Theodore's World: Journalist Bets He Can Endure 15 Seconds Of Waterboarding

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February 23, 2010

Journalist Bets He Can Endure 15 Seconds Of Waterboarding

Video has been removed by user at YouTube. journalist Mike Guy underwent waterboarding by a trained member of the U.S. military in the site's new Lab Rat feature.

There is no permanent damage done... but the response is immediate. A much more humane and effective way to obtain critical intelligence quickly without brutalizing the prisoner. Sure beats electrocution, ripping off finger nails, acid showers, whippings/beatings, cutting off limbs, removing eyes & tongues, drilling out teeth, dislocating shoulders, burning, and other ways that the enemies of our freedom use.

Guy bet that he could endure 15 seconds of the interrogation technique used by the Bush administration on al Qaeda chief Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Abu Zubaydah

Wild Thing's comment.......

The enemy we’re facing is slightly more committed, fanatical, and tough than a journalist. I don't consider this to be torture.

KSM lasted 17 seconds and spilled his guts about everything to the interrogators. 17 seconds for a man committed to dying for his cause. The brilliance of water boarding is that it takes physiology into account along with the psychological fear of drowning.

We have been waterboarding close to 500 of our own troops and aviators annually for dozens of years during SERE training.

......Thank you RAC for sending this to me.

RAC has a website that is awesome. 336th Assault Helicopter Company

13th Combat Aviation Battalion - 1st Aviation Brigade - Soc Trang, Republic of Vietnam

Posted by Wild Thing at February 23, 2010 08:48 AM


If waterboarding or feeding only ham to terrorists gets badly needed information from them then that is what we should use. We are at war. There has been an increase in terrorist activity to the US in the last six months. The muslims obviously feel we have become weaker. The rantings against waterboarding and the giving of constitutional rights to terrs have contrbuted to their perception of our weakness. Thank you hussein obama, Eric Holder and MSM for making us more vulnerable.

Posted by: TomR at February 23, 2010 11:51 AM

Waterboarding proves, waterboarding works.

Posted by: Jim at February 23, 2010 01:33 PM

Tom, I agree so much. I love the way our troops played endless hours of American songs and the priosners complained. heh heh

Jim, it sure does.

Posted by: Wild Thing at February 23, 2010 11:09 PM