Bill Gallagher: Complicit Democrats and Cronies Cover Up Bush CrimesQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The 'equivalent in intensity' argument is contained in a 2002 Justice Department document signed by Jay Bybee, then a senior official in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel and now a federal appeals court judge with a lifetime appointment. In the same memo, Bybee said that it was not a violation of the law if US personnel did torture captives as long as they had no 'specific intent' to cause pain.|
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