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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Yep, and that is what happens when you grant rights to people that shouldn't have them. Good going libs. Kiss trying KSM in America good bye.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought this country was built on the idea that all men are created equal. Granted we didn't really start out that way, we're slowly but surely progressing towards it.
    No, what you seem to want to progress toward is a society without borders. That is not a country my friend.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    I don't find it objectionable, but the star witness couldn't be admitted to the case to testify because his name was revealed during "harsh interrogation techniques." It doesn't specifically matter whether it was waterboarding, but what matters is that it has a place in getting this guy off charges of murder.
    All of which is just more evidence that the civilian legal system is not suited for these unlawful combatants.

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Neither can you handwave away something foul because it makes your side look bad.

    "Harsh interrogation technique" is a euphemistic phrase describing various degrees of torture up to and including waterboarding. A turd by any other name stinks as badly.
    So you're arguing that if this guy was given a few belly slaps, we should just call it "torture up to and including waterboarding" and pretend like that's not disingenuous as ****?

    A guy pushed me while we were on the subway yesterday. I guess that means he's guilty of "assault up to and including rape."

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought this country was built on the idea that all men are created equal. Granted we didn't really start out that way, we're slowly but surely progressing towards it.
    The country was in no way built on the idea that unlawful combatants were entitled to civilian trials.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    RealClearPolitics - Terrorists Don't Belong in Civilian Courts

    civil court the wrong venue: jim combat boots webb, once superstar senator from virginia, who defeated george allen for the job he's in great danger of losing, son of the hof coach of the redskins...

    have you met virginia?

    mcdonnell won by EIGHTEEN a year ago, on tsunami tuesday we took THREE house seats, came within 500 of a 4th (gerald connolly, fairfax, N VA, dc burbs, probably the most important house district in the nation), we dominate the commonwealth's house (oldest parliamentary body in the western hemisphere), 59 to 39...

    the white house is gonna have to back down on this, just like the mosque (remember the mosque?), just like moving ksm to manhattan, just like closing gitmo, just like the fox news war, comprehensive immigration reform, global warming, cap and trade, ending rendition and detention and dadt, taxing the rich, pulling out of afghanistan next july, cutting the deficit in half, capping unemployment at 8%...

    just a buncha lame ducks
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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    So are grabbing the shirt and shaking, face slapping with an open hand, or slapping the belly torture in your estimation?


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    You can add playing music too loudly or touching the Koran without wearing clean white gloves.

    When people feel that loud music is "torture" you know they have trivialized the process to such an extent that few terrorists will ever be found guilty. Millions of Americans will die as a result but it will all be for a noble cause.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought this country was built on the idea that all men are created equal. Granted we didn't really start out that way, we're slowly but surely progressing towards it.
    They may be created equally but that idea runs out of steam shortly thereafter.

    Terrorists might have been born equal but, following their religious indoctrination and homicidal tendencies, they are not even human beings.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    The reason he was found innocent on so many charges was because the vast majority of the charges brought against him were for murder. He was found innocent because he did not directly kill anyone, if the prosecution had decided to charge him with 200 or so counts of conspiracy to murder instead of murder itself he probably would have been found guilty.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    I have always found the whole "inadmissible evidence" to be a crock.

    are you any less of a drug dealer just because the cops didn't have a search warrant when they found 8 million $$$ of drugs in your house?

    are you any less guilty of murder because the cop forgot to read you your rights before you confessed?

    are you any less of a terrorist because they poured some water over your head to get you to confess?

    people alway whine and cry about how the system sucks because sometimes an innocent person is convicted. how about all those times where some guilty POS is released due to some bull**** technicality?
    It's my opinion, and the opinion of the legal system that letting a guilty person go is better than punishing an innocent one. Are you suggesting that police should just be able to do as they please? The restrictions are there for our protection, conservatives say they want smaller government but then they want to let the police or military invade our privacy and our homes. Also no one actually gets let go because you didn't get your rights read that's a myth kind of like the whole "you have to tell me if you're a cop" thing.

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    Re: Terrorist found not guilty

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    You can add playing music too loudly or touching the Koran without wearing clean white gloves.

    When people feel that loud music is "torture" you know they have trivialized the process to such an extent that few terrorists will ever be found guilty. Millions of Americans will die as a result but it will all be for a noble cause.
    Millions, maybe billions!

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