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POW dadís bizarre deleted tweet raises questions about Obamaís prisoner swap
Biz Pac Review ^ | 6/1/14 | Joe Saunders

Posted on 06/01/2014 7:16:58 AM PDT by jimbo123

A Twitter posting by the father of the serviceman released from Taliban captivity Saturday in exchange for five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay is raising deep questions about what exactly the Obama administration did to get Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl out of Afghanistan.

Here’s the tweet, which Robert Bergdahl posted May 28 – before his son’s release – and deleted Saturday, according to Twitchy.com.

Whatever else it might be, “God will repay for the death of every Afghan child, ameen!” doesn’t sound like a rousing call to patriotism.

ABalkhi is the Twitter handle of Abdulqahar Balkhi, a Taliban spokesman.

It’s important to remember the elder Bergdahl posted the message while his son was still in captivity and might have been willing to say anything while talking to the sergeant’s captors. It’s also unclear whether the tweet was intended to be public.

But the contents of the posting are making a lot of people suspicious.

The circumstances of Bergdahl’s capture are already odd — no one knows why he left that Army base five years ago and a USA story published Saturday shows Bergdahl is thought by many in the military to have either deserted or gone AWOL.

Also, the release of Guantanamo Bay terrorists in exchange for him violates a longstanding U.S. policy of not negotiating — at least publicly — with terrorist organizations. It also violated U.S. law that requires Congress to receive 30 days’ notice before Gitmo prisoners are released, according to top Republicans on the House and Senate armed services committees.

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1 posted on 06/01/2014 7:16:58 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Its not the only bizarre tweet. Plenty of the ones remaining are pretty bad but you better grab them before they evaporate.

https://twitter.com/bobbergdahl


2 posted on 06/01/2014 7:18:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: jimbo123
Also, the release of Guantanamo Bay terrorists in exchange for him violates a longstanding U.S. policy of not negotiating — at least publicly — with terrorist organizations. It also violated U.S. law ...

The New York Times doesn't care if democrats break the law...because they're biased jerks...

3 posted on 06/01/2014 7:21:27 AM PDT by GOPJ (Obamacare - a pig in a poke...)
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To: jimbo123

1 traitor for 5 terrorists — what a deal.


4 posted on 06/01/2014 7:21:56 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: cripplecreek

I imagine Obama’s thugs are having them removed.


5 posted on 06/01/2014 7:21:58 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: jimbo123
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6 posted on 06/01/2014 7:23:11 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Uncle Chip

I would surgically implant trackers in all five of them, and as soon as they return to their terrorist buds, I’d drop a MOAB on them all.


7 posted on 06/01/2014 7:25:43 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: cripplecreek

thanks for posting.


8 posted on 06/01/2014 7:26:00 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: cripplecreek

Thank you.

Strange bunch of sentiments there indeed


9 posted on 06/01/2014 7:26:29 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: jimbo123
It’s important to remember the elder Bergdahl posted the message while his son was still in captivity and might have been willing to say anything while talking to the sergeant’s captors.

That strikes me as being very plausible. The misspelling of "amen" would seem to indicate he was insincere.

But who knows. What would I be willing to say or do if it was my child? I hope I never have to find out.

10 posted on 06/01/2014 7:26:47 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Uncle Chip





11 posted on 06/01/2014 7:26:58 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Hmmmmmm......that seems like kind of an odd message from old Bob. Do you suppose he was writing about punishing those thugs who kill girls in Afghanistan for going to school?


12 posted on 06/01/2014 7:28:38 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: jimbo123

It will be very telling when this Traitor is returned to the US, just how accommodating the islamist soebarkah regime will be.


13 posted on 06/01/2014 7:28:39 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Uncle Chip
1 traitor for 5 terrorists — what a deal.

It's the new and improved new math endorsed by the Common Core standards.

14 posted on 06/01/2014 7:29:07 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: jimbo123

The whole thing stinks to high heaven IMHO!


15 posted on 06/01/2014 7:29:55 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: cripplecreek; jimbo123

Boldly Obama scandalizes. Mission creep to becoming an Islamic Republic.

The guy begs for impeachment and removal.


16 posted on 06/01/2014 7:30:25 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Texas Eagle

He spelled it the way it’s usually transliterated from Arabic to English. It was no mistake, and was meant to show where his sympathies lay.


17 posted on 06/01/2014 7:30:29 AM PDT by livius
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To: jimbo123

Is it OK to say I hate beards?


18 posted on 06/01/2014 7:30:48 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: jimbo123

muslim traitor!(in my opinion)


19 posted on 06/01/2014 7:31:15 AM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: Texas Eagle
Islamic-Dictionary.com - Ameen

www.islamic-dictionary.com/index.php?word=ameen Ameen is the Arabic version of the word Amen which has its origins in Hebrew and means 'so be it'. Ameen is often said after a supplication (dua) with the ...
20 posted on 06/01/2014 7:32:18 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: livius

Ameen is the Arabic version of the word Amen which has its origins in Hebrew and means ‘so be it’. Ameen is often said after a supplication (dua) with the spiritual meaning: “O Allah, respond to (or answer) what I/we have said”.

Ameen is often mentioned in the daily prayers of most Muslims after the recitation of the opening surah from the Quran.

http://www.islamic-dictionary.com/index.php?word=ameen


21 posted on 06/01/2014 7:32:30 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: livius
You may be right. I don't know.

I would need to see some of his thoughts from before his son was captured.

22 posted on 06/01/2014 7:33:14 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: jimbo123

The son is a deserter & a traitor, and the father gives aid & comfort to the enemy. And of course Obama lionizes both...not surprised or shocked. It takes one to know one.


23 posted on 06/01/2014 7:33:17 AM PDT by twister881
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To: jimbo123

Would the POS 0dumbo or his staff have told the traitor’s father before the exchange that odumbo was violating law to get the traitor freed>

as much as I despise that POS 9dumbo I don’t think anyone alerted the father beforehand
well at least I hope not


24 posted on 06/01/2014 7:35:10 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: GOPJ

It also violated U.S. law

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A larger strategy is at work here. This is just one of many cases and a continuing trend of expanded use of executive power. Violate a law here, another law there, bypass congress, impose regulations by agency mandate, legislate on the fly, refuse to testify, etc. Get the populace used to the idea of absolute and arbitrary rule.


25 posted on 06/01/2014 7:37:21 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Ditter
Is it OK to say I hate beards?

I don't see why not. Most of us here dislike Moochelle.
26 posted on 06/01/2014 7:37:47 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: smokingfrog

Sure does!


27 posted on 06/01/2014 7:37:57 AM PDT by Andy'smom (How many more acts of love can we take?)
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To: MeshugeMikey; livius
Hmmmmm. In light of your input and this pic of Soetoro with Bergdahl's parents, you guys got me wonderin'. At first I thought maybe the father was just a Duck Dynasty fan boy.


28 posted on 06/01/2014 7:38:53 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Uncle Chip
1 traitor for 5 terrorists — what a deal.

We must be some of those backward people who do not understand the nuances of the Bozo's sophisticated foreign policy. /sarc.

29 posted on 06/01/2014 7:39:55 AM PDT by oldbrowser (The only way to defeat this country is to turn us against each other.)
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To: jimbo123

and why is Bergdahl’s dad wearing a taliban beard? what a creep


30 posted on 06/01/2014 7:41:12 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: jimbo123

bkm


31 posted on 06/01/2014 7:43:08 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Texas Eagle

I thought so too, until I read the tweet. Yikes! The clarity was stunning. The context was obvious.

AND.. Daddy is in no hurry to recant.

AND.. Republicans are being smarmied by the administration, by way of the words, “Israel does it.” (Prisoner exchanges.)

Be ready for those words ad nauseum.


32 posted on 06/01/2014 7:44:36 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

The GOP needs to play a smart strategy here. Let the guy play us for fools while we look for evidence.


33 posted on 06/01/2014 7:47:39 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: LostInBayport

A few years ago, long before Duck Dynasty, I was in a crowd of people and I was standing next to a guy with a DD type beard. He was obviously a street person, not a TV star and a small roach crawled out of his beard and onto his shoulder. He didn’t seem to notice so it must have happened a lot.


34 posted on 06/01/2014 7:47:54 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: RitaOK
“Israel does it.” (Prisoner exchanges.) Be ready for those words ad nauseum.

I'm already sick of 'em.

If Republicans had any gonads they'd come back with, is it illegal under Israeli law?

'Course we know 'pubs have no 'nads so best to let Soetoro have his day.

Maybe another good thing Republicans could come back with is, "Okay. If we are going to do things Israel's way, let's do things Israel's way."

35 posted on 06/01/2014 7:48:42 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Nice.


36 posted on 06/01/2014 7:49:40 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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37 posted on 06/01/2014 7:50:03 AM PDT by null and void (Fascists never think they're fascists. They just think everybody should obey them.)
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To: yldstrk

Now that is creepy —

Put the father and son on the trading block and see what we can get for them.


38 posted on 06/01/2014 7:52:36 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: jimbo123
From the link:

"The circumstances of Bergdahl’s capture are already odd — no one knows why he left that Army base five years ago and a USA story published Saturday shows Bergdahl is thought by many in the military to have either deserted or gone AWOL."

I was wondering when someone was going to bring that up. It's the first time I've read it since talk of his release started flying...I remember when he went missing: NO ONE goes anywhere off-base alone. I'm suspicious of both the father AND his son...the whole thing stinks, right on up to the WH and their statements on loosening the requirements of the laws governing such prisoner exchanges...

39 posted on 06/01/2014 7:53:20 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: jimbo123

It can’t get any lower then this. The US has just released five hardened Islamic terrorists in exchange for an American traitor, who they will welcome as a hero. You just can’t make this stuff up. The saddest thing about this is that the American people will not pull themselves away from their favorite reality show to even notice.

Next time we are hit, and we will be hit,and when you see a burst of flag waving from the American people in response, remember it is mostly all phony. We as a people do not have the stones to see it thru. We do not have the staying power or the ruthlessness needed to win. I hate to say it, but as a people the 21st Century American has become a loser.


40 posted on 06/01/2014 7:54:49 AM PDT by gusty (9)
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To: cripplecreek

The evidence is amassing. Enough to mire the president in more controversy and scandal, but as if this is the whole point.

The administration is boldly fast tracking to the implosion of Constitutional law.

He has to be impeached and removed from office. He begs for it now, openly.


41 posted on 06/01/2014 7:57:07 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: jimbo123
There has been scuttlebutt about Bowe Bergdahl floating around the Army for a while, and some of it very damning. After what has just happened, I sadly suspect that my worst take on it was correct.

The islamists who are now directing the White House have once again been able to do the maximum damage to US interests at the time of their own choosing. Anyone still think they are just a bunch of hapless idiots who keep succeeding despite themselves?

Mr. niteowl77

42 posted on 06/01/2014 7:59:33 AM PDT by niteowl77 ("Why do we go to Iowa? Because that's where the suckers are.")
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To: Uncle Chip
1 traitor for 5 terrorists — what a deal.

Obama would give away all of our nuclear secrets if he could. And maybe he can, with the compliant military brass we seem to have these days.

Two years left and counting. God help us.

43 posted on 06/01/2014 7:59:44 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Uncle Chip

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44 posted on 06/01/2014 8:05:28 AM PDT by BilLies (sharyl attkisson is alive and well HOORAY!!!!!)
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To: Starboard

This is just one of many cases and a continuing trend of expanded use of executive power. Violate a law here, another law there, bypass congress, impose regulations by agency mandate, legislate on the fly, refuse to testify, etc. Get the populace used to the idea of absolute and arbitrary rule.

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This is why Hillary would be much more dangerous if elected in 2016 than I think she would have been if elected instead of Obama. Obama has set a precedent of lawlessness with no checks/balances or anyone stopping him. The level of lawlessness has blazed a path through previously “uncharted waters” that it will be easy for Hillary to follow. I don’t know that she would have had the guts to do all that Obama has done if she’d been elected instead of him. Obama needs to be impeached and removed from office - IMO, that’s the only way to stop this lawless behavior by him and future presidents. Will it happen? Not a chance - the political will, integrity and backbone to do it are not present in Congress, nor in the country because his power and popularity flow from his skin color.


45 posted on 06/01/2014 8:07:30 AM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: jimbo123

“It also violated U.S. law that requires Congress to receive 30 days’ notice before Gitmo prisoners are released,”

Let’s see what congress does in response. Their past refusal to slap down an executive who does as he damn well pleases is noted.


46 posted on 06/01/2014 8:09:29 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: smokingfrog
The whole thing stinks to high heaven...

Agreed. Something very unwholesome is going on here.
47 posted on 06/01/2014 8:11:59 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas
Obama would give away all of our nuclear secrets if he could. And maybe he can, with the compliant military brass we seem to have these days.

That horse left the barn a long time ago. Just take a look at the international crisis group board of trustees and tell me if you honestly think we have any secrets left.
48 posted on 06/01/2014 8:12:33 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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FReepathon day 62, Month #3.
Don't let the Left win!


Woo hoo!! Less than $4.7k to go!! Time to put this baby to bed!!
Thank you all very much!

49 posted on 06/01/2014 8:14:06 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: jimbo123

This swap just theater to give Obama cover for releasing the five terrorists.

Once the noise from this one dies down he will find some other way to justify realease of more of his fellow Islamists.


50 posted on 06/01/2014 8:17:45 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Black skin has morphed into Teflon.)
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