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Bergdahl held in solitary confinement for 2 years, sources say (Fax me a crying towel)
Fox News ^ | June 13, 2014

Posted on 06/13/2014 4:35:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

American Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, while held prisoner in Afghanistan, was locked in solitary confinement for two straight years and did not see another human face for that entire time, senior military sources with knowledge of his "reintegration process" told Fox News.

Officials said Bergdahl, during that period, only talked to his captors through the wall of a six-foot-by-six-foot metal box, in which he was kept.

The box was just big enough for him to stand up straight and stretch his arms. If he was ever taken out of the box, Bergdahl was apparently hooded. Bergdahl told officials that this treatment started immediately after he attempted to escape captivity.

"His mental and physical state match this description -- and we believe him from what we see," one official told Fox News....

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Local News; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; army; bergdahl; duplicate; lyingliars; taliban
Better than being dead like the 14 killed looking for him. They obviously fed and watered him or he wouldn't be here today.
1 posted on 06/13/2014 4:35:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unfortunately, you can’t believe a word that these a-holes say. More likely, the opposite is true.


2 posted on 06/13/2014 4:38:46 PM PDT by keat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What did he expect? A ballet bar and a troop of Hailey’s lightest ballerinas to lift? (Refers to a woman who said that in the ballet school he attended, the girls enjoyed their pas a deux with him.)


3 posted on 06/13/2014 4:38:46 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: lulu16

bar= barre


4 posted on 06/13/2014 4:39:11 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Guess he picked the wrong area to go AWOL in.
I'm more convinced a firing squad is needed than a doctor with that guy.
5 posted on 06/13/2014 4:40:31 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: keat

I’m skeptical.


6 posted on 06/13/2014 4:44:48 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why does the Right get distracted from the REAL issues in certain matters.

The BIG issue here isn't Bergdahl, it's Obama's releasing five crazed lunatic officials who have the capacity to mobilize a whole bunch of crazies who would love nothing more than destroy America and American lives.

Obama has given aid and comfort to our sworn enemies. THAT is the issue here.

7 posted on 06/13/2014 4:45:25 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://m.nationalenquirer.com/v/Celebrity/ExclusiveCoverStoryR2/?KSID=37f7ab6aee092f35c69545c8e252cf1f

I would believe this article over anything this administration would say. Ever.


8 posted on 06/13/2014 4:48:36 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: PapaNew
Obama has given aid and comfort to our sworn enemies. THAT is the issue here.

Well.... that and about $6 million.

9 posted on 06/13/2014 4:49:40 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Firing squad.


10 posted on 06/13/2014 4:49:57 PM PDT by Red6
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
American Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, while held prisoner in Afghanistan, was locked in solitary confinement for two straight years and did not see another human face for that entire time

Every other American soldier expected his head to be on a pike if he was in the hands of the Taliban. Whining about solitary confinement went you purposively put yourself in harms way is outside my ability to commiserate.

11 posted on 06/13/2014 4:49:58 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The logistics of this are difficult to credit.

First, solitary confinement without natural light destroys all sense of time. Without outside corroboration, two months or two years are indistinguishable.

There is little reason to believe this account.

Second, there is little chance he would be sane enough after two full years in those conditions to discuss anything coherently.

Third, I doubt any Taliban command could afford to stay put for two years anywhere in Afghanistan.

Unreliable.

12 posted on 06/13/2014 5:11:03 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

His commander Hagel called him a hero at the congressional hearings


13 posted on 06/13/2014 5:17:40 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: wideawake
"Third, I doubt any Taliban command could afford to stay put for two years anywhere in Afghanistan."

Why would the Taliban go to ANY trouble keeping Bergdahl?

In the faint hopes that he might be useful someday?

Not like they were showing nightly tapes of him on the news.

I think that they would have killed him after a very short period of time. Unless they found him "useful" in some way. And not as propaganda.

14 posted on 06/13/2014 5:27:04 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But did he have a view of the mountains that he wished for?


15 posted on 06/13/2014 5:29:57 PM PDT by bgill
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What about the poor Afghan farmers and journalists who were just trying to show some hospitality to Bergdahl? They play soccer with him. They go target shooting with him. They let him have the prettiest goats. He was teaching them ballet and all the verses to I KISSED A GOAT. Then he wants to go? Imagine the depression going through that area. The ransom money we paid will probably only cheer them up a little bit.

And Bergdahl is pecuniarily liable for that ransom money. That should keep the dumbass broke for forever.


16 posted on 06/13/2014 5:29:59 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I,m buying this like I.m buying he can’t speak ENGLISH ANYMORE!!!!


17 posted on 06/13/2014 5:32:54 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: wideawake

Agree. Any infidel is a liability to them and would be beheaded within the week. They don’t keep nasty infidels for 5 years. They do feed and shelter fellow islamic jihadists for years.


18 posted on 06/13/2014 5:33:20 PM PDT by bgill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It wasn’t solitary confinement — it’s just that no one wanted to be associated with him.


19 posted on 06/13/2014 6:01:20 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We do not know that this is true. We only have the word of the deserter Bergdahl, and the word of our sworn enemies in Afghanistan, for these assertions.

For all we know, Bergdahl could have been living it up with young goats and Dancing Boys.

To me, Bergdahl is as queer as a three-dollar bill. If he was in “solitary”, I bet he got conjugal visits every night from big hairy Arab men.

Can Bergdahl sit down yet?


20 posted on 06/13/2014 6:14:12 PM PDT by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: PapaNew

The BIG issue here isn’t Bergdahl, it’s Obama’s releasing five crazed lunatic officials who have the capacity to mobilize a whole bunch of crazies who would love nothing more than destroy America and American lives.

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Exactly! I keep saying that. We need to talk about Obama’s treason and demand impeachment.

The husband had on Fox News tonight when they ran this exact story. I could hear bits of it even though I was on the ‘puter in the next room. I was screaming at the TV, nonethless.

Fox is all too happy, apparently to distract everyone from the treason of Obama. Sell-outs. And to think I once was fooled into thinking they were not on the left.


21 posted on 06/13/2014 6:50:29 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Bigg Red
You know what - I'm not going to point the figure and say those guys or people here on FR, some of whom are doing the same thing, are on the Left.

But what I find myself saying is these people, for whatever reason (I submit it's because they tend to react to the the taking points of the Left who have the giant megaphones) are unwittingly allowing the Left to set the "talking points" agenda.

You know, the Bible say to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. We on the Right need to get smart.

22 posted on 06/13/2014 6:59:33 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Must have been hard to play badminton in a box.


23 posted on 06/13/2014 8:36:53 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: keat

Unfortunately, you can’t believe a word that these a-holes say. More likely, the opposite is true.
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Agree! He’s trying to get off easy on desertion and collaboration with the enemy.

I read a couple of weeks ago that he taught his “captors” to play badminton and played along with them. Then, there’s the reports that he was also allowed to carry an AK-47 and do target practice with his “captors”.


24 posted on 06/14/2014 1:44:55 AM PDT by octex
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To: wideawake

Third, I doubt any Taliban command could afford to stay put for two years anywhere in Afghanistan.
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Previous TV news reports and articles have stated he was held by the Haqqanis in Pakistan, not by Talibanis in Afghanistan.

Historically, the Haqqanis have always required CASH to release hostages. There are rumors that Obama paid cash and in hearings in Congress the question of cash payments has been asked of witnesses. ....Nothing definitive yet.


25 posted on 06/14/2014 1:55:59 AM PDT by octex
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To: keat

Must be the latest talking point lie from the mac daddy administration liars.

Have faith, in a day or two there will be another talking point lie from this administration’s talking sock puppet.


26 posted on 06/14/2014 2:32:12 AM PDT by chiefqc
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