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US must shut Guantanamo: UN
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Posted by tipper 2006-02-16 06:59|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10795 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 UN must shut Turtle Bay: US
Posted by .com 2006-02-16 07:23||   2006-02-16 07:23|| Front Page Top

#2 US should shut UN: Guantanamo
Posted by JFM">JFM  2006-02-16 07:27||   2006-02-16 07:27|| Front Page Top

#3 We better do what they say. Otherwise, we will get a strongly worded letter in about two months.
Posted by Desert Blondie 2006-02-16 07:28||]">[]  2006-02-16 07:28|| Front Page Top

#4 US must shut Guantanamo

From the Rantburg Standing Headline Dept...
Posted by Raj 2006-02-16 07:52||   2006-02-16 07:52|| Front Page Top

#5 "How many tanks has the UN?"
Posted by Seafarious">Seafarious  2006-02-16 07:57||   2006-02-16 07:57|| Front Page Top

#6 Bolten has a new target, all the asshats that signed this report. Go get um!
Posted by 49 Pan">49 Pan  2006-02-16 07:57||   2006-02-16 07:57|| Front Page Top

#7 No.
Posted by Ptah">Ptah  2006-02-16 08:06||]">[]  2006-02-16 08:06|| Front Page Top

#8 We got to quit the UN and kick those useless turds out of the US.

Where was this 'Human Rights' body while Saddam had his people-shreadders, rape rooms and rape squads? Odd we dont hear anything about the Gulags of North Korea, prisons of China, etc....
Posted by CrazyFool 2006-02-16 08:16||   2006-02-16 08:16|| Front Page Top

#9 Crazy Fool, that would be culturally insensitive to criticize them, since they are only upholding indigenous traditions that they wish to preserve in the facing of crushing, soulless globalization.

(Ok, it's because they know the countries you mentioned would just tell them to Eff-Off, and there's no good five star resorts or restaurants in those countries for their "fact-finding missions" anyway.)
Posted by Desert Blondie 2006-02-16 08:39||]">[]  2006-02-16 08:39|| Front Page Top

#10 I love how Guantanamo is the one prison in Cuba that concerns them.
Posted by ryuge 2006-02-16 08:58||   2006-02-16 08:58|| Front Page Top

#11 Have Bolton tell the UN we'll shut it down only after we get done shooting every single detainee.

That ought to be good for a laugh.
Posted by JerseyMike 2006-02-16 08:59||   2006-02-16 08:59|| Front Page Top

#12 One of the smartest men I ever met -- perhaps the smartest -- once observed that it is remarkable how many arguments involve matters of terminology. In some quarters, this is known as the use of "moral equivalence," but I think that this phrase is inexact, misleading, and worse, fails to identify the tool being used. As far as this report goes, why don't we ask whether they would prefer to watch their wife being gang raped, strangled to death, and children shot or spend a night with the air conditioner left on too high?
Posted by Perfesser 2006-02-16 09:11||   2006-02-16 09:11|| Front Page Top

#13 Strongly worded demarche will be forthcoming...
Posted by Independent Expert 2006-02-16 09:51||   2006-02-16 09:51|| Front Page Top

#14 The 54-page report also said..

I suspect that some, if not all, of the money used in the preparation of this "report" came out of our pockets...
Posted by Bomb-a-rama 2006-02-16 09:52||   2006-02-16 09:52|| Front Page Top

#15 Where was this 'Human Rights' body while Saddam had his people-shreadders, rape rooms and rape squads? Odd we dont hear anything about the Gulags of North Korea, prisons of China, etc....

CF, the same place they are on Sudan, Zimbobwe, etc. Too worried about having summits in hot resort areas to worry about 3rd world countries. Heck, there's no escargot in Sudan, I'd bet!
Posted by BA 2006-02-16 10:13||   2006-02-16 10:13|| Front Page Top

#16 The UN soooo needs booted out of this country. Send 'em to Franceistan or some other dhimmi country. (GET OUT NOW JFM!)
Posted by mmurray821 2006-02-16 10:20||   2006-02-16 10:20|| Front Page Top

#17 Ok, We'll shoot them all, and dump the corpses in the bay.

Hey, sharks gotta eat too...
Posted by mojo">mojo  2006-02-16 10:44||   2006-02-16 10:44|| Front Page Top

#18 So let me get this straight. One of the accusations of torture is how we are force feeding these guys that are on a hunger strike. Does that mean that we might have to start "torturing" Saddam and his ilk if they continue on a hunger strike?
Perfesser, I agree with you, having an air conditioner set on high so to speak, shouldn't be compared to what could be done if the shoe was on the other foot. In some ways it seems that we are being too good to these detainee's. Going back to them having more rights than the soldiers. Too PC for me.
Posted by Jan 2006-02-16 10:55||   2006-02-16 10:55|| Front Page Top

#19 ""How many tanks has the UN?""

15 fewer than they used to have, LOL. Some third world clown stole them. The UN is truly a joke. A bad one.
Posted by Slising Unasing7106 2006-02-16 11:25||   2006-02-16 11:25|| Front Page Top

#20 The first step is to remove diplomatic immunity from anyone that isn't an Ambassador. Let the UN flunkies pay for their own traffic tickets and such and make them pay the bills when their motorcades cost a ton of money.

The second step is to lobby for a new UN headquarters in Asia. Perhaps Japan would offer to build a really nice setup for them in exchange for favorable consideration of a General Assembly seat. Perhaps China, or India. Get the US as the good guy helping some other nation get the pride of UN location rather than be seen as booting them out.

Third step is, reclaim the buildings after the UN has moved and build a parking lot. Manhattan needs more parking and after all the traffic hassles the UN has caused it seems just. We can call name the lot sections after UN leaders or something and the dark corner where the pimps and drug dealers hang out, and where the drunks go to piss can be named after Kofi and his son.
Posted by rjschwarz">rjschwarz  2006-02-16 11:48||]">[]  2006-02-16 11:48|| Front Page Top

#21 Personally, I think Guantanamo is becoming an embarassment.
I'm with special treatment for people not serving in uniform. I'm fine with them got getting Geneva Convention treatment. I'm fine with Guantanamo, in theory.
Where it's been botched is on the judicial level. It's been, what, five years now and the govt still can't figure out a way to run an efficient and fair courts martial procedure?
Posted by Mizzou Mafia 2006-02-16 12:08||   2006-02-16 12:08|| Front Page Top

#22 They're terrorists. Under the Geneva convention, no court martial, nothing. They are lucky they didn't get the summary execution the law allows. Let them rot in jail for all I care.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-02-16 12:12||   2006-02-16 12:12|| Front Page Top

#23 It's been, what, five years now and the govt still can't figure out a way to run an efficient and fair courts martial procedure?

That's because its really never been done before. The usual resolution is to shoot them. So being a kinder gentler sort of war, we decided regardless of what the Geneva Convention says, we'd 'process' them. That's when the lawyers got involved. Which should provide you the reason why its taken so long.
Posted by Graiting Glineter6732 2006-02-16 12:20||   2006-02-16 12:20|| Front Page Top

#24 Spotted owl strategy: shoot, shovel, and shut up.
Posted by SR-71">SR-71  2006-02-16 12:23||   2006-02-16 12:23|| Front Page Top

#25 Lets see what they would do if the U.S. completely stopped paying its U.N. dues... oops my mistake I meant if the U.S. stops paying 90% of the U.N. budget.
Posted by bgrebel 2006-02-16 12:28||   2006-02-16 12:28|| Front Page Top

#26 Here's an article that says that some of these mooks, at least, are not terrorists -- they got swept up with the trash.

I suspect we know who's worth keeping and who isn't. Dumping the ones who aren't worth keeping would be useful in several ways right now.
Posted by Steve White">Steve White  2006-02-16 12:33||   2006-02-16 12:33|| Front Page Top

#27 There have already been some dumps.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-02-16 13:07||   2006-02-16 13:07|| Front Page Top

#28 NS is correct AoS. There have been several dumps already with those we thought weren't useful/threatening anymore. Of course, we've supposedly already "re-caught" some (not many, granted) of these dumpees fightin us in Afghanistan and Iraq, from what I remember. Also, thinking logically (not a jihadi strong suit), if YOU were truly innocent, been held for 3+ years in Cuba and were suddenly released, wouldn't you be more inclined to join the jihad? Not that I'm saying it's right (personally, I lean to the "they're not even covered by the Geneva conventions so we should shoot 'em" side of the fence), but you gotta think big picture.
Posted by BA 2006-02-16 14:13||   2006-02-16 14:13|| Front Page Top

#29 Send the stupid asses to Gitmo for some real torture.
Posted by Captain America 2006-02-16 16:30||   2006-02-16 16:30|| Front Page Top

#30 I find myself wondering if the Masterminds that we *do* have in GTMO have ben urging on the cannon fodder to be the hunger strikers...
Posted by Seafarious">Seafarious  2006-02-16 16:32||   2006-02-16 16:32|| Front Page Top

#31 Stop force-feeding hunger strikers. Put three square meals in front of them every day. Let natural selection work.

Stop force-feeding the U.N. too. Pay for 1/190th of its budget and let natural selection work.

Oh, and no more diplomatic priviledges for the U.N. They can pay their parking tickets like everyone else.
Posted by Darrell 2006-02-16 17:00||   2006-02-16 17:00|| Front Page Top

#32 yall better watch out, I heard Kofi knows Kung Fu
Posted by Elmiting Gluger1772 2006-02-16 17:12||   2006-02-16 17:12|| Front Page Top

#33 I like your plan RJ no T.
Posted by 6 2006-02-16 17:26||   2006-02-16 17:26|| Front Page Top

#34 "...authors had never visited the prison..."

Just about sums it up for me.
Posted by DepotGuy 2006-02-16 19:31||   2006-02-16 19:31|| Front Page Top

#35 funny how the pictures of Abu Graib were released by the MSM's yesterday at the same time of the report.
Posted by 49 Pan">49 Pan  2006-02-16 19:58||   2006-02-16 19:58|| Front Page Top

#36 Force feed with ExLax in the mix...
Posted by 3dc 2006-02-16 21:54||   2006-02-16 21:54|| Front Page Top

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