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Obama Contemplates Executive Order for Detention Without Charges!

Officials: Move Would Reassert Power To Hold Terror Suspects Indefinitely

Obama administration officials, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, are -crafting language for an executive order that would reassert presidential authority to incarcerate terrorism suspects indefinitely, according to three senior government officials with knowledge of White House deliberations.

Such an order would embrace claims by former president George W. Bush that certain people can be detained without trial for long periods under the laws of war. Obama advisers are concerned that an order, which would bypass Congress, could place the president on weaker footing before the courts and anger key supporters, the officials said.

After months of internal debate over how to close the military facility in Cuba, White House


Added: Jun-28-2009 
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  • You don't suppose that maybe as POTUS, Obama is now privy to information about these animals at Guantanamo that Obama the candidate didn't know about, do you?

    It's like Samuel Huntington said in his book. There is no such real thing as "International Law". What goes on in the netherworld between nations is pure anarchy. There is no real law that says these people have to be released... Not until their feet touch US soil.

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  • Damn all you fools who voted for him. "Change you can believe in!"

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  • Can't wait to see how my buddy Las rationalizes this. :)

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  • Are the fema camps built ? ? ?

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  • I just revert back to Ted Nuggents video when he says Hey Obama! suck on this ya Punk! Obama & his Democrats in crime are going to destroy America with his so-called Change of direction

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  • Gee not as easy as you thought,,,these people we are holding are fanatical scumbags looking to do the US harm....put em in Rachel Maddows or Kieth Obermanns house, they seem to be an experts on handling these f#ks...

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