Skip to comments.U.S. to Appeal Blackwater Decision
Posted on 01/23/2010 7:19:47 AM PST by John W
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S. will appeal a court decision dismissing manslaughter charges against five Blackwater Worldwide security contractors involved in a deadly 2007 Baghdad shooting, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday.
Biden's announcement after a meeting with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani shows just how diplomatically sensitive the incident remains nearly three years later.
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The wife was just wondering where Biden was, haven’t heard much from foot in mouth lately. You can always count on a donk to show up for the wrong team and Biden is a long term donk
He is going to make Dan Quale sound like William F. Buckley!!
Is that an intentional reference to “Married with Children”?
Yes. Bud Bundy eat your heart out! Gaffemaster B is a star!
Close on the heels of Rahm E’s statement that the 1st Amendment (free speech) is over-rated, here’s another of Obamie’s Commies telling us that double jeopardy (ad infinitim until the commies get the verdict they want) is just fine, too.
Pretty soon they’ll bring back trial by dunking.
Once again, this administration shows the lack of sensitivity for US citizens who have decided that even waterboarding is probably to good for our enemies. This is war, Joe. Even though you seem to agree with “marsha” coakley, there really are people who want to see every US citizen dead.
Wouldn’t an appeal be double jeopardy?
obama is a tool, surrounded by the enemy making policy.
we are screwed.
**** you plugs.
What a moron. Whose side is he on, anyway?
Dan Quayle was set up.
Well, we know that under Obama’s imperial rule, Biden can’t blow his nose without permission, although he manages an occasional gaffe anyway.
So, clearly he was told to make this announcement, because they knew it would be very unpopular, so Obama didn’t want to take credit, especially in a dismal week like this.
Joe: Please be sure your AG does not violate the terrorists rights so they get a dismissal. That would be stupid.
Although the GOP should never be underestimated for their
ability to screw up an election, these idiots in the White
House are making it all too lose their majority in November.
The last thing on the minds of the voters is pursuing
Blackwater Worldwide security contractors.
Recently, the American government is increasingly turning against its own people. The marines and currently the navy seals both come to mind. This conduct by the governors, if persisted in, releases the citizenry from their obligations towards those holding office. In short, we can legitimately take them out naked.
No. The Supreme Court has held that Jeopardy only attaches when a case is dismissed solely on the defendant's guilt or innocence. See US v. Scott.
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