…The majority of the 9/11 Commission Report’s finding came from information provided by the CIA garnered from the torture of various individuals that they claimed were suspects. Torture, ladies and gentleman, does not produce reliable actionable intelligence, it produces confessions. Those who resort to torture are not looking for the truth. They know the truth. They’re looking for something else entirely.

Not only are we currently trying suspects on evidence created under duress of long term extensive torture, but right now the Justice Department is arguing that they have to keep any mention of that torture in the courtroom out of any public discussion if they end up allowing it to be mentioned in court at all.

That’s the country that we’ve become…

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