I got a kick out of this story:
Judge Rejects Padilla Torture Arguments
A federal judge refused to dismiss terrorism charges against suspected al-Qaida operative and former ‘dirty bomb’ suspect Jose Padilla over claims he was tortured in U.S. military custody…
Cry me a river.
[Padilla] claims he was forced to stand in painful stress positions, given LSD or some other drug as a ‘truth serum,’ subjected to loud noises and noxious odors, and forced to endure sleep deprivation, extreme heat and cold and harsh lights.
Yeah, so, exactly what is Padilla’s beef?
[Judge Marcia] Cooke had ruled earlier that Padilla was competent to stand trial despite conclusions from defense mental health experts that he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from his years in military custody.
Oh, well, c’est la vie.