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Top Five Reasons Gitmo Should Not Move to Illinois! (Vanity)
Vanity | 12/15/2009 | Repandproudofit

Posted on 12/15/2009 3:31:31 AM PST by REPANDPROUDOFIT

Top Five Reasons Gitmo Should Not Move to Illinois:

5) The U.S. has already spent a fortune retrofitting the facility at Guantanamo to make it Muslim Friendly!

4)We don't yet know the price paid for that wasting prison in Illinois, but I'm sure we got a racehorse deal (wink, wink)!

3)Now, we get to spend another fortune to retrofit the Illinois facility to be Muslim Friendly.

2) We had the Navy running Gitmo and working the facility. Now, we get to hire hundreds (thousands?) of new prison personnel in Illinois - all union, federal employees with their high pay, benefits, retirement, etc. Oh yeah, don't forget their votes!!!!

1)And the number one reason for not moving Gitmo to Illinois: The security and threat argument is just too obvious to write about!


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: gitmo; notbreaking; vanity
Will this decision be scrutinized? Obama is doing this for two reasons, both of which benefit him, not the country. Someone in Illinois is getting a VERY BIG favor and Obama gets to say he kept his promise to close Gitmo. Or does he, I understand that there will still be some prisoners who can't be moved to IL.!
1 posted on 12/15/2009 3:31:32 AM PST by REPANDPROUDOFIT
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

You’re missing the point. The mayor of the town and other locals already approved this move because it will bring about three thousand govt. jobs to the area. They will call it stimulus and Obama will take credit for it.


2 posted on 12/15/2009 3:36:29 AM PST by raybbr (If you try to kiss your son on the head while he's running you WILL get a fat lip.)
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To: raybbr

And, it’s in Obama’s backyard, and Dick Turbin pushed for this to happen.


3 posted on 12/15/2009 3:38:13 AM PST by BigSkyFreeper ("The Community Organizer better stop bitching that the community is organizing." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

The only reason they’re being moved to IL is because nobody else wanted them, so Dick Turbin pushed for this and Obama ok’d it.


4 posted on 12/15/2009 3:39:03 AM PST by BigSkyFreeper ("The Community Organizer better stop bitching that the community is organizing." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: raybbr
You’re missing the point. The mayor of the town and other locals already approved this move because it will bring about three thousand govt. jobs to the area. They will call it stimulus and Obama will take credit for it.

Lol! I think that was my point! (:-)

5 posted on 12/15/2009 3:42:58 AM PST by REPANDPROUDOFIT (You can call me ma'am any time you want!)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT
There's no reason to close GITMO.

This move is nothing but payback to Obama’s friends in Illinois. Obama was a part of the Illinois State Senate when this prison was dreamed up and approved by them but it ended up being a big money pit.

6 posted on 12/15/2009 3:43:09 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

I’d rather see a “Top 5 Reasons To Post An Unfunny Vanity In Breaking News”...


7 posted on 12/15/2009 3:45:49 AM PST by Future Snake Eater ("Get out of the boat and walk on the water with us!”--Sen. Joe Biden)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT
Follow the money and I'm sure much of it ends up in Durbin and Obama’s pockets.
8 posted on 12/15/2009 3:47:30 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT
Lol! I think that was my point! (:-)

If that was your point then it was an obtuse one. 8^0

9 posted on 12/15/2009 3:49:41 AM PST by raybbr (If you try to kiss your son on the head while he's running you WILL get a fat lip.)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

The Combine approved it, and after all, NOTHNING is more important than the Combine. So, instead of CLOSING Gitmo, it just gets moved. Those 3,000 jobs will be lost when ‘Gitmo North’ really closes? How soon will the restrictions be lifted, like they did for the Shoe Bomber Richard Reid, and they establish a work-release program to ‘rehabilitate’ the jihadists into Chicago cab drivers?


10 posted on 12/15/2009 3:49:51 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

http://lamecherry.blogspot.com/2009/12/warning-of-obama-jihad.html

That post might interest you.


11 posted on 12/15/2009 3:53:38 AM PST by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: Future Snake Eater
I’d rather see a “Top 5 Reasons To Post An Unfunny Vanity In Breaking News”...

Cute! Moving Gitmo to Illinois is breaking news. I put my post there because no one is asking what I consider pertinent questions. Why do we have to do anything with those prisoners? Gitmo is a perfect place for all of them. And, how much is this totally absurd boondoggle costing us?

12 posted on 12/15/2009 4:02:53 AM PST by REPANDPROUDOFIT (You can call me ma'am any time you want!)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

Illinois that cruel and unusual punishment...... Moving the detainees from a beautiful tropical san and surf to the frozen north...

this move is going the tax payer a fortune in heavy coats and i wonder who is going to get that kick back


13 posted on 12/15/2009 4:11:57 AM PST by the right reverend (It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brus)
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To: the right reverend
i wonder who is going to get that kick back

Well connected Illinois Dem buddies and unions. That's why it is going to Illinois. .The same reasoning applied to the push for the Olympics. An Olympic village in South Side Chicago? There's better places to showcase the U. S. It made no sense except for the politically connected.

14 posted on 12/15/2009 4:27:02 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: raybbr
"You?re missing the point. The mayor of the town and other locals already approved this move because it will bring about three thousand govt. jobs to the area. They will call it stimulus and Obama will take credit for it."

Will they enjoy the stimulus when some of them get killed in terrorist attacks and the rest have to live under fear of continuing attacks? The Chicago elite will get their payoffs in new Federal dollars, but the regular citizens of this small town will pay for importing a terrorist beacon into the US.

15 posted on 12/15/2009 4:28:35 AM PST by Truth29
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

6) The Jihadis will file charges with the UN that they are being corrupted by Chicago politicians.


16 posted on 12/15/2009 4:46:06 AM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Truth29

How long will these 3,000 jobs last?

The theory behind Gitmo is to keep these people from blowing us up in Jihad, and keep them out of the Justice system.

The Obama way is to try them ,and eventually release them somewhere. So how long will it take the Bama boy to get them all released and when that happens, to close the jail we will spend so much on.

Gitmo was condemned because these people were being held without trial. How long will it take for Amnesty International to realise that they are still being held without trial only now they are held in Illinois?

This is a stupid move made by the Kenyan.


17 posted on 12/15/2009 4:49:26 AM PST by Venturer
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT
There is more like a 182 reasons,
18 posted on 12/15/2009 4:50:27 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (usff.com)
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To: mad_as_he$$

Built 8 years ago and not enough prisoners to be cost effective???

Hell, this is Illinois isn’t it? You could find a prison full of convicts just in Springfield State Government offices alone and usually starting with the Governor.

This is a payback to Dickie Dustbin for one of his votes.

Illinois, you deserve all the Gitmo convicts. They will melt in well with the population of Illinois


19 posted on 12/15/2009 4:55:57 AM PST by supermop (Somebody has to clean up the mess he will leave)
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To: supermop
Yup. How many camp followers will show up and ruin the area? Hundreds I bet. Illinois (at least the Northern part) is a rite off.
20 posted on 12/15/2009 4:57:44 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (usff.com)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

I don’t live that far from the Thompsonville prison. This is a jobs issue around here - period. Security concerns have rarely been debated. My concern isn’t for the prisoners who will be held inside, it’s for domestic terrorists who now have a convenient target.


21 posted on 12/15/2009 4:59:07 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Socialism is hip until somebody loses a paycheck)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT
Report on Thomson, IL at City-Data
22 posted on 12/15/2009 5:10:51 AM PST by syriacus (It took 40 years to debunk Piltdown Man; 20 years to debunk Meltdown Men, Al Gore and James Hansen.)
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

If I had a job at the Sears (Willis) Tower, I would be finding another job.


23 posted on 12/15/2009 5:24:16 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: marstegreg

I see blackmail—via suicide bombers—to release all the prisoners.


24 posted on 12/15/2009 5:31:41 AM PST by Does so (ObamaCare...I pay for medical-marijuana claims by millions of Americans?)
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1 mile from the Mississippi River.

25 to 40 miles from three US interstates.

25 posted on 12/15/2009 5:35:19 AM PST by syriacus (It took 40 years to debunk Piltdown Man; 20 years to debunk Meltdown Men, Al Gore and James Hansen.)
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To: Does so

I hate to say it, but they have painted a target on a very populated area. This is a big mistake.


26 posted on 12/15/2009 5:37:43 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: REPANDPROUDOFIT

Coming soon to a theater near you.....Blues Brothers 2010

(”We’re on a mission from Allah...”)


27 posted on 12/15/2009 6:11:51 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Pearls Before Swine
It's the Chicago/Illinois Way......
What a bunch of crooks and thieves
28 posted on 12/15/2009 6:20:05 AM PST by The FIGHTIN Illini (The betrayal of the Greatest Generation continues)
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To: syriacus
Thomson is located about
1 mile from the Mississippi
6 miles from a lock across the Mississippi River
9 miles from a bridge across the Mississippi
30 miles to several Interstates.
Move the sworn US enemies to California.
29 posted on 12/15/2009 7:08:02 AM PST by syriacus (Distances From Thomson prison TO Miss R, 1mi; Miss R locks, 6mi; Miss R. bridge, 9; USInterstate, 25)
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