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  •  How many dare say he should have been left? (4+ / 0-)

    I suspect that if the cons are asked directly, they will admit that efforts should have been made.

    I think at most the cons will argue that the price paid was too high....pretty hard to do, unless the five immediately get their terror on after leaving Qatar.

    Schedule permitting, PROOF WILL BE PROVIDED ON HOW I AM BEING "CONSTANTLY CALLED OUT" AND "UNIVERSALLY RECOGNIZED" FOR BEING BAD. Moreover, the dossier on my activities during the Bush administration will have an appendix concluding that I am Wrong.

    by Inland on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 12:51:40 PM PDT

    •  price too high - POW now a deserter (3+ / 0-)

      price too high - vet waiting for medical now dead

      GOP loves the thrill of war
      but not the bill for war.

      Don't send a teddy bear to the Martinez family, they don't want you to intrude on their grief - send a postcard to a politician Not One More

      by 88kathy on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 01:31:28 PM PDT

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    •  One year is a very short time for them to be out (0+ / 0-)

      of commission. They can also do a lot of damage via phone, internet and visitors.

      It just depends on how closely they'll be watched while under house arrest.

      It’s the Supreme Court, stupid! Followed by: It's always the Supreme Court! Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive.

      by auapplemac on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 02:21:38 PM PDT

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      •  Meh. (0+ / 0-)

        I don't think any of the five are geniuses who will fold immediately back into the org chart and contribute.

        Schedule permitting, PROOF WILL BE PROVIDED ON HOW I AM BEING "CONSTANTLY CALLED OUT" AND "UNIVERSALLY RECOGNIZED" FOR BEING BAD. Moreover, the dossier on my activities during the Bush administration will have an appendix concluding that I am Wrong.

        by Inland on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 02:29:18 PM PDT

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        •  Doesn't the gov records say that about 30% of (0+ / 0-)

          released Gitmo detainees have gone back into the field?

          It’s the Supreme Court, stupid! Followed by: It's always the Supreme Court! Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive.

          by auapplemac on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 10:23:38 PM PDT

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    •  The 5 themselves (0+ / 0-)

      don't need to DO anything more to get their terror on most likely - do we not suppose that the propaganda generated by having 5 of their leaders in the Gitmo would be a useful tool to incite violence?  What makes anyone think it really matters whether these guys are actually jailed or not - martyrdom is a huge part of the meme in the ME, obviously.

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