Skip to comments.Can the Pentagon charge Kevin Sites?
Posted on 11/16/2004 1:07:33 PM PST by nothernlights
Was not the reporter under the duty to hand over this tape to military authorities,under the rules of imbeds? If that's the case then strong measures should be taken against Sites. Also has Sites been removed from that Marine unit,because at this point i"m sure his presence is a distraction to the Marines and therefore endangers their lives. Sites has to be removed from that unit at the very least.
I wish. This guy Sites shouldn't walk away from this unscathed. Red America wants justice.
FDR was furious. He wanted the Chicago Tribune editors and reporters jailed for treason. He ordered the US Attorney General to arrest them. But at the time, the Allies were about to break the Nazi cypher machine code (Enigma). FDR was advised not to pursue prosecuting the Chicago Tribune because the publicity of a trail may cause the Nazis to change their codes. So FDR dropped the matter.
Ther is no such tactical consideration here. THe question is did he or did he not break the imbed rule?
I wrote Mr. S.......suggested he best hope he never needs one of our heroes to watch his back.
Should we revoke his Pismo Beach residence, too?
Your story shows that FDR dropped it because of practical wartime reasons not political considerations. If the government won't police the press there will come a day when the people will.
Any AG who tried that would have his walking papers handed to him by the President.
Let Kevin know how you feel.
The people can do that now: Don't buy newspapers you don't like and don't watch news shows you don't like.
Or are you proposing some sort of mob justice?
The AG would not do it without presidential approval.
I hope the Marines advance and leave Sites behind...alone in Fallujah with his terrorist buddies.
And unless the President is as dumb as the Dems claim he is, there is no way in the world he would tell the AG to charge a reporter with sedition.
But this may be good case against the press to censor them by limiting their access to the battle field.
It better charge Sites, that treasonous bastard!
No, I'm predicting it.
NBC providing our enemies with a very useful propaganda tool. Al Jazeera should send them flowers. We know how scarce "truth" is in the Arab world.
This morning during Imus, Sites read a prepared statement saying, "Throughout this offensive I have seen the military act as a discipline and professional force... it was a confusing situation... Only the soldier knows his intent.."
Sites looked very nervous...
Greg Palcott (sp) of Fox said of the video:
"I have seen our troops operating under the most difficult conditions imaginable. The life and death of war. I have seen our soldiers treat civilians and detainees with care. I have seen them treat the places of worship with as much care as possible. My opinion, and it is an informed opinion, is that this was an isolated incident"
I think he has aided and abetted the enemy.
He should be charged as a traitor -- the government should make an example of him. This has GOT to STOP!
Can you imagine if anti-Americans were allowed to travel with U.S. troops and report anti-American sentiments directly to the world during WWII?
So you're endorsing the idea that the Marines need to retaliate against this guy?
If the deed was righteous, then what's the basis for retaliation?
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