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Democrats push prisoner abuse probe (Outrageous RATS)
CNN ^ | November 7, 2005

Posted on 11/07/2005 10:17:30 PM PST by indianrightwinger

Democrats push prisoner abuse probe Leading GOP senator dismisses call for 9/11-style commission

Monday, November 7, 2005; Posted: 11:24 p.m. EST (04:24 GMT)

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Democrats stepped up their attacks on the Bush administration's handling of the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq with calls Monday for an independent probe into the treatment of prisoners in U.S. custody.

Republicans fired back, accusing Democrats of trying to score political points off American losses in Iraq and of undermining support for U.S. troops.

Leading Senate Democrats, arguing that the chamber's GOP leadership has not pursued investigations on those matters, said they would push to establish a panel similar to the independent commission that investigated the al Qaeda attacks of September 11, 2001.

"We need the support of people around the world in our war on terrorism," said Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, the ranking Democrat on the Armed Services Committee.

"The activities both at Guantanamo and at Abu Ghraib have cost us a great deal in that support," Levin said. "We've got to be willing to take a good hard look at ourselves and not leave all these gaps."

Allegations that Americans have tortured prisoners have dogged the Bush administration since April 2004, when graphic photographs of Army reservists mistreating prisoners at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad became public.

Many of the roughly 500 prisoners inside the U.S. military prison at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, naval station have been held for more than three years without being charged or having access to a lawyer. Most were captured in Afghanistan. (Full story)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the appeal of a former driver for Osama bin Laden, a Guantanamo detainee who is challenging the Bush administration's military tribunals for foreign terror suspects.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abughraib; cia; democrats; gitmo; guantanomo; interrogation; prisonerabuse; terrorism; terrorists; torture; waronterror; wot
GOP needs to punch back hard and hit these DUMBOcRATS to the ground, politically speaking. It is a test for the GOP's political mettle and also their spine.
1 posted on 11/07/2005 10:17:31 PM PST by indianrightwinger
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To: indianrightwinger

Start calling them traitors, then play tapes of their comments and make comparisons to previous wars.

2 posted on 11/07/2005 10:18:43 PM PST by Crazieman (6-23-2005, Establishment of the United Socialist States of America)
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To: indianrightwinger

It would be a very easy thing to remind America that Democrats are the party of terrorist's rights.

3 posted on 11/07/2005 10:19:07 PM PST by Reactionary
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To: indianrightwinger

This would be a sure fire victory strategy for the Dems if only journalists, terrorists and Europeans were allowed to vote in US elections.

4 posted on 11/07/2005 10:19:16 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: indianrightwinger

The RATS are just showing their true traitorous colors. They are in solidarity with the animals rioting in France.

5 posted on 11/07/2005 10:21:33 PM PST by Wolfhound777 (It's not our job to forgive them. Only God can do that. Our job is to arrange the meeting)
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To: indianrightwinger

Yo! DUmb@ss Rats!

You control NOTHING; and you are in NO position to demand anything. Pi$$ off, you farkin' traitors!

6 posted on 11/07/2005 10:22:12 PM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: indianrightwinger

And how are they going to explain, when a terror attack happens, that we could have prevented, if we had gotten a little tougher with a terrorist prisoner in our custody?

I bet it will be "Bush's fault" for his inability to sweet talk the terrorist into telling us all about it.

7 posted on 11/07/2005 10:23:38 PM PST by FairOpinion (CA Props: Vote for Reform: YES on 73-78, NO on 79 & 80, NO on Y)
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To: indianrightwinger

...and the cash register at the the DNC goes cha-ching. The politicos (and Micheal Moore) know that moonbats and their money are soon parted.

8 posted on 11/07/2005 10:23:57 PM PST by Homer1
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To: FairOpinion
Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, said Americans could face the human toll of the September 11 attacks "over and over and over again" if the United States withdraws prematurely from Iraq.

This quote sums it up. Simply.
9 posted on 11/07/2005 10:27:24 PM PST by indianrightwinger
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To: Homer1
It's time for Rummy to retire and for Bush to replace him with Zell Miller.

Zell would give the rats hell and could get away with it where Rummy has his hands tied because of the jackels in the press !

10 posted on 11/07/2005 10:28:55 PM PST by america-rules
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To: indianrightwinger

Really in many ways that should be outrageous American people. If after being attacked and having so many American civilians die, the American public is so gullable and does so little to inform itself, the Dims are naturally going to use this to try to increase their standng.

The one fly in the ointment is that every 2 or 4 years, the public seems to gear up for elections, become better informed and vote more for GOP candidates. One might think the Dims would learn this, but their MSM echo chamber apparently prevents them from learning from elections any more.

11 posted on 11/07/2005 10:46:25 PM PST by JLS
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To: indianrightwinger

I have just two words to say about the democrats actions:

Total Disgust

12 posted on 11/07/2005 10:58:49 PM PST by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: indianrightwinger
We're staring at World War 3 and these unconscious, treasonous bastards will not REST until they have destroyed this man.

This inaction-to-reaction mentality of this party is so vindictive and reckless that it's hard to conceive that nearly half this country can still reason with this nonsense....For Christ's sake, you'd think a person with even an ounce of respect for his own intellect could identify this lunacy for what it is.

13 posted on 11/07/2005 11:31:56 PM PST by eric_da_grate (r)
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To: indianrightwinger

The democratic party will cause more deaths of Americans. Like they did in te Viet Nam era, they will by their constant pressure to wage war (really?) in the mold of political correctness. I know I'm former USMC (69-71) and have never voted for any democrat since--and never will.

14 posted on 11/08/2005 1:21:43 AM PST by BamaAndy (Heart & Iron--the story of America through an ordinary family. ISBN: 1-4137-5397-3)
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To: indianrightwinger

Feb 1993
Al Quaida terrorists attack the WTC in New York, blowing out 12 levels of the underground parking garage...

Bill Clinton: Monica, order us a pizza.

June 25, 1996
Islamic terrorists attack the Kobar Towers military housing complex outside of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, killing 19 Americans and one Saudi national, 372 are wounded...

Bill Clinton: Monica, bring me a cigar.

August 7, 1998
Al Quaida terrorists attack US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, killing 80 and wounding over 1,700...

Bill Clinton: Monica, bring me a beer.

October 12, 2000
Al Quaida terrorists conduct a sneak attack on the destroyer USS Cole while it is in port for a re-fueling stop at the port of Aden, Yemen. 17 US naval personel are killed and 39 wounded...

Bill Clinton: Hillary, I'm surprised to see you home so soon.

September 11, 2001
19 Al Quaida terrorists simultaneously hijack four civilian commercial airliners and proceed to pilot 2 into the twin towers of the WTC in New York and one into the Pentagon. The fourth airliner falls to the ground short of its target in rural Pennsylvania. The official record reports 2,986 deaths as a combined result of all the attacks, although the true number may never be known, there are tens of thousands injured...

Laura Bush: (Sees the president frantically rummaging through a closet) Honey, whatever are you looking for??

President Bush: Have you seen my snake skin boots, the ones with the real pointy toes?? They might just fit perfectly up the crack of Bin Laden's arse!! Oh, and get Rummy on the horn and tell him to notify the boys "Let's roll"!!

15 posted on 11/15/2005 7:36:13 PM PST by NightHawke
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