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Feinstein: How Bout' Bringing GITMO Detainees to the United States?

johnnyb5 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:54 AM
Sure. Let's bring them to Marin County. Or better yet put them up in the Presidio.
southern tom Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:11 AM
...THEY'RE NOT doing anything with Alcatraz...
Charles SWVA Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:09 AM
What's wrong with Alcatraz? Being sand rats, they are likely poor swimmers. Use the open door policy and they may try to escape by swimming.

It's happening again. One of the Senate's leading Democrats, Senator Diane Feinstein, has been pushing to bring GITMO detainees into the United States and has hired the Government Accountability Office to look into how it can happen. This is a proposal that failed during the first Obama term due to public outrage and a logistical nightmare, yet it's coming up again as an option.

The Democratic chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence committee commissioned a federal report to identify prison facilities in the U.S. that are suitable for housing Guantanamo detainees, concluding the option is viable -- despite...