Thursday, January 22, 2009

BREAKING NEWS Regarding GITMO, Obama has Verbally Ordered ALL Prosecutions Suspended at this point

At 11:29 PM 1.20.09 ( First Posted at 11:29 PM 1.20.09)
On CNN it said on the ticker that Obama was suspending prosecutions of GITMO Detainees at this time. So I went and looked it up, it has not officially hit the airwaves. IF this is true as of 11:29 Tonight, this shows he is keeping his promises and honoring our Constitution....Please stay posted on this issue and email me if you find more...( Sadly there was not much yet on the Internet, but I will keep searching...
January 20, 2009
Obama orders suspension of prosecution at Gitmo
Posted: 11:55 PM ET::
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (CNN) — In one of his first acts in office, President Obama has ordered the U.S. government to suspend prosecutions of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, a military spokesman said Tuesday.
1.21.09 Updates::::
Voice of America has more.....
McClatchey has more emerging details.
Read the DRAFT Document here about GITMO Closure, Please note that it acknowledges the Geneva Conventions...and yes, it RESTORES Habeus Corpus...really. 5 Pages of WOW.
This Reuters article gives more insight how ex -Detainees feel abroad.
1.22.09 Executive Orders Signed in the Past Hour regarding GITMO, Secret Prisons, and Harsh Interrogation.


Fran said...

How sweet the sound!
On day one. Music to my ears.

He also did this:

One of President Barack Obama's first acts is to order federal agencies to halt all pending regulations until his administration can review them.

The order went out Tuesday afternoon, shortly after Obama was inaugurated president, in a memorandum signed by new White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. The notice of the action was contained in the first press release sent out by Obama's White House, and it came from deputy press secretary Bill Burton.

The waning days of former President Bush's administration featured much debate over what rules and regulations he would seek to enact before he left office.

Yay Obama! Do NOT trust the Shrub. Yes!

enigma4ever said...

NOW I am really smiling...thanks Fran...

Annette said...

He said he was going to ... like I said.. Promise Kept...he is certainly hitting the ground running. Hope now some of the ones who were so sure he wasn't going to do these things will start cooking that He also has a meeting today with the Joint Chiefs to start getting the plans laid to withdraw troops from Iraq. I think it is sometime this afternoon.

enigma4ever said...

Ahhhh yes, Annette -
I have heard Humble pie goes nicely with the crow...



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enigma4ever said...

One more thing, I have to say Terror Crimes have been prosecuted here in the US before- so why do we or did we ever need Gitmo ?

or any secret prisons ?
or was it just so they could torture ?