Thursday, October 06, 2005


Bush has never vetoed a single pork barrel spending bill, but he is threatening to veto a bill that would bar the use of "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment" against anyone in United States government custody.

One often hears discussion of torture's permissibility as a means (e.g., to head off a nuclear disaster). But for some people, possibly, torture is actually an end.

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