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Reversing Obama’s Worst Decision Yet?
Commentary Magazine ^ | 1/18/10 | Jennifer Rubin

Posted on 01/18/2010 12:10:02 PM PST by Nachum

Top administration officials are getting nervous that they may not be able to proceed with one of their most controversial national-security moves: trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other accused 9/11 conspirators in federal court in New York City. Last November Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. portrayed the trial as a way to showcase the American justice system to the world — and to accelerate President Obama’s stalled plans to shut down the U.S. prison at Guantánamo Bay. But because of shifting political winds in Congress, the trial is now “potentially in jeopardy,” a senior official, who did not want to be named talking about a sensitive situation, tells Newsweek. The chief concern: that Republicans will renew attempts to strip funding for the trial and, in the aftermath of the bombing attempt aboard Northwest Flight 253, pick up enough support from moderate Democrats to prevail.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: decision; obamas; reversing; worst

1 posted on 01/18/2010 12:10:05 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

His worst decision was running for office in the first place, but this IS a close second.


2 posted on 01/18/2010 12:13:17 PM PST by nina0113
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To: Nachum

“pick up enough support from moderate Democrats to prevail”

No such thing as moderate Democrats. This is a myth perpetrated by the MSM. There are only Democrats who are occasionally held in check by political realities.


3 posted on 01/18/2010 12:14:11 PM PST by Starboard
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To: Nachum

I don’t have enough hands to count Obama’s worst decision yet.


4 posted on 01/18/2010 12:21:38 PM PST by OrangeHoof ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Bend over suckahs".)
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To: Nachum

Lame Duck


5 posted on 01/18/2010 12:27:55 PM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Nachum

LOL! I will really enjoy watching the Euroweenies, Code Pink and the National Lawyahs Guild jumping all over their heads!


6 posted on 01/18/2010 12:32:27 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Starboard

“No such thing as moderate Democrats. This is a myth...”

True, very true.

But there are Democrats who are cowards. Those we can depend on to turn, because they are afraid of their own constituents, and vote with Republicans.

Not the greatest of situations, I know, but hey! You play the hand you’re dealt.


7 posted on 01/18/2010 12:41:29 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: Nachum

Obama made a decision?


8 posted on 01/18/2010 12:42:11 PM PST by Phlap (REDNECK@LIBARTS.EDU)
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To: Nachum

LOL .... Those rotters Holder and Obama bit off more than they can chew


9 posted on 01/18/2010 12:43:36 PM PST by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: Starboard
No such thing as moderate Democrats. This is a myth perpetrated by the MSM. There are only Democrats who are occasionally held in check by political realities.

This cannot be said often enough! Should the GOP manage to regain Congress at any point in the future, I want it tattooed backward on their foreheads so it's the first thing they see each and every morning!

10 posted on 01/18/2010 12:45:58 PM PST by workerbee (Yes, I hate Obama because of his color: RED!)
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To: Nachum

Every decision by Zer0 is capable of being the worst decision.

I am more interested in finding the way to get the right decision - to impeach and convict him - of high crimes in shredding our Constitution, unlike any before.


11 posted on 01/18/2010 12:53:57 PM PST by bestintxas
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Worst decision??? obama is a wind up, worst decision making machine. He has made so many "worst" decisions, how do you choose the worst one?
12 posted on 01/18/2010 1:07:49 PM PST by revo evom
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And one additional issue: the more than $200 million price tag for each year of the trial.

Are these people nuts? There are guys in the joint that would pass sentence on KSM for a couple packs of smokes.

13 posted on 01/18/2010 8:39:01 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Obama's only 2012 hope; lose one or both houses of Congress in 2010.)
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