Originally Posted by Syr
While the article focuses on torture, in most "democracies" more and more rights are restricted and privacy infringed, all in the name of "the war on terror". In democracies the government should be afraid of the people and not vice versa.
My idea of terrorists is shifting more and more from angry, frustrated zealots to the people we've "elected".
As it should - they're so focused on terrorists because they are their competition - they are just better at (or have more of a standing relationship) concealing and twisting terror than the terrorists.