U.S. officials: No more Gitmo transfers to Yemen for foreseeable future

posted at 4:21 pm on December 30, 2009 by Allahpundit

When Frisco liberals are telling you you’re being too dovish, you’re being too dovish.

The officials gave POLITICO an early look at their emerging conclusions, which flesh out Obama’s admission on Tuesday that “a mix of human and systemic failures” was responsible for the embarrassing — and potentially catastrophic — intelligence failure.

Here’s what you can expect to hear in coming days:…

5) The transfers of the 198 inmates left in the Guantanamo Bay detention facility will be slowed, and no more will go to Yemen in the foreseeable future.

Translation: No more transfers until the near “man-made disaster” on Flight 253 drops off the media’s radar, at which point it’ll be time for a new round of Crayola therapy. You’ll be pleased to know that the six detainees whom McCain and Graham wrote to Obama about yesterday were actually returned to Yemen two weeks ago, right around the same time that the military was preparing the December 17 airstrike there on The One’s orders. Why he and Bush ever thought it was smart thinkin’ to repatriate people to a country where Al Qaeda has operated openly for years is unfathomable to me — it’s not unlike paroling detainees to the Pakistani tribal areas — but Steve Hayes and Thomas Joscelyn were warning about it almost a year ago. Is it too much to hope that someone had the bright idea to stick some sort of GPS transmitter on one of the six who’ve now been sent back so that at least we get an intel bonanza out of it?

Meanwhile, the administration insists that it’s full speed ahead on plans to close Gitmo, which means Congress will have to vote sometime next year on authorizing transfer of prisoners to the United States under all circumstances, not just for trial. Which brings me to a serious question: Is The One thinking that a Harry Reid loss next year in Nevada might not be a bad thing? The more unpopular crap he forces Reid to push, the more defeat seems assured — but he just keeps on feeding it to him, doesn’t he? Schumer is waiting in the wings to become majority leader if Reid goes down, and say what you will about Chuckles, but he’s a canny operator. Hard to believe he wouldn’t be more effective than Reid. And also hard to believe that Obama hasn’t thought of it.


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Gitmo prisoner transfer vote will not survive cloture.

Webb, Bayh, Lincoln, Nelson (x2) and Lieberman, at a minimum, will say fuck no.

Anti-Harkonnen Freedom Fighter on December 30, 2009 at 4:25 PM

Why he and Bush ever thought it was smart thinkin’ to repatriate people to a country where Al Qaeda has operated openly for years is unfathomable to me

No kidding. It was stupid for Bush to ever send these guys there, and will be even more stupid if President Obama continues releasing them to places like Saudi Arabia that questionable ‘therapy’ programs.

BadgerHawk on December 30, 2009 at 4:26 PM

“a mix of human and systemic failures”

I have a feeling that will be the engraving on Obowma’s place in history…

Seven Percent Solution on December 30, 2009 at 4:27 PM

They wouldn’t sneak anything on these guys to keep track of them out of fear of some type legal repercussions or whatever.

rob verdi on December 30, 2009 at 4:28 PM

Is The One thinking that a Harry Reid loss next year in Nevada might not be a bad thing?

It will put Turbin Durbin of IL in control of the Senate. Now if Jan Schakowsky can take over for Pelosi for nearly losing the house, you in the other 49 states shall serve IL and the Daley machine. Ha Ha Ha!!!!!!!

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM

Let’s see how happy the good folks in that IL town are now to have the Gitmo prisoners in their community. Sure, you may see some jobs from it, but how peacefully will you sleep at night while there are so many of America’s enemies just one or two clever escape plans away…..

Intrepid on December 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM

so we expect AQ in Yemen to have to recruit now instead of having a steady stream of folks from Gitmo? Talk about putting the hurt on the enemy

gatorboy on December 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM

You always get the feeling with BamBam that waiting for the updates is the best strategy … unemployment numbers, economic predictions, deficits, out of control spending and of course the stupidity of closing GITMO.

tarpon on December 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM

Schumer is waiting in the wings to become majority leader if Reid goes down, and say what you will about Chuckles, but he’s a canny operator. Hard to believe he wouldn’t be more effective than Reid. And also hard to believe that Obama hasn’t thought of it.

Yes. I expect another “hard pivot” after the midterms,..ostensibly back toward the center with Chuckie holding the rudder, as the spector of 2012 elections swims into view.

a capella on December 30, 2009 at 4:33 PM

Intrepid on December 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM

No underwear to be sold in Thomson, IL if the transfer happens.

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM

No underwear to be sold in Thomson, IL if the transfer happens.

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM

At least none with the little front pocket, like most tighty whiteys have.

Someone needs to start a nice underwear for men type business. Like a male version of LaPerla….

Intrepid on December 30, 2009 at 4:37 PM

U.S. officials: No more Gitmo transfers to Yemen for foreseeable future

Foreseeable future?
That means “middle of the night during Hussain’s next vacation? Right ? See we get it

macncheez on December 30, 2009 at 4:37 PM

So these bozos send a letter yesterday saying do not send these people to Yemen that you have already sent to Yemen.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) on Tuesday sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to halt the transfer of six Guantanamo detainees to Yemen given the danger they realize that country now poses.

Timing is everything in Comedy!

Sanmon on December 30, 2009 at 4:38 PM

No underwear to be sold in Thomson, IL if the transfer happens.

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM

Let them wear thongs

macncheez on December 30, 2009 at 4:38 PM

Let them wear thongs

macncheez on December 30, 2009 at 4:38 PM

I can just hear the “Crotch pocket” jingle (based on hot pockets).

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:40 PM

The dream is over, sings Obama’s Castrato Choir.

(Fast forward to 2:50)

profitsbeard on December 30, 2009 at 4:41 PM

This whole thing was caused by rectal cranial inversion syndrome.

RealMc on December 30, 2009 at 4:41 PM

This whole thing was caused by rectal cranial inversion syndrome.

RealMc on December 30, 2009 at 4:41 PM

In other words, the Obama AssChapeaux contingent!

Intrepid on December 30, 2009 at 4:45 PM

You’ll be pleased to know that the six detainees whom McCain and Graham wrote to Obama about yesterday were actually returned to Yemen two weeks ago,

What is really pleasing is how up to date our Senators are on things of that nature. What happened to the sharing of intelligence?

fourdeucer on December 30, 2009 at 4:45 PM

I can just hear the “Crotch pocket” jingle (based on hot pockets).

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:40 PM

Lean pockets too!

macncheez on December 30, 2009 at 4:47 PM

DOH!

Jvette on December 30, 2009 at 4:48 PM

Why he and Bush ever thought it was smart thinkin’ to repatriate people to a country where Al Qaeda has operated openly for years is unfathomable to me

Why drag Bush into it?
And if Bush did this–which I’m not willing to grant that he did–he didn’t do it because he wanted to, but due to pressure from the international and domestic political Left.
Which is precisely why Ogabe’s doing it.

Jenfidel on December 30, 2009 at 4:50 PM

chucku schumer to the rescue!

cmsinaz on December 30, 2009 at 4:50 PM

What happened to the sharing of intelligence?

fourdeucer on December 30, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Senators actually have intelligence to share? Hmmmmm..go figure. Base on observing the actions of Senators, they need to keep all the intelligence they have to get by.

WashJeff on December 30, 2009 at 4:52 PM

Why drag Bush into it?

Jenfidel on December 30, 2009 at 4:50 PM

Exactly.

This is the Donks strategy. Why bite?

Bruno Strozek on December 30, 2009 at 4:55 PM

Maybe Bush should come out and say he now agrees this was a mistake when he did it and he doesn’t know why Obama continued it considering how much criticism he leveled at all things Bush.

Hippie heads explode?

aikidoka on December 30, 2009 at 4:58 PM

And also hard to believe that Obama hasn’t thought of it.

sneaky little weasel, ain’t he?

cmsinaz on December 30, 2009 at 5:02 PM

i just want to scream at the tv sometimes…all the lib pundits can cry about is a double standard that the gop is blasting obama for taking too long to respond re: the underwear bomber but that they didn’t blast bush when he took 8 days to respond re: the shoe bomber and I think, dang it, the libs have been blasting at W since 9/11, he could do nothing right in their eyes…why can’t the gop pundits attack these boneheads and say LIAR! to their faces…are we too nice?
sorry for being OT, but I needed to get it off my chest…

cmsinaz on December 30, 2009 at 5:23 PM

Schumer AND Obama? There’s not enough videotape in the entire world to handle both these camera-hogs.

bradley11 on December 30, 2009 at 5:24 PM

How about this. We release them from Gitmo and enroll them into the Hill intern program, assigning them to the offices of those who love them most — Dem House and Senate members, assigned with priority given to the leadership and then by seniority.

TXUS on December 30, 2009 at 5:38 PM

If we’re still going to be allowed to conduct missile strikes in Yemen, I’m not opposed to sending Gitmo releases there. If they go back to Al Qaeda camps, it’s not our problem.

scalleywag on December 30, 2009 at 5:57 PM

I don’t recall why Bush would have released Gitmo detainees only to have them regroup with the enemy. The man wasn’t stupid, though, and someone gave him good reason to do so. Anyone know for sure?

scalleywag on December 30, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Why drag Bush into it?
And if Bush did this–which I’m not willing to grant that he did–he didn’t do it because he wanted to, but due to pressure from the international and domestic political Left.
Which is precisely why Ogabe’s doing it.

Jenfidel on December 30, 2009 at 4:50 PM

Bush did release some of the prisoners from Gitmo.
These were supposed to be low level people that they did not have any evidence of serious high level ties to a terrorist organization.

Bush wanted to try everyone of them in military tribunals so that a system could be developed on how to deal with the terrorist and bring some closure to these cases.

As anyone without “selective amnesia” will remember, the heat was very intense to do something or show some chain of judicial process in dealing with the terrorist that we had captured.

But guess who stopped due process from happening which probably would have prevented the release of some of these terrorist:


Justice Delayed
Holder’s friends in the al-Qaeda bar caused the trial delays he now criticizes.

By Andrew C. McCarthy
http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=NjJjYTIxNGFlZjRiNzFmYzFiM2ZhMGI4NTRmMWNhMzg=

This is chutzpah writ large. The principal reason there were so few military trials is the tireless campaign conducted by leftist lawyers to derail military tribunals by challenging them in the courts. Many of those lawyers are now working for the Obama Justice Department. That includes Holder, whose firm, Covington & Burling, volunteered its services to at least 18 of America’s enemies in lawsuits they brought against the American people. (During 2007 alone, Covington contributed more than 3,000 hours of free, top-flight legal assistance to our enemy detainees.)

Almost from the moment President Bush authorized military commissions in 2001, this legion of litigators flooded the courts with habeas corpus petitions, contending that military detention and trials violated the Constitution, the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and the Geneva Conventions. In 2004, the al-Qaeda bar induced the Supreme Court, in Rasul v. Bush, to grant enemies a statutory habeas corpus right to challenge their military detention in civilian court. Congress tried to stop them by amending the habeas statute to divest the lower federal courts of jurisdiction in these lawsuits, but the al-Qaeda bar later persuaded the liberal bloc on the Court to ignore that amendment.

 


In 2006, in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, our enemies’ lawyers persuaded the Court’s liberal bloc to invalidate the military commissions on the ground that they had been prescribed by the president rather than by Congress.
This rationale was (a) disingenuous, because Congress had implicitly approved military tribunals in the 2005 Detainee Treatment Act, (b) legally untenable, inasmuch as presidentially authorized commissions have a long history in the United States, and (c) practically pointless: Since Congress already had implicitly approved the commissions, it was no surprise when it then explicitly approved the commissions in the 2006 Military Commissions Act. In terms of delay, however, the damage was done. The military commissions that had been convened up to that point — and delayed by continuous litigation — had to be started all over again under the new congressionally authorized system.

If not for liberals and their delaying tactics, these terrorist would have already been processed and have little to no chance of returning back to the battlefield.

This is a problem perpetrated and continued by liberals and the consequences should fall squarely on their shoulders.Liberals yelled and screamed for these terrorist to be let go or brought to civilian trials.
This weak and irresponsible path undertaken by liberals has brought us to the point:

… that putting caterpillars in the cells of terrorist or pouring water on their face is considered torture.

…..terrorist who have committed acts of war are now given the rights of citizens and will stand trial in civilian court.

…..when we capture a terrorist, they now lawyer up and we get little to no intel.

…..we will close down a facility located in Cuba,transfer the terrorist to Illinois (or back home to continue their jihad) supposedly because Gitmo is a big recruiting tool and major reason for jihadist to strike against Americans.
So putting them on American soil is somehow supposed to make us safer instead of the target being in Cuba????….
…liberal pretzel logic at it’s best.

Republicans were called “stupid” and “hate mongers” for saying that showing weakness to the jihadist would only increase their desire to strike.
Now it is more than obvious that we were right with the increase of terrorist attacks on our soil and Afghanistan.

liberals can put all the spin on these events they want to,but the words coming out of the terrorist mouth prove how wrong they are:

Bring my lawyer! — That’s what’s so beautiful about America.
 [Andy McCarthy]
http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=NDVjYmJhYWU3OWQ2MWUxNzU3M2M1OTczZTIxYTE3Zjg=

Choosing America as an enemy was not, however, without its advantages.  Amir Abdelgani advised his confederates that, if arrested, “Nobody talk until seeing his lawyer.”

 
“You understand,” Siddig echoed.  “Tell them, ‘I don’t know.  I’m not talking to you.  Bring my lawyer.’  Never talk to them.  Not a word. ‘My lawyer’—that’s it!  That’s what’s so beautiful about America.”

….and what a surprise!!!!
look what the bomber of flight 253 did:

(Jennifer Rubin – 12.30.2009 – 10:08 AM)

Buried deep in the Washington Post account of the Obama administration’s  intelligence failures regarding the Christmas Day terror attack is this nugget:
Abdulmutallab remains in a Detroit area prison and, after initial debriefings by the FBI, has restricted his cooperation since securing a defense attorney, according to federal officials.

And why has he clammed up, sitting uncooperatively while the Obami scramble around trying to put the pieces together surrounding the not-at-all isolated extremist? Because Obama has declared we will treat these incidents as criminal-justice matters. He is arrested, Mirandized, lawyered up, and now mute.

At one time around 70% of our intel was derived from terrorist interrogations.

Now the terrorist know they don’t have to say a dam# thing.

So what do the people who can’t defend this stupidity do:
They blame Bush.

How Progressive!!!

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Well, that is “chutzpah writ large”. What a mess.

scalleywag on December 30, 2009 at 6:10 PM

This may add some light on just how far liberals and members of the Obama administration have gone in defending these terrorist and helping them return back to the battlefield:

(via Gatewaypundit)

Eric Holder’s Firm May Have Represented Undie Bomber Mastermind Before His Release

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 3:44 PM
Jim Hoft
http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2009/12/eric-holders-firm-may-have-represented-undie-bomber-mastermind-before-his-release/

There are questions on whether Eric Holder’s former law firm represented these Al-Qaeda leaders in Yemen who were the masterminds behind the attempted Christmas plane bombing.

It was meddling by committed lefty attorneys which made military prosecution of the GITMO detainees so difficult. Relentless pressure applied by these advocates is what ultimately led to the Hamden decision [Hamden vs. Rumsfeld, 548 U.S. 557, 2006] in which the military tribunal system established by the Bush administration – relying upon long historical precedent – was overturned on a 5-3 Supreme Court decision, which for the first time in American history applied principles codified in the Geneva Accords to terrorists to which Geneva was long understood not to apply.

As we noted in a February piece [Former Partner Of Eric Holder’s Law Firm Represents Cole Bomber And 14 Other GITMO Detainees, http://www.pipelinenews.org/index.cfm?page=holder1id=2.9.09%2Ehtm the involvement in this process by Holder’s old law firm was substantial.

liberals have used every resource they had available to protect terrorist and pave the way for them to be released back onto the battlefield.

Blaming Bush for the ignorance of liberals is nothing more than a deflecting tactic to take the onus off of their failures.

liberals spent 8 years calling Bush a “war monger” and “torturer” to try and diminish his success against the jihadist ,now we are having to endure the consequences of liberal ignorance and politicization of the War on Terror
that will get a lot of people killed if their failed agenda is not stopped.

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:28 PM

Here’s the deal, as near as I can figure from the conflicting reports:

Per FNC: “Dean Boyd, a spokesman for the Department of Justice, said 14 Guantanamo Bay detainees were transferred to Yemen during the Bush administration and seven others had been released to the country since Obama took office.”

The most recent six detainees transferred to Yemen by the Obama administration arrived on Dec. 20.

Most importantly, according to CBS, “There are 80 Yemenis left at the Guantanamo facility, almost half the remaining prison population.” Apparently, Obama planned to transfer them all to Yemen.

I’m not sure whatever source Allah’s using has it right, that McCain and Grahmnesty were referring to the six already released on 12/20. I believe they, Feinstein and others in Congress are referring to the 80 still in Gitmo.

Nichevo on December 30, 2009 at 6:32 PM

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Last I heard, plans to get DNA from the lawyered-up Nigerian had been postponed. I wonder where that stands now.

This business of having lawyers act as a wall of separation between a terrorist and intelligence gathering about other plots and methods (which right now appears to be damned close to a ticking time bomb scenario) really exposes how utterly despicable the Left is.

On the one hand they wring their hands in despair about “torturing” detainees to obtain information, but at the same time they provide them with lawyers under civilian law so they make it impossible to obtain info voluntarily. They set up a lose-lose scenario for our national security, and as such I don’t see how it’s possible to come to any other conclusion than that they want to bring this country to its knees.

Buy Danish on December 30, 2009 at 6:35 PM

The Boss lady has been all over this for years also:

Obama’s December Gitmo surprise — and the Covington & Burling connection revisited
By Michelle Malkin  •  December 21, 2009 10:57 AM
http://michellemalkin.com/2009/12/21/obamas-december-gitmo-surprise-and-the-covington-burling-connection-revisited/?print=1

From Malkin’s Culture of Corruption:

Putting on the best terrorist defense is a Covington & Burling specialty. Among the firm’s other celebrity terrorist clients: 17 Yemenis held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. The law firm employed dozens of radical attorneys such as David Remes and Marc Falkoff to provide the enemy combatants with more than 3,000 hours of pro bono representation. Covington & Burling co-authored one of three petitioners’ briefs filed in the Boumediene v. Bush detainee case, and secured victories for several other Gitmo enemy combatants in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Falkoff went on to publish a book of poetry, Poems from Guantanamo: The Detainees Speak, which he dedicated to the suspected terrorists: “For my friends inside the wire, Mahmoad, Majid, Yasein, Saeed, Abdulsalam, Mohammed, Adnan, Jamal, Othman, Adil, Mohamed, Abdulmalik, Areef, Adeq, Farouk, Salman, and Makhtar. Inshallah, we will next meet over coffee in your homes in Yemen.”

How sweet. One of the class of Yemeni Gitmo detainees that Falkoff described as “gentle, thoughtful young men” was released in 2005—only to blow himself up (gently and thoughtfully, of course) in a truck bombing in Mosul, Iraq, in 2008, killing 13 soldiers from the 2nd Iraqi Army division and seriously wounding 42 others.

The Senate shrugged at the glaring conflict of interest Attorney General Holder presents in handling Gitmo legal issues. Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Cucullu, author of Inside Gitmo: The True Story Behind the Myths of Guantanamo Bay, makes the ethical problem plain:

As a senior partner, he undoubtedly had significant input on what kind of charity cases his firm picked up. He surely knew that dozens of lawyers from his firm were among the 500-plus civilian lawyers representing the 244 or so remaining detainees (on top of military-court-appointed defenders). Even now, his Covington colleagues continue to allege rampant torture at Gitmo. They’re fighting hard to have detainees tried through the US court system—essentially given the same rights as US citizens. And their arguments and plans hinge largely on having Holder issue a bad report card.

Recent polls indicate that at least half of Americans disagree with affording the detainees legal rights on US soil. Will they have the same access to Holder’s ears as his former colleagues do?

But it’s Bush’s fault right.
liberals have nothing at all to do with showing weakness and putting terrorist back in action to kill innocent people.

“PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN!!!!”

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:45 PM

Send them all to the Crayola Crayon factory in Pennsyltucky!

I hear tell colorin’ soothes their savage souls.

Talon on December 30, 2009 at 6:46 PM

On the one hand they wring their hands in despair about “torturing” detainees to obtain information, but at the same time they provide them with lawyers under civilian law so they make it impossible to obtain info voluntarily. They set up a lose-lose scenario for our national security, and as such I don’t see how it’s possible to come to any other conclusion than that they want to bring this country to its knees.

Buy Danish on December 30, 2009 at 6:35 PM

Great point.

Hypocrisy is pretty much the foundation and platform of liberalism.

This is no different than watching liberals yell and complain about supposed “voter fraud” by Republicans when liberals fight against showing ID at voter stations and have ACORN as a major liberal (and tax payer funded) organization.

This is no different than watching liberals yell and scream about lobbyist and corruption on capital hill,then push more money on K street than ever before while they protect the crooks like Dodd,Rangel,Geitner,Jefferson,Pelosi,Reid….and …on…and…on…and…on.

They called Bush a war criminal because of the Patriot act,NSA wiretapping,rendition,indefinite detention,bombing villages and killing civilians…..all policies that they are now using and call “smart power”.


This saying is 100% true:
If you want to know what a liberal is up to…look at what they are blaming Republicans for.

Liberals basically think they can appease their base and keep many independents by saying one thing in public…then doing the exact opposite in the dead of night.

I believe that this fully democratic Congress just continued the Patriot Act again for what…the third time…
and I have seen little to no press about it.
This is the same Patriot Act that they spent the majority of Bush’s time as President whining about crushing our civil rights and tearing up the Constitution.

It is nothing new to watch liberals get on TV and talk about how tough they are on terrorism while in reality they do everything they can to enable them and allow them to conduct their acts of terror all in the name of “Hope and Change”.

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:57 PM

fourdeucer on December 30, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Does that mean they might reach a collective IQ of say 90 (low normal)if they shared intelligence.?

chemman on December 30, 2009 at 7:06 PM

I believe that this fully democratic Congress just continued the Patriot Act again for what…the third time…
and I have seen little to no press about it.
Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:57 PM

I believe they just voted on a 2 month extension. They’ll probably use it as a bargaining chip for “health care”, entangling it somehow with the health care bill. I don’t know that much about the arcane workings of the legislative process, but I betcha they’ll figure out some way to make a no vote on “health care” a no vote for national security.

Buy Danish on December 30, 2009 at 7:19 PM

Guess we’ll just have to hang them all.

GOT ROPE?

profitsbeard on December 30, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Buy Danish on December 30, 2009 at 7:19 PM

So I guess the question on this is will the Republicans get a backbone and expose this game.

Talk about politicizing National Security…..

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 9:39 PM

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 9:39 PM

That was speculation on my part. But I know how they operate, so I wouldn’t put it past them.

Buy Danish on December 30, 2009 at 11:23 PM

..could someone please, please, please (I’m beggin’ ya) put up a sign post pointing towards Mecca so all of these poor slobs in the picture can get aligned in the same direction for their prayers?

VoyskaPVO on December 30, 2009 at 11:24 PM

That was speculation on my part. But I know how they operate, so I wouldn’t put it past them.

Buy Danish on December 30, 2009 at 11:23 PM

Speculation backed up by the knowledge and history of knowing how liberals work and politicize any issue if it furthers their agenda.

I think it is a spot on assessment.
What other reason would they vote to continue the Patriot Act for just 2 months?

We will see.

Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 11:47 PM

Get a new Photo of Camp Delta. The MSM keeps using the old photos, you should show the new Club Gitmo photos. It’s a lot better conditions now. They will go to worse conditions in Illinois.

Ed Laskie on December 31, 2009 at 5:13 AM

Liberals basically think they can appease their base and keep many independents by saying one thing in public…then doing the exact opposite
Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 6:57 PM

Why not? That how he got elected. Working pretty good so far.
I don’t listen to Obama, and think he will govern as he speaks. In fact he will do opposite. Just like when he talked trash about bankers right before meeting. He didn’t want public to criticize him as having love fest as it truly was.

Ed Laskie on December 31, 2009 at 5:48 AM

I wish his double talk also included Gitmo, saying he will close it when he will not. He wants to give Camp Delta and Gitmo back to Castro before he dies.

Ed Laskie on December 31, 2009 at 5:51 AM

Is it too much to hope that someone had the bright idea to stick some sort of GPS transmitter on one of the six who’ve now been sent back so that at least we get an intel bonanza out of it?

Even better: Advertise through the whispernet the factoid that we’ve replaced one of their gonads.

unclesmrgol on December 31, 2009 at 8:47 PM

We will see.
Baxter Greene on December 30, 2009 at 11:47 PM

I’ve bookmarked this page in my super duper file system for future reference.

Buy Danish on January 1, 2010 at 10:57 AM