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

Kachina27284 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 9:33 AM
We have spent millions of dollars on Gitmo, so why do we need to close it? The inmate conditions there are superior to any federal pen, so why the hurry to close it? I assume that we will never have any more prisoners to hold there, as Obama's philosophy is to just kill them with a drone, so you do not have to imprison them. If that is his philosophy, then let's just kill all 166 and be done with it.

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...