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Originally posted by SLAYER69
Well I don't know professor....
Maybe you can tall me. When was the last time a Gitmo prisoner was shelled or gassed? Oh that's right they haven't been. They are also alive and have their heads. They get 3 meals a day, clean sheets, nice slippers and a copy of the Koran.
[edit on 23-1-2010 by SLAYER69]
Originally posted by oozyism
OK honey why would America waste its money on these prisoners if they didn't think they could obtain some incite full information from them?
After all they have been bombing those kind of people with drones, killing civilians while they are at it. So once again why would they waste their money on such individuals when there are thousands of easier options of getting rid of them especially when this effects the image of America also?
The easiest would be to send them to Egypt and make an example out of them. Egyptians got pretty cool torture techniques, and let them be in Egyptian prisons till they die.
Originally posted by whatukno
Far as I really care they could just let them off in Cuba and let Raul Castro deal with them however he likes. Or we could give them a small sailboat, 3 days of food and water, and say hey, go wherever you like.
No no no....
With the way the US is screwed up. They'll just sail to the US and apply for and receive political asylum.
This (not entirely unexpected) decision reaffirms the fears of human rights activists and civil rights lawyers who worry that the new administration's review of terrorism policies will lead to changes only in rhetoric.
Remember when Obama signed two executive orders on his second day in office, pledging to close Gitmo's prison within a year and banning torture? All Talk. Just like the rest of his promises and pledges. Sooner than later now, Obama’s supporters will see him for the consummate politician he is at heart, rather than the apostle of Change, angel of Hope.
Unfortunately, it's probably too late, as his radical, socialist and racially- motivated policies take both shape and effect.
Compared to the tone set by Obama during his campaign , supporters should find room for disappointment. It's one thing to say that “we're going to close Guantanamo in a year," but another to say that they’re going to close Guantanamo, but not going to change any policies on holding people without charges and denying them access to courts.