Everything I post is factual and nobody can disprove me!<quoted text>
I'll do a Jacques on you and not accept you information because it comes from the Looney-Tooney-Lefty site Salon.
And John Yoo did not authorize anything. He is a lawyer and he makes recommendations. Next, enhanced interrogations are not torture. Twenty odd years ago the Chicago was using WATERBOARDING to get false confessions out of prisoners some of which ended up on death-row.
Gen. Petraeus Warns Against Using Torture
May 11, 2007 http://tinyurl.com/2gbsso
The top U.S. commander in Iraq admonished his troops regarding the results of an Army survey that found that many U.S military personnel there are willing to tolerate some torture of suspects and unwilling to report abuse by comrades.
"This fight depends on securing the population, which must understand that we -- not our enemies -- occupy the moral high ground," Army Gen. David H. wrote in an open letter dated May 10 and posted on a military Web site.
He rejected the argument that torture is sometimes needed to quickly obtain crucial information. "Beyond the basic fact that such actions are illegal, history shows that they also are frequently neither useful nor necessary," he stated.
Army Field Manual 2-22.3 Human Intelligence Collector Operations
FM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) HUMAN INTELLIGENCE COLLECTOR OPERATIONS