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Friday, January 23, 2009

God, Politics and Pock 'n' Roll: Gitmo closing: Sad... or not bad?

Excerpted from this post at God, Politics and Pock 'n' Roll

Some Republicans are expressing concerns about President Obama's executive orders today involving the shutdown of Guantanamo Bay and the apparent change in policy regarding torture. Thoughts: First, I am a realist and understand that President Obama needs to be keeping campaign promises AND wants to redefine our image in the eyes of the world. ... the whole "I-don't-want-terrorists-in-my-backyard" is going to be seen as simplistic grandstanding by my party. If there are legitimate security concerns related to these orders, let's raise them and treat the public like educated adults.

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