davidl on December 24th, 2010

As Time Goes By, a promise is just Dumbo’s mere words, from Investor Business Daily: War On Terror: The Obama White House has absurdly called closing the Guantanamo Bay terrorist prison “a national security imperative.” The administration’s own analysis shows the opposite to be the case. […] Less than a year ago, Obama declared: “Make […]

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble JOHN HAWKINS IS AT IT AGAIN: This time, it’s in the form of the 40 most obnoxious quotes of 2009. A few free samples: 29) I write a lot of songs that could be interpreted as big […]

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From the Washington Post this morning, comes word that the Obama administration is asserting it’s right to hold detainees involved in a wartime situation indefinitely.  There are several angles on this, so stay with me here. Obama administration officials, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo […]

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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 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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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2009

The Messiah has been mocked. “All of a sudden, ‘Gosh it’s so complicated to close Guantanamo Bay.’” Dana Perion, as attributed by Kevin Vance, Weekly Standard, via Gateway Pundit and Jammie Wearing Fool

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davidl on November 19th, 2008

Barack Obama, a/k/a BO, campaigned as the post-partisan candidate.   Personally I didn’t buy into the fantasy that the left most libtard in the Senate was going to somehow become a post-partisan President.   As BO fills out his administration, he has opted for recycled Clinton administration hacks.   There was nothing post-partisan about the Clinton administration, and nothing […]

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davidl on August 8th, 2008

New York Slimes: Now that was a real nail-biter. The court designed by the White House and its Congressional enablers to guarantee convictions of high-profile detainees in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba – using evidence obtained by torture and secret evidence as desired – has held its first trial. It produced … a guilty verdict. The military […]

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Eric Florack on June 13th, 2008

It appears that John McCain has decided there’s a problem with the SCOTUS ruling yesterday on Gitmo. Michael Scherer at Time:   Yesterday, it was not clear if McCain would make the court decision an election year issue. Today, there is no doubt it will be. Will update this later. UPDATE: Here is the McCain […]

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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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