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Obama releases top terrorist....WOW!

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  1. Fox32

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    The Obama administration just released Qays (also spelled Qais Qazali) Khazali who kidnapped and MURDERED FIVE U.S. Soldiers as a act of reconciliation!!!!

    WOW, what kind of president did we elect? There is not enough space to tell you about this murderer. Please do a Google search to tell you more about this murderer of our soldiers that OBAMA released!!!! Look up LEAGUE OF THE RIGHTEOUS too.

    You Democrats on this board...tell us what you were thinking when you voted this guy in???
     
  2. stokinpls

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    More democrat lies used to embarass dumb ol' George come to light.
     
  3. Anchorsteam

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    Hopefully this is not true. If it is true, I'm sure Hillary is beaming since she likely gave the idea a thumbs' up! I guess the bomber that just knocked off all those contractors in Afghanistan didn't 'get the happy word'. Jeez...
     
  4. Fox32

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    Can one of you computer pros paste a link to the website in question???? Thanks and Happy New Year!!!
     
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    Judge cites gov't missteps, tosses Blackwater case
    WASHINGTON – A federal judge cited repeated government missteps in dismissing all charges against five Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of killing unarmed Iraqi civilians in a case that inflamed anti-American sentiment abroad.

    U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina dismissed the case against the guards accused of the shooting in a crowded Baghdad intersection in 2007.

    The shooting in busy Nisoor Square left 17 Iraqis dead. The Iraqi government wanted the guards to face trial in Iraq and officials there said they would closely watch how the U.S. judicial system handled the case.

    Urbina said the prosecutors ignored the advice of senior Justice Department officials and built their case on sworn statements that had been given under a promise of immunity. Urbina said that violated the guards' constitutional rights. He dismissed the government's explanations as "contradictory, unbelievable and lacking in credibility."

    "We're obviously disappointed by the decision," Justice Department spokesman Dean Boyd said. "We're still in the process of reviewing the opinion and considering our options."

    Prosecutors can appeal the ruling.

    Ali al-Dabagh, the Iraqi government spokesman, said in a statement Friday that the government was dismayed by the court's dismissal of the case.

    "The Iraqi government regrets the decision," he said. "Investigations conducted by specialized Iraqi authorities confirmed unequivocally that the guards of Blackwater committed the crime of murder and broke the rules by using arms without the existence of any threat obliging them to use force."

    "The Iraqi government will follow up its procedures strictly and firmly to pursue the criminals of the above named company and to preserve the rights of the Iraqi citizens who were victims or the families who suffered losses from this crime."

    Dr. Haitham Ahmed, whose wife and son were killed in the shooting, said the decision casts doubt on the integrity of the entire U.S. justice system.

    "If a judge ... dismissed the trial, that is ridiculous and the whole thing has been but a farce," Ahmed said. "The rights of our victims and the rights of the innocent people should not be wasted."

    Dozens of Iraqis, including the estates of some of the victims allegedly killed by Blackwater employees, filed a separate lawsuit last year alleging that Blackwater employees engaged in indiscriminate killings and beatings. The civil case is still before a Virginia court.

    Blackwater contractors had been hired to guard U.S. diplomats in Iraq. The guards said insurgents ambushed them in a traffic circle. Prosecutors said the men unleashed an unprovoked attack on civilians using machine guns and grenades.

    The shooting led to the unraveling of the North Carolina-based company, which since has replaced its management and changed its name to Xe Services.

    The five guards are Donald Ball, a former Marine from West Valley City, Utah; Dustin Heard, a former Marine from Knoxville, Tenn.; Evan Liberty, a former Marine from Rochester, N.H.; Nick Slatten, a former Army sergeant from Sparta, Tenn., and Paul Slough, an Army veteran from Keller, Texas.

    Defense attorneys said the guards were thrilled by the ruling after more than two years of scrutiny.

    "It's tremendously gratifying to see the court allow us to celebrate the new year the way it has," said attorney Bill Coffield, who represents Liberty. "It really invigorates your belief in our court system."

    "It's indescribable," said Ball's attorney, Steven McCool. "It feels like the weight of the world has been lifted off his shoulders. Here's a guy that's a decorated war hero who we maintain should never have been charged in the first place."

    The five guards had been charged with manslaughter and weapons violations. The charges carried mandatory 30-year prison terms.

    Urbina's ruling does not resolve whether the shooting was proper. Rather, the 90-page opinion underscores some of the conflicting evidence in the case. Some Blackwater guards told prosecutors they were concerned about the shooting and offered to cooperate. Others said the convoy had been attacked. By the time the FBI began investigating, Nisoor Square had been picked clean of bullets that might have proven whether there had been a firefight or a massacre.

    The Iraqi government has refused to grant Blackwater a license to continue operating in the country, prompting the State Department to refuse to renew its contracts with the company.

    In a statement released by its president, Joseph Yorio, the company said it was happy to have the shooting behind it.

    "Like the people they were protecting, our Xe professionals were working for a free, safe and democratic Iraq for the Iraqi people," Yorio said. "With this decision, we feel we can move forward and continue to assist the United States in its mission to help the people of Iraq and Afghanistan find a peaceful, democratic future."

    The top U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. Raymond Odierno, declined to comment on the specifics of the case, but said, "I do worry about it, because clearly there were innocent people killed in that attack ... it is heart-wrenching."

    The case against the five men fell apart because, after the shooting, the State Department ordered the guards to explain what happened. In exchange for those statements, the State Department promised the statements would not be used in a criminal case. Such limited immunity deals are common in police departments so officers involved in shootings cannot hold up internal investigations by refusing to cooperate.

    The five guards told investigators they fired their weapons, an admission that was crucial because forensic evidence could not determine who had fired.

    Because of the immunity deal, prosecutors had to build their case without those statements, a high legal hurdle that Urbina said the Justice Department failed to clear. Prosecutors read those statements, reviewed them in the investigation and used them to question witnesses and get search warrants, Urbina said. Key witnesses also reviewed the statements and the grand jury heard evidence that had been tainted by those statements, the judge said.

    The Justice Department set up a process to avoid those problems, but Urbina said lead prosecutor Ken Kohl and others "purposefully flouted the advice" of senior Justice Department officials telling them not to use the statements.

    It was unclear what the ruling means for a sixth Blackwater guard, Jeremy Ridgeway, who turned on his former colleagues and pleaded guilty to killing one Iraqi and wounding another. Had he gone to trial, the case against him would likely have fallen apart, but it's unclear whether Urbina will let him out of his plea deal.
     
  7. Auctioneer

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    HEY PARKERGUY, lets get something straight right now. Don't use the word WE when asking about him being elected. Say them or something like that. I didn't vote for that moron and never will. So please drop the WE crap or are you saying you voted for him?. Thanks
     
  8. R.Kipling

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    Personally, I think that the title of this thread is misleading, 0'bama is the 'top terrorist' and he's been loose for far too long.

    IMO,
    Kip
     
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    probley friends of obamma
     
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    http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2009/12/us_releases_dangerou.php
     
  11. Fox32

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    Auctioneer, I beg for forgivness, WE is not me. I should have used THEY...
     
  12. Auctioneer

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    You just reminded me of the nurses at the Doc's office. They like saying "WE are going to have a shot now". I always think "When are you going to take your shot then?" LOL Happy New Year
     
  13. Setterman

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    flincher100, name your source. BS made up by you. 100,000 Blackwater people in Afghanistan? Get real.
     
  14. bigdogtx

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    well flinch,,,,maybe you should work on your "writing" abilities before you criticize someone for their reading abilities,,,,

    "There are reports mercenaries (Blackwater clones) hired by our government may, in places, be equal in number to our regular troops",,,,what "places" are you referring to,,,,the outhouse,,,,there they might be equal in number,,,,
     
  15. bigdogtx

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    flinch,,,,YOU are the one that shot your mouth off at setterman trying to correct his response to your ill-written post,,,,if you are worried about the "regular troops" morale,,,,you should have supported someone for president who didn't have disdain for our "regular troops",,,,if you would not remain stupid and _think_ about WHY we use "mercenaries",,,,maybe YOU would have an understanding of what is really going on....
     
  16. bigdogtx

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    come back when you have a clue
     
  17. chuckles

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    Flincher, its people like you that have no clue re the "Big picture" ie Blackwater being used for Government security in Iraq to alleviate the overburdened US armed forces....

    Cluless people like you are a detriment to America and all it stands for.

    Hopefully some Marine or Blackwater employee can enlighten you someday someway...we can only hope.
     
  18. Frank C

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    a simple google search shows plenty
     
  19. highflyer

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    I don't think Obama gives a crap if we are hit by terrorists or not. I really don't. I think his heart is as much with the terrorists cause as it is with the well being of this country. Half this country elected someone that despises everything we stand for as a nation. Half this country still supports him.
     
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