Skip to comments.9-11 defendants use courtroom to torment victims' families
Posted on 05/08/2012 5:54:14 AM PDT by cap10mike
Justice delayed is justice denied is a maxim generally attributed to 19th century British Prime Minister William E. Gladstone. Weve heard that phrase often, and the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is based on this principle. In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, it provides. Lets place speedy trial on the back burner for a moment as we consider Saturdays arraignment of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.
Heres a brief timeline of the life of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of 9/11, since his capture and custody at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba:
KSM was captured in March 2003, allegedly through a text message sent by an informant to U.S. authorities. After being subjected to enhanced interrogation, including waterboarding, he cooperated with his CIA handlers. Although he didnt give up a lot of information, it was enough to eventually lead to Osama bin Ladens death.
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It was to be Barry and Eric’s finest hour in a courtroom in New York City.
If it were not salient, repeated, treason,
your comment would make for ROTFLOL.
The 9/11 war criminal monsters and their hijab-wearing Dhimmwit woman lawyer are carrying out jihad in the courtroom!!!!
And as usual—obama and Holder are serving as jihad enablers!!!!
These *ssclowns press one to wish for a withdrawal of the constitution’s sanctions on cruel and unusual punishments.
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless, on the testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open court.
Although this is a very restrictive standard for conviction, Hasan fits it perfectly. His act of murdering 13 people in public in front of many witnesses while yelling, "Allah Akbar!" was definitely an act of war against the U.S. and was witnessed by more than enough people to fulfill the constitutional standard. Add to that his repeated pro-Jihadi rants in front of large audiences that constituted both: 1) giving aid and comfort to our Islamist enemies and 2) compelling evidence of anti-American animosity that would establish he intended to wage war against the U.S. by the mass murders he committed, and you have a slam dunk treason case that could have been tried and won within a few months after the actual crime.
Indeed the present, fictitious "workplace shooting" rationale being offered by the Administration is dangerously weak and might expose it to an insanity defense. Worst of all, it ignores Hasan's treasonous motive. That leaves the prosecution touting a fictitious explanation for his conduct in the form of some kind of adverse personal interactions that led him to "snap." It's not likely to work. The defense will be able to jump on that pile of B.S. like a tarantula on a bug and use it to show Hasan had no sane, but evil, reason for his acts, thereby opening a huge door for an insanity defense.
That being the case, the compelling question is, "Why didn't Obama authorize such a totally appropriate, easily winnable treason prosecution?" The only logical answer is he is a traitor who's determined to give as much "Aid and Comfort" to our Islamist enemies as he possibly can.
Too bad some real American (aka NOT Holder’s people) does not bring into the court some pretty women in short, but not courtroom inappropriate skirts, and low cut but tasteful tops and hand them all some pulled pork sandwiches wrapped in pages torn from the Koran.
Maybe someone with a seeing eye dog should attend.
Anyone not eating a pulled pork sandwich could also be adorned with a Star of David.
Just letting the mind wander here.
Diogenesis, being an honesty man, you can apprecate the fact that when I used the term “missteps,” I was merely being nice. BTW, why is it that it’s always conservatives who bend over backwards to be nice, and never liberals?
I can’t argue the point. Beginning with dropping the case against the New Black Panthers. He’s the most pathetic AG this country has ever seen.
why is it that its always conservatives who bend over backwards to be nice, and never liberals?
Liberals aren’t nice?
Bwahahahaha! You have a wicked sense of humor - and I like it!
LOL! Maxine Waters? Barney Frank? Barbara (don’t call me Ma’am( Boxer? :)
And a society sure enough about its inherent value, to make clear, unapologetic moral judgments on what is right, and what is wrong.