10 May

About a few times a week I go to to look at some political cartoons. There was a couple of cartoons that shocked me.

Here are the two:

We have people in America who believe that we need to mentally destroy some people in order to gather information. Is that really ethical? Does waterboarding really gather information. If all that really worked why did it take ten years to capture Osama Bin Laden?

This is the United States of America. For years we have preached that we are not tortures and do not do any evil like our enemies has. Yet, that is hypocrisy. We have been torturing people for years and it was mostly secretly. The United States is not the good guys. We are now the bad guys because we thought in order to fight the bad guys we must become the bad guys.

Here is some video of people who were waterboarded:

Vanity Fair’s Christopher Hitchens:

Conservative Talk Show Host Madcow:

Is this the America we want to support?


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