Senate Democrats refuse to fund the closing of Guantanamo, though keeping it open costs far more. Also, hell freezes over.

Via on May 20, 2009

When we gonna back our President, Mr. Barack Obama, who as one of his very first steps in office moved to close the illegal, Geneva Convention-free Guantanamo torture-chamber, er, prison, that we keep on Cuba so that the detainees (not prisoners, because under Bush they were never formally charged) aren’t granted the basic human rights that anyone gets when on American soil? Wow, that was a long sentence. 

For eloquence, and the reasons behind the loser Democrats’ gutless, soulless, vapid decision, go to the New York Times.

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One Response to “Senate Democrats refuse to fund the closing of Guantanamo, though keeping it open costs far more. Also, hell freezes over.”

  1. […] wrongs do not make a right; to meet violence with more violence does not bring peace. Closing Gitmo does not say we condone violence, but that we do not intend to continue to act in such a barbaric […]

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