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Attorney General vows to close Guantanamo
Reuters ^

Posted on 05/09/2011 12:21:37 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Attorney General vows to close Guantanamo

2:30pm EDT

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday the United States would close the Guantanamo Bay facility holding terrorism suspects in Cuba, despite missing a previous deadline to do so.

On an official visit to Paris, Holder stressed what he called unprecedented intelligence-sharing ties between France and the United States against a united enemy, al Qaeda, that he said still held the two countries and its allies in its sights.

The recent killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was unlikely to affect the timing of the closure of the Guantanamo facility, Holder said.

"Although we have not closed Guantanamo within the time period that we initially indicated ... it is still the intention of the president, and it is still my intention, to close the facility that exists in Guantanamo," Holder told a joint news briefing with French Interior Minister Claude Gueant.

"We think that by closing that facility the national security of the United States will be enhanced," he added.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhodoj; bhogwot; cuba; ericholder; france; gitmo

1 posted on 05/09/2011 12:21:38 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

The security of the United States would be enhanced by the placement of Eric Holder at Guantanamo on a permanent basis.


2 posted on 05/09/2011 12:23:36 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Sub-Driver

Holder and Obama never gave up on closing Gitmo. Obama was hoping for a giant show trial of KSM and OBL in NYC.


3 posted on 05/09/2011 12:23:42 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Sub-Driver
"We think that by closing that facility the national security of the United States will be enhanced," he added.

You 'think' wrong ..............

4 posted on 05/09/2011 12:24:02 PM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven............)
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To: Sub-Driver

What an idiot.

I hope we can hold out until we get a POTUS and Administration that isn’t committed to destroying America!

A good (R) candidate wouldn’t hurt.


5 posted on 05/09/2011 12:24:02 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats. /P. J. O'Rourke, 1991)
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To: Sub-Driver
Attorney General vows to close Guantanamo

So he can tax it?

6 posted on 05/09/2011 12:25:02 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hearing now that O won’t get amnesty before the election.

BEWARE the lie. When they say they are not going to do something you can count on that being untrue.


7 posted on 05/09/2011 12:25:48 PM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: Sub-Driver

I hope Gunrunner is the end of this incompetent feminine hygene product.


8 posted on 05/09/2011 12:25:59 PM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Sub-Driver

How about we put Eric Holder IN Guantanamo?


9 posted on 05/09/2011 12:26:23 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Jobs? Nope! Economy? Nope! Disarm the U.S? Yep! Impeach the treasonous Marxist Muslim usurper bast)
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To: Sub-Driver

Many in the Obama administration are so full of S, that it’s surprising they can open their yaps without some spilling out.

We used GitMo information, to get Osama Ben Laden. No wonder they want to close it. Just damn...

Can’t wait to get the D-team out of there.


10 posted on 05/09/2011 12:28:12 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Tell me you haven't asked yourself what mistake Obama made, that wound up causing Laden's death?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why is this pathetic wretch in Paris? Is he there at taxpayer expense?


11 posted on 05/09/2011 12:28:26 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/obamaethics3.htm


12 posted on 05/09/2011 12:29:00 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

republicans need to campaign on getting rid of O just to get rid of these other aholes,also


13 posted on 05/09/2011 12:29:34 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Sub-Driver

Eric WE plan to close you down next year. So, get your little getto bag packed and ready.


14 posted on 05/09/2011 12:31:07 PM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: Sub-Driver
"We think that by closing that facility the national security of the United States will be enhanced,"


15 posted on 05/09/2011 12:33:24 PM PDT by houeto (Rev. 13. [7] And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them:)
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To: Truth29

Exactly. Well said


16 posted on 05/09/2011 12:33:45 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Both Holder and Obama are patient and fanatical in reaching their socialist goals and are not easily deterred or discouraged. Never be fooled if they apparently give up because it's all an act.
17 posted on 05/09/2011 12:34:15 PM PDT by JPG (Zawahiri, you're next.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve got a fresh, clean, crisp $20 bill for any reporter who walks up to Holder and puts a microphone by Holder’s behind. When Holder asks him what he’s doing, the reporter would say, “You’re always talking out your ass. I’m just trying to get a scoop”.


18 posted on 05/09/2011 12:34:43 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Bitsy

Waterboard the clown...for that matter, do it to all of Zero’s clowns including Zero himself.


19 posted on 05/09/2011 12:34:46 PM PDT by Bobby_Taxpayer (Don't tread on us...or you'll pay the price in the next election.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Detainee ops at GTMO will close when the last Detainee dies in place.

No matter WHAT Holder wishes.


20 posted on 05/09/2011 12:35:43 PM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Holder and Obama are failures but this is to appeal to the 23% left base for Obama 2012.


21 posted on 05/09/2011 12:41:12 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: Sub-Driver

How telling is it Holder had to go to france to say that.He thinks that by saying it in Euro not many media here will cover it but 9dumbo’s base will be happy

2012, please hurry


22 posted on 05/09/2011 12:43:04 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Sub-Driver

How telling is it Holder had to go to france to say that.He thinks that by saying it in Euro not many media here will cover it but 9dumbo’s base will be happy

2012, please hurry


23 posted on 05/09/2011 12:43:13 PM PDT by RWGinger
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24 posted on 05/09/2011 12:45:21 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Nachum

White House Insider: Eric Holder Is Gonna Fall

http://socyberty.com/politics/white-house-insider-eric-holder-is-gonna-fall/


25 posted on 05/09/2011 12:52:11 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Sub-Driver

he’s only saying that because the leftards over at the Daily Kos will actually believe it


26 posted on 05/09/2011 12:52:22 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Yes, they will.

This is about trying to get all those disillusioned lefties back on board for election '12.

The Zero crew will say anything now...just like they did in '10. I even saw that they're starting to talk up the prosecution of the CIA "torturers" again.

27 posted on 05/09/2011 12:57:39 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Truth29

Amen!


28 posted on 05/09/2011 1:04:15 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Mr. Holder can try to close it but it may prove difficult when he finds himself unemployed in say about a year and a half.


29 posted on 05/09/2011 1:04:36 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Talk to me Hudson!)
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To: Sub-Driver
I hope the Ghosts of Waco haunt Eric Holder till his last breath!
30 posted on 05/09/2011 1:28:35 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Sub-Driver
"We think that by closing that facility the national security of the United States will be enhanced," he added.

In other news, the chocolate ration has been increased to 25 grams per week, and a glorious victory over the Eurasian forces is imminent!
31 posted on 05/09/2011 1:32:48 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"We think that by closing that facility the national security of the United States will be enhanced," he added.

Really? How? Will no one ask him this?

32 posted on 05/09/2011 1:40:35 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (I asked the bartender for a bin Ladin, she said 'what's that? I said 'two shots then a splash.')
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To: Sub-Driver

“against a united enemy”????

there’s against a common enemy, or united against a common enemy, but a “united enemy” is exactly what al-Reuters wants.


33 posted on 05/09/2011 2:06:34 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Whenifhow

This has been coming. Watching the news shows anyone what an insider is saying.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=


34 posted on 05/09/2011 2:24:13 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: Whenifhow

Someone took the video down. Try this one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_RmqbuNyHQ


35 posted on 05/09/2011 2:30:35 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Stupid is as stupid does” - Forrest Gump.


36 posted on 05/09/2011 2:49:00 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Thunder90
Obama was hoping for a giant show trial of KSM and OBL in NYC.

That would make a lot of sense, indeed, as to what his intentions were in that OBL ops.

37 posted on 05/09/2011 5:20:45 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrates Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Sub-Driver

Political fodder. They know their supporters are stupid enough to buy it again. They have no intention of closing Gitmo or they would have already done it.


38 posted on 05/09/2011 5:25:48 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Sub-Driver

Is that why UBL was not captured alive?


39 posted on 05/09/2011 5:27:45 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Sub-Driver
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday the United States would close the Guantanamo Bay facility

I would like to know just how the office of AGoUS has the power to do that to a military base in a treaty zone. Has there been some amendment to Congress's Article I powers that would allow a cabinet member to do that?

40 posted on 05/09/2011 5:34:09 PM PDT by Brass Lamp
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To: Sub-Driver
it is still the intention of the president, and it is still my intention, to close the facility that exists in Guantanamo,"

Before the next POTUS locks them up in it.

Be surprised if these treacherous bastards don't give the whole treaty area back to their commie Cuban comrades ahead of schedule.

41 posted on 05/09/2011 5:34:19 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Brass Lamp

Who has more wives, Obama’s brother or Osama Bin Laden?


42 posted on 05/09/2011 5:36:23 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Sub-Driver
Attorney General vows to close Guantanamo >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

I can see it now, " The USA Deeds Guantanamo to Fidel Castro"

Do not laugh. These Obama idiots could do just that.

43 posted on 05/09/2011 8:16:08 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Sub-Driver

“America vows to put soon-to-be former Attorney General in Guantanamo”...

/fixed it.


44 posted on 05/09/2011 8:31:59 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Sub-Driver


45 posted on 05/09/2011 8:58:39 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sub-Driver

Holder is Dangerous.


46 posted on 05/10/2011 3:09:54 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Whenifhow; Marine_Uncle
Thanks for that link.

Really want to believe it!

47 posted on 05/10/2011 12:43:43 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Whenifhow
Well page nine and ten, of that little talk do match pretty much what I read about how the big guys on wall street went in with zero.
They felt zero could be relatively easy to manipulate, and they where scared shitless of McCain. One thing McCain is not is a lover of Wall Street.
Bought and Paid For. Charles Gasparino. pub. 2010.
48 posted on 05/10/2011 2:14:08 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....Duncan Hunter Sr. for POTUS.)
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