Sources: Marines, Defense News
quote: Eliminate the two-party system, and those hateful extreme fringe groups fall so far outside the mainstream that they have nearly zero political influence.
quote: makes people feel like they are burning
quote: For the purposes of this Convention [United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment], the term "torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. It does not include pain or suffering arising only from, inherent in or incidental to lawful sanctions.
quote: Now imagine being strapped to a chair as I spend a half hour running a magnifying glass up and down your face and rest of your body.
quote: What if one of these fell into the hands of an enemy?
quote: Maybe I just have a twisted imagination
quote: All this does is make you feel really hot.
quote: we're not talking about using this on detained people to extract information
quote: This is clearly for area denial and crowd control.
quote: It's no more torturous than using fire hoses on a crowd.
quote: Since when did the UN matter when concerning the United States, except for their ability to annoy the rest of the world by exercising their veto?
quote: This weapon only convinces me to continue my development into high powered lasers with auto-groin tracking.
quote: It is a millimeter wave system, it is not a microwave