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OZ TV AIRS NEW TORTURE PHOTOS
DRUDGE linked to UK Mail ^ | 15 MAY 09 | David Gardner

Posted on 05/15/2009 9:12:52 AM PDT by DCBryan1

President Barack Obama was today accused of a major U-turn after he decided to keep the controversial military commissions set up by George Bush to prosecute terror suspects.

The surprise White House announcement reversed Mr Obama’s campaign pledge to rely on America’s conventional criminal court system.

It was the president’s second U-turn this week after he changed his mind and pledged to try and block the court-ordered release of damning photographs showing US soldiers abusing prisoners. Last night’s move led to an outcry from shocked human rights campaigners who thought Mr Obama intended to dismantle the terror tribunals after calling them ‘an enormous failure’ during last year’s presidential campaign.

In one of his first acts as president, Mr Obama obtained a 120-day suspension of the military commissions established at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba that was seen as the death knell for one of the Bush administration’s key platforms in the war on terror.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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To: DCBryan1

that’s the abuse photo? It looks like a man in a shabby apartment practicing yoga (or an illustration from one of the less popular editions of Joy of Sex....)


51 posted on 05/15/2009 9:50:04 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AAABEST
Thank you for the WARNING: GRAPHIC alert! In my condition, I could have spewed my coffie out my nose and destroyed yet another keyboard.

(cute kid!)

52 posted on 05/15/2009 9:52:48 AM PDT by defal33 (Michigan: Stuck on Stupid)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Monkey chungs everyone!!!!


53 posted on 05/15/2009 9:52:57 AM PDT by Perdogg (0bama - America's Elegabalus and Commodus combined)
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To: BlueStateBlues; lewisglad

It was the December 2001 issue with Shanna Moaker as the POTM.


54 posted on 05/15/2009 9:54:48 AM PDT by Perdogg (0bama - America's Elegabalus and Commodus combined)
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To: DCBryan1

The photo is vague. Any that are released should be scrutinized carefully ....this one is questionable, IMO.


55 posted on 05/15/2009 9:56:04 AM PDT by prairiebreeze ( Pretender-in-Chief Barack Hussein Obama....an arrogant embarrassment.)
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To: Beagle8U
Mine it the way people exchange then and than. Drives me nuts.

Mine is the way people exchange "it" and "is"...drives me nuts.

(sorry, I couldn't resist!)

56 posted on 05/15/2009 9:59:34 AM PDT by Zeppelin
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To: Bobkk47

that is also the most confortable looking cell I have ever seen.


57 posted on 05/15/2009 9:59:42 AM PDT by pennboricua
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