Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has endorsed closure of the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba that holds at least 250 suspected Islamic radicals.
In a Statehouse news conference Wednesday, the Democratic governor also said she wasn’t a fan of moving detainees to Fort Leavenworth’s disciplinary barracks in Kansas.
“I do support the president-elect’s intention to close Guantanamo Bay and discontinue what I think has been a huge black eye for this country around the world,” Sebelius said. “Closing Guantanamo Bay doesn’t mean that the prisoners come to the heartland of America.”
The military prison is believed to be on a short list of sites under consideration.
In other words governor you favor their transfer as long as they aren’t headed your way. In some circles, including mine, that’s called being a NIMBY.
Funny, but sad at the same time.
Funny because she’s a NIMBY, which truth be told, is par for the course for many of her political persuasion.
Sad because she is apparently afraid of 250 terrorists yet thinks nothing of vetoing a bill that would regulate abortion procedures in the state that is infamous for its high number of late-term abortions, many of which are performed by Dr. George “Killer” Tiller
European and Asian companies are beating their American rivals into Iraq now that security has improved the investment climate, Iraq and U.S. officials say.
“It’s starting to turn … and the people who are getting in on the ground floor are not American,” said Paul Brinkley, the Pentagon official who is leading U.S. efforts to help Iraq rebuild its economy. “It’s ironic.”
Foreign companies, including U.S. investors, have committed to deals worth about $500 million so far this year and Brinkley expects at least $1 billion in foreign investment by the end of the year.
So far, Romanian consortium and a Lebanese company have signed revenue-sharing deals with Iraqi state-owned cement factories. Each group will invest about $150 million.
China has also aggressively pursued the Iraqi market, selling machinery to the government and electronic products to consumers.
Gee, does this mean someone was full of more shit than a Christmas fruitcake in declaring the “war lost” over a year ago?
Does it mean Rep. Pelosi Rep. Felosi was not just incorrect but a blithering idiot when she said the war was “failure” as little as 4 months ago?
Why yes, yes it does!
And what of all those Benchmarks the democraps were all in a tizzy about?
After viewing the above video ask yourself just how much of a cash outlay did al-Qaeda need to bring down the World Trade Center. (estimated to be somewhere between $400,000 and $500,000 to plan and conduct their attack.)
By making “defense spending” a center point in any argument about Iran’s threat shows his complete lack of tactical, strategic and geo-political understanding of the threat both Iran and al-Qaeda pose.
On the world stage ObamaMessiah is a neophyte, a mere babe-in-the-woods, who needs to be placed back in the Senate where (hopefully) he can do less damage than he could from the Oval Office.
It is easy for human rights organizations to criticize Gitmo. The harder problem is finding an acceptable solution to detain terrorists willing to give their lives to kill us. So far, the best one seems to be the Military Tribunals, which might have offered a better alternative than repatriating Abdullah Saleh al-Ajmi to Kuwait, where could try to kill those who helped liberate his home country on behalf of those who invaded it.
Six Somalis accused of taking a luxury yacht’s crew hostage have arrived in Paris on a military plane to face questioning, judicial sources said.
They were detained on Friday by French commandos in a helicopter raid soon after pirates released 30 hostages from the French yacht, the Ponant. The six Somalis will be questioned at French police headquarters.
Now that’s funny. The Parisians better not flush any Korans down the commode or Amnesty International will be all in their ass.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Former President Jimmy Carter, shunned by Israeli leaders over his plans to meet Hamas, said on Tuesday he sought permission to enter the Islamist-ruled Gaza Strip but was turned down.
Carter did not single out Israel by name for having turned down his request to visit Gaza, which Hamas seized in June after routing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s secular Fatah faction.
Gee thanks Jimmy The Dhimmi, that’s mighty white of ya. But it’s better you didn’t – you’ve already made a fool of yourself for being there – no sense lying about any influence Israel has over Gaza. If Israel did they wouldn’t spend half their time dodging Katusha rockets fired from Gaza.
1) Prosecute him for meeting with a known terrorist organization.
B) Prosecute him for violating the Logan Act and attempting to negotiate with a foreign government without the consent of the United States government.
III) Yank his passport and tell him he’s not welcome back here in the US.
d) Give him another Nobel Prize and nominate him for president as a “compromise” between Clinton and Obama.
iiiii) Pack him off to the Old Moonbats Home.
As I write this choices 1 & III are neck-in-neck. I believe I’d vote “none of the above.” We need a fund drive to pay his way into space on the Russian’s Rent-A-Rocket scam. Blast his worthless ass off to the ISS and he can live out his days away from most major harm.
Notice I say most, it’s possible in his confused state he’d think he was on a Habitat for Humanity project, drive a nail through the Space Station skin and kill everyone.