Ted Rall by Ted Rall

Ted Rall

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  1. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 3 years ago

    Obama’s off on closing Gitmo again… You gotta keep up with things! The whole Afgan thing is so last week.
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    Oh, as an aside, Bahrain arrested two ex-Gitmo “detainees” for terrorism a couple of days ago when they snuck into that country to do some fun stuff…

  2. Rx71Wm29

    Rx71Wm29 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    And, Karzai’s pre-conditions are: more billions for Karzai!!

  3. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 3 years ago

    Oscar, they are Prisoners of War not criminals arrested for a violation of the law. As such they can be detained pretty much indefinitely.
    You might want to note that the US had PoW’s held in camps from WW 2 all the way to 1954 in the US itself.
    So, there is no reason the US has to “charge” them with any crime other than being an enemy combatant in a war zone.
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    That being said, if we actually followed the Geneva Convention we should just have them shot for being “Spys and Saboteurs” in the archaic language of those conventions. Fighting US / Allied troops in a declared war zone and not being in a recognizable uniform is listed as a war crime punishable by death under the Geneva Convention not that a Progressive Leftist would understand that one has to follow legal conventions even if one is a “Freedom figher.”

  4. ArtSertorius

    ArtSertorius said, almost 3 years ago

    don’t forget a few others key gems:

    “We’re going to close Guantanamo Bay”

    “A single payer health care plan is the best, most cost-effective way to deliver health care to a large country like the US”

    “I’m not going to rest until the people responsible for the housing collapse and financial crisis have been held to account.”

    any more?

  5. HectorGonzalez

    HectorGonzalez said, almost 3 years ago

    The Skunk Party has the answer:

    http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/11/47719.html

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