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Originally posted by civilchallenger
Originally posted by sepermeru
reply to post by civilchallenger
Your neighbor couldn't threaten to do that even if you had murdered someone, you know. I don't like the insurance mandate either, but that analogy is flawed.
You seem to have misread by post. What I said is that if you write me a letter saying I've got to to buy the insurance program you have or I will be kidnapped and caged, then you'd be a criminal guilty of extortion. Obama will absolutely have a letter written to you (he doesn't actually do anything himself but merely tells other people what to do) saying you've got to buy his insurance program or you will be kidnapped and caged. That makes Obama a criminal. My point was that its Obama who is the real criminal, not Manning.edit on 26-4-2011 by civilchallenger because: missing words
does it in the US even matter if he broke a law?
In Guantanamo there dozens of people not even guilty captured and tortured by the US. The US government does not care about human rights, so why should they care about laws?
The President of the US doesn't have any judiciary power, does he? In a democratic country judiciary, legislature, executive is usually separated.
Originally posted by 5StarOracle
reply to post by CanadianDream420
If Manning gets convicted tho this gets Julian out of hot water. For he was just "passing on information" provided to him just like CNN/ABC/CBC/BCC news anchors did.
How can you make this claim? What does this have to do with rape, sexual molestation, or unlawful coercion?
Originally posted by MrDesolate
reply to post by Fenrin
And this bears on the topic, how? Foreign nationals captured in the field of combat and held in a prison are relative to this discussion in what way? Trollery is trollery.
Are you seriously asking? There's so much confusion wrapped up in that statement that it would take days to straighten out. Even if I had the time, I'm sure you don't have the intention to read it. Your agenda is showing.