Skip to comments.Obama to Issue Order Closing Gitmo During First Week in Office
Posted on 01/12/2009 2:03:25 PM PST by Joiseydude
President-elect Barack Obama is preparing to issue an executive order his first week in office -- and perhaps his first day -- to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, according to two presidential transition team advisers.
It's unlikely the detention facility at the Navy base in Cuba will be closed anytime soon. In an interview last weekend, Obama said it would be "a challenge" to close it even within the first 100 days of his administration.
But the order, which one adviser said could be issued as early as Jan. 20, would start the process of deciding what to do with the estimated 250 Al Qaeda and Taliban suspects and potential witnesses who are being held there. Most have not been charged with a crime.
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A president so weak as to appease Code Pink is not a good thing!
Next up: arrest any real life Jack Bauer types that are out there.
Barack Hussein’s first act as President will be to order a surrender of GITMO to the Fidel Castro and communist Cuba. What a legacy he is starting.
Site of the future "Transition Home for Reformed Musllim Terrorists" has a nice side yard to stretch legs, exercise, build "toys", and only a short drive for "sight-seeing".
None Dare Call It Treason......
Big Mistake—Where’s he going to send the prisoners? Back to their homelands so they can terrorize again, take revenge on those who might have turned them in or get on the bandwagon for the next 9-11? Where’s is he going to house the next round of possible terrorists—city jails? Announcement of closure is not the most important part—what’s the plan, bro?
Why don’t they send them all to the White House at 1601 Pennsylvania Avenue? Then zero and his buddies can all “hang out” with each other.
They should send all the detainees to K Street in DC to join the homeless - if they act fast they could give them special seats of honor near the Capital steps. As it is I imagine they’ll cut them loose with airfare to Santa Monica, California. Free shelters and food with plenty of tourists to rob and kill...
I hope there won’t be a huge exodus from intel and military services but I wouldn’t be surprised if there is one. Who would want to work under the libscum like Obambi and the AG nominee Holder, people who will throw you to the Code Pink wolves at any moment? I hope we can keep enough good people out of their sense of patriotism but why should they risk their entire future for the libscum administration? It’s enough to fight America’s enemies without worrying about the stab in the back from leftists within.
Where are they going to go? Suggestion, just send them to Chicago, a few more thugs there will not be noticed.
Just when I thought Bam would possibly be Center Left on ATLEAST the War on Terrorism, the guy proves that he is a rabid communist.
This is VERY dissapointing and a very bad sign of things to come.
They should invite all the detainees to attend the inauguration of the Obamanation, since the terrorist scumbags should know for whom they are going to be freed and/or coddled more now.
It would be great on national TV..... “look, there are the Gitmo detainees waving at their hero Obamam..... oh, wait, what is that, they’re about to kill anyone in sight now, why, don’t they feel any gratitude toward their liberal saviors?”
Start the list of “Obama’s fault” blunders. Wussie is as Wussie does. Obama is going to be the weakest “president” in US history. We are all in danger with this pansy in office. That’s stating the obvious, but still, come on, who on earth is going to fear the USA anymore and therefore show some restraint in harming us? We are all sitting ducks. Any wacko nation will not hesitate to attack the US or our allies with Zero in charge, especially the nations like Iran who have twisted muslim leaders who WELCOME the end of the world.
Like you REALLY had hope? The guy is SO evil even Satan doesn’t want to have anything to do with him.
If true, this will almost certainly lead to attacks on US vital interests and could mark the beginning of the “Bush was right” movement against radical islamic terrorists. Next up, halting wiretaps on foreign radicals.
God help us.
Too bad the solution for emptying Gitmo won’t involve a few cases of ammo and a backhoe.
Didn’t McCain promise this?
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