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ZombieHorde Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 02:21 AM
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1. Weird story, I hope it is not true. nt
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  -Lebanese man is target of first rendition under Obama Heidi  Aug-22-09 01:56 AM   #0 
  - Weird story, I hope it is not true. nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-22-09 02:21 AM   #1 
  - Bringing them to the US for trial is not equivalent to rendering to a third party for torture.  guruoo   Aug-22-09 02:31 AM   #3 
     - Exactly. They transported him. The LA Times is using a loaded word, deliberately, IMO.  No Elephants   Aug-22-09 03:15 AM   #6 
     - Edited: I think the term "rendition" is not technically incorrect in the headline.  Heidi   Aug-22-09 03:57 AM   #8 
        - even if technically correct, it's still misleading  paulsby   Aug-22-09 06:13 AM   #10 
        - nice try trying to dismiss bigotry against Arabs n/t  katkat   Aug-22-09 06:38 AM   #11 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-22-09 06:41 AM   #12 
        - Bingo!  BunkerHill24   Aug-22-09 09:11 AM   #21 
        - Do you think readers don't know the difference between "extraordinary rendition" and  Heidi   Aug-22-09 06:43 AM   #13 
        - i think people now associate the word "rendition"  paulsby   Aug-22-09 06:45 AM   #14 
           - An extradition, even an international one, does not involve hooding,  Heidi   Aug-22-09 06:48 AM   #15 
           - can i plead the 5th?  paulsby   Aug-22-09 06:51 AM   #16 
           - The more I think about it, the more it smells like a RW hit piece.  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:34 PM   #36 
        - It is misleading, to say the least.  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:25 PM   #31 
        - Remember, it serves RW interests for Obama to be perceived as being no diff than Bush  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:30 PM   #32 
        - Remember, it serves RW interests for Obama to be perceived as being no diff than Bush  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:30 PM   #33 
     - I Wonder  lsewpershad   Aug-22-09 11:26 AM   #24 
     - Then technically speaking, if he Karzai gov approved this, it would be legal  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:23 PM   #30 
     - indeed america is the most powerful nation in the world....  BunkerHill24   Aug-22-09 06:12 PM   #39 
     - The weird part of the story was the stripping nude and bizarre threats. nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-22-09 12:10 PM   #27 
        - That part needs corroboration, IMO.  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:37 PM   #37 
  - Alternate headline: 'Obama gets tough on white collar crime'...  guruoo   Aug-22-09 02:25 AM   #2 
  - Rendition refers from to rendering to a third country from US custody. Not sending to the US for  MidwestTransplant   Aug-22-09 03:01 AM   #4 
  - hooded, stripped naked for photographs and bundled onto an executive jet  saigon68   Aug-22-09 03:15 AM   #5 
  - This story is not hanging together somehow. A couple of crooks, stealing from taxpayers,  No Elephants   Aug-22-09 03:19 AM   #7 
  - Power corrupts, even when a Democrat is in charge.  ThomCat   Aug-22-09 05:05 AM   #9 
  - What has made you so easily convinced that it's all true?  guruoo   Aug-22-09 01:45 PM   #38 
  - Is the US the right venue for this trial?  toopers   Aug-22-09 07:14 AM   #17 
  - I noticed the word extraordinary is not used  Xipe Totec   Aug-22-09 07:21 AM   #18 
  - Oh, please.  Robb   Aug-22-09 07:39 AM   #19 
  - We discussed this when it was on Amy Goodman. They are confusing it with extraordinary rendition  HamdenRice   Aug-22-09 08:31 AM   #20 
  - This shows that Afghanistan is a US colony  IndianaGreen   Aug-22-09 12:15 PM   #29 
     - Not really. Rendition has become more widespread in countries not under our control  HamdenRice   Aug-22-09 01:30 PM   #34 
  - There is more to the story..his co-conspirator has plead guilty along..  Historic NY   Aug-22-09 09:21 AM   #22 
  - Very misleading headline.  Lucky Luciano   Aug-22-09 10:38 AM   #23 
  - Would you want a US citizen treated this way (if true) for a white-collar crime?  Heidi   Aug-22-09 12:03 PM   #25 
     - US citizens are treated this way  HamdenRice   Aug-22-09 01:31 PM   #35 
  - Render Bush  Octafish   Aug-22-09 12:04 PM   #26 
  - Is this more of the change we voted for?  IndianaGreen   Aug-22-09 12:13 PM   #28 
  - Lebanese man is target of first rendition under Obama  Meeker Morgan   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #40 
     - If I read it right it sounds like he was extradited from Afghanistan  DebbieCDC   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #41 
     - So he was released to the US to stand trial for the crimes he is believed to have committed in US  stray cat   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #42 
     - the claims seem pretty clear  tomm2thumbs   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #43 
     - The ONLY reason I think  xxqqqzme   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #44 
     - Extradition  Coyote_Bandit   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #45 
     - looks like a run of the mill extradition  Uzybone   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #46 

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