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Ghailani Verdict Illustrates Serious Problems With Trying Terrorists In Civilian Courts

November 18th, 2010 · No Comments

The Washington Post reports today, “The first former Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in federal criminal court was found guilty on a single conspiracy charge Wednesday but cleared on 284 other counts. The outcome, a surprise, seriously undermines – and could doom – the Obama administration’s plans to put other Guantanamo detainees on trial […]

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Where Would Iraq Be Today If We Listened To Democrats In 2007?

August 31st, 2010 · No Comments

According to today’s New York Times, “For only the second time since he took office, President Obama  will speak to the nation from the Oval Office on Tuesday night, in an address meant to convey that he has kept one of the central promises of his campaign: withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq.” But, The […]

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Video: Ashcroft Argues Against Releasing Detainees Back into the “Stream of Battle.”

June 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Former US Attorney General John Ashcroft weighs the dangers of releasing Guantanamo detainees back into the “stream of battle.” By doing so, Ashcroft believes a situation is created where released detainees may possibly return to “take another shot.” Hat tip: Fora.tv [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/C_fp6GC5m1U” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Related: MRP: McCaskill scolds Missourians for opposition to terrorists […]

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Audio: Sen. Claire McCaskill Says Harry Truman is Turning in His Grave

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip: University of New Mexico/Talk Radio News Service Sen. Claire McCaskill, speaking at the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan says that Harry Truman is turning in his grave because we have failed not only the military, but the American people as well. Click here to listen  (0:36)

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Video: Cape Girardeau Federal Public Defender Talks About Guantanamo Clients

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Give me a break! We’re supposed to feel sympathy for these murderers?  Hat tip: ptilsen Federal Public Defender Scott Tilsen of Cape Girardeau, MO talks to local CBS affiliate KFVS about his client at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and the family in Afghanistan. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/CdKdP4UlAjQ” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Al Qaeda Members Die of Black Plague: Terrorists Obviously have WMD

January 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Looks like Mr. Talent’s prediction of a WMD attack by 2013 may occur sooner than he thought. From: “Erich ‘Mancow’ Muller is reporting 40 to 50 Al Qaeda members have died from black plague in Algeria. Now we know Al Qaeda has a WMD that will be hard to detect when it’s brought into the […]

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Court’s Decision Reaffirms US Commitment to Justice (Rep. Ike Skelton)

June 13th, 2008 · No Comments

As a former prosecuting attorney, I am immensely pleased that the Supreme Court has recognized that the current Military Commissions system runs afoul of our Constitution. The Supreme Court has just disarmed the terrorists of one of their most powerful weapons against us. They can no longer claim that the U.S. is all talk when […]

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Bush Bypasses Bond, Talks to Dems on FISA

June 5th, 2008 · No Comments

With all the partisan rancor going on in Washington, maybe this is why Congressman Hulshof has missed so many votes? By Manu Raju The Bush administration is talking directly with Democrats over rewriting the nation’s surveillance laws and leaving the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee out of the debate, a senior Senate Democrat […]

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Tags: Iraq War · Senator. Kit Bond

Ex-Congressman Clay Disputes Clinton Boasts on Medical Leave Legislation

March 28th, 2008 · No Comments

By Sam Youngman The former congressman who shepherded the Family and Medical Leave Act through Congress sought Thursday to debunk Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s (D-N.Y.) claim to the legislation, saying she “never had anything to do with it.” Former Rep. William Lacy Clay, Sr. (D-Mo.) is circulating an email disputing Clinton’s claim that the law […]

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Video Parody: Sen. Bond on Waterboarding

December 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Tip Line: Senator Bond’s Wife New Giuliani National Fundraiser

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Tags: Decision '08 · Iraq War · Senator. Kit Bond · Videos