Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Fri 12/16/2011 View Thu 12/15/2011 View Wed 12/14/2011 View Tue 12/13/2011 View Mon 12/12/2011 View Sun 12/11/2011 View Sat 12/10/2011
2011-12-16 Home Front: WoT
Somali pirates sentenced to life in American prison
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by trailing wife 2011-12-16 01:17|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1131 views ]  Top

#1 Does this mean I have to pay for their meals and housing? To quote Hanover Fist, "Gimme a break!"
Posted by imoyaro 2011-12-16 01:54||   2011-12-16 01:54|| Front Page Top

#2 Next thing we know they're going to be put in a CA jail ....
Posted by gorb 2011-12-16 02:10||   2011-12-16 02:10|| Front Page Top

#3 The best way around this problem is for the USN to arrange a "shore detention" for captured pirates, that involves a special unit with an indeterminate and unmemorable nomenclature, to transport the pirates via helicopter to a classified "detention facility" in some undetermined place.

The helicopter leaves with its cargo of pirates, and returns to the ship empty, with the pirates "no longer under US jurisdiction, so are no longer accountable".
Posted by Anonymoose 2011-12-16 08:39||   2011-12-16 08:39|| Front Page Top

#4 Halal meals and a an arrow pointing to Mecca for the next 50 years. And for God sakes, dirty infidel screws, don't touch their Korans.
Posted by Ulose Munster2089 2011-12-16 08:52||   2011-12-16 08:52|| Front Page Top

#5 Not exactly what I had in mind. Just helicopters leaving with pirates, and returning without pirates.
Posted by Anonymoose 2011-12-16 10:58||   2011-12-16 10:58|| Front Page Top

#6 for three squares a day, why wouldn't you hijack a ship?
Posted by jack salami 2011-12-16 11:06||   2011-12-16 11:06|| Front Page Top

#7 In Somalia, this is the equivalent of winning the Lotto.
Posted by mojo 2011-12-16 15:39||   2011-12-16 15:39|| Front Page Top

#8 An underwater detention facility with sharks and crabs for guards.
Posted by gorb 2011-12-16 16:14||   2011-12-16 16:14|| Front Page Top

#9 The blog chronicling Jean and Scott Adam's journey around the world is still up, for anyone who's interested. Too bad it had to end like this.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2011-12-16 17:53||   2011-12-16 17:53|| Front Page Top

#10 If it was me they would've been, I dunno,..."abducted by aliens" or sumthin.
Posted by tu3031 2011-12-16 21:57||   2011-12-16 21:57|| Front Page Top

#11 Life in an American prison is probably still better than living in Somalia.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2011-12-16 22:05||   2011-12-16 22:05|| Front Page Top

00:00 Skidmark
23:59 Skidmark
23:50 JosephMendiola
23:35 JosephMendiola
23:31 JosephMendiola
23:26 JosephMendiola
23:19 Old Patriot
23:16 OldSpook
22:19 OldSpook
22:15 Rambler in Virginia
22:11 JosephMendiola
22:10 tu3031
22:05 Rambler in Virginia
22:04 The ICC
22:02 tu3031
21:58 JosephMendiola
21:57 tu3031
21:50 Pinchy
21:45 Frank G
21:37 tipper
21:14 Pappy
21:14 swksvolFF
21:12 Super Hose
21:12 Barbara

Rantburg was assembled from recycled algorithms in the United States of America. No trees were destroyed in the production of this weblog. We did hurt some, though. Sorry.


Search WWW Search