Thursday, February 11, 2016

Oh and the plague. And Prima Nocta.

Please remember.

During the Saturday night debate held before New Hampshire Republicans voted Donald Trump as the winner in their primary, Trump said this:

Well, I’ll tell you what. In the Middle East, we have people chopping the heads off Christians. We have people chopping the heads off many other people. We have things that we have never seen before—as a group, we have never seen before what’s happening right now. The medieval times—I mean, we studied medieval times. Not since medieval times have people seen what’s going on. I would bring back waterboarding, and I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.
That statement was made by the front runner for the Republican nomination for President. And if you don't see why that's a problem*, then you deserve this fascist as President.

*Okay, for the less enlightened. Torture doesn't work. Torture is dehumanizing and morally indefensible. Torture is unnecessary, there are other more effective methods of getting information. Torture inspires people to join forces against the torturers. And using torture justifies its use against our captured citizens and soldiers. Enough reasons for you?

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