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The PardonCheney.com Story

The genesis for this web site can be traced to two stories that caught my eye on the same day:

The LA Times story on Dick Cheney: “Cheney on CIA interrogations: ‘I’d do it again in a minute’.  The quote doesn’t sound any better in context, either, and was said on NBC’s “Meet the Press”.  There is no chance his words or intent could be misconstrued.

The second was reading a New York Times article by Anthony D. Romero titled “Pardon Bush and Those Who Tortured” where the author wraps up his argument succinctly:

“Pardons would make clear that crimes were committed; that the individuals who authorized and committed torture were indeed criminals; and that future architects and perpetrators of torture should beware.”

The Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program leaves very little to doubt or interpretation – about both the horror and the ineffectiveness of the program.  Senator John McCain (R-AZ) summed it up well:

“What has been revealed today is nothing less than a terrible stain upon the honor and dignity of our country and no right thinking person should either condone or defend it.”

To quote Bill Clinton:

“There is nothing wrong in America that can’t be fixed with what is right in America.”

Let’s start here – PardonCheney.com