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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by iacardsfan View Post
    Close the place down.
    The first disappointment of Obama's presidency was that Gitmo's prison wasn't closed in the first three months.
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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    They are terrorists? Why are the vast vast majority cleared to be released back home and havent been charged with anything?
    How are they cleared without a trial?
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by iacardsfan View Post
    Close the place down.
    fine by me, where do we put them? How about some trials, and either release or imprison for crimes?

    Perpetual war on terror=perpetual detention, I have problems with this concept.
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    The GAO study shows that U.S. prisons already hold 373 prisoners convicted of terrorism in 98 facilities across the country.

    "As far as I know, there hasn't been a single security problem reported in any of these cases," Feinstein said. "This fact outweighs not only the high cost of maintaining Guantanamo — which costs more than $114 million a year — but also provides the same degree of security without the criticism of operating a military prison in an isolated location."
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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    The first disappointment of Obama's presidency was that Gitmo's prison wasn't closed in the first three months.
    Heck, he's had 5 years and still nothing
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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    My President has determined that they should be there. He is the Commander-in-Chief, you know.
    Hmm...I thought one of YOUR president's many broken campaign promises was that he was going to close Gitmo.
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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Those poor GITMO detainees! We should all feel sorry for them. They could be back home, marrying another wife, or stoning a woman for not wearing a head scarf. OHHHHhhh poor poor detainees. We should erect a monument in solidarity to their suffering. Think of all the roadside bombs and ambushes that our troops overseas will avoid by not having these guys released. They deserve DUE PROCESS!!! Especially since they themselves believe in due process. The tribal court cases... ahh yes, the smell of machine guns firing off rounds as justice is served in the provence....
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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy65 View Post
    Hmm...I thought one of YOUR president's many broken campaign promises was that he was going to close Gitmo.
    Our President is acknowledged the wisdom of his predecessor that this is a complex issue.

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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    Our President is acknowledged the wisdom of his predecessor that this is a complex issue.
    Its really not. Release them all except those that are known without a doubt to be guilty back to their country of origin...whether that country wants them or not. Give each $1000 for their troubles. Before release take pictures of each, dna samples, names and then put them all on the "Do not fly" or watch list. Then release a press release to all major media and inform them that the next time someone attacks the US we will respond with nukes from those terrorists whose country of origin come from the ME. 1st nuke for first offense will be in a relatively unpopulated area. 2nd nuke for second offense in a medium populated area. 3rd nuke for third offense will be in heavily populated area. After that...whole country. To heck with the consequences of using those nukes.

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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    let them eat each other

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    Re: Ongoing Gitmo Hunger-Strike Spurs Prison to Impose Media Blockade

    Quote Originally Posted by Kal'Stang View Post
    Its really not. Release them all except those that are known without a doubt to be guilty back to their country of origin...whether that country wants them or not. Give each $1000 for their troubles. Before release take pictures of each, dna samples, names and then put them all on the "Do not fly" or watch list. Then release a press release to all major media and inform them that the next time someone attacks the US we will respond with nukes from those terrorists whose country of origin come from the ME. 1st nuke for first offense will be in a relatively unpopulated area. 2nd nuke for second offense in a medium populated area. 3rd nuke for third offense will be in heavily populated area. After that...whole country. To heck with the consequences of using those nukes.

    Show them that we're not going to play and they won't F with us.
    You are proposing bombing a country based on the actions of individuals? Let's say that other countries took that approach and that Kal'Stang, Jr performed some action that violated your hypothetical. Where should that country target, in the United States, the 1st three nukes? What if the country were Indonesia? Would you extend the boundaries or give them a non-ME exemption?

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