The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the future of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, reviving the Obama-era goal of closing the controversial facility, a White House official said on Friday.
“Under current federal law, it’s illegal to try U.S. citizens at military commissions.”
The resultant Republican freakout is not unexpected, as it violates not only the status quo but further silences the drums of war
During an appearance on Meet the Press Sunday, frequent Sunday show guest Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reiterated his previous claim that the policies of President Obama was “getting people killed.”
On Monday morning. the New York Police Department’s Midtown South precinct sent out a tweet showing Jack Nicholson’s character from the movie A Few Good Men giving a speech justifying an order he gave to give a Marine a ‘Code Red’ that ended up killing him.
Sanity has definitely left the building when the Party of Unitary Executive President George W. Bush tries to make the case that Barack Obama has abused his powers under the Constitution.
During an appearance at the Texas GOP convention on Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) decided to make a little topical joke about the recent release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
On Monday, Fox News columnist J.D. Gordon wrote an article that cranked the hyperbole up to 11, as the former Pentagon spokesman evoked Nazi Germany while describing this recent situation involving Sgt. Bergdahl and the Gitmo prisoner swap.
On Sunday afternoon, Democratic Congressional candidate James Kimber, who is running against Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) in California’s 50th District, contacted me to express his disgust with the tactics that Republicans are using to undermine the President.
Pastor Terry Jones again tried to incite violence on September 11th. His vile actions deserve to land him in a maximum security facility.
Republicans have finally come out of the closet and admitted that they are blocking civilian trials for Gitmo detainees because they see it as a political advantage.
Nothing about Guantanamo Bay is consistent with “protecting who we are.” Ever since GITMO, torture and rendition became accepted policies, and our civil rights have been under constant attack.