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Deepest Bow Is Reserved For World Opinion
Investors.com ^ | November 16, 2009 | The great THOMAS SOWELL

Posted on 11/16/2009 5:25:28 PM PST by Kaslin

In the string of amazing decisions made during the first year of the Obama administration, nothing seems more like sheer insanity than the decision to try foreign terrorists, who have committed acts of war against the United States, in federal court, as if they were American citizens accused of crimes.

Terrorists are not even entitled to the protection of the Geneva Conventions, much less the Constitution of the United States. Terrorists have never observed, nor even claimed to have observed, the Geneva Conventions, nor are they among those covered by it.

But over and above the utter inconsistency of what is being done is the utter recklessness it represents.

The last time an attack on the World Trade Center was treated as a matter of domestic criminal justice was after a bomb was exploded there in 1993. Under the rules of American criminal law, the prosecution had to turn over all sorts of information to the defense — information that told the al-Qaida international terrorist network what we knew about them and how we knew it.

This was nothing more and nothing less than giving away military secrets to an enemy in wartime — something for which people have been executed, as they should have been.

Secrecy in warfare is a matter of life and death. Lives were risked and lost during World War II to prevent Nazi Germany from discovering that Britain had broken its supposedly unbreakable Enigma code and could read their military plans that were being radioed in that code.

"Loose lips sink ships" was the World War II motto in the United States. But loose lips are mandated under the rules of criminal prosecutions.

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1 posted on 11/16/2009 5:25:28 PM PST by Kaslin
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2 posted on 11/16/2009 5:26:33 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: jazusamo

Ping


3 posted on 11/16/2009 5:27:19 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

This is a full body slam of B. Hussein.


4 posted on 11/16/2009 5:27:34 PM PST by wac3rd (Felipe Calderon supports the public option.)
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To: Kaslin; abigail2; Amalie; American Quilter; arthurus; awelliott; Bahbah; bamahead; Battle Axe; ...
Dr. Sowell nails Obama on bringing terrorists to trial in NYC.

Thanks for the ping, Kaslin.

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5 posted on 11/16/2009 5:34:25 PM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Kaslin

Obama and Holder are filth, anti-American pondscum. Not so much for placing terrorists on equal footing with American citizens in our system of law, but for using this heinous move as a major distraction so they can slip through legislation designed to end we the people sovereignty. Cap and tax has yet to be signed into law, and it is about to be linked to teh Copenhagen Protocols thereby placing American sovereignty under a governing body of international power. Obamacare is a hallmark of usurping the sovereignty of we the people, by extending the federal oligarchy into every aspect of your life via government run and dictated ‘health issues’. When these two are signed into law, the end of American economic resilience will be finalized and our economy will come crashing dwon in preparation for the world economic order. BUT, it requires soemthing so outrageous that it sucks attention away from the demise in prgress by the democrat party, and holding show trials of terrorists murderers in New York, with the accomapnying fears and perhaps terrorists suicide bombings should do the trick the wicked bastards are seeking.


6 posted on 11/16/2009 5:43:05 PM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN

The whole 0bama administration is filth and anti American pondscum if you ask me


7 posted on 11/16/2009 5:45:56 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: jazusamo

You are welcome


8 posted on 11/16/2009 5:46:54 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

I haven’t found one yet that wasn’t/isn’t, but I’m still researching them.


9 posted on 11/16/2009 5:50:20 PM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Kaslin; jazusamo

PWNED! LOL Dr Sowell eviscerates Barry again!


10 posted on 11/16/2009 6:02:01 PM PST by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: jazusamo

Thanks for the ping jaz. Another one hit out of the ballpark by Dr. Sowell.

Obama can as a private citizen make as much of a jackass of himself as he wants just as Dr. Sowell states in the article, but as President of the United States he is making us all into jackasses in the eyes of those he wants so badly to impress.

The man is quite a fool.


11 posted on 11/16/2009 6:10:20 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Kaslin

This was singularly and succinctly well put by Dr. Sowell.


12 posted on 11/16/2009 6:17:12 PM PST by snowsislander
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To: Kaslin

If Bush had had any balls, he would have ordered a military tribunal to be held as soon as the CIA had determined that the terrorists had no more useful intelligence.


13 posted on 11/16/2009 6:27:53 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: Kaslin
Yes, they are. The ones we can see and especially the ones just off the radar that we can't see. They are the really dangerous ones. It would be so easy for them to use someone like obama with his non-stop over arching ego. They are all dangerous, but I'd like to see who is playing obama.
14 posted on 11/16/2009 6:35:00 PM PST by GBA
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To: Kaslin

Bumpitty- bumpitty -bump -bump!


15 posted on 11/16/2009 6:37:56 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Reality-Land!)
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To: Kaslin

I thought the deepest bow was reserved for Larry Sinclair.....


16 posted on 11/16/2009 6:39:51 PM PST by Mac from Cleveland (Dreams from My Father--food, shelter, and education from some typical white folks)
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To: Kaslin

People Holder consulted about holding civil trials in NYC:

1. His Wife
2. His Brother

People Holder did not consult.

1. The President.
2. The Vice President.
3. Holder on one of the MSM shows said that the only people 4. The Congressional
5. The Judicial Branch
6. FBI
7. CIA
8. National Security Advisor
9. Secretary of Defense
10.Governor of New York
11.The Military
12.Hillary Clinton

IOW: We are to believe that Holder consulted mo other human being that has any position of responsability in the government about creating the trial of the melinnium in New York City?

Holder is either very stupid, very dangerous, just lying or all three.


17 posted on 11/16/2009 7:09:59 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Obama: Grasping at Straw Men _ Not a Public Option It's a government mandate.)
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To: jazusamo

Thank you ... as always.


18 posted on 11/16/2009 7:10:06 PM PST by HiramQuick (work harder ... welfare recipients depend on you!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Get over your BDS


19 posted on 11/16/2009 7:14:48 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Tom Sowell is SHEER BRILLIANCE!

May he live to be 200!!!!!!!!!


20 posted on 11/16/2009 7:19:19 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: jazusamo

Gracias para el Sowell pingo.


21 posted on 11/16/2009 7:20:06 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: jazusamo; Kaslin
President Obama has been photographed yet again bowing deeply to a foreign ruler.


22 posted on 11/16/2009 7:48:44 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Kaslin

Mr. Sowell, again, goes directly to the core. Excellent!


23 posted on 11/16/2009 11:26:16 PM PST by mtntop3
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To: Mike Darancette

According to a statement made by the Govenor of New York David Patterson yesterday he was told by the White House 6 Months ago that this was going to Happen


24 posted on 11/17/2009 3:30:45 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: Travis McGee

I’ll settle for 120 productive years ;-)


25 posted on 11/17/2009 5:07:52 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: Kaslin

Obama is definately certifiable. He and the Clintons are tripping over themselves in their pursuit to give our military secrets away to the enemy.


26 posted on 11/17/2009 5:41:59 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

He and his administration needs to be impeached


27 posted on 11/17/2009 5:43:48 AM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: smoothsailing

Wow! Does that ever fit that turkey.


28 posted on 11/17/2009 11:55:50 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: ballplayer
Govenor of New York David Patterson yesterday he was told by the White House 6 Months ago that this was going to Happen.

Told not consulted. Holder is a real tool.

29 posted on 11/17/2009 1:10:59 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Obama: Grasping at Straw Men _ Not a Public Option It's a government mandate.)
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To: jazusamo

30 posted on 11/17/2009 1:39:41 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

31 posted on 11/17/2009 2:07:07 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Good ones.

I’d give a fair sum to know exactly what the Emperor and Empress were thinking about Obama when he pulled off that bow stunt on them but bet it’ll never come out.


32 posted on 11/17/2009 3:09:11 PM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Kaslin
Acronym for 0bama: One Big Ass Mistake America

Excellent!

33 posted on 11/17/2009 5:19:35 PM PST by lakey (Congressperp: You were "hired" to be a servant of the People. YOU AREN'T ROYALTY.)
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To: Kaslin
From South Korea, just now (Now THEY are amused, if not a little angered):


34 posted on 11/17/2009 7:50:44 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Major Hasan: One American "clinging to guns and religion" Obama couldn't have cared less about!!)
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To: Kaslin
Clear sighted view of the ridiculous action, decision to make this a criminal trial. It is my opinion they know all the fears we have are real; and will in fact result in all the worst possible effects; and it is not an accident. But intended consequences. Exactly what they intend, on purpose. We are being subverted day by day, issue by issue, because our leaders want the FALL of America. MO

God help us, have mercy on America for our foolishness, our drifting far from YOU and allowing the evil ones to come to power. Contrary to Your instructions. Forgive us our sins, we have sinned before You and You only. We cry unto you for a turning back to Your way Father, in Jesus name we pray. Amen.

35 posted on 11/21/2009 12:38:04 PM PST by Countyline (God loves you ... He wants you to love Him back; to learn of Him and obey His commands.)
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