I’ve been watching the Haspel Hearing and it’s fascinating. I have come to a conclusion;
I believe that the subject of TORTURE and how it’s been handled is metaphorical for peoples’ feelings toward AMERICAN PATRIOTISM
Every leftwing senator has tried to nail her on any participation with the torture which occurred 17 years ago. “You are answering me legalistically…how do YOU feel about torture?” “Were you for it then though it is so against American values?” Etc.
It’s ‘against American values,’ according to the Democrat senators, to fight for facts which keep Americans safe. It’s against our values to hurt people who’d be happy to hurt thousands of Americans.
I know there are experts, even some I admire, who believe waterboarding, for example, did NOT accomplish much in getting information. I will never believe that. My feeling is that if waterboarding is known not to kill people, (which they know from our news) and they just hold their breath until the silly Americans doing the waterboarding finally have to bring you out of the water, anyway, then ‘HOLD YOUR BREATH and KEEP OUR SECRETS, MOHAMMED!!’ 🙂 What would I DO then to save America’s future? I’d think of a new way to hurt people into submitting any information that could HELP KEEP AMERICANS SAFE.
I know. I’m a woman, perhaps I should have a bigger, softer heart. Anybody who knows me knows it’s too big and soft, frankly, so this would surprise some of my friends, but I MEAN IT. My heart is big and soft for my country and my (most of, anyway!) countrymen.
If you’re still reading, please reply to the point of my post….waterboarding, torture, etc., might be not an “AMERICAN VALUE” but we need to hurt people to save OUR PEOPLE.
FIRE AWAY! Tell me I’m wrong and why. I TOTALLY get that because generals and intel people I LIKE are against torturing and say it never worked…
BUT NOW…..(Oh, I hope you’re still reading)…did you know that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed wants to TESTIFY AGAINST GINA HASPEL!?
The headline on Google reads KHALID SHEIKH MOHAMMED OPPOSES CIA HASPEL NOMINATION!~ And they call him “Mr. Mohammed” in the articles. WHAT? Should we CARE WHAT HE THINKS, THIS MONSTER?
THIS IS OUR LEFTWING MEDIA, THIS IS THE SENATORS ON THE LEFT.
THAT is TORTURE to me !!!!