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Latest excuse for not following law: The devil made us do it;
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Posted on 06/05/2014 11:35:16 PM PDT by chessplayer

If Democrats worried about the incompetence of the White House in the Taliban swap, they should be in full-fledged panic attack after the latest attempt by the Obama administration to spin their violation of the law. Statute signed by Obama required 30 days’ notice to Congress before releasing anyone from Guantanamo Bay’s detention center, let alone the five worst non-AQ Taliban figures being held. The AP issued a “breaking” report five days after the deal was announced with no notification at all that the White House was told by the Taliban not to tell anyone, or they would kill Bowe Bergdahl:

BREAKING: Officials: Congress not told of swap because Taliban threatened to kill Bergdahl if it leaked .

— The Associated Press (@AP) June 5, 2014

First, let’s parse this on its merits. By Saturday, we had Bergdahl back, and the Taliban had … five of the worst mass murderers and terrorist leaders back in the open. By Sunday, at least, people were already pointing out that the White House had violated the law with this release, and the two intel committee chairs didn’t even get their calls until Monday night. It took five days to go public with this and let everyone know that the White House had agreed to that condition?

And if this is true, it means that Obama ALLOWED THE TALIBAN TO DICTATE WHETHER THE US FOLLOWS THE RULE OF LAW OR NOT.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; bowebergdahlmuslim; obama; obamamuslim; rop; taliban; talibanorderspotus
Actually taking orders from the Taliban.
1 posted on 06/05/2014 11:35:16 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

~~~The devil made us do it~~~

Actually, in the case of the O administration, I believe them on this one. Except change “made” to “helped”.


2 posted on 06/05/2014 11:43:46 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Requested.


3 posted on 06/05/2014 11:45:38 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee, welcome home we missed you! ~ Þ)
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To: chessplayer

It lowers the most powerful nation on earth to a Law and Order like cop scenario where the President dare not reveal even small potato goings ons, to the people handling great National Security issues in the Legislative Branch.

This is ridiculous.


4 posted on 06/05/2014 11:45:50 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: ansel12

I said small potatoes, thinking about the tiny risk to the already suspect PFC, I forgot the magnitude of the the part about the terrorist dream team.

This is ridiculous.


5 posted on 06/05/2014 11:48:57 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: chessplayer

The leader of the free world apparently is taking orders from a bunch of goat-herding terrorists based in some tents in some war-torn third world craphole.

How low we have sunk.

Yep. “The Taliban made me do it.”

Terrorists 1
Congress 0

I am going to try that same excuse the next I get pulled over for speeding. I bet that won’t fly either.


6 posted on 06/05/2014 11:52:04 PM PDT by NYRepublican72
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>> because Taliban threatened to kill Bergdahl if it leaked .

So in turn the White House leaked the name of the CIA station chief... given its deep concern for the wellbeing of those honorably serving the Country.

Any guess on the next excuse to be floated by the Mainstream Ministry of Misinformation?


7 posted on 06/05/2014 11:55:12 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

Let’s review:

outing the CIA station chief
allegedly 5-6 million dollars
releasing 5 top enemy commanders to the enemy

and in return - a deserter and likely defector

MIGHTY high price.

Bowe Bergdahl is a pawn, an excuse. A cover story.

Emptying Gitmo is what’s going on.

http://thefederalist.com/2014/06/04/emptying-gitmo-was-obamas-goal-bergdahl-was-just-his-political-cover/

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/officials-threat-bergdahls-life-led-action


8 posted on 06/06/2014 12:03:47 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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meant to include this as well

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/06/05/the-latest-justification-white-house-claims-it-could-not-tell-congress-of-bergdahl-deal-because-of-fear-he-would-be-killed-if-leaked/


9 posted on 06/06/2014 12:05:57 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

Objectives by any means.

Americans collectively must have more self-respect than to tolerate this unbridled abuse.


10 posted on 06/06/2014 12:08:29 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

Agree wholeheartedly.


11 posted on 06/06/2014 12:10:43 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: F15Eagle

If they had actually said that, it would be believable. At least admit being servants of the prince of this world.


12 posted on 06/06/2014 12:36:43 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: chessplayer

Yes. Their master Satan makes them do all these terrible, destructive things. Just like Satan rules over his millions of islamoNazi followers all over the world — and his pathetic “new” EU-roNazi POS’s, too. Because they’ve all chosen to follow, obey Satan. Romans 6:16.


13 posted on 06/06/2014 1:28:04 AM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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