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Political cartoons? In /my/ vagina?
This /seriously/ was my reaction to the term Waterboarding when I first read about it....last week. I can be such a moron sometimes.

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All political debates in my journal will be squished so don't even try it. Just lookit the pretties.

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vizon From: vizon Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:03 am (UTC) (Link)
LOL
brown_wolf From: brown_wolf Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:10 am (UTC) (Link)
Weird. I was joking with some friends on how I would like to go snowboarding, skateboarding and waterboarding. :p
arbeywolf From: arbeywolf Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:16 am (UTC) (Link)
LOL great expressions!
And you're not the only one who had that misunderstanding of the term :P
reyfox From: reyfox Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:22 am (UTC) (Link)
HA! Brilliant.
ethethlay From: ethethlay Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:27 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh god, the expression in the lower left is priceless :D
skorzy From: skorzy Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:30 am (UTC) (Link)
That joke has been passed through my lab. Usually, its become the nonsense response to a question we can't answer:

"... waterboarding?"
"YES! Don't forget your towel!"
casidhe From: casidhe Date: February 22nd, 2008 06:44 am (UTC) (Link)
LOL. Totally love the expressions.
From: silber Date: February 22nd, 2008 07:24 am (UTC) (Link)
LOL!!!!

That so made my morning, hehehe
doc_halfmoon From: doc_halfmoon Date: February 22nd, 2008 09:16 am (UTC) (Link)
AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH XD
Yes ... your character's expressions are priceless, but when I looked at Bush, OMG ... Ihihihih it's sooooooo funny!!!! XD

You made my day too! :P ;) =D
wolf_goat From: wolf_goat Date: February 22nd, 2008 09:21 am (UTC) (Link)
First, I lol'd. And when I read the article I O_o'd.

Great sketches but it's really wtf. :P
calypte From: calypte Date: February 22nd, 2008 10:15 am (UTC) (Link)
When I heard the term "Waterboarding", what I pictured in my head was actually called "Wakeboarding". Ha ha. And here I thought they were giving the terrorists surfing lessons. Silly me.
tarnac From: tarnac Date: February 22nd, 2008 10:52 am (UTC) (Link)
I find it depressing and refreshing that this is the first illustrated example of waterboarding I've seen.

I hear it so god damn often on the multiple AM radio stations I listen to that the mental image just makes me giggle.
swandog From: swandog Date: February 22nd, 2008 11:48 am (UTC) (Link)
Well, this is the first time I've heard the term, so I had to look at the link you posted and geez, that IS awful! O_o But like you, the first image that popped into my head upon reading the term was what we used to call "zip-sledding", where you lay on a sled-like plastic board and get pulled behind a boat--so much fun! And my reaction was, why in the world would they ban that?? XD :P

(I so need a "durr" icon for comments like these!) XD
From: silber Date: February 22nd, 2008 12:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh maaaaaaaan. Reading all these comments towards waterboarding I really have to wonder how much americans actually care for what is going on around them. These and other practices practices have been internationally critizised for "years" and are a major reason for the hhuge loss of US morale authority not only in the islamic world, but also within all major Nato powers.

Gnnnnn. K, gotta respect the no political discussion order, but hrsn.
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: February 23rd, 2008 07:23 am (UTC) (Link)
I wondered myself. But honestly, you know me, and I don't consider myself an ignorant person, but I don't know half of what is going on with the higher-ups. The CIA makes it it's business to be out of view of the public. No one really knows what they do unless you seek it out, and even then there's no straight answers.

dragonheadthing From: dragonheadthing Date: February 22nd, 2008 03:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's a whole new level of fun!
doodlesthegreat From: doodlesthegreat Date: February 22nd, 2008 03:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's koo-koo-kooky times at the beach with Frankie, Annette, and the CIA!
yelth From: yelth Date: February 22nd, 2008 08:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
HA! XD
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thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: February 23rd, 2008 07:22 am (UTC) (Link)
the purpose wasn't to be lethal. it was to be near-lethal but leave no marks like whipping would. it /can/ be lethal though. It can create what's called "dry drowning" where your body over-prepares itself for the shock of drowning and your throat spasms and your heart stops out of fear.

...and there's nothing different from today's version than the Spanish Inquisition version, there's just been a variety of methods used, either your face is covered by a cloth or a cloth is put in your mouth or your face is covered by cellophane. It all works just about the same and creates the same reaction.
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