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Vizion 05-01-2009 10:00 PM

New prison for Guantanamo Bay
 
This just in, BO is a first class moron.

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said yesterday that the Pentagon may have to build a new facility to house detainees from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, to hedge against political opposition around the country to the incarceration of the inmates in existing federal or military facilities in the United States.

"I fully expect to have 535 pieces of legislation before this is over saying, 'Not in my district, not in my state,' " Gates said, referring to the number of senators and representatives in Congress. He said the Pentagon wants to have $50 million at hand in case it has to build a prison on short notice.

In January, President Obama ordered the closure of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within a year. Gates said the facilities, which cost tens of millions of dollars to construct, are likely to be "mothballed....

Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...043004068.html

rockdawg21 05-01-2009 10:20 PM

Well DUH!!!!!!!!

atomdanger 05-01-2009 10:21 PM

Why don't we just put them into our prison system?

Or federal prison, or county jail somewhere?
Why build their own facility.

VCURamFan 05-01-2009 10:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atomdanger
Why don't we just put them into our prison system?

Or federal prison, or county jail somewhere?
Why build their own facility.

That's what Obama suggested. Then the entire nation said "F*** NO! We don't want a bunch of terrorists who may escape in our county, thanks.", so now he's having to back pedal.

Vizion 05-01-2009 10:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atomdanger
Why don't we just put them into our prison system?

Or federal prison, or county jail somewhere?
Why build their own facility.

Because of what might happen to them among the general population there...as if that matters eh.

the White House does have a basement, does it not?

rockdawg21 05-01-2009 11:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vizion
Because of what might happen to them among the general population there...as if that matters eh.

the White House does have a basement, does it not?

Good point. Perhaps Obama should quarter them like he wants to do with the leaders of countries who support these assholes.

Buzzard 05-02-2009 01:03 AM

GR: There is an empty prison right now in Montana that could house them.

Vizion 05-02-2009 05:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Buzzard
GR: There is an empty prison right now in Montana that could house them.

Yea, and like every other district on U.S. soil they won't be welcomed. Smart man, that president of ours.

Buzzard 05-02-2009 06:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vizion
Yea, and like every other district on U.S. soil they won't be welcomed. Smart man, that president of ours.

You could always go back to where you came from if you like.

atomdanger 05-02-2009 06:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by VCURamFan
That's what Obama suggested. Then the entire nation said "F*** NO! We don't want a bunch of terrorists who may escape in our county, thanks.", so now he's having to back pedal.

Odds of escape? Thin.

Put them in supermax.


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