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Condi Rice gave earliest known approval for waterboarding: U.S. intelligence document

There are 44 comments on the www.vancouversun.com story from Apr 29, 2009, titled Condi Rice gave earliest known approval for waterboarding: U.S. intelligence document. In it, www.vancouversun.com reports that:

Rice, Cheney, Ashcroft may face probe

According to a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee document that sets out a detailed timeline of interrogation tactic negotiations carried out by the Bush White House, former national Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice gave early approval for CIA operatives to use waterboarding on prisoners.

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Lance Winslow

San Francisco, CA

#1 Apr 29, 2009
Condi didn't fahrt without Bush's OK.
CHANDLER

Nashville, TN

#2 Apr 29, 2009
Just her mere presence gave me a feeling of being waterboarded by watching her. I always thought people in these high-profile positions had some superiority over me. I learned from the Bush administration that this was not true. although they made me sick over what they all were doing, and em barrassed at what my country was doing to Iraq, i began to feel I could do a little better job by simply telling the truth to a country full of good-hearted, well-intentioned people getting lied to deceived, betrayed, and financially screwed by their own government. Condi Rice was an absolute joke representing this country in the capacity she was. I am not surprised she was the first. The Bush administration had a lot of firsts. Too bad, those firsts will not provide a positive legacy for the circus of idiots we tolerated for the previous 20 years.
Just Me

Waverly, OH

#3 Apr 29, 2009
They should have lined them all up and shot them as soon as they got to Gitmo.
No more cry babies. Plus a few more terrorists gone.
Remember Do unto others.
Just like they did to our people.
Johnny

Seattle, WA

#4 Apr 29, 2009
Check out the royal family in Dubai.

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story...
Oregon is Disgusting

Portland, OR

#5 Apr 29, 2009
Lance Winslow wrote:
Condi didn't fahrt without Bush's OK.
While that may be true, she did call Bush her husband at least once in public, that still doesn't excuse her from her evil deeds.
Oregon is Disgusting

Portland, OR

#6 Apr 29, 2009
CHANDLER wrote:
Just her mere presence gave me a feeling of being waterboarded by watching her. I always thought people in these high-profile positions had some superiority over me. I learned from the Bush administration that this was not true. although they made me sick over what they all were doing, and em barrassed at what my country was doing to Iraq, i began to feel I could do a little better job by simply telling the truth to a country full of good-hearted, well-intentioned people getting lied to deceived, betrayed, and financially screwed by their own government. Condi Rice was an absolute joke representing this country in the capacity she was. I am not surprised she was the first. The Bush administration had a lot of firsts. Too bad, those firsts will not provide a positive legacy for the circus of idiots we tolerated for the previous 20 years.
She is almost unanimously considered the most incompetent NSA ever. That goes well with the most incompetent POTUS ever.

“No Bishop,No King,No Nobility”

Since: May 08

The Underworld

#7 Apr 29, 2009
Oregon is Disgusting wrote:
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She is almost unanimously considered the most incompetent NSA ever. That goes well with the most incompetent POTUS ever.
Agreed. As the person who's sole job was to advise the president on matters of national security, the consistent failures of the administration to act properly on intelligence must fall on her.
Provocateur

Half Moon Bay, CA

#8 Apr 29, 2009
Her Cheney Ashcroft Gonzales Tenent Rumsfeld the entire gang needs some exposure to the American penal system.
Curtis Lowe

Montgomery, AL

#9 Apr 29, 2009
Condi Rice was a prime example of an intellignet black woman in Washington. Too bad she was the only one.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#10 Apr 30, 2009
Oregon is Disgusting wrote:
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She is almost unanimously considered the most incompetent NSA ever. That goes well with the most incompetent POTUS ever.
unanimously???
where, the daily kos? or, msnbc?

keep the hate alive ... it's ALL you have!

“"I'm A Great American!"”

Since: Sep 08

Obama Nation! USA! USA!

#11 Apr 30, 2009
carey529 wrote:
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unanimously???
where, the daily kos? or, msnbc?
keep the hate alive ... it's ALL you have!
1) I look at the Kos every so often, & have MSNBC on the TV when I'm in the other room on the computer most evenings I'm home. I hear very little about Condi. Wisely, most folks have moved on to other things.

2) I believe there's lots to do without digging in the past. If we do that, it'll eat up time, energy, and effort. Besides, we probably all know what happened in the last 8 years, don't we?

And we should know we'd never be able to administer perfect justice for actions some jury might convict former officials for.

Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice would skate. The Army grunts guarding detainees who got their pictures taken would take the fall. That injustice seems a HUGE waste of time.

3) Some of us have "hate". That's needles baggage when we also have the Oval Office, the House, the Senate (a shout out to our newest home boy, Arlen!), and just about everything else.

There'll be time for seething when we're back on the sidelines.

4) Unfortunately if there's ever hard evidence Condi OK'd waterboarding, we'll be doing investigations and more. I'd rather Condi either go back to Stanford or become NFL Commissioner. Her legacy in the Bush Administration is in the historians' hands now.

Since: Jul 07

United States

#12 Apr 30, 2009
Provocateur wrote:
Her Cheney Ashcroft Gonzales Tenent Rumsfeld the entire gang needs some exposure to the American penal system.
Hit the nail on the head buddy. Add Karl Rove.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#13 Apr 30, 2009
PooPoo Platter wrote:
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1) I look at the Kos every so often, & have MSNBC on the TV when I'm in the other room on the computer most evenings I'm home. I hear very little about Condi. Wisely, most folks have moved on to other things.
2) I believe there's lots to do without digging in the past. If we do that, it'll eat up time, energy, and effort. Besides, we probably all know what happened in the last 8 years, don't we?
And we should know we'd never be able to administer perfect justice for actions some jury might convict former officials for.
Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice would skate. The Army grunts guarding detainees who got their pictures taken would take the fall. That injustice seems a HUGE waste of time.
3) Some of us have "hate". That's needles baggage when we also have the Oval Office, the House, the Senate (a shout out to our newest home boy, Arlen!), and just about everything else.
There'll be time for seething when we're back on the sidelines.
4) Unfortunately if there's ever hard evidence Condi OK'd waterboarding, we'll be doing investigations and more. I'd rather Condi either go back to Stanford or become NFL Commissioner. Her legacy in the Bush Administration is in the historians' hands now.
well, unfortunately, the hate isn't going away. it's an agenda ... damn the consequences, do AS MUCH damage as possible to not ONLY everyone involved in the previous administration, but to everyone that disagrees with them.

this is going to get A LOT uglier.

Since: Jul 07

United States

#14 Apr 30, 2009
carey529 wrote:
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well, unfortunately, the hate isn't going away. it's an agenda ... damn the consequences, do AS MUCH damage as possible to not ONLY everyone involved in the previous administration, but to everyone that disagrees with them.
this is going to get A LOT uglier.
Just reaching across the aisle with a pit bull - how does it feel to be on the receiving end.
Anti-Teleprompte r

United States

#15 Apr 30, 2009
The American people should demand that Bush, Rice, Cheney, Ashcroft... and Pelosi resign from office.
Yeah, like this is really going somewhere with the Democrats currently in power. They have the most to lose.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#16 Apr 30, 2009
wyojake wrote:
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Just reaching across the aisle with a pit bull - how does it feel to be on the receiving end.
i know, it's the ONLY way you will reach across the aisle...

and, WHAT recieving end are you talking about ... EVERY non-liberal has been on the recieving end of your partisan hatred since you first came on topix.
OWWW

Bronx, NY

#18 Apr 30, 2009
carey529 wrote:
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unanimously???
where, the daily kos? or, msnbc?
keep the hate alive ... it's ALL you have!
Hate? Not.

Disgust.
Keep your head burried in the sand.

Since: Jul 07

United States

#19 Apr 30, 2009
carey529 wrote:
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i know, it's the ONLY way you will reach across the aisle...
and, WHAT recieving end are you talking about ... EVERY non-liberal has been on the recieving end of your partisan hatred since you first came on topix.
no actually have fostered some good relationships with conservatives who know the Republican party isn't and are willing to discuss rather than attack like the run of the mill neo-con rejects you most often meet on here. Ya get what ya give baby boy. And really if you can't hate ignorance and delusion and blind hate - what can you hate? Sorry they earned it for what they blindly and knowingly did to this country and it's people for let's just say questionable agendas. The biggest thing I will always hate them for is killing and wounding and then not caring some of our best and finest for what again? Tell me so we all can be reminded of that ultimate bullshit. Yes pit bulls across the aisle until I hear an I am sorry or I take responsibility or prosecutions are made for this country to move on. Lest we forget. And I could really care less if someone thinks we should turn the other cheek and get bit in the ass again - ain't happening. This un-American anti-American horseshit that has been pulled by these people is unforgiveable and at the least totally reprehensible. Have a nice day.

Since: Jul 07

United States

#20 Apr 30, 2009
Anti-Teleprompter wrote:
The American people should demand that Bush, Rice, Cheney, Ashcroft... and Pelosi resign from office.
Yeah, like this is really going somewhere with the Democrats currently in power. They have the most to lose.
Agree with adding Pelosi and Reid as enablers if not co-conspirators.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#21 Apr 30, 2009
OWWW wrote:
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Hate? Not.
Disgust.
Keep your head burried in the sand.
.general "betrayus" was disgust?
.making fun of nancy reagan and robert novak's illnesses was disgust?
.printing blatant lies about republican candidates is disgust?
.mocking the president when disrespected overseas is disgust?

i could go on for hours, but, something tells me you STILL wouldn't grasp the subtle difference between hatred and disgust.

pal, if YOUR head was any further in the sand you'd be speaking mandarin!

but, DO keep up the hate, it's the cement that holds your ideology together, besides, you do it SO well.

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