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  •  bernie sanders (0+ / 0-)

    voted no to closing GTMO. Obama wanted to close it. Why did the democrats undercut him there?

    •  Let me know when Obama (2+ / 0-)
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      "I wish I could tell you, in the midst of all of this, that President Obama was waging the kind of fight against these draconian Republican proposals that the American people would like to see. He is not." -- Senator Bernie Sanders

      by Sagebrush Bob on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 10:46:12 PM PST

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    •  If Senator Sanders voted no on closing GTMO, I'd (0+ / 0-)

      like to hear his reason for that vote.  I am certain his explanation would be not only enlightening, but based on valid reason.

      Many times there are obscure, tiny print, properties in bills that undercut what the bill is publicly touted to be.  I can only believe something like this caused Berni Sanders to vote against GTMO closing.

      "Evil is a lack of empathy, a total incapacity to feel with their fellow man." - Capt. Gilbert,Psychiatrist, at the end of Nuremberg trials.

      by 417els on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 02:11:40 AM PST

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