I do not care whether torture is effective or not, it is un-American. If we had pass laws, where people could only move or travel with government permission, we could also reduce terrorism very effectively. Doesn't mean we want to do it.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.