Here are the tactics that have been carried out, as ordered, by either the CIA or the military under this administration:
1. Waterboarding - http://www.davidcorn.com/archives/2006/09/this_is_what_wa.php
Here's the CIA's definition:
"The prisoner is bound to an inclined board, feet raised and head slightly below the feet. Cellophane is wrapped over the prisoner's face and water is poured over him. Unavoidably, the gag reflex kicks in and a terrifying fear of drowning leads to almost instant pleas to bring the treatment to a halt."
2. Sleep deprivation - I know this sounds like no big deal, but there's a documented case of a man being sleep deprived for over 45 days. That's completely insane.
3. Induced hypothermia - Placing a thermometer in a guy's rectum to gauge his core body temperature, than placing him in ice cold water and bringing him down to a temperature just above the point of death. In most cases, that is. Sometimes they don't get it quite right. Sorry, dead guy.
4. 18- to 20-hour-a-day questioning for 48 out of 54 days
5. Withholding pain medication for people suffering bullet wounds
6. Beatings (some have been beaten to death)
7. Sexual abuse short of penetration
8. Stress positions - Handcuffing someone into a standing position for many hours. Here's an example: http://time.blogs.com/.shared/image.html?/photos/uncategorized/agstress.jpg
And these are the tactics that it will left up to the discretion of Bush himself to carry out if and when this bill passes. It won't be subject to congressional or judicial oversight. If he thinks it's OK, as he's shown already, then it's OK. Very nice.