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Marine Held in Mexico: If Congress can't get Obama's attention to free Tahmooressi...
FoxNews ^ | July 20, 2014 | Oliver North

Posted on 07/20/2014 2:15:41 PM PDT by Innovative

When justifying the release of five vicious Taliban terrorists detained at “Gitmo” in exchange for U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, the president said, “We don’t leave our people behind.”

Sergeant Tahmooressi completed two combat tours and received two meritorious promotions for battlefield service in Afghanistan. This spring, the honorably discharged 26-year-old veteran was planning to relocate from his home in Florida to California.

Late on March 31, disoriented by poorly-lighted, graffiti-covered traffic signs, he inadvertently drove his pick-up truck, loaded with all his possessions – including three legally purchased firearms -- into Mexico at the San Ysidro, Calif., Port of Entry crossing.

If Congress can’t get Obama’s attention on freeing an unjustly imprisoned Marine, We The People must. Join the effort to demand that our president obey the law. Otherwise the phrase “Leave no one behind,” is meaningless.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Mexico
KEYWORDS: banglist; marine; mexicanjail; mexico; olivernorth; tahmooressi; veteran
This is the marine who has been in a Mexican jail for some six months by now and Obama can't pick up the phone to talk to the president of Mexico, asking him to release him -- while hordes are coming over from Mexico to the US.
1 posted on 07/20/2014 2:15:41 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Obama doesn’t care what we the people think.


2 posted on 07/20/2014 2:17:08 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: Innovative

In case no one has noticed, Ubama has declared war on actual American citizens.


3 posted on 07/20/2014 2:17:38 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: Innovative

The longer he lets this man sit in a Mexican prison, the more he hurts the democrat’s chances of a win in the fall.


4 posted on 07/20/2014 2:21:37 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

With so much bad stuff happening, it is working against the Dems bigtime.


5 posted on 07/20/2014 2:23:19 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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Agreed.


6 posted on 07/20/2014 2:30:09 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

perhaps Bob Dylan said it best with the song ... It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding). But then who knows? Certainly not the obama voters.


7 posted on 07/20/2014 2:32:43 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: jazusamo

In case you haven’t seen this from Ollie.


8 posted on 07/20/2014 2:33:08 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

Aww, I was hoping North was calling for a band of former Marines to go in there and rescue the guy.

Iknow, I know, but I can dream, can’t I?


9 posted on 07/20/2014 2:36:43 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

You honestly believe democrat voters care about Marines? Let alone one with a gun?


10 posted on 07/20/2014 2:41:36 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Innovative

Remember when an oath used to mean something?


11 posted on 07/20/2014 2:43:26 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Innovative
The title you created "Marine Held in Mexico: If Congress can't get Obama's attention to free him, We the People must" didn't match the title found on Fox News and had to be replaced.

In order to avoid duplicates and pulled threads, we ask that only published titles be used.

Thank you.

12 posted on 07/20/2014 2:47:30 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Gene Eric; Innovative; 2rightsleftcoast; abner; ACAC; advertising guy; amom; AnalogReigns; ...
Thank you much for the ping, Gene! Ollie North nails this, what a sad excuse we have for a CinC (president).

OLIVER NORTH PING!

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13 posted on 07/20/2014 2:50:30 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Innovative

Tahmooressi must be a TEA partier...


14 posted on 07/20/2014 3:37:59 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: Innovative

It’s more difficult, in Obama’s world, to get an American legally into the US than an illegal Mexican. Go figure.


15 posted on 07/20/2014 3:57:00 PM PDT by llevrok (Straight. Since 1950.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I’m seeing a meme about the Marine asking for his release showing up more and more on Facebook and Twitter, even among people that are strong Democrats. I think they worry that it could be their son/daughter/relative.


16 posted on 07/20/2014 4:20:14 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Admin Moderator

I am always very meticulous and use the published titles.

The exact full title of the article:

Marine Held in Mexico: If Congress can’t get Obama’s attention to free Tahmooressi, We the People must

This time what happened was that the title was too long so I took out “Tahmooressi”, but otherwise it was the same. I probably should have just deleted words from the end of the title until it fit, as you did. I’ll do that next time a similar situation occurs.

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/07/18/marine-held-in-mexico-if-congress-cant-get-obama-attention-to-free-tahmooressi/


17 posted on 07/20/2014 5:33:21 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

I wish a couple of SEALS could go off-line and take care
of this...I guess I watch too much T.V.


18 posted on 07/20/2014 5:48:42 PM PDT by savage woman
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To: savage woman

If he was important to drug trafficking Brennan would have him out asap. L4B will keep this man on Mexicali ice until he needs another ‘wow’ to cover media out from one of the bastard’s criminal treasonous acts.


19 posted on 07/20/2014 5:57:10 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

No way most Americans have no idea about this Marine being held hostage in Mexico.


20 posted on 07/20/2014 5:59:04 PM PDT by angcat
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To: Innovative; TomasUSMC; cripplecreek; PghBaldy; deoetdoctrinae; freedumb2003; Jim Robinson; ...

Meanwhile, Obama’s boy Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been returned to active duty, given quarters and light duty commensurate with his rank and will almost assuredly be paid his back pay, POW bonus, promoted and possibly given a 100% VA disability without going through the years of waiting that other service-members have had to endure. The end.


21 posted on 07/20/2014 6:47:02 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Innovative
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22 posted on 07/20/2014 6:50:10 PM PDT by HotHunt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does the Obama Administration place Tahmooressi in jail again for being on the run from Mexican Authorities if he escapes?


23 posted on 07/20/2014 6:51:08 PM PDT by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: TomasUSMC

Wouldn’t put it past them, would you? Remember, a Vietnam war traitor is secretary of state, a black panther is attorney general, a draft dodger and worse is in the White House and the Chicago mob runs the country.


24 posted on 07/20/2014 6:54:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Innovative

He was arrested on Mar. 31, 2014........


25 posted on 07/20/2014 6:54:50 PM PDT by deport
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To: Innovative; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; flaglady47
I attempted to research the name "Tahmooressi", to little avail. The usual "name origin" websites had little to no information. A site or two seemed to imply the name may be Iranian (Persian). Andrew does look partly middle-eastern.

I thought perhaps Obama was prejudiced against him on this account...but I'm more inclined to think Obama resents that Andrew is (a) military (b) a marine and (c) is the owner of personal firearms...and was caught transporting them, even though, as far as we know, it was all legal in the U.S.

Andrew has become a political football between the U.S. and Mexico. Neither president gives a hoot about the Marine as a human being. Only their own unknown motives and their personal "face" matters to each of these immoral and sorry excuses for men.

Leni

26 posted on 07/20/2014 7:27:04 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: MinuteGal

I don’t know about his ancestry, but I understand that Sgt. Tamooressi did two tours in Iraq and is a US Marine.


27 posted on 07/20/2014 8:03:30 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: MinuteGal
I attempted to research the name "Tahmooressi", to little avail. The usual "name origin" websites had little to no information.

Likely ancestors in the Philippines would be my guess. Lot's of PI men joined the Navy after WW2 and ended up settling in the US. He could easily be third generation in the U.S. and his grandfather or G Grandfather came from the PI's.

28 posted on 07/20/2014 8:44:47 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: Innovative; All

Why does anyone think the people who live and breath the MSM’s lack of reporting, much less those who do not care beyond the next episode of American Idol, would care a bit about this issue???

The way to get this guy out is $$$$$$$$...

Or, find a way to get down there and bust him out...

I’m sure there are some folks thinking about that very thing...

Bounce in, bounce out, before anyone knows what hit them...

It’ll make for some interesting diplomacy...

Why not consider those options...Nothing else seems to be moving the process along...


29 posted on 07/20/2014 9:52:45 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I will settle for a "perfectly good, gently used" kidney...Apply within...)
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To: Innovative
Time for the Marine Commandant to send a few Osprey's with a Marine Force Recon unit supported by some AV-8B's racked with Mavericks and capped by a squadron of F/A-18 D's with full bag of MK82's ready to pickle off and bring our man home NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 07/24/2014 7:35:43 PM PDT by Mat_Helm
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To: Mat_Helm

The civilized term now is “INCURSION.”


31 posted on 07/24/2014 7:42:42 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: stevie_d_64

The real fun starts not when he escapes but when he get back to USA and Odumbi Feds try to arrest him because he is a wanted escaped prisoner from Mexico.

.......


32 posted on 07/27/2014 11:11:32 PM PDT by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: TomasUSMC

Extradition would mean some serious stern letters from our elected caste of feckless wonders...

I’m sure Tahmooressi and his family would already have a support team in place in ANY eventuality...Escape, or release...

I would, if I were him (Tahmooressi) would be very humble, yet very outspoken of the absolute over-stepping of the Mexican government and its nonsense (selective enforcement of its laws), and more vocal in my absolute failure of my government and its support for my simple situation, allowing politics and other diplomatic snafu’s to cause such a blunder of epic proportions to effect this country, not just myself and my family...

But that is just my opinion...


33 posted on 07/31/2014 8:51:27 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I will settle for a "perfectly good, gently used" kidney...Apply within...)
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To: Innovative

Obama was being specific. That Marine isn’t a muslim. He’s not ‘his people’.

Obama’s a lawyer folks. He’s not stupid. He’s deliberate. As soon as you look at his actions from that perspective, it makes sense.


34 posted on 07/31/2014 8:54:02 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: RinaseaofDs

“Obama’s a lawyer folks. He’s not stupid. He’s deliberate. As soon as you look at his actions from that perspective, it makes sense.’

I totally agree — unfortunately many people, even many people here think he is “just incompetent”. On the other hand, maybe he is, but whoever is pulling his strings is indeed deliberate.


35 posted on 07/31/2014 7:49:24 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

Why not trade 5 Million Obama Illegal Wetbacks for ONE Legal US Marine?


36 posted on 07/31/2014 7:59:48 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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