Do not alter or destroy a persons dignity, that is the Geneva rules. It is clear. Dignity means self respect garnered by an individual by his trust about decency by his fellow man. "Waterboarding" makes it hard to be dignified. Freezing to death, or nearly, makes it hard to hold any dignity. Bombarding one with extremely loud noise beyond the ears design makes it hard to keep the faith.
It baffles me how we can consider such inhuman retaliation, since no one human we do this to is likely to prevent very much destruction of us. Even if a thousand were tortured to death---all the information gained wouldn't be worth the damage to all of our souls. Fight this stupid battle another way--a smart way, please.

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Submitted by Bonkers on Sat, 11/21/2009 - 8:25am.

Dopplerobserver saw it several years ago!

We want to hide what might come out in a trial in New York for the GITMO worse ones (I suppose).

I don't know any other way to resolve our bad reputation with most of the world and most here than to bring it all out.

Submitted by dopplerobserver on Sat, 09/16/2006 - 1:29pm.

We don't want our soldiers treated this way either, so we can't:
Geneva: Part lll, art. 17, pp3:
No physical or mental torture allowed. No coercion allowed. No threats of such, or insults. Can not be exposed to unpleasant treatment of others.
If the part about "dignity" is not clear enough, maybe this is.
If you want to know what torture is, stick your hand in a boiling pot or smother yourself. The Inquisition of old can point out more if you are interested.

Submitted by OldSchoolFootball on Sat, 09/16/2006 - 4:21pm.

This is the same mentality that thinks gun laws will make criminals turn in or not buy and use guns. (Heck - let's just make crime illegal - oh, we have, I forgot.) Does anyone actually believe that a bunch of 13th century living cave dwellers who are being told by Allah to kill the infidels so they can go get their 72 houses and 72 virgins will check Part II, Article 17, pp3 and decide they can't cut off our heads??? This weak minded liberal infestation is why our country is seen as weak in the Muslim world. And for this we sent you to school?? As a veteran your thoughts scare me. As an American your words endanger me. As a freedom lover, your words threaten me. We are at war - sometimes with you. Read Sun Tzu - The Art of War and then get back to me.

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Submitted by Basmati on Sat, 09/16/2006 - 4:58pm.

Thankfully, most American reject your infantile notion that we have to lower ourselves to the conduct of our enemies in order to be "respected".

As a veteran, you'd think you would have a bit more respect for the Geneva Conventions.

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Submitted by ImJustSaying on Sun, 09/17/2006 - 8:48pm.

Hey rice boy, you aren't speaking for me or Nick Berg, or I dare think, most Americans. This is war and war is hell. Yor premise is flawed. We haven't lowered ourselves to the level of our enemy.

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