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Will Obama Free the Blind Sheik? (Former AG Mukasey: Impeach and remove Obama if he does)
The Wall Street Journal ^ | Monday, September 24, 2012 | Michael B. Mukasey

Posted on 09/25/2012 7:12:25 PM PDT by kristinn

Are senior Obama administration officials considering transferring to Egypt a poisonously influential Islamist cleric serving a life term in federal prison for trying to unleash a war of urban terrorism in the United States? That's the impression several officials have given over the past three months, apparently out of fear that if the cleric dies in U.S. custody, American outposts in the Middle East could be overrun by vengeful mobs.

Omar Abdel Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik, is one of the world's leading theologians of terrorism. Abdel Rahman, who has diabetes and is in his mid-70s, is confined at the U.S. Bureau of Prisons medical facility in Butner, N.C. He served as spiritual adviser to El Sayid Nosair (in connection with the 1990 assassination in Manhattan of Meir Kahane, a right-wing Israeli politician) and to the band of terrorists who carried out the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center that killed six and wounded numerous others (an operation undertaken in part to free Nosair from jail).

SNIP

All of this plays out in the context of an Obama administration that hasn't hesitated to employ executive orders to get around Congress, led by a president who was caught on a "hot mike" assuring Russia's leaders that if he wins re-election he will have more "flexibility" to accommodate Russian demands that the U.S. curtail missile defense in Europe.

It appears that the only course open now is for Congress to demand an unequivocal statement from the State Department and the White House that the U.S. will not transfer or release Abdel Rahman under any circumstances. Absent such assurance, it may be time for Congress to make clear that such a transfer or release could be considered the kind of gross betrayal of public trust that would justify removal from high office.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abdelrahman; blindsheik; gamaalislamiyah; michaelmukasey; mukasey; obama; omarabdelrahman
Then U.S. District Judge Mukasey presided over Rahman's trial and sentenced him to life upon conviction.
1 posted on 09/25/2012 7:12:31 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

after the election..I think he has already sold out Israel


2 posted on 09/25/2012 7:21:39 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: kristinn

The MSM pimps are avoiding this story like the plague.


3 posted on 09/25/2012 7:23:01 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (God is a victim of identity theft by anointed progressive academics and intellectuals)
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To: kristinn

...a president who was caught on a “hot mike”

Was he blowing hot mike or sitting in his lap?


4 posted on 09/25/2012 7:33:03 PM PDT by RedhairRedhair (I STILL love my (scab made) Toyota)
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To: kristinn

5 posted on 09/25/2012 7:34:09 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

So we cannot any longer keep these theologians of terrorism terrorist types in custody on US soil because they could die and we fear the blowback?


6 posted on 09/25/2012 7:35:16 PM PDT by RedhairRedhair (I STILL love my (scab made) Toyota)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Can they impeach him for exercising his constitutional power of pardon. I wouldn’t put it past him to try this approach as opposed to releasing him to Egypt.


7 posted on 09/25/2012 7:36:15 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: Travis McGee

http://dotsub.com/view/72457cbc-fe18-4053-ae3f-6c7639cf4e79


8 posted on 09/25/2012 7:36:54 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: kristinn

Obama denies plans for this, but we all know Obama.

That means nothing.


9 posted on 09/25/2012 7:41:51 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Travis McGee

That’s where the saying, “robbing the cradle” comes from.

Child pornography should not be an offence in the muslim world and it won’t be in this country much longer judging by the speed with which Islam is spreading.

Yoo-hoo, y’all congresscritters wake up, wake up you sleepy heads.


10 posted on 09/25/2012 7:43:18 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: shotgun

As the Democrats demonstrated in 1998-99, impeachment is ultimately political. A simple majority in the House can impeach for any reason and if 2/3rds of the Senate vote to convict and remove that’s it. No Supreme Court review.


11 posted on 09/25/2012 7:49:21 PM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn
Beginning to look like "Arab Spring" has turned into "Arab Sprung"
12 posted on 09/25/2012 8:19:27 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: kristinn

if reelected 10 seconds later.


13 posted on 09/25/2012 8:25:29 PM PDT by libbylu
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To: kristinn
Obama meets with Omar Abdel-Rahman (the Blind Sheik for those in Rio Linda) prior to release.

Obama: " OK Abdel-Rahman, I got your one way to Cairo on e-bay"

Omar: "you may call me Omar"

Obama: "Thanks Omar...and I got you a disguise as those pesky FReepers have an eye out for you"

Omar: "Let me consult with you later on that"

Obama: "I got it covered, what with the FEMA camps and a billion rounds of ammo."

Omar: "Keep up the good work my brother from another mother"

Obama: "And how was the American culture field trip to a noodling competition ?

Omar: ..."I caught an alligator."

14 posted on 09/25/2012 9:00:31 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: kristinn

“Are senior Obama administration officials considering transferring to Egypt a poisonously influential Islamist cleric serving a life term in federal prison for trying to unleash a war of urban terrorism in the United States?”

Apparently not:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2936279/posts
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2936140/posts


15 posted on 09/25/2012 9:01:54 PM PDT by upchuck (If nobama is reelected and gets to choose more SCOTUS judges, this country is finished.)
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To: kristinn

Impeach? The GOP impeach? Is this a joke?


16 posted on 09/25/2012 9:40:28 PM PDT by Terry Mross (The Clintons seem to be very afraid of obama. Do they owe him their souls?)
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To: shotgun
[Can they impeach him for exercising his constitutional power of pardon.]

Pardon him and tell him he's going home. Then fly him to Tel Aviv and tell him he's in Cairo.

17 posted on 09/26/2012 12:32:19 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: kristinn

obammy could be caught smoking crack and having sex with a 12 year old boy on tape and the media would still be 150 percent behind his re-election and as for impeachment? ya gots to be kidding and cause a race rebellion???


18 posted on 09/26/2012 2:54:03 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: 353FMG

Wow, that guy said it better than anyone else ever has!

I am sending that to friends and family.


19 posted on 09/26/2012 3:53:27 AM PDT by dforest
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To: kristinn
All of this plays out in the context of an Obama administration that hasn't hesitated to employ executive orders to get around Congress, led by a president who was caught on a "hot mike" assuring Russia's leaders that if WHEN he wins re-election he will have more "flexibility" to accommodate Russian demands that the U.S. curtail missile defense in Europe.

IF??

Get it RIGHT!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aWFxSNMguk

20 posted on 09/26/2012 3:53:46 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Elsie

Could be a lot of “lame duck” presidential pardons coming if Obummer gets dumped.


21 posted on 09/26/2012 5:03:02 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: 353FMG

WOW!!!!

CA....


22 posted on 09/26/2012 6:53:53 AM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: Progov

Yow!


23 posted on 09/26/2012 8:30:00 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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