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Obama Planning U.S. Trials for Guantanamo Detainees (bringing them to the US!)
Fox News via AP ^ | Monday, November 10, 2008 | AP unsigned article

Posted on 11/09/2008 10:23:31 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama's advisers are quietly crafting a proposal to ship dozens, if not hundreds, of imprisoned terrorism suspects to the United States to face criminal trials, a plan that would make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay prison but could require creation of a controversial new system of justice.

During his campaign, Obama described Guantanamo as a "sad chapter in American history" and has said generally that the U.S. legal system is equipped to handle the detainees. But he has offered few details on what he planned to do once the facility is closed.

Under plans being put together in Obama's camp, some detainees would be released and many others would be prosecuted in U.S. criminal courts.

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Laurence Tribe, a Harvard law professor and Obama legal adviser, said discussions about plans for Guantanamo had been "theoretical" before the election but would quickly become very focused because closing the prison is a top priority. Bringing the detainees to the United States will be controversial, he said, but could be accomplished.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0bama; aliens; bho2008; detainees; gitmo; guantanamo; h1b; laurencetribe; lawyers; obama; obamatransitionfile; terrorism; terrortrials
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Lawrence Tribe! A clinton hack.

Change!

1 posted on 11/09/2008 10:23:32 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Did we MIRANDIZE them on the battlefield? The world wonders /s


2 posted on 11/09/2008 10:24:42 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

There is no such thing as enemies anymore ...we are all one people....


3 posted on 11/09/2008 10:25:43 PM PST by woofie
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

They are NOT Prisoners of War. They are Terrorists. President Bush should have them ALL SHOT before Obama takes over.


4 posted on 11/09/2008 10:28:43 PM PST by FFranco
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion
It's sick.

Really, really sick.

Obama is going to bring about our destruction.

Is there anything that our Representatives can do to save our Republic, or do we have to put up with Obama's sh!t until Congressional elections in 2010?

5 posted on 11/09/2008 10:29:16 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I’m sure they’ll feel right at home in Chicago.


6 posted on 11/09/2008 10:29:42 PM PST by perfect_rovian_storm (RNC:NEWT OR NOT ONE DAMN DIME!)
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To: woofie

“There is no such thing as enemies anymore ...”

...unless you are conservative Republican, in which case your days are numbered.


7 posted on 11/09/2008 10:30:00 PM PST by Ben Reyes
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

My God.

What have we done?


8 posted on 11/09/2008 10:30:07 PM PST by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion
Under plans being put together in Obama's camp, some detainees would be released

He'll probably give those positions in his Civilian Security Force.

9 posted on 11/09/2008 10:30:47 PM PST by sockmonkey
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Arrggh, he is bringing them to the US, not necessarily to Chicago. I messed up when posting the story... sorry!


10 posted on 11/09/2008 10:30:52 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I couldn’t find anything in the article about Chicago.

Do you have a link for the “taking them to Chicago” you posted in the title?

Thanks.


11 posted on 11/09/2008 10:31:15 PM PST by Cindy
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To: P-Marlowe

Don’t say “we”...I didn’t vote for him.


12 posted on 11/09/2008 10:32:05 PM PST by Cindy
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To: All

Obama is seeking cabinet members from this bunch.


13 posted on 11/09/2008 10:32:39 PM PST by Rodney Dangerfield (It's mourning for America...)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

While he is still CinC we need President Bush to announce a “Terrorist Care Program” in which all of the Gitmo prisoners are assigned to individual Democrat clowns for “safekeeping” — be sure that all of the leading Democrats get one of their own to look after.


14 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:00 PM PST by Enchante (Sarah Palin is Worth Infinitely More to Us than Any Vicious RINO Anonymous Staffers)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Ok, just press abuse and ask the Mod to correct your title.


15 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:05 PM PST by Cindy
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To: P-Marlowe

The more I hear, the more terrifying an Obama presidency sounds.


16 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:07 PM PST by PleaseNoMore
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To: Cindy; Admin Moderator

I messed up when posting the article... sorry. I’ll ask the Admin Moderator to change the title.

Admin, can you change the last word in the title from “Chicago” to “the US”? Thanks.


17 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:14 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion; Travis McGee

Cool, man ! Get them all legal counsel and hold bail hearings. Release them on their own recognizance. They were never given their Miranda rights on the battlefield. Release them immediately. Let them all reside in the U.S. Preferably in Chicago where they can visit with William Ayers and plot nasty revenge.


18 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:15 PM PST by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: Cindy
Don’t say “we”...I didn’t vote for him.

If you are an American, then you are a part of the "we".

If God judges this nation, the rain will fall on the just and the unjust.

19 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:31 PM PST by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe
57 million of us did the right thing on November 4.

Americans were outnumbered by a bunch of d@mn communists, terrorists, Jonestown people and other dangerous fools.

BLOAT.

BLOAT and pray is all that I have to say.

20 posted on 11/09/2008 10:33:47 PM PST by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Prole; TenthAmendmentChampion

Again I write: I really have to wonder when someone in the shadow government or in a powerful hidden military group is going to say enough.


21 posted on 11/09/2008 10:35:53 PM PST by Bellflower (A Brand New Day Is Coming!)
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To: P-Marlowe

God is judging this nation (that’s all of us); and yes, I did not vote for him. I’m not part of the “we.”


22 posted on 11/09/2008 10:36:13 PM PST by Cindy
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I predict that an army of millionaire Ivy league lawyers (that most of us will NEVER see no matter what crime we commit) will await their cases and get the majority of them off.

Then they’ll bill us for their services...


23 posted on 11/09/2008 10:37:22 PM PST by Tzimisce (http://groups.myspace.com/nailthemessiah)
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To: Bellflower

Heck most of the shadow government is cheering that he won!


24 posted on 11/09/2008 10:38:26 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

“President-elect Barack Obama’s advisers are quietly crafting a proposal to ship dozens, if not hundreds, of imprisoned terrorism suspects to the United States to face criminal trials,”

Of course they will get ALL the benefits of U.S. citizens. This despite the fact that some may have KILLED our soldiers!

Taking prisoners was our mistake.


25 posted on 11/09/2008 10:39:23 PM PST by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and may have doomed us for a generation or more.)
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To: Cindy
I did not vote for him. I’m not part of the “we.”

All Americans are a part of the "we". Americans voted in Obama. American citizens, all of whom had a God given right to choose their next president and most of whom chose a man who is likely to destroy this country and everything that was good about it.

I am a part of the "we". All of us are. We are all in some measure responsible, because we are all Americans.

Now the question is what are we going to do now? Are we going to sit still, or are we going to take a stand?

26 posted on 11/09/2008 10:40:21 PM PST by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: JSteff
According to three advisers participating in the process, Obama is expected to propose a new court system, appointing a committee to decide how such a court would operate. Some detainees likely would be returned to the countries where they were first captured for further detention or rehabilitation. The rest could probably be prosecuted in U.S. criminal courts, one adviser said. All spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing talks, which have been private.

He made this stupid pledge to the moonbats and there's no middle ground. Either he has to establish a separate-but-equal set of special courts in the US (which the Dems will fight tooth and nail), or he has to get conservatives to agree that trying them in standard federal courts is OK, because the public will go nuts.

He has the majority... let's see him make unpopular decisions now that he has it! It's not just the Republican's throats he'll be jamming this down, it's everyone's. He'll soon understand why Bush did so many things the way he did in the War on Terror.

He should have waited on this issue... way to start your new administration Barry!

27 posted on 11/09/2008 10:49:41 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

The terrorists are all going to be let go on “Technicalities”...


28 posted on 11/09/2008 10:49:44 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: Prole
I guess we'll have to spend the next year calling and calling the congressmen and senators to listen to us to stop this crap, even if they are Democrats.

Bringing terrorists to the US for trial is bound to be VERY unpopular and a terrible way to ruin your honeymoon with the public.

29 posted on 11/09/2008 10:53:19 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: sockmonkey
Lets hope we have records of their names so we know who to blame when they regroup and attack US citizens.

Maybe they will sue the USA for unlawful imprisonment and will win millions.

I hear John Edwards is available

30 posted on 11/09/2008 10:55:10 PM PST by Glacier Honey (`)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I’m not one given to emotional outburts, but we are in a boat-load of trouble. It just goes on and on doesn’t it?


31 posted on 11/09/2008 10:56:05 PM PST by refreshed
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

“I messed up when posting the article... sorry. I’ll ask the Admin Moderator to change the title.

Admin, can you change the last word in the title from “Chicago” to “the US”? Thanks.”

Don’t feel too bad, maybe Obama will take them to Chicago and they’ll get released there.

For that’s the only place we might see them actually get killed:)


32 posted on 11/09/2008 10:58:15 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I think that there may be a Patriot shadow government out there somewhere. Why do you think liberals have such a fear and hatred for this “shadow government” they worry about? I envision older, strong gray haired Generals that watch out for us. Could be wrong, but hope not.
On a world level their probably is a one world type of group but our military I believe contains a fair amount of Patriots most likely all the way up the chain and maybe shadowing it too.


33 posted on 11/09/2008 10:59:01 PM PST by Bellflower (A Brand New Day Is Coming!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Laurence “Lost” Tribe - as the Boston Herald’s and WRKO’s Howie Carr calls him - is back!

A Clinton apologist during impeachment days and a Gore lawyer before the Supreme Court during Election 2000, this hack’s hack is back again, like an anti-biotic proof virus! Probably one of Obamalinsky’s first nominees for SCOTUS!

Hopefully someone will research and resurrect the delicious story of when Howie Carr caught Tribe, Julia Child, and a bunch of the other Cambridge-Harvard “beautiful people” trying to block a Charter School for black kids from blighting their neighborhood!

Perhaps The One will find that interesting.

Oh wait ..... Principles over hypocrisy? In this Hope & Change Administration filled with Hopeless Clinton Re-treads? What was I thinking?!


34 posted on 11/09/2008 10:59:30 PM PST by TaxachusettsMan
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To: Bellflower

On that hopeful note I will go to bed. Thank you. And above all, God is on His Throne.


35 posted on 11/09/2008 11:07:01 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: Beowulf9

LOL, good to laugh at such a terrible development. Can you imagine the fury if Bush did this?

I hope Hannity is on this tomorrow, and/or Rush.


36 posted on 11/09/2008 11:09:08 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: Admin Moderator

One more and then I’ll stop bugging you... can this be in Breaking News?


37 posted on 11/09/2008 11:12:32 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Don't blame me, I voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin. Well, for Sarah Palin, anyway.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I wonder how the Chicago PD would treat them.


38 posted on 11/09/2008 11:13:34 PM PST by dbz77
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Eff this.


39 posted on 11/09/2008 11:14:36 PM PST by CE2949BB (Fight.)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
I’m sure they’ll feel right at home in Chicago.

They can babysit his kids.

40 posted on 11/09/2008 11:22:11 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Great, you put this together with Ayers’s wish to abolish prisons and American life won’t be dull at all.


41 posted on 11/09/2008 11:26:13 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

“some detainees would be released and many others would be prosecuted in U.S. criminal courts”

I think it is fair that those who are released should be freed in areas that voted most heavily for Obama. The Gitmo boys will feel right at home there.


42 posted on 11/09/2008 11:26:14 PM PST by ChicagahAl (So your bumper sticker says: "Don't blame me, I didn't vote!"? Duh!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Does this mean he’s going to offer them cabinet posts?


43 posted on 11/09/2008 11:26:15 PM PST by dr_who
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To: Prole

It’s sick.
Really, really sick.

Obama is going to bring about our destruction


This reminds me of Bush I giving asylum to Gulf War I defectors. Unfortunately for what I remember 187 people were killed when six Iraqi defectors participated in the bombing using McVeigh as the lilly white patsy that the Iraqis needed.

And of course Clinton never wanted to fightIraq so he lied, there was no middle Eastern involvement.

Read Jayan Davis’ THE THIRD TERRORIST if you doubt this conclusion. Boxes of depositions state McVeigh and Nichols were involved with Iraqi ex-soldiers in OKC exist but the MSM never bought it, so you don’t know it nor would you believe it.

Obama’s “justice” department will let them go, and they can’t go back to their original countries, too dangerous so they’ll be let out in a town near you and me.


44 posted on 11/09/2008 11:29:00 PM PST by BILL_C (Jimmy Carter brought us Ronald Regan, Obama's contribution will be equally good. Is it Sarah?)
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To: dr_who
Does this mean he’s going to offer them cabinet posts?

He's going to community organize them so they change their ways. Of course, they'll have to do 100 hours of community service just like everyone else - unless they claim it's racism. Then they'll get a free pass.

45 posted on 11/09/2008 11:32:16 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...
President-elect Barack Obama's advisers are quietly crafting a proposal to ship dozens, if not hundreds, of imprisoned terrorism suspects to the United States to face criminal trials, a plan that would make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay prison but could require creation of a controversial new system of justice...
46 posted on 11/09/2008 11:36:11 PM PST by nutmeg (Palin/Jindal or Jindal/Palin 2012)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

All this left wing stuff is an absurd waste of time. It doesn’t work and never was necessary.


47 posted on 11/09/2008 11:36:32 PM PST by Williams (It's The Policies, Stupid.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Freed and then welcomed into the Chicago mob.


48 posted on 11/09/2008 11:45:09 PM PST by Brian S. Fitzgerald
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Obama can give them all the Medal of Ayers.


49 posted on 11/09/2008 11:56:35 PM PST by Mojave (http://www.americanbacklash.com/)
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To: Brian S. Fitzgerald

Obama is going to jam everything down the American public’s throat (primarily the 46% that voted against him) right up front, in the first few months of his Administration. And I mean everything, mational healthcare, Guantanamo, stem cell research, abortion rights, lift Cuba embargo, start taking troops out of Iraq, kiss up to Iran and Russia, new energy policy (no drilling, no nuclear, no coal), Union open ballots, legalize illegal immigrants, you name it, he’s going to do it, and all at once in his first year in office.

It’s called getting the controversial issues out of the way and over early in the Admin so as to be able to settle down to more mundane matters during the rest of the regime and hope that the public forgets all the pain of the first year. This is what new Admins do. They frontload the bad news. So be prepared for the onslaught. It’s coming and it’s coming fast. Mark my words.


50 posted on 11/10/2008 12:04:47 AM PST by flaglady47 (No more crunch time, now we eat crow.....)
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