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Republicans Criticize Obama For Transferring Terror Suspect

July 8, 2011 by  

A terrorism suspect was recently transferred to NYC.A number of Republican lawmakers are criticizing President Barack Obama’s Administration for bringing a Somali terror suspect to the United States.

Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame was captured on April 19 in the Horn of Africa region, possibly in Yemen, and was held on a U.S. warship until this past weekend when he was sent to New York to face a civilian trial, reports Fox News. Warsame has ties to al-Shabaab, a group connected to al-Qaida.

Warsame was arraigned in New York on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to nine charges.

Representative Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said that the Administration’s decision regarding Warsame was flawed.

“The Obama administration won’t detain terrorists at a military facility in Guantanamo Bay, but they have no problem with a naval ship off the coast of Africa,” he said. “Their policy toward detainees lacks common sense.”

Representative Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) said that it was “unacceptable” that the Administration acted “unilaterally” without consulting Congress.

The transfer “directly contradicts Congressional intent and the will of the American people,” he said.

The Washington Times reports that officials said that Warsame gave up important information regarding al-Qaida in Yemen during interrogations on the Navy vessel.

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  • tim

    Impeach this idiot!!!!!!

    • Dan az

      Hold on here!Sense when do we go around picking up foreign nationals that are just (suspects) of terrorism and give them miranda rights that are for US citizens and then try them in US courts at the expense of the tax payers.Am I missing something here?Are we now going around to other countries and just grabbing locals that might fit the profile of a terrorist and bringing them here to throw them into jail?Call me dumb but isn’t that against not only our constitution but every law on the books? Excuse Me what the hell is going on.I know that Bush passed a law that gave the UN the right to come here and take us to where ever and with out recourse but I didn’t know that we now have that same right in the world.
      Can anybody see where this is going?Hitler was peewee herman compared to these guy’s!

      • Wayne Morgan

        Man, I mean Dan, I’m on the internet every day reading Chip Shots and other blogs and my BP looks like the temp. outside.There is so much government waste exposed on here it makes me nuts. How much did it cost to bring this cat over here. 17 men on Wall St. making 100,000 a year to watch and download porno. The DOJ trying to control Melson the top man at ATF , not informing him of his legal rights, to obtain his on legal consul . This all out in the open, they don’t even try to cover their BS up any more. It’s like their jerking our chain, what are you going to do about it. We are untouchable, we are the big boys club. And it continues to trickle down to state level. They putting these ads on TV about buying houses and jobs come with home building, Dah! Why hasn’t anybody put a limit on the money that the Lobbyists can through around, somebody eating good tonight. I’m not sure what their true objective is, but it is having a negative affect on me. I think its time to find a new place to call home.

        • Dan az

          Not me I’m just gunna lock and load.I’m ready! :) ;)

  • http://aol Mike

    No problem. BHO should put this creep up in the Lincoln bedroom while he is awaiting trial. The food and accomodations are first class. BHO and his house guest probably have a lot in common. They could become best buds.

    • Judy

      Hey, Mike

      Great suggestion! Wonder how many extra bedrooms they’ve got besides the Lincoln Liberal Bedroom?

    • Dons621

      Is he one on the bummers long lost kin or just another slap in the face of the American way of life? Lets hope he is a Cannibal, then he can help us DRAIN THE Swamp called the White house.

  • Jeff in OH

    He’s only helping his friends…

  • Think about it

    I vote Republician, or i did, that going to change, they’re no better than the worthless Democrats, O look what Obamas doing, and then do nothing about it, cowards & liars, And for all you Marco Rubio fans, your little hero is backing the cutting of your Social Security and Medicare if you are under the age of 55, no matter how much or for how long you paid into it, I call that stealing my money that i / we have paid into the system for many many years, call him and ask him your self @ 1-866-630-7106 WDC Office.

    • EdinNola

      There are a few Rubio positions that I heartily disagree with, noteably his position on War in the Middle East, however you should know by now that the money that you paid into Social Security was stolen (by Congress) long ago. You seem to be one who would cut their nose off to spite their own face. To continue the current entitlement programs as is (not even discussing their Constitutionality) will cause the country to go bankrupt. This is a no brainer my friend. Either change the programs somehow, or there will be no benefits in the future

      • Think about it

        Stolen ( by congress ) long ago, correct, key word Stolen to keep them nice and fat, don’t kid yourself, or let them brain wash you any more than they allready have. Intitlement program, you put your money in it, and them somebody calls it an intitlement when you wan’t it back. So when you put tour money in savings in the bank, and then the back goes under and says they don’t have your money , what do you call that, did they steal it, or did they take away your intitlrment ?
        Yea i know , well thats insured, So is SS.

    • Ray

      I don’t disagree. The solution is not changing our votes to the democratic party or to the Independents. The solution is to clean house.

    • Christin

      Think about it,

      Most Politicians stink… and are self-serving.

      To some extent I think some of the non-RINO Republicans and especially the Tea Party Conservatives are a little better than the Democrats who are all self a-vowed Socialists, Communists, and Progressives on steroids… selling out America and Americans.

      As far as Social Security is concerned… I kind of thought they should have YEARS (decades) AGO let those who had paid into the system for 15 years or more and/or are a certain age maybe over 40 to let them keep going, but to start the rest of the new workers entering the work force and those with less years to start on a new pension plan that saves their money in a private account… perhaps to make things fair for those that put in 1 – 14 years into the social security system they could get some money for that time by the gov putting in X amount into their private account for the time served depending on the years worked.

      I don’t know why so many people are so scared of private accounts for your own savings and pension. I would think that people would want to be in control of their own money as the government is robbing us blind and won’t stop putting their hands in your cookie jar.

      • Think about it

        29 years of my Money, its mine and i wan’t it back, all 29 years.

      • mickey

        The SSA funds were raided to pay dah dah to dah WELFARE. Other agencies also take money out of the fund that is why the staggering of SSA benefits are not paid on the first. Title II and Title XVI (and Medicare) should be the only things paid from the fund. Not SSI and Medicaid.

        And private pensions? How many of us also had them only to be stolen too? The Mafia got caught raiding the union pension funds many years ago. Now the government raids them and it is called “for the better good”. The better good made us a welfare country and when our own weren’t enough drain, politicians imported the illegals to take even more.

      • mickey

        Unless your private account means burying gold in your backyard, Wall Street will take via a “down”. Those private pensions are nothing more than money WS has to play with.

    • healthnut

      Think about it,

      When you talk to Rubio, tell him to stop Obamacare. It will take effect in 2014, so medicare will be totally different…it’s already rationing some benefits. Don’t you love it when you hear the democRATS, whining about the Rep. cutting Medicare…THEY have messed it up and with the crap coming in there will be NO medicare to speak off. We need to remind our elected members to go through OBamacare, dismantle it page by page…what they are doing is a crime and wait when you have to call 15+ doctors to get an appointment and maybe they will see you maybe they won’t. Are you willing to a chance? Forget Medicare…Obama and their ilks have already killed it. Where have you been?

      • Think about it

        The problem is, is people sayin owell its the gevrnment, there stealing from us again, whatta gonna do, Owell.
        Thats the Problem.

  • s c

    So, The Anointed One didn’t consult Congress. BFD. What do you expect from someone who has a god complex? Simplify this crap, and when The Anointed One gets in a funky mood and decides to bring another terrorist into America, put the SOB up in the finest hotel(s) in America, give him the best food, complete with massages and access to a mosque five times a day.
    Make sure the bastard puts on some weight before seeing a judge, and if the bill reaches its minimum level and the schmuck seems to be satisfied with his pre-prison living conditions, send that damned bill to George frickin’ Soros. He can afford it. WHY makes this #%^* complicated? Obummer will love it, and Soros will know that his relationship with The Anointed One will endure forever. Blah.

  • eddie47d

    If Ahmed was captured in Yemen and we are firing missles into Yemen then that makes us at war with Yemen. That would make him a war prisoner and he would be held at a US installation. The story didn’t explain anything about the crime he committed so are we following the rule of law or not? The President of Yemen(Saleh) can’t make up his mind whether he is going to step down or not and seems to be fermenting more anger and radicalism in his country. Yemen is also the new stronghold for al Qaeda. Is this Somali a mercenary for Yemen? Maybe this terrorist had to be brought here because Yemen is imploding and he has valuable information to give. PLND should be giving us relevant information instead of this guessing game story. The Republicans mentioned didn’t provide any facts either so I guess they don’t want us to know either.

    • Dan az

      If Ahmed was captured in Yemen and we are firing missles into Yemen then that makes us at war with Yemen.WRONG we did not declare war on yemen YET!
      and the fact that Congress is the ones that do makes it so!But the fact that he is just a (suspect of terrorism)makes it even more absurd don’t ya think?If they can do this to who ever they like in the world what makes you think that its not going to happen here?We the x military are considered terrorist by his own admission,so are we next?Sense when do we give moranda rights to people outside of this country let alone foreign nationals?You have the right to remain silent ya that’s going to get allot of information ya think?I will have to find the bill that Bush signed into law that gives the UN the right to take us out of this country to there prisons because they don’t have moranda rights and we have know recourse our anything else.But I did read it somewhere.This is a travesty of injustice that we can go around a grab who ever looks like a suspect and try them here at taxpayers expense.

      • Dan az

        The only thing that I can find right now is international law.which we haven’t joined.So hopefully Vicky can find it for us.
        The International Criminal Court (ICC) was founded on July 1, 2002. It is accepted to be an authority to process cases of crimes committed on or after that date. It was established, and also governed by the Roman Statute of the International Criminal Court. Today, around one hundred and ten countries are affiliated to the ICC. However, the United States is not a member of this court.They are the ones that tell our soldiers whether they can fire or not and can hold them to the laws and try them in icc courts.This isn’t the one that I was looking for it is the one that Reagen wouldn’t sign and I believe either Bush or Obumer did that gave the UN the right to come into your house and take you away and was not beholding to any of our bill of rights or the constitution.

      • eddie47d

        We’ve had plenty of secret “wars” going on in the last 50 years. Even the author B.L. has said that we are at war in Yemen,Afghanistan, Iraq,Libya and Pakistan.

        • Dan az

          Who’s wars ours or the UN’s.The last war was in Nam and that was a police action for years.If the UN needs to control other countries then let them pay for it.Why the tax payers are funding other nations civil wars is just absurd!

  • Ray

    To citizens of the USA they are terrorists, but to Obama they are his friends and we are the enemy.

    • Doc Sarvis

      Hmmm, then why is Warsame going on trial if he is a friend of President Obama?

      • Raggs

        No kickbacks…

      • Wayne Morgan

        They have to sacrifice a rat every now and then. But whats one rat when the nest is full?

  • Bob Marshall

    No one is telling America that since torturing began there have been one hundred killed. You have to go to a foreign source to find out.I realize most Americans don’t care because after all these are just Muslims.They must be guilty because they are Muslims.

    • Drawer22

      Source, please.

  • Raggs

    Didn’t know that oblama had a Brother in Somali…

    Strike that…. BRO.


    Ray , I agree . The solution is to clean house . If we can not impose term limits then we need to remove DEMS & REPUBS on they voted on past and present bills . Those who vote one ticket only have them selves to blame later . Can anyone out there here me ? Is there a website that can provide this information ? Actions speak louder then campaign promises ! Personal Liberty News , if you could add this or create a new category you would be helping us to see how or who we should vote in the future . THANKING YOU IN ADVANCE PM .

  • Wayne Morgan

    I hear ya Point Man, I know right where you coming from. They got it in their head that all we gonna do is type and talk at the barber shop. We need to start at our state capitals and move on up from there. Go in and demand the bums to pack their glad rags and hit the road, you don’t have a job any more. Some body has to say it, talking time is drawing neigh. It’s time to bus or drive, but get there and let these wealthy government people go home for a while.

  • Wayne Morgan

    We do have a constitution, and we have rights. That paper in Washington does not belong to the government. That was written for the people by the people that knew that this day would come. Just like Dwight D. Eisenhower said in his farewell speech. He saw what was coming, he forewarned us of the Military Industrial Complex , and the abuse of power and money. What we need is a US Constitution Lawyer that has a set of Cohonies that would be willing to do what our fore fathers did and get the ball rolling. This 2 or 3 or 4 party government is going no where. It’s in writing, or it was in writing , I not sure how it’s cut up now with the Patroit Act. But that Document was written for us, not the elitist lifetime government officials that use it to hide behind, and bend to cover their butts. I am sick and tired of this crap. I guess I’ll wait for more of you to rise to the call.

  • Barbintx

    Null and void everything bummer has done. Get him,Soros,Ayres out get them all out of there and put them on trial.
    For the love of God do something and stop our country from going down the tubes.
    They are the reason we’re in this mess and as long as we just stand by letting them get away with it they aren’t going to stop. They feel more empowered than ever before.

  • Jay

    The Fabian Society founded in 1884 by British socialists Sidney and Beatrice Webb, George Bernard Shaw and others, the Fabian plan is to implement world socialism incrementally through legislation.

    Their more radical counterparts, the Bolsheviks, fomented violent revolution in order to trigger the bloody birth pangs of what they also hoped for, a socialist world. Fabians seek a gradual path to the same totalitarian goal, Godless Communism.

    Shaw named the society after the Roman General Fabius Cuncator, whose stealthy guerilla military tactics led to victory over the superior forces of the Carthaginian General, Hannibal. Cuncator avoided open battle, preferring the strategy of wearing down his opponent with elusive hit and run maneuvers.

    Like their namesake, today’s Fabians seek to avoid an open confrontation with the forces of freedom and, subsequently, tend to shield their true agenda from the light of day.

    The creed of the Society, written in 1887, was as follows:
    “It (The Fabian Society) therefore aims at the reorganization of society by the emancipation of land and industrial Capital from individual and class ownership…The Society accordingly works for the extinction of private property in land…”

    The Fabian plan was to infiltrate America by targeting our legal system.
    Sidney and Beatrice Webb, in 1898, toured American Colleges where they cultivated a following amongst native socialist intellectuals. One of their Fabian converts, Felix Cohen, a law professor at Yale, wrote the following:
    “It is possible to attempt the overthrow of capitalism as an economic system without at the same time attacking the substance of capitalist law…Socialists can learn from their adversaries that it is always possible to attack existing law, in the name of democracy, justice, and liberty, in the name of the great ideals of the American Constitution, and in the name of law itself.”

    The Fabians sought to overthrow our system by changing the meaning of our stated legal concepts, and to codify those changes with cases brought by Fabian lawyers before Fabian Judges. The effect of this has been that while the technical wording of American law hasn’t changed much, the implementation has been transferred from the citizen and his elected representatives, to appointed bureaucrats. The Fabians have, diabolically, used our own laws to change the law. Freedom is the victim of these Socialist manipulations.

    English intellectual Harold Laski, a Fabian disciple of the Webbs, founded the ACLU along with his American Fabian influenced associates Felix Frankfurter, Norman Thomas and John Dewey.

    Other leftist founders included Rev Harry Ward, founder of the communist front Federal Council of Churches, William Z. Foster, Chairman of the American Communist Party and author of “Toward Soviet America,” Communist Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Socialist Eugene V. Debs, and Clarence Darrow, who was the ACLU attorney at the Scopes trial.
    Each one of these figures would wield pivotal influence over American society and would contribute mightily toward the implementation of the long-term Fabian goal of atheist tyranny.

    Frankfurter would go on to an appointment, by Franklin D. Roosevelt, to the Supreme Court where his progressive fingerprints can be found all over decisions transferring sovereign citizen rights to a “liberal” elite.

    Harry Ward would be a significant force in subverting the American Protestant Church in the direction of godless humanism.

    John Dewey is considered the father of “progressive” education, with the deliberate dumbing down tactics that dominate today.

    Clarence Darrow spearheaded the implementation of the theory of evolution as a state mandated religious doctrine.

    In the name of liberty, the Fabians seek to destroy individual rights. While they smugly wrap themselves in the Constitution, they plot to transfer power to bureaucracies staffed with their friends and paid for by those who’s freedoms they seek to usurp. They seek to entangle us in a jungle of laws, phrased in incomprehensible language, upon which we will not be able to extricate ourselves. Their central crusade is the eradication of GOD in public life.

    • mickey

      thank you

  • meteorlady

    So we provide him with lawyers, court system, a place where the court convenes and spend an absorbent amount of money for security…. Tell me again why I have to pay for this crap? We should have just tried him on the ship and thrown is sorry ass overboard.

  • DonnaAngelStar

    Eric Holder and Barack Obama need to be charged with treason.

  • chuckb

    eric holder and barry soetoro, the muslim brotherhood.


    Execute Warsame and toss him into the Red Sea. Impeach Obama and toss him into the Bay of Pigs


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