davidl on June 13th, 2009

Barack Obama is noted for carrying a lot of grudes.   Among the first  thing BO did as president was to return a bust of Winston Churchill to the Brits.     The Obama adminstration has made it a point to deny any special relationship with Britian.   Now the Obmatards have proved it, from the BBC: A senior […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the First Dept Edition From our Dept of Intemperate Thoughts: So, now that Whalen has (wrongly, I think) apologized for ‘outting’ that Publius moron, when might we expect an apology for “outingouting” Jeff Gannon?  About the time that the […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2009

Enhanced inteorrogation, that is what the leftards call tortue, worked.   It saved lives. Marc A. Thiessen, Washtington Post: In releasing highly classified documents on the CIA interrogation program last week, President Obama declared that the techniques used to question captured terrorists “did not make us safer.” This is patently false. The proof is in the […]

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davidl on March 20th, 2009

Mrs. Pelosi thnks immigration enforcement is unpatriotic.    Well take these Mrs. Pelosi, Evan Perez, Wall Street Journal: WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said some detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may end up being released in the U.S. as the Obama administration works with foreign allies to resettle some of the prisoners. Mr. […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2009

You know when a lawyer is lying?   When his lips are moving.   Alas, if it were but true:  Mail(UK): Abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has worsened sharply since President Barack Obama took office, a lawyer has claimedAhmed Ghappour, who represents some of the detainees, believes prison guards are ‘getting their kicks in’ before the […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2009

Barack Obama may or may not be a pragmatist.   If BO is pragmatic it is only in the political sense, how to keep his seat of power.   Dubya liked to bill himself as “The Decider.”   BO is more like the hesitator.   Peter Finn, Washington Post, reports: GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Jan. 20 — In one of […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2008

The SCOTUS blog: In a stunning blow to the Bush Administration in its war-on-terrorism policies, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign nationals held at Guantanamo Bay have a right to pursue habeas challenges to their detention. The Court, dividing 5-4, ruled that Congress had not validly taken away habeas rights. If Congress wishes to […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2008

Ed Morrissey: I guess this means it’s on. O’Reilly gets the worst of this exchange for not comprehending that the Geneva Conventions bind nations to standards of conduct regardless of reciprocation and for many different kinds of detainees and refugees; doesn’t the man research the topic before an interview? He also lets McCain off the […]

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