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Holder’s Guantanamo plan sparks outrage

March 30, 2009 by  

Holder's Guantanamo plan sparks outrage Attorney General Eric Holder’s suggestion that some Guantanamo Bay detainees may be released in the U.S. or tried in American courts has led one politician to call it "an outrage… confirming our worst fears."

Holder told reporters the administration would conduct a review of the dossiers of some 240 terrorism suspects still held at Guantanamo and make a case-by-case decision on whether they should be put on trial or released.

"For those who are in that second category, who can be released, there are a variety of options that we have," said Holder, quoted by Reuters, adding, "Among them is the possibility that we could release them into this country."

In response to that, president of American Values and former presidential candidate Gary L. Bauer expressed his dismay at the Obama administration’s proposed move and stressed that the primary obligation of the government is to keep the citizens safe.

"How can releasing enemy combatants, picked up on foreign battlefields, into American neighborhoods possibly safeguard our security?" he asked.

Shortly after taking office in January, President Obama signed an executive order to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison within a year and to ban harsh interrogation techniques.

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  • Denise from Kentucky

    Holder not only wants to disarm Americans but let the

    Holder not only wants to disarm Americans but leave us defensless against those that hate the people of this Country. These people in office need to be removed and tried for treason against the United States citizens. They are not going to be stopped by our outcries. We,in their opinion, are here to serve them. We may have a revolution brewing. God help us!!! Our Government will not!!!!!

  • http://seretisnotes.com Tim Seretis

    GITMO TERRORIST DETAINEES

    Why are people so worried as to what will happen and where to terrorists in GITMO will go after we shut it down, when to solution is so simple.

    The Liberal Elite Democrats, from Hollywood to Wall Street to Main Street, along with the Elite Liberal media personalities and politicians, all have extra homes and some huge mansions that sit empty most of the time, so the solution is that we place ankle bracelets on the terrorists, and place then under house arrest, using the homes of all the Elite Liberals Democrats that feel that GITMO should be closed because the terrorists are not properly detained.

    Chris Mathews from MSNBC Hardball has a big mouth and always has something to say about GITMO, and how it should be shut down, so I am sure he would not mind having a fellow Elite Liberal Terrorist in his home for house arrest.

    WAKE UP PEOPLE!!! Think about the consequences when GITMO gets shut down. When these Muslim Terrorists hit the United States again it will be ten times more destructive and deadly than September 11, 2001.

    Is that what you want? Your son, your daughter, your wife or husband could be the next victim at the hands of these savages that have no regard for human life. Their only concern is to kill infidels, anyone non-Muslim, while blowing themselves up in order to go to ALLAH and get 72 virgins.

    WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE AMERICA!

  • s c mailen, jr.

    Holder is living proof that an education is not always an asset. Call me a pessimist, but I suspect his attitude stems from being ready and willing to do ANYTHING to make a president seem popular – regardless of whether or not those actions defy common sense.
    I would like to see certain politicians “adopt” these ex-prisoners. That way, we will know where they are, and our wannabe elite politicians can prove that ex-detainees can be integrated into society. Then, if anything goes wrong, our political ‘saviors’ will feel the effects first.
    Then, at long last, they can be said to have sacrificed for America. You can be the first on your block, Holder!

  • Rumple Stiltskin

    Kill them all. War is an argument and the best way to win the argument is to kill your opponent. The only thing these muslim terrorists understand is the barrel of a gun. We either kill them or they will eventually saw off our heads with a dull knife. One humane shot behind each ear should do it. Guarantees no recidivism. Do unto others as they would do unto you. Show NO mercy. We should never have taken any prisoners in the first place. And the biggest mistake of all is to allow ANY politician ANY input into military matters. They can’t even figure out or pay their own taxes. This political corruption will only end when we take back our Country and re-instate our Constitution in spite of these socialist/communist/liberal fascist pigs. We will NOT be intimidated by greedy power-mongering PIMPS.

  • jack sprat

    I think that everyone of them should be given a “flight” home. And droped off at 30.000 ft! Let them fly the rest of the way on there own.

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