Friday, December 9th, 2016

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I hear Cuba is lovely in February. The White House acknowledged for the first time Friday that it might not be able to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay by January as President Barack Obama has promised. Senior administration officials told The Associated Press that difficulties in completing the lengthy review of detainee […]

You don’t want to miss Christopher Hitchens today. He connects the dots between the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo to Obama’s speech at Cairo and finds where Western assumptions are only helping the enemy: Yet if we think it probable or possible that a man would only mutate into such a monster after undergoing the […]

“Well, let me back up for a minute.” – Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) said on ABC’s This Week that he was no longer in favor of closing the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay on the President’s time table. (Senator Jon Kyl R-AZ was also there.) STEPHANOPOULOS: I don’t know — well, […]

It ain’t just in audio anymore. This week Senator Kit Bond of Missouri questions the Obama plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo. Nobody wants them here, but that seems to be part of the Obama Administration’s plan. And you can’t just release them to fight again.As Senator Bond points out, while the Obama […]

I love Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. I had to post the video. Timely, too, of course. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the media today, Q Senator, Republicans [argue] that it might not be safe to keep the Gitmo detainees in the United States. Do you share that concern? SEN. REID: (Laughs.) …They have […]

Senate Republicans have something to say about cutting $100 million and closing the Guatanomo Bay prison. Print this entry

You thought the state putting sexual predators in your neighborhood was bad. Print this entry

I’d tell them everything that I know. Print this entry