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Cheney to Obama: "End This Reckless Experiment.... We Are at War."
Weekly Strandard ^ | Nov 17, 2010 | By JOHN MCCORMACK

Posted on 11/17/2010 10:17:19 PM PST by Islander7

“Bad ideas have dangerous consequences. The Obama Administration recklessly insisted on a civilian trial for Ahmed Ghailani, and rolled the dice in a time of war. The Department of Justice says it’s pleased by the verdict. Ask the families of the victims if they’re pleased. And this result isn’t just embarrassing. It’s dangerous. It signals weakness in a time of war. The Ghailani trial was supposed to be a test case for future trials of 9/11 terrorists.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ahmedghailani; conservative; liberal; lizcheney; patriot; wot
Adult male smacks boy-child!
1 posted on 11/17/2010 10:17:27 PM PST by Islander7
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To: Islander7

I think you meant the other Cheney.


2 posted on 11/17/2010 10:20:07 PM PST by Ronin (Add sufficient applied thrust and pigs fly just fine. However, don't ask about the flying monkeys.)
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To: Ronin

Oops! Adult female smacks boy-child.


3 posted on 11/17/2010 10:22:40 PM PST by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Islander7

obama is such a FAIL.


4 posted on 11/17/2010 10:22:42 PM PST by ari-freedom (Islam is at war against America, while America is at the mall.)
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To: Islander7

It was Liz Cheney who applied the smack. Love that woman!


5 posted on 11/17/2010 10:23:28 PM PST by itssme
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Liz Cheney represents her family so well. Obamadenijad isn’t man enough to be in the same room with her.


6 posted on 11/17/2010 10:29:55 PM PST by lonevoice (I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.)
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To: Islander7

Liz has one wrong assumption, that being the wan is on our side.


7 posted on 11/17/2010 10:30:31 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:31 Behold, I am against you, O you most proud, said the Lord God of hosts.)
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To: Islander7

I saw a video of Mr. Cheney and he has really changed since he got out of office. Much thinner and older looking. He didn’t look ill especially, but definitely had changed from what I remember him looking like.


8 posted on 11/17/2010 10:32:06 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Mr. Cheney has no pulse.


9 posted on 11/17/2010 10:54:50 PM PST by JohnnyP
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To: ari-freedom

His Fail Meter was made in the USA. The object being measured was not.


10 posted on 11/17/2010 11:07:42 PM PST by liberty or death
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To: itssme

It was Liz Cheney who applied the smack. Love that woman!
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I’ve wondered if she’s had any thoughts about 2012.

She’s smart, calm and steady.


11 posted on 11/17/2010 11:10:11 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Islander7
"--accept the fact that we are at war.”

Liz. Obama knows as well as we do that "we" are at war. We The People must accept the fact that he is NOT on our side.

12 posted on 11/17/2010 11:27:01 PM PST by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: Islander7
Yeah, I'm talking to you, dipshit.


13 posted on 11/17/2010 11:34:05 PM PST by jessduntno (In the news: Arab assassins. Wind mills. Pirates. Dengue. Cholera. Typhoid. Hookworm. Cripes ...)
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To: Islander7

President Twinkie could care less about national security. I'll bet he's kicking back and having a good laugh at the uproar over the new airport screenings

 

14 posted on 11/17/2010 11:41:48 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: Islander7; liberty or death; dennisw; ari-freedom

The Supreme Court made civilian trials just about inevitable. Barack Obama’s and Eric Holder’s decision exhibits the consequences of Supreme Court malpractice. Notwithstanding catastrophic dangers justices Anthony Kennedy, David Souter, Ruth Ginsburg, Steven Breyer, and John Stevens eviscerated the political departments’ Constitutional authority regarding defense.

The Legislative and Executive branches hold all national defense powers. Congress has power to declare war. The President, as Commander in Chief, directs military operations, including armed force application, intelligence gathering, and disposition of captured enemies. These branches, most sensitive to citizen accountability, receive tasking for this momentous issue concerning national viability.

The unelected Judiciary no has defense powers. Yet the justices disabled national defense in Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld by falsifying an association of terrorists with Common Article Three of Geneva Conventions. False because terrorists do participate in international armed conflict, lack pacific character, and do not meet definitions for legitimate armed forces.

These justices also improperly intruded with Bonemediene vs. Bush. They rejected guidelines developed from Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld and applied Habeas Corpus to enemy aliens contravening U.S. practice, Common Law, and the Constitution.

These justices perpetrated judicial malpractice. Terrorists became citizens entering a legal conduit and backdoor into our society where their present and prospective unsurpassed butchery was equated to a civil murder. These judicial actions compare to surgical malpractice leaving a festering rag inside a body cavity. As those doctors should forfeit practice of medicine, these justices by impeachment should forfeit practice of law.

Politicians now hide within these rulings and indulge personal moral orthodoxies forcing America into harm’s way.


15 posted on 11/18/2010 12:03:35 AM PST by Retain Mike
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To: Islander7

I say Yea let’s end this experiment it is unworkable! Throw the Bum out of office now before it is to late! Let’s have a do over of the 2008 election!


16 posted on 11/18/2010 12:04:24 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Islander7
Bad ideas have dangerous consequences. The Obama Administration recklessly insisted on a civilian trial for Ahmed Ghailani, and rolled the dice in a time of war.

BTTT.

17 posted on 11/18/2010 1:43:14 AM PST by snowsislander (Chicago-style politics at a national level is a national disgrace.)
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To: dennisw
President Twinkie could care less about national security. I'll bet he's kicking back and having a good laugh ...

BTTT.

18 posted on 11/18/2010 1:46:57 AM PST by snowsislander (Chicago-style politics at a national level is a national disgrace.)
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To: beaversmom
"I saw a video of Mr. Cheney and he has really changed since he got out of office. Much thinner and older looking."

Much thinner

19 posted on 11/18/2010 2:32:24 AM PST by Mila
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To: dennisw

I’M TWINKIE !!! Not him. He ain’t gettin’ my name!


20 posted on 11/18/2010 2:47:35 AM PST by Twinkie
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To: JohnnyP

?


21 posted on 11/18/2010 2:58:02 AM PST by trustandobey (GOD BLESS AMERICA AGAIN!)
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To: Twinkie

Twinketoes suits the won. That’s close but you’re safe!!!!


22 posted on 11/18/2010 3:07:02 AM PST by Carley (WE SAW NOVEMBER FROM OUR HOUSE)
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To: trustandobey

Article about Cheney’s heart from a few days ago:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2624613/posts


23 posted on 11/18/2010 3:46:08 AM PST by JohnnyP
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To: Retain Mike

The US Congress can and should tell the USSC to go Pound sand, then bring all justices with questionable logic not founded in the Constitution up for impeachment. My forst choice however would be to include in various Laws that we the people feel necessary, to include the clause: The Judiciary Shall remain Silent on this issue. Yes Congress Has the right and duty under the constitution to limit what the Judiciary can do, Read it and you will find I AM RIGHT. “

” UNLESS OTHERWISE DIRECTED BY CONGRESS”


24 posted on 11/18/2010 6:16:36 AM PST by eyeamok
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To: Islander7
More from an article yesterday in the Weekly Standard:
Ghailani Found Not Guilty on 285 of 286 Charges

The Department of Justice says it is "pleased" with the guilty verdict on one count, which carries a 20 year minimum sentence, according to ABC. Ghailani was aided during his trial by the judge's decision to exclude key testimony from one witness because the government learned of the witness's identity during a CIA interrogation of Ghailani that employed so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Holder HAS to go!
25 posted on 11/18/2010 9:09:04 AM PST by Condor51 (SAT CONG!)
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To: jessduntno

I love Cheney and that Photo!


26 posted on 11/18/2010 9:12:48 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Retain Mike
Yet the justices disabled national defense in Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld by falsifying an association of terrorists with Common Article Three of Geneva Conventions. False because terrorists do participate in international armed conflict, lack pacific character, and do not meet definitions for legitimate armed forces.

Thanks much. I went to wikipedia to read up more on Hamden vs Rumsfeld. What disgraceful action by our Supreme Court that you say paved the way to civilian trials for foreign terrorist scum

27 posted on 11/18/2010 10:19:59 AM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: eyeamok

Good point. In a longer version of the same point I included my own rewrite of a porion of Marbury vs. Madison. Here it is:

A paraphrase from justice Marshall’s opinion in Marbury vs. Madison appropriately defines our limited Constitution and helps apply this understanding to all branches of government. “The powers of the judiciary are defined and limited; and that those limits may not be mistaken or forgotten, the Constitution is written. To what purpose are powers limited, and to what purpose is that limitation committed to writing; if these limits may, at any time, be passed by a judiciary intended to be restrained? The distinction between a government with limited and unlimited powers is abolished, if those limits do not confine the judiciary on whom they are imposed, and if acts prohibited and acts allowed are of equal obligation. It is a proposition too plain to be contested, that the Constitution either controls any judicial act repugnant to it: or, that the judiciary may alter the Constitution by an ordinary act. Between these alternatives there is no middle ground. The Constitution is either a superior, paramount law unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary judicial act, and like acts of other branches, is alterable when the judiciary pleases to alter it. Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming the fundamental and paramount law of the nation, and consequently the theory of every such government must be that an act of the judiciary repugnant to the constitution is void”.


28 posted on 11/18/2010 10:21:22 AM PST by Retain Mike
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To: Twinkie

You are the good kind of twinkie. A male twinkie President is a disaster as Americans are finding out.


29 posted on 11/18/2010 5:36:49 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: JohnnyP
Mr. Cheney has no pulse.

LOL :) Yes, I can imagine that could have a detrimental affect on one's looks.

30 posted on 11/19/2010 6:03:31 AM PST by beaversmom
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