Skip to comments.Report: Bowe Bergdahl Wrote a Note Saying He Wanted to Renounce His American Citizenship
Posted on 06/03/2014 10:42:29 AM PDT by jimbo123
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl wrote a note expressing a desire to renounce his American citizenship, according to Fox News.
Fox News Jennifer Griffin reported Tuesday that members of Bergdahls unit said he left behind a note saying he felt disillusioned with the Army and wanted to renounce his citizenship before he was captured in 2009.
Griffin reported that the note has not been made public, nor been provided to Fox, but is part of the body of evidence being examined in the classified investigation.
There have been a number of questions surrounding the deal to release Bergdahl in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees, including whether Bergdahl really got lost or was actively looking for the Taliban when he was captured.
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That Obama... he’s a shrewd negotiator. /S
RE: Griffin reported that the note has not been made public, nor been provided to Fox, but is part of the body of evidence being examined in the classified investigation.
They better safeguard that note, otherwise someone from on high might just burn it.
That Obama is the Traitor in Chief. He knew exactly who Bergdahl is.
And now so do the citizens of Idaho. I wonder what will happen to him there.
Obama just might be in the middle of a big puddle of goo.
Has the father been put in a lock box yet? Or is Obama still letting him roam free, lol.
The Bergdahl family need to think about relocating...
How did they manage to pull the wool over the eyes of their small town for all these years?
No chance. Obama could get caught filming a gay snuff film with underage boys in the Oval Office and still wouldn’t be impeached.
Their small town in ID is a bunch of leftists.
They are probably applauding both Bergdahl’s for everything that they have done.
If he wasn’t a US citizen what obligation would we have to get him out?
What a gaping rectum!
The people of Hailey, Idaho(Who the Bin Laden looking daddy referred to as “Being a lot like Afghanistan”) still thinks that Berghdahl is a hero, just wait til the truth hits them in the face it won’t be pretty
Really, I don't think this matters to a near-majority of Americans.
I'm certain it doesn't matter to Obama's voting base.
I heard on the radio that the celebration/parade was cancelled.
The Daily Mail is reporting that the army is now thinking of trying him for desertion. This may just be a feint but I’m wondering if the blowback is getting to them.
“Obama just might be in the middle of a big puddle of goo.”
I like the theory that BHO’s puppet-masters are finished using him now, and are using this ridiculous prisoner exchange to set up either his impeachment or resignation. Even a blind man could see that BHO is utterly incompetent and completely out of touch. This situation just nails it.
Try his bin laden looking daddy for treason too..remember the email he sent his father before he deserted..where he called America “Disgusting” and how US troops are a “joke” his father wrote him back saying “Go with your conscience” tell me..if you received a rambling email from your son serving overseas is that all you would write back to him “Go with your conscience?” Something tells me the daddy is very much involved in this..praising Allah, Im thinking the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree
So how does that work with the Army? If he renounced his citizenship, can the Army still court-martial him? Does the Army have any authority over him at all at this (non-citizen) point?
Any vets or active-duty who can address the UCMJ on this?
Dinesh D’souaa is going to prison, 5 Taliban terrorists are going free.
Overheard by the Rose bushes in the garden:
Bob Bergdahl: Mr. President, I feel I must tell you something. I swear by the Prophet (PBUH) its the truth, and I just hope you take this the right way. Bowe left a note with his unit renouncing his American citizenship.
Soebarkah: Really?? Me too!! When I was 20 I did something that legally renounced my US citizenship. I was in Indonesia and I decided to renew the passport my mom and step-dad got for me as a child, which I had to do before I turned 21. I wanted to be able to freely come and go from Indonesia as I pleased and also to travel to other countries without being identified as an American. They told me that under their law I had to choose, I could either be an Indonesian or an American but not both. Remember, Americans had just elected the fascist reactionary Ronald Reagan. Later, I saw that everything I feared about him was true when he tried to crush the socialist movement in Nicaragua and litter Europe with missiles. So it wasnt a hard choice. But of course I didnt tell the Americans what I did! Hahahahahaha!
Bob Bergdahl: Wait, I thought it wasnt a problem for people to have dual passports?
Soebarkah: Not if you voluntarily do it as an adult, and the country you get the other passport from requires you to state that you relinquish all other nationalities because they dont allow dual citizenship.
Bob Bergdahl: Oh I see. Hahahahahaha!
Mrs. Bergdahl: Hahahahahaha!
Soebarkah: Anyway, dont worry about that, Bob. Unlike what I did, just leaving a note is not enough to revoke his American citizenship.
Bob Bergdahl: Thank you, thank you Mr. President. You are truly most gracious and merciful, like the Prophet (PBUH) says of Allah, BismAllah alrahman alraheem.
Soebarkah: [Bows reverently.]
So he hates the USA. That’s why he got special treatment from the oval office.
If this traitor wants to give up his USA citizenship, maybe he can sell it to a certain Occupant of the WH ?
The father is at the bottom of this filthy story. Sort of a psychological version of Munchausen by Proxy.
They will believe what they want to believe. Like Stockholm Syndrome, they are emotionally vested in this situation for the past 5 years. It will be painful & nearly impossible for them to realize they were wrong.
Thank goodness for the Daily Mail and the Canadian press.
Our press corps are repulsive.
Non-citizens sometimes join the Army. They are subject to UCMJ.
Another reason the CIA chief honcho was outed. Did he make sure to leave stuff behind?
Imprison or Execute.
Another reason why Karzai refused to meet with Obama last week.
Who gave Susan Rice her talking points this time? ...Obama's bus driving Dude?
Right, but what happens when a citizen joins and then renounces?
I'm betting he will be court matialed before the week is out....particularly because guys died looking for this little ____________.
executions far far cheaper !
Hes not gonna lay any eggs anyway!!
On another thread it was explained that two counties voted for Obama . This one ( old hippies ) and Robert Redford’s ( old Hollywood ) .
Chad Pergram @ChadPergram · 13m
Hse GOP aide says DoD contacted Congressional aide Sat am to inform of #Bergdahl release. DoD acknowledged actions didn’t meet the law.
Literally? Or he acts like one?
Nothing. Every jailhouse lawyer at Leavenworth would be doing that if it worked.
He is still in the service until discharged.
And the answer is:
802. ARTICLE 2. PERSONS SUBJECT TO THIS CHAPTER01. General Provisions
(a) The following persons are subject to this chapter:
(1) Members of a regular component of the armed forces, including those awaiting discharge after expiration of their terms of enlistment; volunteers from the time of their muster or acceptance into the armed forces; inductees from the time of their actual induction into the armed forces; and other persons lawfully called or ordered into, or to duty in or for training in the armed forces, from the dates when they are required by the terms of the call or order to obey it.
(b) The voluntary enlistment of any person who has the capacity to understand the significance of enlisting in the armed forces shall be valid for purposes of jurisdiction under subsection (a) and change of status from civilian to member of the armed forces shall be effective upon the taking of the oath of enlistment.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person serving with an armed force who
(1) Submitted voluntarily to military authority;
(2) met the mental competence and minimum age qualifications of sections 504 and 505 of this title at the time of voluntary submissions to military authority:
(3) received military pay or allowances; and
(4) performed military duties: is subject to this chapter until such persons active service has been terminated in accordance with law or regulations promulgated by the Secretary concerned.
Yep! We have to get our news from foreign sources for it to be honest.
What the heck is the half-Kenyan in the White Hut thinking? Unbelievable.
B. ELEMENTS OF RENUNCIATION
A person wishing to renounce his or her U.S. citizenship must voluntarily and with intent to relinquish U.S. citizenship:
appear in person before a U.S. consular or diplomatic officer,
in a foreign country (normally at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate);
and sign an oath of renunciation
Renunciations that do not meet the conditions described above have no legal effect.
E. TAX & MILITARY OBLIGATIONS /NO ESCAPE FROM PROSECUTION
Persons who wish to renounce U.S. citizenship should be aware of the fact that renunciation of U.S. citizenship may have no effect whatsoever on his or her U.S. tax or military service obligations (contact the Internal Revenue Service or U.S. Selective Service for more information). In addition, the act of renouncing U.S. citizenship does not allow persons to avoid possible prosecution for crimes which they may have committed in the United States, or escape the repayment of financial obligations previously incurred in the United States or incurred as United States citizens abroad.
Very good point.