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Hundreds Protest Terror-Trials in NY

  1. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 7 years ago
    1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Considering who's against it......

      It must be a great idea.

  2. resspenser profile image85
    resspenserposted 7 years ago

    It is an awful idea proposed by idiots!

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    sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago

    This should have been long done by now!

  4. carterchas profile image79
    carterchasposted 7 years ago

    They don't want trials, but military tribunals?  We're not in a state of war now.  (Though we have men in Afghanistan).  If those guys aren't given public trials, how would we ever convince someone it wasn't a setup?

    As someone already mentioned, this should have been long done by now.

    America has used military tribunals in the past.  In W.W.II, some Nazi spy was caught coming ashore from a U-boat. The guy blew the whistle on his comrades (including reporting about their planned sabotage).  The guy who talked was given 40 years.  The rest were sent to the electric chair the day they were convicted.

    Though some may say we are at war now, there is a big difference.  First, Germany was much more powerful than these terrorists, with a government behind them.  We are currently only trying to remove the small amount of resistance left.  Second, the U.S.A. was formally at war when they came ashore.  They were, as such, subject to the laws of war.  Spies are subject to execution upon conviction by a military tribunal.  They may be immediately executed if caught on the field of battle.

    Finally, holding a public trial for those terrorist will prove to the world we have a fair and equitable system.

    1. tksensei profile image61
      tksenseiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes we are.

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't like your "finally."

  5. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 7 years ago

    Think you could comment without the insults?

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I'm sorry, was someone insulted?

 
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