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Engineered Cold Cell 1613 in the Sheriff Cannon Detention Center, Charleston, South Carolina


10 Cold Cell Deaths


Intensive Management Cold Cells

Suicide Watch Cold Cells

FBI use of Cold Cell

CIA use of Cold Cell

Border Agents use of Cold Cell

Navy Brig's use of Cold Cell

Whole Cell Block and Accidental Cold Cells

Why is the cold used as torture?

The "Cold" is used as torture because it causes severe pain yet leaves no bruise or blood evidence or scars. It causes horrific pain and results in the most painful death a human can endure. The problem is it kills.


4/29/2019 - Release of the first of four annotated website traffic log files detailing the immense magnitude of the now largest corruption murder scandal in the history of our earth.

The attached annotated website traffic report covers the period from January 1, 2019 until today. This file and next fully detail the massive unstoppable corruption of George Bush2 and Dick Cheney. Along with our technology leaders enthusiastic daily non-stop support for covering up all cold cell murders of American citizens, just to make corruption profits fueled by the murders. As well as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal's insidious pleasure from never reporting the truth to Americans, just to line their pockets with corruption greed deals just like all the other deranged psychotic killers. Also provides the details of the now six corrupt ICC judges who just ruled in favor of the Bush2 and Cheney paid corruption, but sadly effecting the continued murders of our citizens. Along with proof that Chinese President Xi Jinping is a notorious corrupt criminal no better than our own corrupt criminal presidents. Even Russian President Putin visited, because Dick Cheney and George2 promised the Russian thugs, the Chinese thugs, and the ICC judges profits from the forced sale of my patent for "Bed Bug Wells," which failed, angering the Russian thugs to get Putin to put the screws to Bush2, Cheney and Bill Gates to force me to sell.

File Here: New-4-UpdatedEvents.pdf


4/27/2019 - Yet another mentally ill inmate was murdered with hypothermic torture, proving cold cell murder is still widely practiced in the United States.

Mentally ill inmate Edward Robinson III was awaiting placement in a mental institution, but instead was locked in an "administrative segregation unit" punishment block cold cell to suffer a brutal hypothermic murder. The 6:00am morning guards noticed Edward was lethargic and not moving, and called for a nurse. The nurse made the decision at 9:15am to let him die on the cold floor. By 11:00am Edward was dead, frozen to death, and the initial autopsy ruled the cause of death to be hypothermia. Due to the fallout the cause of death was later ruled "death by natural causes."

Edward's family lawyer was quoted in an article:

"Edward Robinson III did not die of natural causes, he died as a result of negligence," Rogers said in a statement. "Lake County Sheriff's deputies ignored Edward after he collapsed, and they allowed him to lay on the cold cement floor of his cell for hours without medical assistance."

Attempts were made to blame the hypothermic murder on Edward's medication, but hypothermia can only be caused by air temperatures of 71 degrees F or lower. Edward's core body temperature was 84 degrees F when he was declared dead at the hospital.

The ultimate responsibly for Edward's murder now falls on those who continue to refuse to stop the cold cell murders: Bush2, Cheney, Biden, Obama, Trump, Pence, all the criminal federal judges, the Republican supreme court justices, Senator Burr, the entire GOP, the CIA, FBI, DOJ, along with Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Larry Page, and Satya at Microsoft. Who all continue to choose their mass corruption for profit at the cost of more murdered citizens.

Article in the Chicago Tribune here.


4/8/2019 - My Speech for my Reconstitution Tour

Here is the final draft of my speech for my tour. It will be continually updated with events.



4/5/2019 - Upcoming "We the People" Reconstitution Tour

I will soon be hitting the road full time, speaking at churches, synagogues, mosques, civic, and political groups. Sharing how the unstoppable corruption of George Bush2, Dick Cheney, and technology CEO's, has escalated into a crisis that has completely destroyed the moral fabric of our once proud nation, how torture and murder collapsed our legal and judicial system, destroyed the constitution, destroyed the Republican party, brought God's wrath upon our nation, and has left our federal government operating as a rogue criminal state avoiding any laws against murder, and threatening to use our own military to shoot down the airplanes of investigators from the International Criminal Court. It is time for a period of Reconstitution. It is time for "We the People" to take charge of our nation, because all power is vested in we the people. We need to terminate the employment of all existing crooked civil servants, rewrite job descriptions in a corruption free triumvirate management model, then hire all new people.

Please consider making a non-tax deductible donation for the expenses of the tour:


2/18/2019 - Now Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. joined the corruption, growing TortureGate even more

George Bush2 managed to convince Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. to join the corruption and continue the brutal murders of citizens with hypothermic torture. When will the madness end?


2/11/2019 - Torturegate has now become the largest corruption scandal in the history of the world

Torturegate has now become the largest corruption scandal in the history of the world, fully implicating in murder, torture, and its cover up avoiding any laws, three presidents, three vice presidents, entire supreme court, appeals court and district court judges, all the DOJ & FBI, CIA, Interpol, ICC and ICC judges, communist China, then technology CEO's & the worlds wealthiest people. Just to protect killers P. Bush2 & VP Cheney from our laws against murder and torture.


2/2/2019 - Bill Gates, Larry Page, and Satya Nadella sold their fellow Americans into continuous torture and murder just to line their pockets with blood money, protect killers, while making us forever beholden to communist China, just to keep the secrets of our criminal presidents.

After almost six months of being in the know, these technology men are still protecting killers P. Bush2 and VP Cheney, they refuse to obey our laws, still plot with China and crooked ICC judges to cover up murder for personal gain, and now they too are actively recruiting shills to hide behind paying me money to go away and be silent. Every shill recruit says no way; like hundreds before. These men are so clouded by their own evil, they are completely unaware of what is so obvious to anyone else.


1/31/2019 - 182 recruits from 15 countries (in only 6 months) refuse to be the middleman 'shills' for George Bush2 and Dick Cheney to pay me off to take down this website

Ever since the US Supreme Court denied my petition in April of 2016, President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney have almost daily tried to recruit a middleman or "shill" to hide behind offering me money to take down my websites, pull my book from the Internet, then shut my mouth remaining silent forever.

The problem is every one of their 182 shill recruits (just from 6 months) from 15 countries replied "NO WAY!" Because not one beleived Bush2 and Cheney's lies claiming "cold cell torture is an accident, not intentional, Bardes is nuts." Not with such patently false lies from the most famous liars on earth (Weapons of Mass Destruction?) Many of these shills contacted me afterward in support; with friend requests and invites.

This file 182-Shill-Recruits-No-Way.pdf contains the website visits from each shill recruit from only April 1, 2018 to September 24, 2018. In only a six month period with 182 failed recruits, if you span this over the past three years the ultimate number could be over a thousand. Which statistically proves no one on earth will believe their lies.


1/9/2019 - Letter to Chief Justice Roberts demanding his resignation in disgrace to our great nation

I asked the chief justice: "Your corruption tragically effected the murders of scores of innocent citizens, so how can you officiate over anything having to do with any law, when you are a lawless murderer yourself? How are you any different of a killer than the inmates you routinely execute for being killers too?"

Letter here: Dear-Supreme-Justice-Roberts.pdf


1/8/2019 - After spending 13 years trying to stop our presidents and vice presidents from brutally torturing to death babies, children, women, and men, I appeal to you to do something to help clean up the morass. Your nation needs you.

President Obama had a young child on the border strapped down to the "chair of death" and affixed a bag over his head suffocating the boy to death. More US citizens were brutally tortured to death with hypothermic torture under P. Obama than any of the other elected killers. Vice President Mike Pence as governor had his sheriff drag an inmate outside into the frigid winter cold, stripped him naked and tied him to the chair of death, then poured buckets of cold water over the victim until dead. Now this sadist is our Vice President. President Trump made good on his campaign promise to bring back torture by torturing crying babies and fearful children with the same death Rome gave Jesus.

Thankfully Jeb! Bush never became president, as when governor his jail had an entire wing dedicated to hypothermic murder, which Jeb used to freeze to death his inmates. Not to be outdone, brother George2 and Vice President Dick Cheney directed the CIA to brutally torture innocent Muslims to death because they resisted. Then Chief Justice Roberts directed every judge in the nation to dismiss every torture lawsuit, which just fueled the torture killing scores of more.

Am I to do everything alone; or will you at least do something to help your nation?


1/7/2019 - Turning the tables exposing world-wide deep state corruption on a scale never known possible

Today marks 666 weeks to the day, since I was brutally tortured almost to death, and now demarcates the end of my patient silence. It is now time for me to speak boldly. The scale and depth of the corruption, and the players involved, will shock any decent minded person.


12/2/2018 - Sadly, Chinese President Jinping is just as corrupt as our Presidents

The Chinese anti-corruption unit busted President Bush2 and Vice President Cheney making bribes to escape prosecution for war crimes and torture, but at last nights dinner between P. Trump and P. Jinping at the G20, President Xi Jinping only used the corruption to make more corruption by forcing President Trump to his knees. To completely capitulate; just to avoid the embarrassing story of our corrupt presidents from being reported to the world.

Afterwards, P. Trump was quoted saying it may be the "largest deals ever made," but is more like the "largest loss ever." Because P. Trump got nothing but more empty promises of buying more goods, and must now stay on his knees or a story will break in the news. Our presidents are a world wide disgrace to our great nation. See CNN article here.


11/11/2018 - Letter to SCOTUS justices on latest P. Bush2 & VP Cheney's corruption becoming a national security risk, as they are now beholden to Chinese President Xi Jinping to keep their torture and bribe money secrets.

Read letter here.

Details on specifically engineered punishment cold cells: Engineered punishment cold cells, consisting of small one man concrete cells, near or underneath the air-conditioning air handler, instead of having air vents with louvers, they have a hole in the wall covered by a steel grate, due to the blasting high velocity force of the super chilled 45 degree F air. Sheriff's claim they are only used for torture, and not designed to kill. But for those victims not removed in enough time, torture becomes murder. Click on above picture to view the large vents in the cold cell in the Sheriff Cannon Detention Center in Charleston, South Carolina.


10/9/2018 - Tortured children similar to Lancaster, Ohio from 2014

As more information filters in from the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center lawsuits on the homicides, it is similar to the Lancaster, Ohio cold cell torture victims where an article stated "The lawsuit alleges that juveniles were repeatedly placed in solitary confinement for periods of up to 40 days with temperatures in the mid-50s in the holding cells. The lawsuit alleges the juveniles were frequently kept nearly naked without access to blankets, and as a result of this suffered symptoms of frostbite, including blisters and purplish-blue skin on their fingers and toes. Juveniles also suffered symptoms of hypothermia, including uncontrollable shivering and chattering of teeth, dizziness, nausea, and confusion, the lawsuit contends.

Further along the plaintiff's lawyer, Attorney Edward Forman, is quoted:

"These conditions were truly horrific," Forman said. "No human being should ever be subjected to conditions like this, and certainly not children. How can we ever expect to reform and help juvenile offenders when we treat them this way?"

The lawsuit referenced is a federal suit in the Southern District, Eastern Division case No. 2:14-cv-01608, as found in PACER.


7/4/2018 - Tortured babies "cry from hunger and cold" and pregnant women "faint...who cannot stand the pain..." This evil knows no bounds.

A CNN article today reports hand written letters from asylum seekers and their babies being brutally tortured with hypothermic torture. One mother wrote of the babies "...They cry from hunger and cold..." and "The pregnant women faint, and also the women who cannot stand the pain..." Blankets are denied because it defeats the torture, as one mother wrote they "slept on the floor under 'aluminum paper' blankets." First Lady Laura Bush heroically spoke out against this abuse, but her own husband is the main perpetrator of the continued use of hypothermic murder.


6/21/2018 - Young immigrants brutally tortured with cold cell hypothermic torture in Virginia

Trump and Pence now join Obama, Biden, Bush2, and Cheney for their love affair of brutally torturing people to death, but this time Trump and Pence are torturing immigrant children as young as fourteen. In the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center near Staunton, Virginia, immigrant children are beaten until bones are broken, then stripped naked and locked in hypothermic torture cold cells, in the punishment cell block called "Alpha Pod." See: CBS News article and also CNN article.

5/21/2018 - Letter to Chief Justice Roberts, US Supreme Court

Letter to Chief Justice Roberts on his creation and then subsequent ending of the TortureGate Corruption Murder Scandal, just to protect his pals P. Bush2 and VP Cheney. Includes demands for his prosecution and execution as required by law.

5/10/2018 - US torture program was the creation of VP Dick Cheney

It is painfully clear the US torture program was the creation of VP Dick Cheney, a demon possessed pitiless slayer. And George Bush2 went along with it, not having any moral fiber or principles himself. This butcher Cheney just gave an interview to FoxNews in support of torturing more innocent Muslims to death, but FoxNews thankfully banished the interview to Fox Business, which is telling. But the interview proves torture was Cheney's murderous plot from the beginning. These cowards brought disgrace upon our great nation, and according to the law must be prosecuted and executed.

3/3/2018 - On June 26, 2003, President George W. Bush made a statement on torture that read in part:

Today, on the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the United States declares its strong solidarity with torture victims across the world. Torture anywhere is an affront to human dignity everywhere. We are committed to building a world where human rights are respected and protected by the rule of law.

Freedom from torture is an inalienable human right. The Convention Against Torture ... forbids governments from deliberately inflicting severe physical or mental pain... Yet torture continues to be practiced around the world by rogue regimes... These despicable crimes cannot be tolerated by a world committed to justice.

The United States is committed to the world-wide elimination of torture and we are leading this fight by example. I call on all governments to join with the United States and the community of law-abiding nations in prohibiting, investigating, and prosecuting all acts of torture and in undertaking to prevent other cruel and unusual punishment.

Link to the full press release.

11/21/2017 - International Criminal Court (ICC) to Investigate CIA/Bush2 Cold Cell Torture

The prosecutor for the ICC petitioned the court to open an investigation into P. Bush2, VP Cheney, CIA torture doctors, and other CIA operatives, widespread use of cold cell torture, other war crimes, and other crimes against humanity, in secret torture camps in Afghanistan and other countries, during the 2002-2004 time period. During which an innocent Muslim kid was brutally tortured until frozen to death because he resisted. An AP article cites the courts jurisdiction because the US refused to hold anyone accountable. See article Here. (Last year VP Mike Pence tortured and froze to death an Indiana citizen with the same cold cell murder P. Bush2 used on the Muslims. Proving neither Pence nor Trump value human life.)

7/17/2017 - The Torturegate Murder Corruption Scandal Story is Now a Free Book: 'Unspeakable Pain'

The story of President Bush2, VP Dick Cheney, and the US Supreme Court justices deep involvement and failed cover-up in the Torturegate Murder Corruption Scandal, and how it came to end. Free as a PDF, EPUB, and EBOOK, See

7/7/2017 - Vice President Mike Pence brutally murdered one of his inmates with hypothermic torture/murder on September 28, 2016

Former Indiana Governor Mike Pence, now Vice President, brutally tortured to death Fort Wayne inmate Jeremy Oswalt with hypothermic torture/murder on September 28, 2016. Oswalt was taken outside to the cold, stripped naked, tied to a chair, and had buckets of cold water poured over his head, shivering violently he was then locked in a cold cell and froze to death. Also denied water and food, the medical examiner listed cause of death as hypothermia, dehydration and lack of nutrition. See article: Journal Gazette.

8/18/16 - A federal judge released highly embarrassing pictures of immigrants being tortured in a hypothermic cold cell by the Border Patrol

A federal judge released highly embarrassing pictures of immigrants being tortured in a hypothermic cold cell by the Border Patrol, after lying about it for two years. Outside in Arizona it is 100 degrees but inside the cells are super chilled to sub-hypothermic levels leaving vicitms wrapped in emergency blankets just to keep from being murdered in the cold. See LA Times article here.

6/16/16 - Torturegate: The Great American Hypothermic Torture Massacre and Cover Up

Hypothermic torture/homicide is coming to an end in the United States due to my lawsuit; ending my ten year effort in the courts to stop the bloodshed. A summary of the torture and its demise is detailed in an Op Ed article I wrote for the New York Times but they did not publish: Torturegate: The Great American Hypothermic Torture Massacre and Cover Up.

6/6/16 - The US Supreme Court brings an end to cold cell torture, ending TortureGate

On the day the Supreme Court denied my petition, denying me justice, I ended up winning what I was suing for, the end of hypothermic torture/homicide in the United States. No longer with protections from the higher courts, cold cell torture is coming to a swift end.

The eight remaining justice sent out the clarion call to no longer dismiss torture cases. Hours later a federal judge in Seattle did not dismiss a lawsuit from three CIA torture victims, one who died of hypothermia and represented by his family.

In what shocked not just the legal community, but Internationally, the first signs of accountability allowed the ACLU case Salim et al v. Mitchell et al (2:15-cv-00286-JLQ) to roll into discovery, something never allowed before.

Then South Carolina settled an 11-year class action lawsuit from prison inmates protesting the hypothermic conditions inflicted upon the mentally ill, and those they killed.

On 6/15/2016 the CIA finally released a trove of documents detailing their brutal torture methods such never before seen on any scale. The ACLU calls them evidence of war crimes. Read an interview with the ACLU lawyer. And see CNN article here.

On 7/12/2016 the State of New York sued a jail medical provider over three inmate deaths, one tortured to death with hypothermia in a cold cell. See article here.

It seems the floodgates have opened as more and more fallout from my lawsuit is unfolding in the news almost daily.

4/15/16 - US Supreme Court 'DENIED' my petition today. There will be no justice for me, but I sure hope for others.

Today the US Supreme Court denied my petition (15-983) asking if citizens being tortured to death was a violation of the Constitution.

3/18/16 - US Supreme Court voted to postpone my vote until April 15th

On March 18th the US Supreme Court voted to not vote on my petition, instead rescheduled for April 15, 2016. It seems they need more time.

2/24/16 - US Supreme Court set to vote on March 18th

The eight remaining justices at the US Supreme Court will vote on my petition to outlaw hypothermic torture/murder in a conference vote on March 18th.

1/21/16 - Submitted petition to the US Supreme Court

After twelve years on a long and difficult road the journey is a success.

US Supreme Court Petition: PetitionBardesAuldSupremeCourt_2_2_2016.pdf.

Case Documents:

US District Court Complaint - Bardes v. Auld (1:15-cv-214-MR-DLH) BardesvAULD.pdf
US District Court post-judicial motion to reverse: MotiontoReconsider.pdf
US 4th Cir. Court of Appeals: AppealFinal.pdf

1/19/16 - US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sends me off to the Supreme Court

Today the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals denied my appeal finding "no errors" in the lower court. This gives me what I had hoped, being able to petition the Supreme Court with my Constitutional question. A second time.

11/19/15 - US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has my appeal

The US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, received and docketed my appeal. The lawsuit is now in their hands. A copy of the Appeal: AppealFinal.pdf.

10/9/15 - Found another hypothermic death

Reported on September 25, 2015, yet another inmate died of hypothermic torture, this time in Michigan.

Inmate David Stojcevski was stripped naked and locked in a mental health cold cell, and his slow death was videotaped. The date of death was June 27, 2014.

David was jailed for unpaid tickets, and paid for it with his life.

10/6/15 - Received an order dismissing my lawsuit

I received a four page order dismissing my lawsuit because federal Judge Martin Reidinger finds it legally frivolous, with no need for application of law.

See Judge Martin Reidinger's order: dismiss.pdf.

See my motion to reverse in response: Motion.

9/29/15 - I filed my federal lawsuit last week

My ten page lawsuit, Bardes v. Auld (1:15-cv-214-MR-DLH) US Courts Western Distrct of North Carolina, is here: BardesvAULD.pdf.

8/14/15 - Jeb Bush won't rule out bringing back hypothermic homicide and hypothermic torture

In 2006 Jeb! Bush as governor of Florida tortured to death one of his inmates with hypothermia in the Miami/Dade jail, see Miami/Dade Page. Questioned in Iowa on the issue of reauthorizing his brother's use of hypothermic torture and hypothermic homicide, Jeb Bush replied, "I'm not ruling anything in or out…"

See See CNN article here.

7/28/15 - Durham, NC Jail - It is 90 degrees outside, but frigid inside the jail

With an outside temperature of 100 degrees, Sheriff Michael Andrews has the air conditioner cranked up in his jail to hypothermic levels. Amplify Voices, the jail's watchdog group, reports a letter from an inmate, "Everything is going pretty bad in here. It's very cold temperatures in this jail, mostly in the cell. But I ask the officers can they turn up the heat, but it never get done. We have to put on all of our clothes just to stay warm."

See Amplify Voices Inmate Letter.

Update 8/9/15 - another inmate letter tells of the punishment for those trying to commit suicide, they are stripped naked and locked in a hypothermic cell, the letter reads, "And the best they do for that is take your clothes, put you in an empty cell with no mat freezing cold." See this inmate letter here: Inmate Letter.

7/13/15 - APA and the start of their torture doctors being held accountable

The three top executives of the American Psychological Association (APA) are forced out over the fallout from a 566 page report on their member's orchestration of enhanced torture techniques that included cold cell, ice baths, and ice showers that resulted in deaths. Their members coordinated the torture with the DoD, the CIA, George Bush, Dick Cheney, and Donald Rumsfeld. This is the first and only accounting so far and hopefully may lead to criminal charges against Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld.

See Guardian article here and torture report here.

1/11/15 - South Carolina pays $1.2 million to family of cold cell victim tortured to death with hypothermia

This is a landmark case for cold cell victims; it appears the flood gates have opened. See AP Article or Greenville News article.

1/1/15 - Durham, NC - Fifty protestors marched and banged drums around the Durham Jail last night to protest the hypothermic conditions and lack of edible food.

Kudos to the protestors! Story developing, see the protestor's website:, or read the article from our local Fox affiliate:

12/9/14 - The Marshall Project of NYC published, “It’s Not the Heat: Prison inmates are dying of cold. Why?.

Article Here. or,

12/9/14 - The US Senate Report on CIA Torture was released this morning.

As expected the report goes into detail about the cold cell hypothermic torture and homicide of Gul Rahman, an innocent Muslim kid, in 2002. Induced hypothermia, ice baths, and cold ice water showers rounds out the most widely used EIT. See the CIA Page.

My senator, Richard "Dick" Burr, is on the record calling the report "fiction."

11/11/14 - Found three more cold cell deaths, and five juveniles tortured in cold cells.

The deaths were in Pompano Beach, Florida, Buffalo, New York, and California. The Juvenile's are in Lancaster, Ohio.

10/30/14 - Paul Faust tortured in cold cell until he plead guilty to a crime he did not commit

I want to thank Paul Faust for contacting me with his story. In 2006 Paul was falsely accused of a crime and locked in a Louisville, Kentucky jail solitary confinement cold cell until he plead guilty just to stop from being murdered in the cold.

See the Paul Faust Story.

9/4/14 - The "Conditions of Confinement Act" website is up

Here: or

7/11/14 - Chaos at our border reveals the CBP [Customs & Border Protection] is torturing the immigrants, women and children, with cold cell torture

See the Border Patrol Page.

4/9/14 - Found another hypothermia inmate death

See Lee Correctional Prison inmate Jerome Laudman's hypothermic death page.

7/19/13 - California State's Pelican Bay Prison employed hypothermic punishment

See the Reuters article at the Pelican Bay Prison Page.

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