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‘Getting worse by the hour’: FNC reports Bergdahl renounced US citizenship
Twitchy ^ | 12:17 pm on June 3, 2014 | Twitchy Staff

Posted on 06/03/2014 10:02:03 AM PDT by Red Steel

" John Ekdahl @JohnEkdahl Follow If confirmed, this would be a bit of a game-changer. 9:52 AM - 3 Jun 2014"

That’s putting it mildly.

If this report from Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin is true, the Bergdahl affair just got a whole lot stickier:

"Jenna Lee ✔ @Jennafnc Follow Great reporting from @JenGriffinFNC - new report: Berghdal left behind a note renouncing American citizenship...developing... 9:43 AM - 3 Jun 2014"

"David Shor @IshYimini Follow

OMG. https://twitter.com/jennafnc/status/473852493286633472 … he left us behind. This is a game changer. He should be happy we didn't drone him. 9:53 AM - 3 Jun 2014"

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; awol; bergdahl; bergdahlcitizenship; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; deserter; gitmo; obama; pow; scandals; talleybohndreamteam; traitor
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To: Dog

“Bad optics...very bad.”

It seems they thought they could get away with doing this as a yellow ribbon affair. Makes no obvious sense when it was common knowledge up and down the chain that this situation was toxic.

Now Hillary comes out saying it was tough, but the right decision. Some have suggested that Benghazi blackmail is going on. That might explain it.


151 posted on 06/03/2014 11:25:46 AM PDT by Cap Huff
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It’s a Call Back thing.


152 posted on 06/03/2014 11:29:21 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Red Steel

Conservative Military Heroes:

George Washington
General Patton
US Grant

Liberal Military Heroes:

Bradley Manning
Che
Bergdahl


153 posted on 06/03/2014 11:29:41 AM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: Cap Huff

“Benghazi blackmail”
hmmmm.......


154 posted on 06/03/2014 11:31:11 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: McGruff
He read about the release of Blow Bergdahl while taking a dump in the oval office.
155 posted on 06/03/2014 11:35:36 AM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: mowowie

Yes, there is some speculation on it over at Belmont Club:

http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2014/06/02/to-the-rear-march/#more-37071

If you go through the comments you will find some suggesting it as an explanation -— although some think the idea is ridiculous.


156 posted on 06/03/2014 11:40:47 AM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: everyone

Who Says We Can’t Go Home America? Who Says? ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CeX5VEo10c


157 posted on 06/03/2014 11:46:35 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Red Steel

I didn’t read through all the thread so this may have been said already...

LISTEN CAREFULLY... There are NO game changers when it comes to this administration...

NOTHING WILL COME OF THIS! Who is going to hold the administration/Obama accountable?

Obama could declare martial law and that he is a dictator and he would still garner a 40% approval...


158 posted on 06/03/2014 11:48:32 AM PDT by bfh333 ("We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.")
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To: Red Steel

Unbelievable. This just gets better and better. Peeling the onion.


159 posted on 06/03/2014 11:51:08 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: cotton1706

Actually I think Obama did what he did because,
1. No one can say he left anyone behind.
2. He wanted to get rid of the terrorist in Gitmo, Congress would not permit it, so he did it on his own.


160 posted on 06/03/2014 11:54:29 AM PDT by mware
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To: davisfh
Any chance that Obama will renounce his citizenship?

He's a citizen?

161 posted on 06/03/2014 11:54:52 AM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: mware

This wag the dog, pure and simple.


162 posted on 06/03/2014 12:11:43 PM PDT by CityCenter (Resist Obamacare!)
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To: Red Steel

Bttt


163 posted on 06/03/2014 12:13:49 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Jennifer Griffin of Fox News is reporting that Bergdal left behind a note renouncing his US citizenship before going AWOL.


164 posted on 06/03/2014 12:15:51 PM PDT by lonevoice (Life is short. Make fun of it.)
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To: LucyT

Jennifer Griffin is very credible. I can’t imagine her reporting this unless it’s 100% true.

Posting what I’d love to say will only get my post deleted and I’d probably be banned.


165 posted on 06/03/2014 12:23:46 PM PDT by azishot
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To: Red Steel

Well we know one thing..Bergdahl will make a great Dem Senate candidate..hates America, despises our military..and Code Pink is trying to contact his father, I mean really, what could possibly go wrong


166 posted on 06/03/2014 12:23:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t give a damn.

When he is put on trial for treason then you and the Judge can sort it out because then it will matter.

You are still fixated on seat belt laws when folks are dead from a drunk driver.


167 posted on 06/03/2014 12:24:48 PM PDT by Eaker (Dogs love to be hugged! Rescue and Hug One Today.)
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To: bfh333

Perhaps this is the whole idea..for Obama to declare Martial Law..he KNEW this guy was a traitor, he knew this guy hated America..did you see the smirk on his face when the bin laden looking daddy praised Allah in the Rose Garden, did you see that..he was grinning from ear to ear..this is all deliberate..Obama doesn’t give a rats ass about the next 2 years, he is doing everything in his power to destroy this country NOW before November


168 posted on 06/03/2014 12:27:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Red Steel

Its rather ironic this. Only recently the Obama regime launched a vicious attack on Republicans over the debt increase calling us terrorists, arsonists, unpatriotic etc etc etc. all that was projection!


169 posted on 06/03/2014 12:32:16 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Red Steel

Obama is just helping out a fellow non-citizen like himself.


170 posted on 06/03/2014 12:32:42 PM PDT by rwoodward ("god, guns and more ammo")
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To: Red Steel
Pay close attention to Chris Mathews and Lanny Davis.

Is that sound Team Clinton warming up their engines?

171 posted on 06/03/2014 12:33:39 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Red Steel

Barry and Bergdahl both need to be locked up at Gitmo.


172 posted on 06/03/2014 12:34:42 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: CedarDave
they are scrambling to retain a shred of credibility with their viewers

I doubt it.

It's more likely that Hillary has decided to run against Obama, and lots of media types are still on Team Clinton.

173 posted on 06/03/2014 12:38:45 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: matt1234
How does this affect his enlistment in the Army?

Which one?

174 posted on 06/03/2014 12:40:43 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Red Steel

Bowe Bergdahl Scheduled for Promotion to Staff Sergeant in June
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/06/02/Bowe-Bergdahl-Scheduled-For-Promotion-to-Staff-Sergeant-in-June

Col. David Hunt: US Lost 14 SOLDIERS Searching for Deserter Bowe Bergdahl (Video)
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/06/col-david-hunt-we-lost-14-soldiers-searching-for-deserter-bergdahl-video/


175 posted on 06/03/2014 12:40:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Red Steel

BRANDED! Scorned as the one who RAN!
WHAT do you do when you’re BRANDED....
‘Cause you’re one of the TALIBAN????


176 posted on 06/03/2014 12:44:06 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: Red Steel
"I, uhhh learned about this just like you - on the news. I am, errr, mad as hell, ahhh, mad as hell about this. I promise you this, I, ummm, I'll find out who did this and, errrr, get mad at them and stuff." - Barack Hussein


177 posted on 06/03/2014 12:52:28 PM PDT by headless_thompson_gunner
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To: Red Steel

IIRC, from the Ted Cruz citizenship debates a year ago, for a legal renunciation of US citizenship to take place it has to be before proper authority.

So, the letter describes Bergdahl’s intent, but it will be claimed that it wasn’t a legal renunciation, so therefore, he is still a US citizen.


178 posted on 06/03/2014 12:58:57 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Red Steel
"Look Rachel, it's clear that this hero was set free as a result of the release of a Pro-Islamofascist movie by a rogue Hollywood film-makers."
- Susan Rice


179 posted on 06/03/2014 1:01:41 PM PDT by headless_thompson_gunner
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To: matt1234

And Bergdahl should be occupying one of them, while awaiting execution.


180 posted on 06/03/2014 1:01:43 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: blueyon
If Bergdahl renounced US citizenship why is he allowed back in??????????????

"Undocumented Soldier".

181 posted on 06/03/2014 1:03:32 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: Jane Long

That means he’ll be turning down the roast pork, ham, and bacon. In sharp contrast to one Englishmen who was held captive in the Sudan in the 19th Cen. He “converted” but secretly ate pork whenever he could get his hands on it.


182 posted on 06/03/2014 1:04:37 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: davisfh

Any chance that Obama will renounce his citizenship?
____________________________________________________

Now that assumes he even has U.S. citizenship.


183 posted on 06/03/2014 1:30:29 PM PDT by iontheball
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To: cotton1706

‘And why would Obama go all out to “rescue” such a man? I think we all know the answer. Because he’s a fellow-traveler.’
I think it is all about the release of his fellow Muslim terrorists. They are said to be very dangerous fellows and he releases 5 for one deserter. Only makes sense if you view it as an effort to help the terrorists world wide.


184 posted on 06/03/2014 1:54:30 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

“an effort to help the terrorists world wide”

....to kill Americans. In uniform or out.


185 posted on 06/03/2014 1:55:42 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Huskrrrr

‘Quick...tell everyone you’re Gay.’
Would work better if you tell em you’re a Muslim gay Marxist.


186 posted on 06/03/2014 1:56:41 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: SeekAndFind
Yes - it's the law - 8 U.S. Code § 1481

A new article just came out that is reporting that there were orders to shoot Bergdahl on contact. That would make sense only if the military suspected that Bergdahl intended to seek out, and assist the Taliban. http://www.wnd.com/2014/06/shock-claim-army-wanted-to-shoot-bergdahl/

IF that is the case, then according to US law, Bergdahl has lost his US citizenship.
187 posted on 06/03/2014 2:04:21 PM PDT by MMaschin
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To: kcvl

Oh so this swap was so Obama could suck up to the Taliban, Obama’s main goal was to give them their top leaders back and had to show the US got at least something in return, so used the schmuck being “freed” thinking the American people would be so enamored with his hostage negotiating skills that we wouldn’t notice he flew to Afghanistan to negotiate with our enemies, oh and out a CIA chief in the process


188 posted on 06/03/2014 2:19:33 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: kcvl

Well which is it? An “oversight” or there wasn’t sufficient time because of concerns about his health? They need to coordinate their lies better.


189 posted on 06/03/2014 2:24:27 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: sphinx

> If true,the least problematic supposition is that the U.S. did not set out to obtain Bergdahl’s release. The likelier scenario is that the Taliban was seeking the release of its people and offered up Bergdahl as cover for Obama. The question is then,why were we negotiating with the Taliban in the first place and what was the real quid pro quo?<

Exactly!!


190 posted on 06/03/2014 2:26:23 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: GeronL

If it gets bad enough look for the next diversionary scandal. Probably either the Obama outing himself as a homosexual or having homosexual “feelings” or that he has decided to “become Muslim”. Either or both of those will move us onto the next scandal in this “scandal a week” weak president.


191 posted on 06/03/2014 2:28:47 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: FreeAtlanta; Lil Flower; Red Steel; Jane Long; All
Can you imagine the MSM howling, calls for impeachment, select committees, calls for resignation, Pelosi and Reid having seizures. . . if Bush had pulled this deal?
192 posted on 06/03/2014 2:42:06 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: davisfh

“...Any chance that Obama will renounce his citizenship?...”
Kenya? Not a chance. He needs a place to go hide when he’s out of office.


193 posted on 06/03/2014 2:42:13 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: combat_boots

‘....to kill Americans. In uniform or out.’
That’s the way I see it too.


194 posted on 06/03/2014 2:46:39 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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Bfl


195 posted on 06/03/2014 2:47:21 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (No $#@t there I was...)
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To: GeronL

‘Maybe this will finally backfire on the Obamaroids...’
I believe this is just another distraction away from the Embassy attack and the EPA ruling that will decimate the middle class and industry in this country.
He does this every time he needs us to take our eye off the ball.


196 posted on 06/03/2014 3:10:20 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: All

What really pisses me off is to realize just how many people it must take for all of this to take place. They’re all traitors.

The big question is “why” did the government do this?


197 posted on 06/03/2014 4:19:50 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: VerySadAmerican

Obama thought he would have his “Mission Accomplished” moment in the middle of the VA scandal.


198 posted on 06/03/2014 4:22:30 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GeronL

Hannity gave him his excuse when he said he believes Bergdahl must be suffering from PTSD. I figured the democrats would say this but I didn’t think Hannity would bring it up first. Though I shouldn’t be surprised.

Also, I’m sick of people saying “We’re happy he will be reunited with his family.” Cowards! What about those who died trying to find this traitor? Their families can never be happy!


199 posted on 06/03/2014 4:23:21 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Dog

Bush appointed Condoleeza Rice who as a female minority was popular with some liberals so the Obama administration had to utilize Susan Rice to show that they had a minority female involved in national security issues. Since they had no actual faith in Susan Rice Obama had to think for himself and this got him in trouble. Thus is is Bush’s fault for having a high ranking female minority in national security.


200 posted on 06/03/2014 8:39:26 PM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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