Torture hearings, off-camera [VIDEO]

News & Politics

Before the C-SPAN hearings, where powerful statements were read to a senate committee by top members of the military [VIDEO], there were untelevised hearings with several experts in the area of interrogation, human rights and the military (video, right).

It's demoralizing enough that the other statements were ghettoized on C-SPAN, but the fact that these articulate, knowledgeable voices weren't televised in any way is probably only a testament to the superb quality of the networks' fall lineups. I mean, who wants "Two and Half Men" pre-empted by some boring torture thingy anyhow.

To take action on torture, join Amnesty's National Call-in Week For the America We Believe In, HERE.

FYI: From Onnesha Roychoudhuri comes a UCC NY Times ad to end torture signed by a number of the usual suspects until... Ted Haggard? Taking a break from the dark side maybe...


Man, if Republicans are criticized by James Dobson one week and have Ted Haggard on the opposing side the next, they're in trouble...

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