Read this Strib article, then read this response.
[W]e acknowledge none of this, and insist that the rules that apply to all others do not apply to us, for some reason which is neither convincing nor, more importantly, true. Our self-imposed blindness may well destroy us, and we will not finally see the truth until it is too late.
If we should fade into dust much sooner than we might have, history will note that we could have chosen otherwise -- but that we resolutely refused to do so. History will judge us accordingly, as it judges all those who have gone before. But the shame will be ours, now and always.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5: 7
How can someone who professes a deep faith in Jesus Christ implicitly condone torture by allowing his Vice President to lobby Congress to oppose legislation outlawing torture?