Obama keeps stalling over Cole bomber

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Oct. 12 will be the 10th anniversary of the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole, and our illustrious president has made the decision to put the prosecution of the alleged perpetrator on hold for an indefinite period. Why?

This cowardly act took the lives of 17 American sailors and left 17 families to mourn their loss. I feel that 10 years is more than enough time to bring the accused to justice and give the families of our fallen sailors the closure and sense of justice they so richly deserve!

It is apparent that the decision to stall is a political move -- nothing more. The team of prosecutors was ready months ago and seemed confident that Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri would be arraigned this summer. Enter the Justice Department -- who, in the U.S. Court of Appeals, said that "no charges are either pending or contemplated with respect to al-Nashiri in the near future."

The speculation is that the Obama administration does not want to go ahead with the prosecution of a high-value detainee without some prospect of civilian trials for other major figures held at Guantanamo Bay.

Mr. President, please stop playing politics with the call to justice for 17 American sailors! Stop now!

James Nixon

Aiken, S.C.

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johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 09/10/10 - 04:44 pm
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detective grouse, in today's

detective grouse, in today's Dem language, Bush only means fault. Trying to change that will be a waste of time.

Next year, when the Dems have been muzzled, you can try to speak a new language.

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wizzardx1 09/10/10 - 06:14 pm
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Unemployment on the

Unemployment on the rise,taxes on the rise,illegal immigration onthe rise,threats to national security on the rise,the national debt on the rise,yep,hussein's plans are working so very very well more hope and change is on it's way

corgimom
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corgimom 09/10/10 - 08:25 pm
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It's stalled because he was

It's stalled because he was tortured by the CIA.

It's hard to get an conviction when the CIA admits torture. Bush had the same problem.

What a shame, but that pesky ol' Constitution just won't go away, will it?

carcraft
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carcraft 09/10/10 - 09:28 pm
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Sorry folks, the case was not

Sorry folks, the case was not prosecuted because Obama suspended the tribunal for review and has not picked up the case since..Blame Bush, horse feathers, the ball is squarely in Obama's court so to speak! http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29042139/ Here is the money quote Talking about why the charges were droped, "The legal move by Susan J. Crawford, the top legal authority for military trials at Guantanamo, brings all cases into compliance with Obama's Jan. 22 executive order to halt terrorist court proceedings at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba. "

carcraft
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carcraft 09/10/10 - 09:30 pm
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Corgimom please cite a source

Corgimom please cite a source for your statement they couldn't get a conviction because he was tortured, or are you just shooting from the hip?

carcraft
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carcraft 09/10/10 - 09:40 pm
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Acording to my source they

Acording to my source they were proceeding with prosecution after all the court challanges and a new law for tribunals had been passed into law (dispite the fact Obama voted against it). Then Obama stoped all tribunals for review and then Holder decided to have federal trials. Obama quickly realized Holder was an idiot and decided to proceed with tribunals but hasn't held any since! Here is a Canadian Free Press story that should be covered by
American media (gee wonder why, is thier hand picked puppet not up to par?)www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/27112

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maggiemae 09/10/10 - 09:55 pm
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I am foremost a

I am foremost a CONSERVATIVE. I believe in a smaller Federal government. I believe in the Constitution of the United States.

I hear this will a life-changing pronouncement, So I am Waiting..waiting..

maggiemae
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maggiemae 09/10/10 - 09:52 pm
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carcraft...It is hard to

carcraft...It is hard to debate a flip-flopper. Hang tough. Goodnight.

carcraft
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carcraft 09/10/10 - 10:01 pm
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Goodnight Maggiemae..Sweet

Goodnight Maggiemae..Sweet dreams!

grouse
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grouse 09/10/10 - 11:21 pm
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BobG: I stand corrected on my

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BobG: I stand corrected on my use of the word, thank you...however, no one searched the bath houses. Like carpetbaggers who came to the south with "carpet bags." The tea party folks go to their rallies with tea bags hanging from their hats and signs.

grouse
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grouse 09/10/10 - 11:24 pm
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As regards, "Bush," don't you

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As regards, "Bush," don't you guys recognize tongue-in-cheek?

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curly123053 09/10/10 - 11:42 pm
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Since O will be moving back

Since O will be moving back to Chicago in a couple of years when he gets laid off by the voters, maybe he would be interested in the Chicago Mayor's job opening up. Just a thought !!

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TheFederalist 09/11/10 - 08:32 am
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The puffery and downright

The puffery and downright faux ignorance displayed by some liberals is absolutely astonishing, even to someone like me, that is so used to their tactics.

What about pleading guilty don't you liberals understand? KSM and the other 9/11 perps had already agreed to plead but that was rejected by the then new AG because he wanted a big show trial in NYC.

Imagine his shock when his idea was totally rejected by the good people of that city, that told him how they felt in no uncertain terms.

Since then, nothing but vacillation, stalling and endless reasons for not doing something they don't want to do anyway.

What a shame for the survivors that will, sadly, IMHO, never see justice for the brutal murders of their loved ones from this administration.

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Little Lamb 09/11/10 - 10:34 am
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What do you mean “faux

What do you mean “faux ignorance,” Federalist? I think their ignorance is quite real.

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