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Another Obama Promise Broken!

  1. lady_love158 profile image59
    lady_love158posted 7 years ago

    The liar in chief does it again deciding to keep Gitmo open! Worse, he plans on keeping some detainees there indefinitely... even if they are aquitted of any crimes!!! Worse still he wont even tell those he plans to keep! ! Obama has no respect or requard for the constitution! I wonderwill the left ask for him to be tried for war crimes???

    http://politifact.com/truth-o-meter/pro … on-center/

    1. AnnCee profile image72
      AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe if he starts actually torturing inmates rather than merely following Bush's successful program there he could pick up the sadist constituency in 2012.  http://images.zaazu.com/img/bad-bad-mad-angry-smiley-emoticon-000609-medium.gif

    2. 2besure profile image83
      2besureposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Lady, you just love to create drama!

    3. Paul Wingert profile image77
      Paul Wingertposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      At least they have universal health care at Gitmo. Lady, get over yourself.

      1. lady_love158 profile image59
        lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah so they have it in Maine and MA too!

  2. AnnCee profile image72
    AnnCeeposted 7 years ago

    ummm. . .  "squirted of any crimes"  ??

    1. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Lol! I'm typing on my droid!  It anticipates what you're writing and sometimes changes the word completely especially if you mispelled it!

      1. AnnCee profile image72
        AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Randomness, I like it.

  3. Jim Hunter profile image60
    Jim Hunterposted 7 years ago

    GITMO.

    Its a vacation spot.

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image76
      Evan G Rogersposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      our government is tyrannical, and we're too busy fighting about Right vs. Left to realize it.

      Vote for less government.

  4. BillyDRitchie profile image61
    BillyDRitchieposted 7 years ago

    Wait, where are our liberal friends denouncing this betrayal of trust by The Community Organizer?

    Oh, wait, since Obama is doing it, I guess that makes everything okay now.....and here I was foolishly hoping for Lovemychris to come along and make a wealth envy rant out of the whole thing....my day is shot....

    1. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'll fill in if you like!
      But Bush wants to tell me what to do with my body!

      Michelle Bachmann took 250k in subsidies!

      Republicans hate the poor!

      The rich are evil!

      Did I forget anything?


      Oh yeah... the Tea Party is racist!

      1. lovemychris profile image63
        lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Those things are all true.Except the first...I don't really think Bushbo cares about abortion.
        He only pretends, to placate the base. Same as Delay did and Pence does.
        And I never called rich people evil. Evil is your word-du-jour.Inhumane and heartless, yes.

        hip hip hip hip hip-o-crits.

    2. lovemychris profile image63
      lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The betrayal of trust was broken long ago. The harsh reality of gvt is the Republican Police-State Party.

  5. Mighty Mom profile image83
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    LaLo,
    Just out of curiosity, what would you do with the people who are being held at Gitmo?
    Tough situation:
    Can't waterboard 'em
    Can't just open the doors and say "fly away home little birdies"

    So what exactly should Obama do?

    1. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Why don't you tell me? It was you libs all over Bush for establishing these policies... it was Obama that campaigned on restoring American justice who criticised Bush... but even Bush, Hitler and Stalin never took sole power to declare someone a prisoner for life after aquittal in their justice system. Yet the voices of liberty on the left are silent!

    2. AnnCee profile image72
      AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      http://articles.cnn.com/2009-01-12/poli … M:POLITICS

      Ah well, the piker knew it would be hard.  I guess he hoped the skies would open and the birds would sing and he could quietly rendition the inmates to Egypt.

  6. Mighty Mom profile image83
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    ...I hear Libya's still in contention lol

    1. AnnCee profile image72
      AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Barely.  Squatters have taken over Gaddawflis house.

  7. profile image45
    ShortStoryposted 7 years ago

    I don't consider the Gitmo thing a 'broken promise' as much as a woefully inexperienced, unprepared community organizer being slapped in the face by reality. I imagine obama sucked down many a cig reflecting on that harsh truth.

    1. AnnCee profile image72
      AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well said, Short Story.  Bitter reality is so unfair. I wonder if the progressives have a plan to destroy it?

      1. profile image45
        ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Anything unfair must be regulated and paid reparations.

        1. junko profile image79
          junkoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          ShortStory: You said that because you know it's true, and impossible.

          1. profile image45
            ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            What is true and impossible?

          2. junko profile image79
            junkoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Short Story: .The only issue of reparation recently discussed and denied affects african americans. Am I wrong about your reference?

            1. profile image45
              ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              what, ever?

              1. junko profile image79
                junkoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                That's no answer, c'mon man you are bigger than that.

                1. profile image45
                  ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  Don't try to shame me into a narrow answer. Please elaborate on what you mean.

                  1. junko profile image79
                    junkoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                    I'm not trying to shame you into a narrow answer. You made the comment. I just ask were you using a code rather than the words african american. It's no crime to use code words it's done all the time. I know ain't no shame in your game.

    2. puppypaws profile image59
      puppypawsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I do agree with your comment.  Obama is only interested in one things:  getting power and keeping it.  He carefully watches those that support him, what he has to promise them and thinks about what he needs to do to destroy those that oppose him.  He be one typical, corrupt Chicago politician who is out of his element.

  8. Mighty Mom profile image83
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    "... and I have promises to keep. And miles to go before I sleep..."

    I don't disagree with you, AnnCee and ShortStory (tell me, is it some kind of "insiders' code" to close up the space in your names?)

    Gitmo is a can of worms.
    There are many, many more pressing issues that need to be addressed by this administration before we figure out what to do about illegal detainees.
    Maybe the UN can figure it out....

    1. AnnCee profile image72
      AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Will the uber left be calling for Obama's blood?

      1. lovemychris profile image63
        lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        No way. I want Buscho's Blood. The OG's.

  9. AnnCee profile image72
    AnnCeeposted 7 years ago

    Nothing arcane about it, MightyMom, I think it's an old forum habit.  Not all forums allow a two word username.

    Man caused disaster actions are hell.

  10. aware profile image68
    awareposted 7 years ago

    promise is a pledge to try  .

    1. AnnCee profile image72
      AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Especially if you're a Democrat.

  11. lovemychris profile image63
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    By JOSH GERSTEIN | 12/22/10 11:17 PM EST

    "Language contained in the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House and Senate on Wednesday bars the use of Pentagon funds to transfer any Guantanamo prisoner to the U.S. for any reason, including a trial. Some supporters of plan Obama announced on his first full day in office to close the prison said the passage of the legislation signals nearly complete capitulation by the president."

    Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/12 … z1G9VMdnUr

    His hands are tied....if he closes it on how own over the votes of Congress, how will that be received?
    It's the political reality that sucks, not the real reality.

  12. dingdondingdon profile image57
    dingdondingdonposted 7 years ago

    Obama is not actually all powerful. He has to go through Congress, which is packed with Republicans who want to keep it open.

    1. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Uh yeah... right... well why didn't he close it while he had a super majority in congress? Oh maybe because he was too busy sitting back while that congress shoved health care down our throats?

      1. dingdondingdon profile image57
        dingdondingdonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You notice "Obamacare" didn't get passed, so his majority wasn't actually as "super" as you think.

        1. lady_love158 profile image59
          lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Are you that out of it that uninformed that you don't know Obamacare is the law of the land???

  13. Maembe profile image59
    Maembeposted 7 years ago

    Should the Far Right be praising him for this?

 
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