|Fwd: Trump wants to make torture great again (signature needed)||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)|
|Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:07:54 -0700 (PDT)|
Need to sign this. patty > Begin forwarded message: > > From: "rowleyclan [at] earthlink.net" <rowleyclan [at] earthlink.net> > Subject: Fw: Trump wants to make torture great again (signature needed) > Date: June 24, 2017 at 8:13:02 PM CDT > To: Tackling Torture Committee <TacklingTortureAtTheTop [at] groupspaces.com> > Reply-To: TacklingTortureAtTheTop [at] groupspaces.com > > See highlighted. Coleen R. > > -----Forwarded Message----- > From: Win Without War > Sent: Jun 24, 2017 7:46 PM > To: rowleyclan [at] earthlink.net > Subject: Trump wants to make torture great again (signature needed) > > Coleen, > > Donald Trump just nominated one of the architects of George W. Bush’s torture > program to a top job in his Administration. We can’t let that happen. > > You may not have heard the name Steven Bradbury for quite some time, but > during the Bush years, Bradbury provided bogus legal cover for a number of > illegal torture techniques , including waterboarding, sleep deprivation, > slapping, and forcing detainees to wear diapers.  Without Bradbury’s ok, > some of the worst abuses of the Bush Administration may never have happened. > > Now, just as news is breaking about a possible American role in a brutal > torture program uncovered in Yemen , President Trump wants to bring back > Bradbury to serve as his General Council at the Transportation Department. > The fact is, the people behind Bush's torture program - people like Steven > Bradbury - were never held accountable, and that is exactly why we continue > to read about alleged American involvement in even more brutal torture. It’s > time to take a stand and make it clear - rewarding those behind Bush’s > torture program is unacceptable. > > Coleen, can you add your name to make clear that the architects of torture > have no place in our government? > > > <http://act.winwithoutwar.org/sign/tell-senate-block-trumps-torture-nominee/&tag=moveon>Bradbury’s > potential move back into government should outrage every American, > regardless of party affiliation or ideological leaning. > > The Justice Department’s own ethics office concluded that Bradbury’s torture > memos “were written with the goal of allowing the ongoing CIA [torture] > program to continue ” and reflected “uncritical acceptance of the CIA’s > representations regarding the method of implementation” of certain > interrogation techniques. A man whose “legal” analysis included concluding > that waterboarding did not cause “severe physical suffering” and did not > “amount to the "prolonged mental harm” has no business in our government. > > The last time Bradbury tried to get a new job in government, the Senate > blocked his appointment to a senior Justice Department position precisely > because of his role in Bush’s torture program. Now it’s time to tell them to > do it again. > > Click the link below to sign the petition to tell the Senate that the > architects of torture don’t belong in our government. > http://act.winwithoutwar.org/sign/tell-senate-block-trumps-torture-nominee/&tag=moveon > > <http://act.winwithoutwar.org/sign/tell-senate-block-trumps-torture-nominee/&tag=moveon> > > > Together, we have defeated some of the worst nominees of the Trump > Administration. We helped keep Mark Green and his anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT > views out of the U.S. Army. We helped get Steve Bannon kicked off the > National Security Council. Now it's time to do it again. > > Thank you for working for peace, > > Stephen, Ben, Michelle and the Win Without War team > > > P.S. To win this fight, we're going to need a deafening chorus of opposition. > Can you forward this email to 3 friends to help build our call to make clear > that there's no place in the federal government for the architect's of > torture? > > > Sources: >  Explaining and Authorizing Specific Interrogation Techniques 3/17/09 >  CIA torture tactics: What the terms really mean 12/10/14 >  In Yemen’s secret prisons, UAE tortures and US interrogates 6/22/17 >  Trump Will Nominate ‘Torture Memo’ Lawyer To Transportation Post 6/6/17 > > > This message was sent to Coleen Rowley by Win Without War through MoveOn's > public petition website. MoveOn Political Action licensed and paid for this > service, but does not endorse contents of this message. To unsubscribe or > report this email as inappropriate, click here: > http://petitions.moveon.org/unsub.html?i=38047-178729-DCz8Nh > <http://petitions.moveon.org/unsub.html?i=38047-178729-DCz8Nh> > Want to make a donation to help support petitions on MoveOn.org? Hundreds of > thousands of people chip in each year to support MoveOn—which is how we're > able to keep our petition website free and support campaigns like this one. > You can become a monthly donor by clicking here > <https://act.moveon.org/donate/support_moveon_petitions?donation_type=recurring>, > or chip in a one-time gift here > <https://act.moveon.org/donate/support_moveon_petitions>. > > > > "Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best." > --Edward Abbey > > >
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