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WH petition to free Marine Tahmooressi from Mexico prison reaches 100K online signatures
FOX ^ | May 31, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 06/02/2014 5:36:36 PM PDT by blueplum

A petition on the White House website asking President Obama to demand the release of a Marine sergeant in a Mexico prison has garnered more than 100,000 online signatures -- a threshold that typically elicits an administration response.

“The effect of this unjust incarceration on a decorated combat Marine is despairing,” says the petition, which as of Saturday afternoon had 116,051 signatures.

Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was arrested March 31 after crossing the Mexican border with three guns in his truck.

Tahmooressi said he accidentally crossed the border and immediately told Mexican authorities that he had three guns in his possession and that he was unable to make a U-turn.

He said he was handcuffed and taken to prison and that his treatment worsened when he tried to escape.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: marines; mexico; realheros; tahmooressi
to borrow a quote from a similar CNN story since it's pertinent:

Tahmooressi says, "I just want to say thank you to everyone who has been a part of this and has been helping me and rallying with me and signing my petition," Tahmooressi told CNN. "I can't thank you enough. I thank God for you guys."

This is a soldier that needs to be brought home now. And I don't really care if SF needs to go get him. In fact, they should - what's Mexico going to do? cry and knash their teeth? Put a stop the busloads of immigrants they drive to the border? Order their citizens home? Declare war? (hahahahhahahha). Nothing - they will do nothing.

It's not like we don't already have frequent federale incursions into the USA. Let's make this a two way street then and set things straight.

Why is this hero being left behind by a Zero?

1 posted on 06/02/2014 5:36:36 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

Yeah, but he’s apparently a good soldier, not like the traitor that we gave up the terrorists for. Obambi doesn’t like faithful soldiers . . . only f$%^& traitors.


2 posted on 06/02/2014 5:38:49 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: blueplum

Well, I just heard the white hut say today that America does not leave her uniformed men and women behind...

Surely the white hut isn’t lying.


3 posted on 06/02/2014 5:39:24 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: blueplum

Online petitions are meaningless theater.


4 posted on 06/02/2014 5:39:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: blueplum

Maybe we can trade 5 talibanis for him.


5 posted on 06/02/2014 5:43:13 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: blueplum

Obama will trade terrorists for a deserter, but he won’t even consider having the mexicans return a Marine held for some bullshit charge? Maybe some Marines from camp Pendelton should organize a little raiding party down in mexico to retrieve their fellow Marine, because our useless CiC isn’t going to do anything about it.


6 posted on 06/02/2014 5:48:57 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: blueplum

What is he “worth” TTU’s (Taliban terrorist units) to Mullah Obama?


7 posted on 06/02/2014 5:50:35 PM PDT by llevrok (Straight. Since 1950.)
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To: laweeks

BO only likes deserters.


8 posted on 06/02/2014 5:55:22 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: blueplum

The WH has to be petitioned while 0bama frees five terrorists to bring back a deserter responsible for five deaths.


9 posted on 06/02/2014 5:56:01 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: laweeks

how many signatures to court-martial Bergdahl?


10 posted on 06/02/2014 5:58:01 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: laweeks

I have heard reports that Obama, hot off his successful negotiations with the Taliban, is offering to take another 20 million Illegals off of the Mexican’s hands if they will release Tahmooressi in October...


11 posted on 06/02/2014 6:01:07 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: blueplum

Do something, BO!


12 posted on 06/02/2014 6:03:16 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: blueplum

If Tahmooressi converted to Islam and made a public denunciation of the U.S. — preferably peppered with a few words in Arabic (Dirka, dirka!) — Obama would have him home within hours.


13 posted on 06/02/2014 6:04:02 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: blueplum
Tahmooressi said he accidentally crossed the border and immediately told Mexican authorities that he had three guns in his possession and that he was unable to make a U-turn.

He said he was handcuffed and taken to prison and that his treatment worsened when he tried to escape.

Why is not the United States treating people who cross the border illegally in a similar fashion, instead of dropping them off at a bus stop in Arizona? Why does the United States permit deplorable treatment of its citizens in Mexico, while doing quite the opposite to Mexicans who jump the line and enter our country?

14 posted on 06/02/2014 6:05:40 PM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: olezip

BUMP!

Cancel NAFTA!


15 posted on 06/02/2014 6:10:52 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: cripplecreek

maybe so, but to Tahmooressi - knowing how many people have signed the petition could likely be one of the few positive things he can hold onto to keep hope burning.

I hope 100,000 is just a running start; I’d like to see a million signatures by the end of two weeks. Just to bring a smile of pride in his country to a Marine’s face.


16 posted on 06/02/2014 6:22:36 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

maybe Bammy will trade 5 illegals for him?


17 posted on 06/02/2014 6:25:28 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: blueplum

I’m sure all those people pointlessly begging Obama makes him smile too.


18 posted on 06/02/2014 6:25:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: blueplum

Frosts my ass that Obama turns a blind eye to all these illegals entering the US and still won’t lift a finger to threaten Mexico to release this Marine.


19 posted on 06/02/2014 6:35:05 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Melowese Richardson - Democrat Vote Fraud Expert)
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To: olezip
Why is not the United States treating people who cross the border illegally in a similar fashion

PC.

20 posted on 06/02/2014 6:35:27 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: blueplum

Just heard O’Reilly tonight say he had over 200k signatures and Watters is going to Medico to present them to the Mexican government tomorrow.


21 posted on 06/02/2014 6:59:29 PM PDT by GilGil
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To: Veggie Todd

I’d raise it to 15,000,000 illegals... seems like a fair trade to me.


22 posted on 06/02/2014 7:01:11 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: TurboZamboni

why stop at 5?

if our president had nuts, he’d start sending the jailed ones back, fly um in to Mexico city and drop um off by the C130 load... till they get the hint and release him.. then, start the flights again.


23 posted on 06/02/2014 7:02:43 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: GilGil

excellent! thanks, GilGil


24 posted on 06/02/2014 7:10:16 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

The left honors traitors against the country but for Tahmooressi guns were involved which makes him an enemy to the liberals.... Obama the most far leftist wack nut job president this country has ever installed.


25 posted on 06/02/2014 7:18:40 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (The fundamental transformation resistance is futile you will be assimilated.)
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To: blueplum

Shameful that he’s still being held.


26 posted on 06/02/2014 8:14:15 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: blueplum

Obama releases thousand of illegal felons without an exchange? Better release Taliban leaders for a Taliban sympathizer to change the subject.


27 posted on 06/02/2014 9:30:03 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: blueplum

Between golf, muzzle rose garden celebrations, and lying to Poland it was just too tough to get Sgt T freed. He’ll have to wait until an open window for immigration deal is opened. Likely about Oct 25th or so?

Do you think the most complex NSA code breaking software program might be named LieCzar or ‘lizzy’ , which it’s sole task is managing Obummer regime’s lies and spits out the best course of action or words based on 5 plus yrs of compounded lies...yeah I think so.


28 posted on 06/03/2014 4:24:29 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuese to remain silent.)
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