Monday, May 16, 2011


Now that that ugly piece of human debris, Osama bin Laden, has been dispatched to hell by our brave Navy Seals, maybe now we can discuss what is torture and what is not torture. A friend of mine gave me a definition of torture that really makes sense. He said, “Torture is going out on a “blind date” with Rosie O'Donnell and having to listen to her for three straight hours as well as having to look at her”. (maybe “straight” is the wrong word to use?). Ask most men and they will agree with that definition.

All kidding aside, the way the word “torture” is bandied about today, you'd think that the above comical definition might even have some merit. The weak-kneed, mostly liberals or progressives, generally define torture as any unpleasantness that you might inflict upon another person in hopes of getting information that you need or want to know. God forbid, we try to use methods, frowned upon by the “wilted flower children” of the 60's and70's, that might be “enhanced” to get valuable information from people who want to kill us and behead us.

These “wusses” have no “cajones” and think that you can get the information you need out of these “evil doers” (a/k/a Muslim terrorists) just by being nice to them. Suppose you can't get the information, then what? Talk about living in a fantasy world?

The methods they decry as “torture” are not half as bad as what I had to endure pledging for my college fraternity. We, the pledgees, were subjected to paddling, being blindfolded, made to eat simulated worms, being ridiculed, and body painted with real paint. No, I didn't like it, but I survived. Now, look what some bleeding hearts consider to be torture. Depriving a terrorist of sleep for extended periods of time, making him lie next to insects when he has a fear of insects, slamming him against the wall by the lapels of his shirt (with protective neck gear collars to prevent neck injuries), and the all so vicious “water boarding” (nobody in our custody ever died as a result of “water boarding”, but think of how many people died as result of snowboarding in our own country, just last year alone?) Granted, all of these “enhanced” methods are not pleasant things to be done to you, but do they rise to the level that we know as torture to be, such as pulling out finger nails, gouging out of the eyes, cutting off fingers, arms, or ears and tongues, being lashed with a whip, stoning, and putting an electrical charge to one's genitals etc.? To me, those barbarous acts should not be in our interrogation manual, and they are not. But, the sanctimonious liberals among us want to get their mean shots into Bush and Cheney and want to tar them with permitting illegal acts of “torture”. According to them putting a bullet through the eye of Osama is O.K., but “water boarding” is cruel and unusual punishment. What bunch of phony hypocrites. Instead of pointing fingers at their political enemies, those misguided pinheads should be giving medals to Bush and Cheney for putting into place the means that eventually led up to the killing of Osama.

If the “wusses” in the Democrat Party and in the main stream media won't say it, I will say it. Thank you President Bush and Vice-President Cheney, we support you for what you did in trying to keep us safe from another terrorist attack. Thank goodness President Obama followed through on the plans set up by the Bush Administration in doing away with that evil person, Osama bin Laden. May he rest in hell!

Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann
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Jack Campbell said...

To listen to the Democrats, you'd think Obama was with the C.I.A. and the Seals when they carried out their mission to get Osama. What a joke! Let's be honest, if one or both of Obama's daughters were kidnapped and you had someone in custody who knew where those kidnappers were, don't you think he would do anything in his power to get his daughters back safely, including "enhanced interrogation"? Any person with gonads would do that, including the wimpy Democrats. Stop the hypocrisy.

I.P. Daly said...

Did Albert Einstein have Barack Hussein Obama in mind when he said, "The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it". To tie the hands of the C.I.A. and our military in the pursuit of the world's evil doers, is a disgrace, and the Democrats and Obama should be ashamed of themselves.