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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Besides, to the degree these guys had anything to do with 9/11, Virginia has some state charges to send them to the gurney.
Why not give them a job in congress, replace Frank, Pelosi and Ried whe are headed that way anyway.
SICK AND GETTING SICKER
Great soon all the terrorists will be living down in Florida.
An empty gesture, devoid of any substance and done simply to appease his screwball supporters.
In other words, a fitting start to his administration.
Yes, he did. FReepers would be rationalizing this if he had won.
Glad that Obama won, people get to experience marxism first-hand.
let them walk on out to Cuba.....see if they make it out of that heck-hole alive.
Send them to live with Pelosi, Reid, the Liberal God and his shrew. They’ll make a great nest of rattlesnakes slithering together.
Even worse, some of their homelands are resuing to allow them back. Then what?
He is only going to close the Terrorist Prisoner function, isn’t he? I don’t agree with closing it, but we do need the Main part of Gitmo for other Navy functions.
Definitely give them all front seats at the inauguration!
Maybe some of them can be armed and be given some "security functions" to perform.
Among the many reasons I could not vote for McCain either.
There are a lot of countries, including their homelands that don’t want them back. If we bring them here, we should spread them out and dump them in with the worst of the prisons general populations wearing their terrorist prisoner garb. See how long they last. Even our worst criminals have some standards. I heard the worst thing that a child molester can have happen to them is to get put in with the general population of prisoners.
How about some names for all of these advisors. I’m betting the list of advisors could be quite entertaining.
Euthanize and cremate the inmates and close the empty prison.
He is going to “close” it but:
“It’s unlikely the detention facility at the Navy base in Cuba will be closed anytime soon.”
Is this like those signs on the highways that say “road legally closed” that everyone ignores for decades?
The problem is not that he doesn't love his country.
The problem is that his country is not the USA.
I think a lot of them will be sentenced and end up 50 miles south of here...Florence, Colorado. A holding cell for human scum.
This guy is going to get a lot of innocent Americans slaughtered before he's done.
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