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Attorney General Holder: Some Gitmo Detainees Could be Release into the US

As I said a few posts ago, every time I turn around I read about a new, irrational, idiotic, incompetent, and harmful program that Barack Obama wants to implement. In this case, it's his attorney general who is behind this administration's newest irrational, idiotic, incompetent and harmful program. From ABC News:

Some detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay could be released into the United States, while others might face criminal trials, Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters today.

"We are in the process of looking at all of the files of the people who remain held at Guantanamo so we can individualize determinations as to what should be done with them," Holder said.

Holder chairs the panel that has been charged with carrying out President Obama's order to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

He said some of the detainees could be tried in U.S. courts, and also made the assertion that other detainees could be released into the United States.

Here are some suggestions: How about Chicago? DC? Los Angeles? Hollywood!

Seriously, though. When our attorney general says that some detainees who are currently being held in Guantanamo Bay for their role in 9/11 or for supporting, aiding, and abetting terrorism against the United States could be released into our midst, we have a serious problem on our hands.

Update: Melissa Clouthier was all over this on Tuesday and even has a video of who just may become your neighbor.

Update II: Why is the administration going to do something so stupid? Quid pro quo:


European justice ministers met with Mr. Holder earlier this week and pressed for details on how many Guantanamo prisoners the U.S. planned to release domestically, as part of any agreement for allies to accept detainees. Mr. Holder said U.S. officials would work to respond to the questions European officials have over U.S. Guantanamo plans.

Update III: Ed Morrissey on the Democrats' claim they are as strong on national security as the Republicans:

Democrats spent the years after 9/11 insisting that they could keep America just as safe as Republicans, given the chance. Maybe they had a different set of Democrats in mind than Barack Obama and Eric Holder.

Others blogging:

Stop the ACLU
A Blog for All
The Weekly Standard


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Comments (14)

Is Holder shooting from the... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Is Holder shooting from the lip again, or did he even bother to check in with ICE first?

Hey Holder, let's see if YO... (Below threshold)
ODA315:

Hey Holder, let's see if YOU'RE a coward. We'll release these pricks in your neighborhood and tell 'um which house is yours.

I'm sure you'll be feeling that glow of what a good person you are defending these poor, innocent goatherders, right up until the piano wire tightens.

This, along with suspending the airline flight crew firearm training effort, continue to show us how highly Obama values your safety. Of course he's been real busy lately trashing Limbaugh, AIG, and filling out his tourney brackets.

Of couse we could look at t... (Below threshold)
ODA315:

Of couse we could look at the bright side. They won't be back on the battlefield killing our troops.......

Send 'em to San Francisco. ... (Below threshold)
JJ:

Send 'em to San Francisco. When they run amuck, the Code Pink dimwits can run down the street screaming for the Marines.

I know - let them loose in ... (Below threshold)
Brett:

I know - let them loose in New York. On September 11, to great fanfare.

First of all i'am a new yor... (Below threshold)
Trent:

First of all i'am a new yorker brett and i disagree with this idiocy so release them in chicago

These Damage-Causing-Humans... (Below threshold)
bobdog:

These Damage-Causing-Humans should be given a strict warning that they will probably be given a Summons and a stern lecture if they cause any Human-Caused-Damage without Washington's express permission.

That will nip this in the bud. These poor, misunderstood folks will immediately see how wrong they have been about Amedika and would never dream of embarrassing the Obamessiah. Like a thousand Points of Light breaking out all over the Muslim world.

Those guys in Obama's cabinet are simply brilliant! No wonder he's the wonder of the world, here walking among us unworthy clods. Gives me a thrill up my leg just to think about it. Either that or my Depends is leaking.

Mrs. Pelosi hate immigratio... (Below threshold)

Mrs. Pelosi hate immigration enforcement and loves opeo bordes. Eric Holder should announce he sending all ttem to her.

I wonder if this is the imm... (Below threshold)
retired military:

I wonder if this is the immigration reform that Obama was supposed to announce in the next 2 months or so.

Brilliant, simply brilliant.

Obama plans on killing our ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Obama plans on killing our enemies with kindness, while they use umm guns, bombs, knives, etc

Al Queda always said we wou... (Below threshold)
WildWillie:

Al Queda always said we would go this route. They know the liberals really well. ww

Trent wrote:<blockquo... (Below threshold)
Brett:

Trent wrote:

First of all i'am a new yorker brett and i disagree with this idiocy so release them in chicago

You miss the beauty of the idea. Given a little public notice, how long do you suppose these guys are going to last on the streets of New York on the anniversary of the attack?

Murtha said (in essence) he... (Below threshold)
marc:

Murtha said (in essence) he'd welcome them with open arms.

Need I say more?

Release them in WASHINGTON ... (Below threshold)
Flu-Bird:

Release them in WASHINGTON D.C. where they,ll feel right at home amounst the other crinimals in our national capital WASHINGTON D.C. A WRETCHED HIVE OF SCUM AND VILLIANY




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