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Originally posted by Nyiah
I'm betting that 3/4 of a million dollar soccer field is more for the base personnel than the "well-behaved" prisoners. Dollars to donuts the amount of Muslim books and media is vastly overblown as well. That's not only a lot of crap to keep track of, but needs a lot of storage space. Gotta build that, or repurpose for it & move things around. Where have things been moved to, or what buildings are new(er) to house such entertainment? I'm betting they're lucky if they have a handful of unkempt small store rooms for any entertainment materials. Any influx of additional money going into that sh**hole is undoubtedly going to the personnel first & foremost. Prisoners may get the proverbial scrap remains of those funds for medical care & food, & hand-me-down items at best.
It's far beyond time to close Gitmo. Charge those you can charge, send the rest home, and burn the base to the ground. Let the Cubans do the torching, I'm sure they'd find it gratifying & cathartic after having their own land held by a hostile neighbor for so long.
Originally posted by jam321
Close it down is my firm answer. Those individuals deserve a trial. If the shoe was on the other foot and Americans were being treated like this, we would have a different opinion on how these prisoners should be handled.
I don't care about your off topic erroneous personal view of me.
Learn to tolerate other peoples' opinons.
If you think that GITMO is worth the money ... that's your choice.
Considering how many Americans are in pain and suffering
Originally posted by AthlonSavage
reply to post by FlyersFan
These Gitmo terrorists are living a relatively stress free life, and by all measures that are being adopted to rehabilitate will ensure they are fully rested and able to resume with terrorist activities once released.
The Gitmo prisoner rehab program is going to take a while and cost millions. Sending them to a commercial prison sounds like a cheaper solution, although Im unsure if it will yield any positive outcomes for their moderating their radical views towards the west.
At the least the TV entertainment could give options for watching western sitcoms/ movies alongside the eastern Muslim religious channels. I think eventually over time some prisoners would switch over to western entertainment in an attempt to try and escape the trapped feelings of boredom.edit on 30-6-2013 by AthlonSavage because: (no reason given)