State of the Union: What Obama didn’t say about Terrorism


With only a cursory mention of the war on terror, three things were conspicuous by their absence in last night’s State of the Union speech: Gitmo, Miranda, and the New York terror trials.
On January 22, 2009, just two days after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama issued an [...]

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Pots and Kettles: Shepard Smith Yells Gitmo is America’s “Black Eye”


Some people just have no sense of irony.
Apparently, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is one of them.  Monday night, the broadcaster most known for having Tammy Faye Bakker eyes, twice used “black eye” as a metaphor.
Shep basically lost control while arguing with Congressman Peter King about the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, and whether it [...]

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Ill. prison to get Gitmo detainees – AP


WASHINGTON – Taking an important step on the thorny path to closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the White House plans to announce Tuesday that the government will acquire an underutilized state prison in rural Illinois to be the new home for a limited number of terrorist suspects held at Guantanamo. via […]