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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:48 PM

11. These people have been so horribly tortured

and there's no reason for them not to be wholly pissed at the U.S. (imo, this was exactly what the Neo-cons were going for in order to create perpetual war by creating terrorists for the U.S. to fight. War=profits) and go on their own.

Release them where? What country has the resources to take them in, offer them psychological help, and release them in their country? Most couldn't go back to their own country without suffering persecution and guaranteed death.

No, we don't have any good or fair reason to hold any of them, but to send them back to their country, well, you might as well kill them now. And funding to close Gitmo is only part of it, but the bill denying president Obama the funds also forbade him to bring ANY detainees within the U.S. borders. Dems sided with Repubs, and the majority of American people were on their side, not President Obama's.

All polls showed that then. Here's one, one year after Congress said no:
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-6084882-503544.html

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