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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    They don't. That is the problem with Democrats these days. Just as there has not been a true Republican party with true Conservative principles since Goldwater....
    I would say, since Eisenhower.

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    I would say that he did not have full knowledge....
    Full knowledge... of what?

    And if you're right, don't you think it was rather imprudent of Him toi make that prmoise?

    I also find it intersting that whenever one of The Obama's campaign promises fall apart, His supporters cite a lack of "full knowledge".

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Full knowledge... of what?

    And if you're right, don't you think it was rather imprudent of Him toi make that prmoise?

    I also find it intersting that whenever one of The Obama's campaign promises fall apart, His supporters cite a lack of "full knowledge".
    That would limit politicians from making a large number of campaign promises. Promises about foreign policy and the military would be almost impossible.

    Note also, he has ordered the closure of Gitmo, just as he promised. The practicalities of getting it done are going slow, but that does not invalidate his promise.

    Keep hoping though...

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    That would limit politicians from making a large number of campaign promises. Promises about foreign policy and the military would be almost impossible.
    You didnt answer my questions.

    Note also, he has ordered the closure of Gitmo, just as he promised. The practicalities of getting it done are going slow, but that does not invalidate his promise.
    Hmm... sounds like Bill Clinton
    "Well, ah prmosed I would would -order- it closed, and ah did -- its not MAH fault that the Republicans in Congress don't want to help me on this".

    Oh wait... its the DEMOCRATS in congress that dont want to help Him...

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    So what is physically wrong with Gitmo?
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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    You didnt answer my questions.


    Hmm... sounds like Bill Clinton
    "Well, ah prmosed I would would -order- it closed, and ah did -- its not MAH fault that the Republicans in Congress don't want to help me on this".

    Oh wait... its the DEMOCRATS in congress that dont want to help Him...
    You are right, sorry. There are large areas of information about Gitmo that are classified. He had limited access to this information I believe. Since this information is classified, I do not know what it is.

    As for the rest, he ordered Gitmo closed, and to the best of our knowledge, it will close. It is premature to suggest he is going back on a campaign promise.

    Oh, and Obama does not have absolute control of congressional democrats, much as he might like it, nor should he.

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    So what is physically wrong with Gitmo?
    How do you mean?

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    How do you mean?
    All this talk about having to close it; what's wrong with it?
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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Can't really blame a congressman not wanting to be responsible for this -- but, if closing Gitmo is "the right thing to do" then don't you suppose you should vote to do it, regardless of the consequence to your political career?

    Or, is the preservation of personal and partisan political power more importan than "doing the right thing"?
    When is The Gitmo Protest Crew & Wacko's Association going to show their stuff against Obama?
    You know, painting him to be a Nazi, screaming about prisoners rights?
    Even 5% of what they gave Bush...

    There are some confused Libs running around out there.
    What are they to do?
    They own EVERYTHING.

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    Re: Democrats drop funds to close Gitmo

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    All this talk about having to close it; what's wrong with it?
    As best I understand it Guantanamo Bay Naval Base itself is not being closed(I served with some one who had been there, and said the area is beautiful by the way), only the detention center. A detention center to hold people indefinitely is not necessary in my opinion, and has been a PR disaster throughout the world.

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