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Obama and Senate Intel Cmte tortured the truth about CIA’s enhanced interrogation program

by @ Tuesday, August 5th, 2014. Tags: , , , , , ,
Filed under 9/11, CIA, EIT, Obama, Senate, al Qaeda, detainee

President Barack Obama said on Friday, “In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong. We did a whole lot of things that were right. But we tortured some folks. We did some things that were contrary to our values.” Yet the Department of Justice has twice closed investigations of [...]

9/11 Commission mission failure; withheld key documents are owed to the American people

By January 14, 2009, only 35% of the 9/11 Commission’s staff documents had been processed by the National Archives. They are Congressional records not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. There are nearly 2,000 memorandums for record (MFRs) of the summaries and transcripts of interviews conducted by 9/11 Commissioners and staff, as well as [...]

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. [...]

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