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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    The OP claims rendition will be expanded. What I said is that when the issue is addressed, I expect it will be ended.
    And what we're saying is that it's still going on.
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    That's a dumb comment.

    It was wrong under Bush, and now wrong under Obama. It's disappointing.
    Really, you can say that Obama is lessening torture on suspected insurgents and increasing chance of torture on Americans. Anyone ever see Hostel? Maybe Obama is going to sell Americans to hostile countries to pay for the debt. All that's left now is to make it legal to sell terrorist's kidneys and form organ crop wagons and rolling execution vehicles.
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    That's a dumb comment.

    It was wrong under Bush, and now wrong under Obama. It's disappointing.




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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    Wait! what is dis? Is this a kink in the obamor?
    Did she just blaspheme The One?
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    It was wrong under Bush, and now wrong under Obama. It's disappointing.
    So... when can we expect to hear calls from Leftists that President Obama should be impeached for condoning renditions?

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    The OP claims rendition will be expanded. What I said is that when the issue is addressed, I expect it will be ended.
    As I asked before . . .

    What's to review?
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    So... when can we expect to hear calls from Leftists that President Obama should be impeached for condoning renditions?
    President Obama should be impeached for condoning renditions. (Not really, it just needs to be fixed and wanted to play along)
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    As I asked before . . .
    What's to review?
    That's right.
    By not ending it on The Dawn of The New Era, He allowed it to continue.

    So... when can we expect to hear calls from Leftists that President Obama should be impeached for condoning renditions?

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Renditions themselves are not illegal. Renditions to countries where there is reasonable suspicion that the person will be tortured (Egypt, Syria) is. So it looks to me like Obama is being pragmatic by not doing away with renditions altogether, and he's doing the right thing by making sure renditions don't violate U.S. and international law.

    It's good to have an intelligent person at the helm again.

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Binary_Digit View Post
    Renditions themselves are not illegal.
    Standard, judicial renditions are not at issue here. You're equivocating.


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