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By Dan De Walt

American atrocity: Not who we are? by ThisCantBeHappening

"This is not a reflection of who we are or what we stand for." 

       -- Jeff Gearhart, Wall-Mart general counsel, on the firm's Mexico bribery 

[Torture] "is not the norm." 

       -- Mike Pannek, Abu Ghraib prison warden.

"This is not who we are." 

       -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the US massacre of 16 Afghan villagers.

"This is not who we are." 

         -- General John Allen, commander of forces in Afghanistan, on Koran burning

"This is not who we are." 

          -- Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on troops posing with enemy body parts

"This is not who we are."

         -- Secretary of State Clinton, also on troops posing with enemy body parts

Spying by the New York Police on Muslims in Newark, NJ, which the Newark Police Chief was alerted to, is "not who we are" 

           -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker

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