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Guantanamo detainees get new $750G soccer field (Why not?...courtesy U.S. taxpayer)
FoxNews ^ | 02/28/12 | Catherine Herridge

Posted on 02/29/2012 7:03:40 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway

At a time of record deficits, a new soccer field for detainees at Camp 6 in Guantanamo Bay is just getting the finishing touches -- at a cost of $750,000 to taxpayers. The project was the highlight of a tour Tuesday of the detention camp for reporters at the facility covering the arraignment in a military court of Majid Khan, a former Baltimore resident and the the only legal U.S. resident on trial at Guantanamo. The project began in April 2011 and is due to finish this spring. The detainees will now have three recreation facilities at Camp 6, which is home to "highly compliant" detainees who live in a communal setting.

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I wander how relatives of people who died on 9/11 feel about paying for this?....Total B.S.!
1 posted on 02/29/2012 7:03:42 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I’d like to knock some balls around on the field too!...of politicians and military personnel who approved this crappola!


2 posted on 02/29/2012 7:07:23 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I have a dumb question: Why in God’s name would a stinking soccer field cost three-quarters of a million dollars?! Honestly.....


3 posted on 02/29/2012 7:08:52 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: cld51860

Union job probably...


4 posted on 02/29/2012 7:10:08 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: cld51860

Lights, diamond vision screens, scoreboard, seating, luxury boxes.


5 posted on 02/29/2012 7:14:13 AM PST by cork
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To: cork

“Lights, diamond vision screens, scoreboard, seating, luxury boxes.”

LOL In this world that makes absolutely no sense any more, that would not surprise me in the slightest.


6 posted on 02/29/2012 7:16:07 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Perhaps it can be used to execute the detainees


7 posted on 02/29/2012 7:16:53 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it.)
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To: cld51860

Two words.

Federal Project.


8 posted on 02/29/2012 7:17:17 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: cork

Scouts, visiting teams, rankings.....

It’s ALWAYS ok when you’re a Democrat.

How about a muslim Stallone lookalike for the set of the new movie “{Jihad} Victory”....


9 posted on 02/29/2012 7:19:13 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: ejonesie22
On Gilligan's orders I'm sure....
10 posted on 02/29/2012 7:21:33 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Sounds like a great place for a vacation.

I am surprised that Obama hasn’t flown down there to be with his pals. Maybe the Wookie could take the kids down for some fun in the sun.


11 posted on 02/29/2012 7:23:46 AM PST by Venturer
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To: ejonesie22

Dumbass liberals will never give up on feeling guilty about putting anyone in prison!....They have to give them “stuff” of course at taxpayer expense. Even if they are radical Muslim extremists who would kill us all in a New York minute!


12 posted on 02/29/2012 7:27:55 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
The money we have spent on these POS is sickening especially that we at taxpayers expense furnish them all with personal Korans and prayer rugs as well as halal meals. Why the heck can't those pious SOB Saudis pay for those and why hasn't the ACLU had a cow over taxpayer funds being used for an overtly religious purpose?

Perhaps to celebrate the 4th of July at GITMO we should have a huge pork BBQ with the fires lit with Korans.

13 posted on 02/29/2012 7:28:54 AM PST by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

The Feds absolutely love the Muzzies.


14 posted on 02/29/2012 7:37:16 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

for that kind of money it has to be more than a grass field with two goal posts. What else does it have??


15 posted on 02/29/2012 7:38:24 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

for that kind of money it has to be more than a grass field with two goal posts. What else does it have??


16 posted on 02/29/2012 7:38:25 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

The US Gov’t is the most sharia-compliant organization in the world. It does more to promote deference to Islam and compliance with Muslim sensibilities than Osama Bin Laden ever hoped to achieve.


17 posted on 02/29/2012 7:45:17 AM PST by PGR88
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To: elpadre

What else does it have you ask??....

Korans in every Porta Potty


18 posted on 02/29/2012 7:45:34 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: PGR88

That is an excellent point. Bin Ladin succeeded beyond his wildest dreams at making the US Gov’t bend over for terrorism.


19 posted on 02/29/2012 7:48:46 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: elpadre
200k for the grass, 200k each for Sharia compliant soccer goals and 350 for a covered field house for prayer time between games...
20 posted on 02/29/2012 7:49:46 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: cork

Forgot One

“Lights, diamond vision screens, scoreboard, seating, luxury boxes,” teleprompters

for when Obama bows and dedicates the field.


21 posted on 02/29/2012 7:57:28 AM PST by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I hope they included a few IEDs to remind them of home.


22 posted on 02/29/2012 8:24:01 AM PST by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: elpadre
for that kind of money it has to be more than a grass field with two goal posts. What else does it have??

Well..... Night lighting, and (apparently) FOOTBALL GOALPOSTS.


23 posted on 02/29/2012 8:28:10 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Club Gitmo indeed!


24 posted on 02/29/2012 8:36:54 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

What great timing for the announcement of this expenditure! It coincides with massive cuts to health benefits for active duty and retired military personnel.

Wow...3/4 of a milion bucks to provide top notch recreational facilities for these sickos! Behold the genesis of FUBAR!


25 posted on 02/29/2012 8:37:05 AM PST by CharlesThe Hammer
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Well, they should have access to outdoor exercise, along with a bunch of these beautiful bad boys...
26 posted on 02/29/2012 8:41:42 AM PST by wyokostur
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