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Thu Dec 11, 2014, 12:11 AM

Dick Cheney says of torture......

I think that what needed to be done was done. I think we were perfectly justified in doing it and Id do it again in a minute.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/12/dick-cheney-cia-torture-report-113482.html#ixzz3LYimGs71

BRET BAIER, FOX NEWS: Sir, did the ends justify the means?

FORMER VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY: Absolutely.

BRET BAIER: No doubt in your mind?

DICK CHENEY: No doubt in my mind, i'm totally comfortable with it. Bret, I think you've got to remember partly what was going on as well too during that period of time, we had reporting that al-Qaeda was trying to get their hands on nuclear weapons, that they had been dealing with Pakistanis who after all had nuclear weapons, we had the anthrax attacks, and we had every reason to expect to have a follow on attack. Our job was to keep the country safe and secure and get those guys who hit us on 9/11. That's exactly what we did, and the professionals int he intelligence community, especially at the CIA did one hell of a job.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/12/10/cheney_on_cia_torture_report_the_ends_did_justify_the_means.html

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Thu Dec 11, 2014, 12:17 AM

1. Torture doesn't work

Specifically, it doesn't provide good intelligence. The Dick knows this, so why does he think it was necessary?

Because it showed them "doing something," which made people happy. Essentially, people were waterboarded and killed to make Americans feel better.

America, Fuck Yeah!

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Thu Dec 11, 2014, 01:45 AM

2. CBS and ABC World News this

 

pass evening never mentioned a damn word about all of the CIA docs and info. Appears to be another media non coverage to placate the Rethugs. Wow the spin is crazy.

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