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Obama commutes 55-year sentence of FALN mastermind Oscar López Rivera

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posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 01:58 PM
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Obama has commuted the sentence of murderer terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera

Rivera was involved with the Marxist–Leninist group FALN (Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional Puertorriqueña) that terrorized the U.S. mostly in the 1970s.

Good call Obama.

Obama has been releasing other terrorists too recently.

What's the point I wonder ?


Obama commutes 55-year sentence of controversial mastermind of '70s Puerto Rican terror group

The last imprisoned member of the Puerto Rican independence group that terrorized New York in the 1970s will be a free man in May — 20 years ahead of schedule.

President Obama granted a commutation Tuesday to FALN mastermind Oscar López Rivera, who’s served 35 years of his 55-year sentence.

During the 1970s and 80s, López Rivera was part of FALN, or Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional, a group seeking to liberate Puerto Rico from U.S. control.






posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:00 PM
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s n f..

will be good to hear the excuses for these pardons..








posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:03 PM
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Obama has pardoned more prisoners than any President in history.

www.whitehouse.gov...

Today, 273 individuals learned that the President has given them a second chance. With today’s 209 grants of commutation, the President has now commuted the sentences of 1,385 individuals – the most grants of commutation issued by any President in this nation’s history. President Obama’s 1,385 commutation grants – which includes 504 life sentences – is also more than the total number of commutations issued by the past 12 presidents combined. And with today’s 64 pardons, the President has now granted a total of 212 pardons.


I'd really like to hear the excuse for pardoning those with a life sentence. You don't get that for shoplifting.
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posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:03 PM
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I'm all for some of the commutations and pardons for people who committed victimless crimes, but there's no excuse for this.

Same with Manning's commuted sentence.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:05 PM
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He's 74 man.

And he only went after the Government.

70 years, and rapists do what? 10-20?


Much ado about nothing really.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:06 PM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

74 or not he's a terrorist he should have ended his life behind bars ....





posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:08 PM
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originally posted by: robbeh
a reply to: Hazardous1408

74 or not he's a terrorist he should have ended his life behind bars ....




Terrorist.
Political prisoner.


Tomayto tomahto.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:09 PM
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originally posted by: robbeh
a reply to: Hazardous1408

74 or not he's a terrorist he should have ended his life behind bars ....




Some people today, including myself, would call US occupation of Puerto Rico terrorism.... stick to your own turf, stop pissing on the world like it's yours. The man should be classified as a freedom fighter.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:10 PM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

lmao excuses excuses ...


terrorist is a terrorist can't paint it any other way nice try tho ....





posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:11 PM
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a reply to: flice

oh we have those so called freedom fighters where Im from ther also called terrorists and rightfully so ....





posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:12 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

And guess who literally danced in the aisles over this news?!!

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:12 PM
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originally posted by: robbeh
a reply to: Hazardous1408

lmao excuses excuses ...


terrorist is a terrorist can't paint it any other way nice try tho ....




Yeah you can call it an excuse.

I tend not to always believe the government when they label someone a terrorist.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:14 PM
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originally posted by: robbeh
a reply to: Hazardous1408

74 or not he's a terrorist he should have ended his life behind bars ....




Amen.

I believe he just turned 72....not really that old, is he? Also, evidently he can still dance!



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:15 PM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

u don't get that amount of jail time for fook all but yea u try n justify it :/





posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:20 PM
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Obama supports terrorists, their agendas and has given aid to terrorists before. This is to be expected.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:22 PM
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Looking at what he was actually charged with, his sentence does seem a bit hefty. The only violent crime he was charged with was armed robbery.

It should also be pointed out that this isn't the first time his sentence has been commuted. Clinton commuted it in 1999 but he refused.
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posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:24 PM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

Only went after the govt?

Much to do about nothing?

Tell that to the victims, there were six killed, and many maimed and injured by the way, families.

Here are four names, to make it easier for you, all killed at the bombing of a rather famous tavern in NY.


Harold H. Sherburne, 66, whose career on Wall Street spanned four decades, and a young banker, Frank Connor, 33, who had worked his way up over 15 years from clerk to assistant vice president at Morgan Guaranty Trust. Two executives, James Gezork, 32, of Wilmington, Del., and Alejandro Berger, 28, who worked for a Philadelphia-based chemical company, had traveled to New York for business meetings.


He is a terrorist, plain and simple. To commute his sentence is to mock the memories of his, and his cursed organisation, victims and their families. I wonder how the families feel??
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posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:35 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254


Boxes of bomb making equipment,
Photos of buildings in Chicago,

Yeah, he's a real boyscout.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:42 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

What happened to innocent until proven guilty? He has more than served his time for the crimes he was found guilty for. If you have an issue with that then take it up with the DA that couldn't nail him with terrorism charges.



posted on Jan, 18 2017 @ 02:49 PM
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Funny how people got called out for saying Obama has marxist communist 'issues". Not surprising to release a person who is mutual to the cause.



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