We have been hearing all the gush about how the Obama Administration will make a clean break from the illegal practices of the Bush Administration but the Obama DOJ is maintaining the position espoused by the Bush DOJ that the case alleging torture had to be dismissed because allowing it to proceed would disclose state secrets. The case, Mohamed et al. v. Jeppesen, must remain secret because of U.S. threats to cut off intelligence sharing. Britain’s Telegraph reported that “Mohamed’s genitals were sliced with a scalpel among other extreme torture methods.”
TORTURE Continues: Obama Administration Uses Navy Ships, Not Secret Prisons, For Interrogations
Patriot Act Prohibits Torture section 811 of the Act amends the Fed. Criminal Statute prohibiting torture 18 USC 2340, to prohibit conspiracy to commit torture, and the same penalties apply as if the person actually committed torture. So the Patriot Act drafted by Bush lawyers can imprison everyone from George Bush and Dick Cheney down to the DOJ and DoD lawyers for conspiracy to commit torture. to the Congressmembers who signed off on it to Pres. Obama and Attorney Gen. Eric Holder for trying to cover this up.
CIA Agent Steven Stigall confirmed that the CIA has been election rigging through the use of computers for the past five years. Two CIA Lawyers Who Advocated Torture John Rizzo and Jonathan Fredman, still work for the United States Government.