Skip to comments.Blackwater guards face trial in Iraq shootings
Posted on 06/11/2014 7:43:49 AM PDT by Olog-hai
After years of delays, former Blackwater Worldwide security guards are going on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis and the wounding of at least 18 others.
Over the next few days, a jury of 12 residents from the District of Columbia will be chosen from a pool of 150 people to decide the guards fate.
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Lets put guys in a war and not let them defend themselves.
That’s what Obama wanted in the “war of necessity” (Afghanistan).
How about we trade these guys for a pizza and call it even...?
“a jury of 12 residents from the District of Columbia will be chosen from a pool of 150 people to decide the guards fate”
I shudder to think what the make up of this jury will be.
Oh yeah, just what I want. . .to be judged by a bunch of Holder’s people. . .for actions in a war where no one holds their weapon sideways.
If they were smart they’d leave the country!
Outrageous. Why are they being tried in DC? Under what pretext?
So, somehow the Federal Government is prosecuting American citizens on behalf of the failed government of Iraq, and they are liable to serve time based on Iraqi law? Hmmm. Can we find homosexuals who had homosex in Iraq and have them ordered stoned to death by a DC court, after a fair trial?
Maybe I'm missing something but this seems like a very large can of worms that has been opened.
They must pray for one smart conservative to survive to hang the trial, that is their best and only hope. One remembers the utterly ridiculous trail of Scooter Libby and the sickening collection of people that were his jury.
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