Other possibilities to create a safer America from SkipChurch:
The President has assured us that waterboarding is not torture, and there are legal opinions by the finest minds in his administration (stop laughing) that all sorts of “enhanced interrogation techniques” are okay.
So why not bring back some of the tried-and-true methods of the past?
Thumb screws: Hey, it doesn’t sound so bad, right?– and it has a long and popular history with law enforcement, witch hunters, heresy hunters, etc.
The Rack: Now this particular device got a bad name from overzealous practicioners. But since it can be used in such a way as to not “be equivalent in intensity to the pain accompanying serious physical injury, such as organ failure”, I think our brave forces of law and order need this effective machine installed in every police station basement.
There are lots of other devices, just the threat of which might elicit a confession. For the female evil-doers, breast talons. For the really hard cases, why not give the Iron Maiden a try? Or the Heretic’s Fork? Or the notorious Pear?