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Blue Meany Donating Member (986 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 03:42 PM
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5. Yeah, but it's about to be defunded by the GOP, so I guess we'll
have to release those prisnors and bring the guards home.
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  -Question: How hard can it be to shut down Guatanamo? Taverner  Apr-05-11 03:39 PM   #0 
  - Paying for and finding a new location for the detainees.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-05-11 03:41 PM   #1 
  - Agree with shutting down the prison...  hayu_lol   Apr-05-11 03:42 PM   #2 
  - Our lease ends sometime  Taverner   Apr-05-11 03:44 PM   #9 
     - No it doesn't. It's permanant unless both parties agree to end it  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-05-11 03:47 PM   #17 
  - Probably about as hard as it's gonna be to "shut down" Fukushima.  Warren DeMontague   Apr-05-11 03:42 PM   #3 
  - he forgot it? how about congress wouldn't fund it.  spanone   Apr-05-11 03:42 PM   #4 
  - BINGO!  Champion Jack   Apr-05-11 03:52 PM   #19 
  - Not true.  former9thward   Apr-05-11 05:31 PM   #41 
  - Yeah, but it's about to be defunded by the GOP, so I guess we'll  Blue Meany   Apr-05-11 03:42 PM   #5 
  - Well you have to find someplace to put all the people in there  Drale   Apr-05-11 03:43 PM   #6 
  - The U.S. has scores of bases and other facilities around the world.  former9thward   Apr-05-11 05:32 PM   #42 
  - President Obama signed an executive order to close Gitmo  Tx4obama   Apr-05-11 03:44 PM   #7 
  - evidence please?  Taverner   Apr-05-11 03:45 PM   #11 
  - Obama signs order to close Guantanamo Bay facility  Drale   Apr-05-11 03:47 PM   #16 
  - Partially correct...  Taverner   Apr-05-11 03:53 PM   #20 
     - Just man up and admit that YOU were wrong. n/t  Tx4obama   Apr-05-11 04:11 PM   #24 
        - I WAS wrong, but your answer was incomplete as well  Taverner   Apr-05-11 04:11 PM   #25 
        - My answer was not incomplete, I posted a link in comment #22.  Tx4obama   Apr-05-11 04:19 PM   #28 
           - And I admitted that I was wrong  Taverner   Apr-05-11 04:22 PM   #29 
        - "Man up" and admit that Obama went back on his own executive order and campaign promise n/t  AlabamaLibrul   Apr-05-11 04:13 PM   #27 
           - We are against a unitary executive, except when we want one.  JoePhilly   Apr-05-11 04:27 PM   #32 
           - What utter bullshit...  JuniperLea   Apr-05-11 05:00 PM   #40 
  - Well hey...history is made!  peace13   Apr-05-11 03:55 PM   #21 
  - White House EO: Closure Of Guantanamo Detention Facilities  Tx4obama   Apr-05-11 03:56 PM   #22 
  - I am also getting really tired of it  Drale   Apr-05-11 03:45 PM   #12 
  - It strikes me as a "good cop, bad cop" routine  Rage for Order   Apr-05-11 04:38 PM   #36 
  - They have to find someplace to put all those people first  Drale   Apr-05-11 03:44 PM   #8 
  - Last I heard there's space in San Quentin...  Taverner   Apr-05-11 03:46 PM   #13 
  - We'll put you down as for indefinite detention, anti Habeas Corpus, anti-American justice system,  TheKentuckian   Apr-05-11 04:45 PM   #37 
  - One way to make it easy: give it back to Cuba.  damntexdem   Apr-05-11 03:45 PM   #10 
  - The lease does not expire. It is a permanent lease  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-05-11 03:46 PM   #14 
  - really - that sucks  Taverner   Apr-05-11 03:47 PM   #15 
  - well here's how I remember it. Congress wouldn't allow prisoners to be brought to the US  emulatorloo   Apr-05-11 03:51 PM   #18 
  - Obama is supposed to be OUR Unitary Executive.  JoePhilly   Apr-05-11 04:28 PM   #33 
  - Many things are harder than we think they should be  treestar   Apr-05-11 03:57 PM   #23 
  - The People Held There Should Be Freed  zorahopkins   Apr-05-11 04:12 PM   #26 
  - "No one should be held in any prison without charges and without being tried." indeed!  Taverner   Apr-05-11 04:24 PM   #30 
  - I agree with you completely...nt  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-05-11 04:26 PM   #31 
  - +100000  Cali_Democrat   Apr-05-11 04:35 PM   #35 
  - We should just let them go if we don't charge them.  Cali_Democrat   Apr-05-11 04:29 PM   #34 
  - Isn't the problem one of where to take all those "dangerous" prisoners? nt  jwirr   Apr-05-11 04:49 PM   #38 
  - It would have been a helluva lot easier if he had said absolutely no indefinite detention and zero  TheKentuckian   Apr-05-11 04:56 PM   #39 
  - Well, I guess if we just stopped putting people there, they'd all eventually die.  Capitalocracy   Apr-05-11 05:34 PM   #43 
  - Locking  cbayer   Apr-05-11 05:43 PM   #44 

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