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Fozzledick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:30 AM
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President Clinton Jails 938,000 Illegal Enemy Combatants (Future news)
By Ion Zwitter, Avant News Editor
Washington, D.C., February 2, 2009

A mere two weeks into her tenure, President Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced a sweeping roundup of illegal enemy combatants, the first step in a comprehensive program designed to protect the American people from potential terrorist activities. In accordance with the Military Commissions Act of 2006, the nearly one million detainees will be held indefinitely without trial or recourse to legal counsel until such time as the President determines they no longer pose a threat to the United States and its allies.

"The legal basis of these sweeps is firmly grounded in the Military Commissions Act of 2006," Paul Grisley, White House Press Secretary, said, "which is an essential component of our ongoing struggle to protect America from those who would seek to destroy Her. By getting these potentially very dangerous people out of circulation, we will be doing more to protect the American people than ever before. Americans everywhere will sleep easier in their beds tonight, I'm happy to inform you."

While the names and crimes of the detainees are classified to protect the interests of national security, a clue as to some of their identities could be gleaned by means of a stroll though major government offices around the country. Four of the nine Supreme Court Justices, for example, failed to show up for work, as did approximately 220 congressmen, 52 senators and a number of governors and presiding justices of district and appellate courts. The vast majority of absentees, coincidentally, were Republicans, in particular those congressional Republicans who had voted for the impeachment of former president Bill Clinton.

Additionally, the silence at certain major media outlets including Fox News, radio commentators on the Clear Channel network, the Washington Times, The New York Post, the Weekly Standard, the Wall Street Journal editorial page, and other news and infoganda providers suggested a number of detainees may have been extracted from those ranks. A significant number of fundamentalist clergy apparently also disappointed their congregations with their unexpected absences.

http://www.avantnews.com/modules/news/article.php?story...
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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:35 AM
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1. Interesting...But Hillary is more religious than any cleric
She even believes marriage is for life!
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eviltwin2525 Donating Member (269 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:43 AM
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2. What goes around, comes around
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:53 AM
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3. Id love to see the RWs own fascist legislation used against them
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greeneyedboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 02:03 AM
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4. good reminder that the other side is playing for keeps. once they lose...
they'd better pray that their successors are in a pardoning mood.
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