Sunday, February 28, 2016

Trump WAS Wrong about Torture

Donald Trump is right about a lot, but he is WAS IS wrong about torture.


Rand Paul responds to Trump saying torture works Jan 26, 2017I'm not for torture. I don't think the evidence supports it working. But don't lose your minds here people. He wants to stop terrorism, which is a noble goal. Just logically state your case as others have done to him. He obviously is getting mixed information and the pro-torture individuals are winning the argument at the moment in his opinion. Write the White House, make comments, blog, whatever, but use facts not emotions. Trump Will Defer to Mattis on Torture Ban January 31st, 2017 - This makes the entire discussion over the week about torture, with Trump insisting top intelligence chiefs had assured him torture was a great way to extract information, pretty pointless, as both Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo had made clear their opposition to the practice, and Trump apparently did not intend to overrule them.

Marine General 'Mad Dog' Mattis got Trump to rethink his position on torture in under an hour

Donald Trump reverses position on torture, killing terrorists’ families

“I would bring back waterboarding and I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding,” Trump said at a GOP debate.


Trump Disavows Torture, Media Criticizes

The very people who presided over waterboarding and other torture, then covered it up are now attacking Trump for saying he would do what they did. Does torture work? Does it make us safer or less safe? Is it legal? Moral?