It will continue to be so until we get rid of asshats like Rep. Silvestre Reyes (D-TX), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.
Torture is a dangerous technique to use because it's only good for giving the torturer what they want to hear. It's ineffective as an intelligence tool. It is effective only to generate propaganda- if you want to trust the word of people who would torture.
Then there's the side issue of its unConstitutionality and inhumanity.
Would the FBI kindly wiretap this creep like he was from Illinois? But forgive me. We're all on the NSA list; only people who try to make the banks use their bailout money to make loans get busted.
Sometimes, I forget.