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Postby CivilDissent » Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:59 am

With Obama's promise to shut down Gitmo, there is alot to be watched.

We would not want to hurt the feelings of anyone that has, or probably will, hurt or kill thousands of US citizens.

We should release everyone at Gitmo, apologize to them and their "families", give them each $1,000,000 for their pain and suffering and promise never to bother them again. (Being cynical, of course)

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090124/ap_ ... HrcaKyFz4D

Looks like letting them go, or handing them over to another government is not so smart after all.

Yes, hurting their feelings is more important than the death of our citizens.
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Postby evasive » Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:11 am

if everybody keeps wanting to revenge there will never be an end to the suffering and killing. it has to stop somewhere and i think your new president is taking the first step
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Postby ssamurai26 » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:45 pm

While I agree with your overall message, I think the point is that they should not have been improperly imprisoned in the first place. If, for example, the police catch a murderer and don't follow proper procedure in apprehending them, then they risk having the murderer let free on technicalities as well. That is the downside to having a reasonable justice system. Sometimes the murderers go free, nothing new.
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Postby evasive » Mon Jan 26, 2009 3:26 am

I am surprised though to see some former prisoners have joined al-quaida again. now how is this possible? did they flee from jail elsewhere or?
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Postby thomas_w_bowman » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:38 am

Obama will be forced to deal with thses difficult problems thoughtfully, and so is unlikely to close Gitmo in less than a year I'd guess:
1) These 'insurgents' were attacking our troops, apparently without authorization from ANY Government, and certainly not uniformed. So the Geneva Convention does not apply, nor have they observed terms of the Geneva Convention; they take and execute civilian prisoners; they have displayed mutilated bodies of their 'enemies'; if they had this same issue it seems that they would simply behead any unwanted captives.
2) Other Nations worldwide have detained other of these 'insurgents', they do not want the ones we have
3) If/When released, it seems that they promptly will resume hostilities.
4) They are not citizens or even lawful 'visitors' of the USA (Passport ? Visa ?), as such they have no rights under the Constitution. Indeed, imprisoned Americans in Mexico might be treated much the same...
5)The simplest answer is to quietly and quickly execute them if clearing out Gitmo is an imperative, I seriously doubt that this would be a thoughtful course of action either.

It's easy to tell someone that what they are doing is wrong, but harder to define what would really be correct and right... The Presidential order is good media fodder - but the problem is still a very real problem.
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Postby TriAngle » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:15 pm

You're ALL missing the big picture. Get rid of the Zionists who created this chaos and mayhem, and you get rid of it all!
The Zionists will never stop! Until they are stopped.
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Postby Deputy1515 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:26 pm

Personally I think that the 4th Amendment (right against unreasonable search and seizure) needs to be relaxed a bit. Too many cases are thrown out due to this amendment. The founding fathers did not mean for the the constitution to be hijacked as it has been by the court.

But back on topic... The terrorists held there would like nothing more than to kill us once they get out... and if you think they wont hold a grudge for being held for so long then you, my friend, would be wrong.
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Postby cw4cam » Wed Jan 28, 2009 3:06 pm

evasive wrote:if everybody keeps wanting to revenge there will never be an end to the suffering and killing. it has to stop somewhere and i think your new president is taking the first step



Perhaps he could turn half of them loose in Chicago and the other half in DC. :wink:
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Postby evasive » Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:08 am

cw4cam wrote:
evasive wrote:if everybody keeps wanting to revenge there will never be an end to the suffering and killing. it has to stop somewhere and i think your new president is taking the first step



Perhaps he could turn half of them loose in Chicago and the other half in DC. :wink:


That would solve the crime problem they have now but the cure maybe worse than the disease in that case...
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Re: Let them go

Postby Ge FOrce 543 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:58 am

CivilDissent wrote:With Obama's promise to shut down Gitmo, there is alot to be watched.

We would not want to hurt the feelings of anyone that has, or probably will, hurt or kill thousands of US citizens.

We should release everyone at Gitmo, apologize to them and their "families", give them each $1,000,000 for their pain and suffering and promise never to bother them again. (Being cynical, of course)

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090124/ap_ ... HrcaKyFz4D

Looks like letting them go, or handing them over to another government is not so smart after all.

Yes, hurting their feelings is more important than the death of our citizens.


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