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October 30, 2009

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Rasmenia

Wow. I don't know if I would have been able to do what Hitchen's has done here. I would really love to see Hannity or one of his cohorts step up to his challenge, even though I know that they won't.

Torture is sadistic & useless. Someone being tortured is likely going to spit out anything to make the torture stop, whether it's fact or fiction.

A couple of months ago, I watched a clip of Jesse Ventura on Fox News, talking about when he had been waterboarded during his time as a Nacy SEAL. They were arguing with him, telling him that he hadn't been tortured. I was speechless. It's just ignorance to think that it is anything less than torture!

Tina in Houston

I'm a big fan of Hitchens as well. I love his unapologetic way of dealing with theists and wish I had his command of the English language. This video just shows that he is a moral and noble person and willing to show when people are wrong instead of just talking about it.

If you love Hitchens you gotta love Ventura. I wish my ex-husband, the ex-SEAL, was alive so I could talk to him about torture. I'm sure he would've had some interesting bits of information to add to the debate.

J

Seems to me that anyone I've heard interviewed who has gone through the process thinks it's torture. Also those who have witnessed it. When will people listen?

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