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Offline Irwin

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« on: June 17, 2009, 12:44:34 PM »
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Re: Obama
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2009, 02:43:24 PM »
is this chick supposed to be a reporter?  when you pick up bad guys on the battle field, they they are not criminals  they are either POWs if they have followed the descriptions of uniformed combatants, or they are terrorists if they have not.

the terrorists we have picked up are not citizens or legal residents of the US and are not entitled to constitutional protection.  they are not uniformed combatants entitled to protection under international law and the Geneva conventions.  they are classified, by past precedent and international law, as enemy combatants and terrorists.  if we followed FDRs script, they'd already have been tried by military tribunals and executed.
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Re: Obama
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2009, 03:10:56 PM »
There seems to be a PILE of "confusion" about people living in or visiting the US being afforded the rights and protections of the constitution (a noble and respectable, if not frustrating, assertion.)  - and as you said hostile enemies (under no specific flag) captured on foreign soil. It seems "dimwittery" has no bounds or limits.
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