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    Thursday, February 16, 2006

    L'Osservatore Romano: the "new horrors of Abu Ghraib."



    The Vatican newspaper said that photos showed "brutality that offends the dignity of the person, mortifies humanity, and violate the sacred value of the person."

    It's as simple as that.

    As thrilling as "the end justifies the means" can be at the time, it
    will always come back to bite you in the butt. Which is what we have here.

    Hiding the pictures since 2004 didn't really help us much. As any child
    knows, the truth will eventually come out.

    I remember the movie Air Force One, when the president's daughter tells the
    terrorist
    "You are a monster, and my father is a great man. You're nothing like my
    father!"

    Regarding our leaders in general, over many generations, we could sure use
    reality being more like the movies.

    Here are the
    pictures
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