During questioning by Senator Diane Feinstein at his confirmation hearing, John Brennan confirmed once again that torture did not lead us to bin Laden.
After noting that he intends to interrogate Kerry mercilessly, McCain went on to say. 'We will bring back for the only time waterboarding to get the truth out of him.'
The torture debate is making an encore performance with the buzz around 'Zero Dark Thirty', a fictional account of Osama Bin Laden's capture, based on first-hand accounts reportedly from the CIA.
Though Bush et al have escaped justice, we have prosecuted Americans who torture in the past and continue to do so - at least when the perpetrators are local officials.
The court gave John Yoo immunity, bringing an end to a lawsuit brought by Jose Padillo claiming that he was tortured while under Military detention under John Yoo's authority.
Senate releases a statement obliterating claims by Jose Rodriguez and others that torture was a "central component" leading to success in the operation against Osama (Usama) Bin Laden.
Romney's desire to take us back to the Bush Administration's foreign policy is a reminder that politics plays cruel jokes on humanity.