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Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« on: June 04, 2014, 03:51:30 PM »

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2014, 04:14:30 PM »
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The former detainees must spend at least a year in Qatar, which helped mediate the exchange, under the terms of the deal.


I, for one, am really not sure why this gives anyone any comfort whatsoever.  First, how is Qatar going to ensure they stay put?  Will it keep them locked up for a year?  Second, suppose they split before the year is up; how is Qatar going to get them back, assuming that it would even bother trying to get them back?  Third, are they just going to completely lose their skills as terrorists and their desire to engage in terror attacks by sitting around in Qatar?  If not, then why would anyone not assume that on the day after the end of this year-long period they won't be back in the thick of things preparing more terror attacks?

Just how brain-dead do you have to be to believe this tripe?

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2014, 04:19:41 PM »
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The former detainees must spend at least a year in Qatar, which helped mediate the exchange, under the terms of the deal.

I agree, Oceander, that this doesn't mean much about whether they will stay there for a year, but even if they do, it doesn't mean that they can't be directing terrorist operations from there. They can do a lot with the proper communications and equipment.

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2014, 04:20:03 PM »
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The former detainees must spend at least a year in Qatar, which helped mediate the exchange, under the terms of the deal.

Anyone interested in starting a pool on just how short that "year" will be?

I'll give it a month tops!

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2014, 04:22:01 PM »
Anyone interested in starting a pool on just how short that "year" will be?

I'll give it a month tops!


that's about right for a little R&R before they get back into the saddle.

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2014, 04:29:32 PM »
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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2014, 04:43:55 PM »
For crying out loud, you cannot successfully pull off any threat of impeachment and removal as long as the accused's co-conspirator is in charge of the Senate. Of course Graham knows this. He doesn't want to face a runoff, so he talks big hoping the morons of South Carolina will still vote for him. He just might get his wish anyway.

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2014, 06:59:50 PM »
I'm thinking that Obama wants to be impeached because look how much it helped Clinton and the Democrats.

He knows the Senate won't convict and "Racist Republicans Impeach the First Black President" will be the headline for the next 2 years.
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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2014, 07:12:44 PM »
I'm thinking that Obama wants to be impeached because look how much it helped Clinton and the Democrats.

He knows the Senate won't convict and "Racist Republicans Impeach the First Black President" will be the headline for the next 2 years.

Plenty of discussion about  possible political concerns. Not so much about PRINCIPLES.

Either we have them or we don't and if we are unwilling to stand up for them it becomes obvious that we don't!

And BTW, I think you might be surprised at the result if the republicans actually took a principled stand over something! Especially something like this!


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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2014, 07:29:06 PM »
I do have a minor thought which will not go away.

Hillary is a shoe in for the Dem nomination. Slow Joe really wants the brass ring of the Presidency. If he's acting president, he'll be able to block Hillary and have the incumbent advantage.

Makes me wonder where some of these leaks are coming from.
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Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2014, 08:05:05 AM »

If releasing GITMO prisoners without notifying congress is an impeachable offense, then he should be impeached now. 

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2014, 08:58:10 AM »
If releasing GITMO prisoners without notifying congress is an impeachable offense, then he should be impeached now.

Republicans should have spent the last two years UNIFIED to mount a campaign of educating the public about what Obama and the Democrat party have been doing that is impeachable, immoral, irresponsible, traitorous, dishonest and self-serving.  This should have been shouted non-stop from the rooftops until everyone hears it and gets it.  Instead, I see a bunch of apathetic cowards.  The few who do try to do so are quickly brought down by their own party. 

How is it that we have such blatently bad leadership when things are at such a crisis that we need them now more than ever?

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2014, 09:07:58 AM »
If releasing GITMO prisoners without notifying congress is an impeachable offense, then he should be impeached now.

IMHO what he did amounts to nothing less than TREASON!

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #14 on: June 05, 2014, 07:49:00 PM »
If releasing GITMO prisoners without notifying congress is an impeachable offense, then he should be impeached now.

The House can impeach, but it would go nowhere in the Senate. Why bother?

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2014, 08:16:43 PM »
The House can impeach, but it would go nowhere in the Senate. Why bother?

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Re: Graham warns of Republican impeachment push over Gitmo
« Reply #16 on: June 05, 2014, 08:40:32 PM »
Obama ignored chances to rescue Bergdahl on the ground because he WANTED a terror trade to help close down Guantanamo Bay, claim Pentagon sources
'The president wanted a diplomatic scenario that would establish a precedent for repatriating detainees from Gitmo,' a Pentagon official says
He described a conversation with a State Department liaison who said 'the president isn't going to leave office with Gitmo intact, and this was the best opportunity to see that through'
Obama has promised to close down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp since 2008 and tried to order it shuttered on his first day in office
The White House hurried its decision-making about retrieving Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, leaving intelligence officials too little time to assess how damaging it would be to release five Taliban leaders in exchange for him
Military commanders, meanwhile, were unwilling to mount a dangerous rescue operation to save a presumed U.S. Army deserter
The result, sources say, was the perfect storm as Obama aims to be rid of 'Gitmo' before he leaves office in 2017
By DAVID MARTOSKO, U.S. POLITICAL EDITOR


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2648846/Pentagon-sources-Obama-ignored-two-chances-rescue-Bergdahl-ground-WANTED-terror-trade-help-close-Guantanamo-Bay.html#ixzz33oacSMNt
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