[ExI] criminals? pows? spies?
phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Sat May 16 08:09:29 UTC 2009
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 11:21:22PM -0700, spike wrote:
> This is one hell of a note. The phrase "take no prisoners" once meant
> to slay everyone. Now it no longer means that, but rather a more
> advisable and much more literal course of action, for it is entirely
> unclear what in the hell to do with them if you do. Rejoice, for war
> is now obsolete. We can no longer fight, for we no longer have the
> unambiguous legal foundation to do so.
Or, you know, you could be somewhat humane and competent with your
prisoners, not torturing them or losing files, not snarfing up everyone
turned in by their neighbor for cash, etc. Bush tainted the process.
-xx- Damien X-)
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