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Hydra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 03:42 PM
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8. Bush declared that he wasn't interested in Bin Laden
I heard from someone that they had him at Tora Bora and ordered the sniper not to fire.
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  -Is it time for Congress to grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal since terrorists in the War on jody  Jul-22-08 03:04 PM   #0 
  - Isn't that what they gave Blackwater, minus the niceties and responsibilities?  Redstone   Jul-22-08 03:10 PM   #1 
  - Absolutely as long as Iraq exempts Blackwater from Iraqi justice. n/t  jody   Jul-22-08 03:26 PM   #4 
  - Congress wont do that, and the President doesnt want it  DJ13   Jul-22-08 03:10 PM   #2 
  - Some terrorist leaders like Bin Laden are known, couldn't they be targeted? n/t  jody   Jul-22-08 03:27 PM   #5 
     - Bush declared that he wasn't interested in Bin Laden  Hydra   Jul-22-08 03:42 PM   #8 
        - Makes sense to me. n/t  jody   Jul-22-08 03:47 PM   #10 
  - Letters of marque? Like in the days of pirates?  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jul-22-08 03:13 PM   #3 
  - Understand but Blackwater's role is not specifically a letter of marque because it was not issued by...  jody   Jul-22-08 03:30 PM   #6 
     - Yeah, I know  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jul-22-08 03:31 PM   #7 
  - Privateers  Hydra   Jul-22-08 03:43 PM   #9 
  - Privateers pay their own way. n/t  jody   Jul-22-08 03:48 PM   #11 
  - You seem to believe in some manner Congress knows what it is doing.  Bandit   Jul-22-08 04:30 PM   #12 
  - I agree with you. You might enjoy the LTTE below I ran across related to this topic.  jody   Jul-22-08 04:38 PM   #13 
  - Wouldn't the bulk of the reprisals  DiktatrW   Jul-22-08 05:22 PM   #14 
  - Perhaps but would letters of marque be appropriate? n/t  jody   Jul-22-08 05:36 PM   #16 
     - Could be a start.  DiktatrW   Jul-22-08 05:43 PM   #17 
  - Actually several legal theorists have argued...  dmesg   Jul-22-08 05:24 PM   #15 

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