Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Our 21st Century Tomas deTorquemada

Rising from it's centuries long slumber, The Water Cure is resurrected by our religious madman, George Bush. Five hundred years later, we debate the obvious, we debate what was already decided during the Spanish Inquisition: Waterboarding is torture. Insanity and Christian religious extremism are alive and well in the 21st Century.

The Water Cure

The accused woman lay naked on an escalera, a ladder tipped so that her head was lower than her feet. The torturer had stretched her out to her full length and bound her tightly. Iron prongs held her jaws open. Her nostrils were stopped, allowing breathing only through her mouth. She struggled, but her bounds permitted little movement, and days of relentless questioning had left her exhausted. The torturer draped a piece of linen loosely over her open mouth. Jugs of water lined a nearby wall. Read entire article here.


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