Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Protesters Demand Guantanamo Shutdown

NEW YORK - Feminist author Gloria Steinem on Monday joined about 200 protesters to demand the closure of the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, saying holding prisoners indefinitely without charging them violates the values upon which the United States was founded.

Steinem compared Guantanamo to the kind of autocratic rule early colonists were trying to flee.

"They came to escape the very things — detention without due process, bias, a religious government ... that we protest today," Steinem said.

Some detainees have been held at the camp in Cuba for more than three years without being charged. The U.S. government contends the prisoners are enemy combatants and are not entitled to constitutional protections.

Rachel Meeropol, a lawyer with the Center for Constitutional Rights that has filed lawsuits in federal court challenging the detentions, also addressed the crowd.

The Bush administration "has claimed the power to kidnap men anywhere in the world and hold them, interrogate them, detain them without any process of law," said Meeropol, the granddaughter of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed in 1953 after being convicted of conspiring to commit espionage for the Soviet Union.

Is this yet another full of hot air "celebrity" running their mouth without knowing the facts?

Steinem states - "They came to escape the very things — detention without due process, bias, a religious government ... that we protest today,"

That is totally NOT what the colonization and impending revolution was about.

America was founded on religious FREEDOM ... not an escape from a "religious government" but to form a new government BASED on religion and the freedom of that religion with tolerance for others that did not share the same belief.

King George ran a government ruled by the Catholic Church. If you were not Catholic you had no rights to speak of.

The new American government was designed based upon the idea that a person could be of any DENOMINATION ... could be Jewish, and even a tolerance for those that don't share the same religious history ...

and all of them, AS CITIZENS, still share the same rights.

Point 2 - They protest that these prisoners have been held? Would they rather them released on bail into the American streets so they can kill more innocent people?

These are not CITIZENS that have broken some law like stealing a coke from the corner stop-n-rob. They have not just killed a fellow CITIZEN in a single act of violence.

These are terrorists at WAR. They proclaimed "Jihad" against you and me. (I won't go into here the fact that that proves their lack of understanding of their own religion.)

These are soldiers on a crusade. The "religion of peace" has been at constant war since their founding in an attempt to take over the entire planet, and these extremists will not stop untill you are either praying to allah, or have had your head sawed off for not converting.

This passion is carried over into the battlefield where they, as NON - UNIFORMED COMBATANTS carry out acts of WAR. They are NOT CITIZENS of the US, and are not entitled to any treatment other than that afforded to a PRISONER OF WAR. (This does not include a lawyer, a trial, a charge, NOTHING ... unless they ARE a CITIZEN of the US. Then they are charged with sedition and treason and tried accordingly).

And before you bring up "Geneva Convention" ... study your history. Provide me the document ... or should I point out DOCUMENTS. These "rules of war" are designed to apply to the signers of said documents only. We treat our prisoners with respect ... with decency ... even when others do not afford our soldiers or civilians the same. We do not do this because of the "Geneva Convention" ... we do this because we have morals!

In closing ... "Protesters Demand Guantanamo Shutdown"?

I Demand Stupid Know Nothing History Twisters Quit Causing The Only Real "Global Warming" By Shutting Their Pie Holes !

A mind is a terrible thing to waste. Take time to learn the facts ... (and not from some biased MSM source).

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