Roaming Charges: The Torture Never Stops

“You give me a water board, Dick Cheney and one hour, and I’ll have him confess to the Sharon Tate murders.”

— Jesse Ventura

+ Gina Haspel: “I would not allow CIA to undertake activity that I thought was immoral even if it was technically legal.”

+ But would Haspel do something “illegal” that she believed was “moral’? I’m sure Torquemada believed he was doing the “moral” thing as he put his suspected heretics on the rack and began to turn the screws….

+ As apologies for atrocities go, Charles Manson sounded more contrite during his parole hearings than than Haspel before the Senate intel committee.

+ The CIA has always appealed to liberals. Their officers and analysts “present” as intellectuals, capable of rationalizing any barbarity.

+ Sen. Jack Reed: If a CIA officer was being waterboarded by an enemy would you consider that immoral?

Haspel: I would never support that happening to a CIA officer.

Gina Haspel’s moral compass spins faster than one of those little black fans they sell at the Sharper Image…

+ Haspel just surprised all students of the Agency’s history by saying the CIA doesn’t normally do interrogations, which begs the question of what James Jesus Angleton was up to all those years, just chit-chat, gab sessions, gossiping, locker-room talk and extreme unctions, I guess…

+ Ray McGovern, a 27-year veteran of the CIA and one of it’s top analysts, interrupted the Senate Intelligence Committee’s hearing  to…

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