Posts Tagged ‘Ground Zero’

In the red corner, fighting out of New York City, by way of the House of Reps, then the MSNBC academy; Joe “Big Country” Scarborough.  And in the blue corner, fighting out of the Peach State; also by way of the House of Reps, and recently Fox News punditry; Newt “The Speaker” Gingrich. 

Now touch gloves, and come out fighting!! 


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Location of Proposed "Ground Zero Mosque"

Only a few weeks ago, the Obama administration’s stated opinion on the mosque/Islamic cultural center being built near Ground Zero was that it was a local issue that the President would not comment on, as seen here being said by Robert Gibbs:  

It’s a position the administration has held on to several times since the Henry Louis Gates incident to not get involved in hot button topics such as Prop 8.  But on Friday, the President finally did come out in support of the right to build a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero, only to hedge his comments on Saturday.  But why?  (more…)

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Ground Zero

In a manner fitting of the Obama administration, a bombshell was dropped on the American people last Friday afternoon. Eric Holder, the US Attorney General announced that he will be sending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (self-proclaimed mastermind of 9-11) and 4 other Gitmo detainees to Manhattan to be tried for their crimes in CIVILIAN court as opposed to Military Tribunal. These Military Commissions have a long history going all the way back to the Revolutionary War. Having been most famously reinstituted back in 2001 by President George W. Bush, these commissions were upheld by the Supreme Court and Congress as recently as 2006 and 2009. Upon entering office, President Obama halted all Military Tribunals and now, dripping with twisted irony, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (KSM) and his cohorts will be tried only blocks away from the location of the worst terror attack in US History, Ground Zero. (more…)

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