In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Trump: I’d Consider Sending the NYC Terrorist to Gitmo

Why were we ever thinking of closing such a useful facility? Do you want those people hanging out near your neighborhood? Nice having them in Cuba. I think if we close the Guantanamo Bay prison we should move the prisoners to a detention center in Kalorama, the ritzy section of Washington where Barack Obama lives with a wall in front of his house. Trump, who

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Biden Expects Gitmo to Close by the End of Obama’s Presidency

Vice President Biden said Thursday it is his “hope and expectation” that the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison facility in Cuba will close before President Obama leaves office. Biden spoke during a press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Stockholm. President Obama appears to be relentlessly determined, no matter the cost to national security, to follow through on his “promise” to close Gitmo. This is

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Lynch Opposes Obama Gitmo-Emptying Plan

Well, it’s nice to see the attorney general do something right for a change, like standing up for national security and the rule of law. Which is supposed to be her job. From Reuters: President Barack Obama is again facing dissent from within his administration – this time from Attorney General Loretta Lynch – over his plans to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to

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Obama May Close Guantanamo Bay by Fiat

Why? Just because it’s important to him? Because he wants to fulfill his promise, inconveniences like the law and the Constitution notwithstanding? From the Wall Street Journal: The White House is drafting options that would allow President Barack Obama to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by overriding a congressional ban on bringing detainees to the U.S., senior administration officials said. Such a move would

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WH Dossier Identifies Perfect Location for Gitmo Prisoners

As a public service . . . White House Dossier has identified a first-rate location for President Obama to put his terrorists once he closes Guantanamo Bay. It’s completely surrounded by shark-infested freezing water, so there’s no escape. The natives have a thick accent that is hard for those with English as a second language to understand, so communication will be difficult. My understanding is

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