Skip to comments.Obama Administration Moves to Halt Guantanamo Trials
Posted on 01/21/2009 5:49:14 AM PST by RobFromGa
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- Military judges on Wednesday will consider motions by the Obama administration to suspend the Guantanamo war crimes trials for 120 days during a review of the system for prosecuting suspected terrorists.
The motions, filed late Tuesday at the direction of President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, will be heard in the cases of five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks and of Canadian Omar Khadr, who is accused of killing an American soldier with a grenade in Afghanistan in 2002....
...Relatives of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, who were also at the base to observe the hearings, have said they oppose any further delay in the trials of the men charged in the case.
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BO is already re-making America. See, we are already more respected in the eyes of all terrorist countries. And in just one day!
O is trying to get the murderers to stop confessing. It’s bad for his agenda.
he’s been harping on about their rights and yet doing this violates their constitutional right to a speedy trial
great post and I’m with you
Not watched nothing but the military channel, the tru channel and one time the history.
I cannot stand to hear that name and even when I see a obama sticker I feel they are enemies of this great country
You’re preaching to the choir. Unfortunately the main congregation’s been completely dummed down, watched the nationalization of our banks and didn’t care. Everything’s laid out nice and neat for the communists to finish us off. Without faith in God, the feeling of “we’re screwed” would be too much.
For years the libs have been screaming these guys deserve trials for their terrorist activities(me too). Now that trials are pending, they suspend them.
0bamas father was a communist.
His step-father was a communist.
His mother was a communist fellow traveller who met his father when they were both studying Russian, the language that radical lefties studied in the 60's
His mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, was a communist who was under FBI Surveillance
His close buddy of twenty seven years (yes, they met in 1982) Bill Ayers is a communist.
He sought out Marxist Professors in college (his words) and found them - Edward Said, former PLO spokesman, and close friend of 0bama AND Ayers from 1982.
His hero, and author of his playbook, Saul Alinsky, was a communist
His friend Mike Klonsky is a communist
His friend, and current Palestinian Authority spokesman, Rashid Khalidi, is a communist.
His Preacher of 20 years preaches Black Liberation Theology, a Marxist ideology.
So what would you think he is, a staunch Conservative?
Roger that. Good info for those who HOPE FOR CHANGE. They are going to get their change. It is just not the change they thought they were going to get.
correct they use our laws against us, so in essence we fight this war with rules and laws while they do not have any rules or laws.
This is something those like the phony do not understand
I couldn’t agree with you MORE!
As the Revolutionary War soldiers were heard screaming as they charged the British troops, “We have NO king but JESUS!” May that be the cry of the patriots that remain.
Sad to see the Red, White and Blue is on its way to becoming the White, White, and White. BECAUSE of a RED.
Yep. Meat for Moonbats. Politically though, it won't play well with the majority. The first of many lessons they will learn. That said, I think too that W and his crew imparted the dangers we face on Obama and more cosmetics for Code Pink et al. will be forthcoming, the real protections remaining in place. Or at least I hope and pray so...
(Gomer Pile voice) SURPRISE!...SURPRISE!... SURPRISE!
Trying detainees in our justice system wouldn’t be bad if we had a system that worked. Murderers, child rapists, thieves, and drug dealers are freed by the thousands every day. And now we’re going to add terrorists to the list of scum we free in the name of “justice”.
And even if they are convicted, “justice” calls for giving them free food, healthcare, air conditioning, and entertainment for a few years before letting them roam the streets in search of their next victim.
Then he neglected to add any additional security to major targets and let Obama live for another day.
Go back to the alqueda handbook..."You have a duty to lie"
Terrrorists like this "love suicide" and scre**** with our justice system. The more confusion and distractions they can cause, the better.
post 3, stick and move, well said
“A cosmetic move that changes nothing and the Obama administration knows it. But it sounds good on the first day and involves one of the biggest buzzwords.” ~ relictele
“..People think that the left in this country is going to be outraged when they find out that Obama won’t close Guantanamo Bay for four years. They won’t hear that! It’s in the Washington Post today but that’s where it will die. What they’re going to hear is an executive order announced to close it. They’re gonna hear that on Tuesday afternoon and it’s a done deal, okay, move on to the next thing. We will remind them of but they don’t want to hear what we say or what we think about it even if we’re quoting their messiah. But remember, the Bush administration shredding the Constitution, suspending habeas corpus in that place called Club Gitmo, where innocents were being held unfairly without trial, without being told what they’re being charged with, without being told when they’ll be released. The Obama administration now hopes — and they, by the way, the Obama administration, campaign, he himself is saying all these things, too — hopes to be able to shut the place down by the end of his first term. ..” ~ Rush Limbaugh - Friday, 01/16/2009
Obama Won’t Close Club Gitmo
Friday, January 16, 2009
RUSH: Open Line Friday. Temecula, California, Brittany, welcome. It’s great to have you here.
CALLER: Thank you. Glad to speak with you, and good morning.
RUSH: Good morning.
CALLER: Good morning. I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Brittany. I am the third oldest of ten children, and first generation daughter, born here in America from two parents who emigrated here from Iraq. I have two military brother veterans, one on the way to the Marine Corps, and I would like to speak to you today about Gitmo. And I would like to say, “Today I heard on the news that Barack Obama planned either in the first day or the first week of his term in office, close Gitmo and move them either to Pendleton or somewhere in Kansas.”
RUSH: Nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope.
CALLER: No, it won’t happen or no...?
RUSH: No, it’s not going to happen.
CALLER: Well, even if it did happen, I’m just trying to say here that from my perspective of being someone who has relatives in the Middle East and being an American full heartedly —
RUSH: It isn’t going to happen.
RUSH: Don’t deal in things that aren’t real. Don’t get yourself worked up about something that isn’t going to happen. We got real things to get worked up about here. But closing Gitmo isn’t going to happen. It’s not going to happen. It is not going to happen. He’s not going to close Gitmo. They’re not going to pull out of Iraq until they can secure a 100% victory. They’re not going to pull out of there with the possibility that the place falls apart. It ain’t going to happen.
They’re going to increase troop levels in — well, Bush has increased them; they’re going to take credit for that. ...
..Today’s lead story in the Washington Post reports that President-select Obama, quote: “Will consider it a failure if he has not closed the military prison at Guantanamo Bay by the end of his first term in office.”
Now, that, for those of you who voted for Obama, is four years, not life. Four years. Now, they will issue the executive order on Monday or Tuesday afternoon. I’ll betcha that executive order hits the news while the parade’s going on. “Close Gitmo,” because Obama knows that his Looney Tune fringe kooks in the asylums known as the left-wing blogosphere will be totally placated by Obama.
“We’re closing it. I issued the executive order to close it,” but it isn’t going to happen for four years. So this is how he does it. He does two things at once, both sides of the issue, and gets credit for both, does not end up being criticized. ...
But there was never any intention to close Gitmo. Never. As Obama has said, he has learned some of these people down there are really dangerous — and some of the evidence, though tainted, is true. (interruption) Yes. Liberals will stand for it. He’s too big to fail.
Listen, this is a cult, man. This is a cult! This is a guy who could get people to go to the Hale-Bopp Comet with him Tuesday afternoon if he said that’s where he’s headed.
RUSH: I constantly suggest to people that they not doubt me. Don’t doubt me. I checked the e-mail during the time-out. People think that the left in this country is going to be outraged when they find out that Obama won’t close Guantanamo Bay for four years.
They won’t hear that! It’s in the Washington Post today but that’s where it will die. What they’re going to hear is an executive order announced to close it. They’re gonna hear that on Tuesday afternoon and it’s a done deal, okay, move on to the next thing.
We will remind them of but they don’t want to hear what we say or what we think about it even if we’re quoting their messiah. But remember, the Bush administration shredding the Constitution, suspending habeas corpus in that place called Club Gitmo, where innocents were being held unfairly without trial, without being told what they’re being charged with, without being told when they’ll be released.
The Obama administration now hopes — and they, by the way, the Obama administration, campaign, he himself is saying all these things, too — hopes to be able to shut the place down by the end of his first term.
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I want his Harvard transcripts.
Can’t believe my #56 post...I wrote that Clinton let Obama live another day...I meant Osama. It was not deliberate!
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