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Rep. Marsha Blackburn works to PROTECT America from GITMO Detainees

by @ Monday, July 21st, 2014. Filed under 9/11, Gitmo, Guantanamo

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R, TN-7) has introduced H.R. 4836, the PROTECT Act, to criminalize the transfer of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay to the United States. Congressman Frank Wolf (R, VA-10) co-sponsored the bill.
Rep. Blackburn explains in the video below why this legislation is necessary.

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Debra Burlingame on Benghazi, War on Terror, and Obamacare, guest hosting for Tammy Bruce

Debra Burlingame filled in yesterday for the vacationing Tammy Bruce and interviewed a great lineup of guests. After first providing her perspective of the War on Terror since 9/11, Debra spoke with John Rosenthal, author of The Jihadist Plot: The Untold Story of Al-Qaeda and the Libyan Rebellion. Why did Benghazi happen? In Libya, [...]

Senate should oppose D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Caitlin Halligan

In 2009, current D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Caitlin Halligan donated her legal services pro bono and co-authored amicus brief which argued that the 2001 AUMF did not authorize indefinite military detention of captured unlawful enemy combatants.

The Honorable Senator Mitch McConnell
United States Senate
Washington, D.C.
March 4, 2013
Dear Senator McConnell,
We are writing today to express our [...]

Recall President Obama’s foreign policy; Constitutional rights to 9/11 war criminals

Between now and Election Day 2012, 9/11 Families for a Safe & Strong America will take a look back at President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. Today, we remember this:
November 2009:

Attorney General Eric Holder wants to fly Khalid Sheikh Mohammed into New York City, cloak him and his four “co-defendants” with liberties they would deny every [...]

9/11 Families: Thomson Prison Purchase First Step to Bring Gitmo Detainees to U.S. Soil (Updated with DOJ filing)

by @ Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012. Tags: , , , ,
Filed under 9/11, Guantanamo, Thompson prison, Thomson

Updated 6:05 PM EDT, Oct 2, 2012: The Department of Justice filed a notice of condemnation in U.S. District Court today to take possession of Thomson Prison. In part, the purpose of the acquisition reads as follows:
“… as well as to provide humane and secure confinement of individuals held under authority of any Act of [...]

Obama living in a Muslim country did not make us safer

by @ Monday, September 17th, 2012. Tags: , , , ,
Filed under 9/11, Barack Obama, Egypt, Libya, September 11

It was fantasy, one sold as fact to the American people on November 21, 2007 by then Presidential candidate Barack Obama during an interview:

Living in Malaysia for a few years when he was young could not possibly have equipped Obama with all he needed to know about Islam to make America safer 30 years later. [...]

9/11 Families Urge Congress to Withhold Funding for Thomson Prison

by @ Friday, July 27th, 2012. Tags: , , ,
Filed under 9/11, Barack Obama, Congress, Guantanamo, Thompson prison, Thomson

9/11 FAMILIES URGE CONGRESS TO WITHHOLD FUNDING FOR THOMSON PRISON
July 27, 2012 [...]

9/11 Families to Govs. Cuomo and Christie: the Port Authority’s conduct is a betrayal of those who died on 9/11

The Honorable Chris Christie
Governor of New Jersey
The Honorable Andrew Cuomo
Governor of New York
June 27, 2012
Dear Governor Christie and Governor Cuomo:
Over the past several months, we have watched with growing concern as the National September 11 Memorial Museum has become the focus of a public dispute over funding. We are deeply disappointed that the Port Authority [...]

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