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Guantanamo Bay

Bringing Terrorists To Our Shores

August 3, 2009

The Obama administration is floating a new trial balloon for the ultimate disposition of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (a.k.a. Club Gitmo) after the closing of the prison facility on January.  Apparently, the administration plans on setting up a prison/military court system complex in Kansas and Michigan, bringing the terrorist scum from Gitmo to [...]

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Executive Incompetence

July 22, 2009

Besides being the head of state and responsible for driving the policy agenda of the Congress, the President’s primary responsibility is to be the chief executive of the government, essentially the Federal Government’s CEO.  Anyone who has worked in business or done any sort of management, whether it be of projects or of people, knows [...]

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Congress Balks at Closing Gitmo

June 19, 2009

In passing the war supplemental to fund the ongoing U.S. presence in Afghanistan and Iraq, Congress also placed serious restrictions that will make it extremely difficult to close Guantanamo Bay.  The new supplemental does not allocate any funds to the closing of Gitmo.  In addition, the bill contains the following new laws: No Guantanamo Bay [...]

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Giving Terrorists Constitutional Rights

February 27, 2009

The Obama Administration has moved Al Qaeda operative Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri from being an enemy combatant to being indicted in U.S. Criminal Court.  Al-Marri was an Al Qaeda sleeper agent based in the U.S., and provided the terrorist organization with material support.  He arrived in the U.S. shortly before 9/11 and was arrested in [...]

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Capitulating to Terrorists

February 6, 2009

The Obama Administration announced yesterday that charges were being dropped against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the Al Qaeda member responsible for the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole.  He was being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which Obama announced he was closing in his first 100 hours as President.  Obama also requested the suspension of all military [...]

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A Nation Less Safe

January 22, 2009

On the second full day of the Obama administration, President Barack Obama has decided to make the world a better place for terrorists, depriving our men and women in uniform and in the intelligence community of the tools that they need to defend this nation.  In executive orders today, Obama ordered the closing of the [...]

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Gitmo Conviction

August 6, 2008

Weeping as the verdict was read, Bin Laden’s old driver Salim Hamdan was found guilty of terrorism, not conspiracy, by a six-member military tribunal.  Since he was only convicted on the first count, he’ll probably just have his stay at Gitmo extended for the rest of his life.  US troops found him in a car in Afghanistan in [...]

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Wants Martyrdom

June 5, 2008

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the effectively waterboarded 9/11 mastermind sitting in a cell at Club Gitmo, wants to be “martyred.”  He said so in front of a Military Tribunal today, along with a few of his co-defendants. Our legal system will eventually sentence KSM to death – he’s admitted his part in the 9/11 attacks, is getting his day in court to [...]

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