San Antonio, Texas - The top U.S. military appellate court on Monday ruled that the judge presiding over the case of an Army major charged with a 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas is not impartial and ordered him removed. The court also set aside the order by the judge, Colonel Gregory Gross, that accused gunman Major Nidal Hasan be forcibly shaved. The action by the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces further delays the trial of Hasan, 42, who is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder after he allegedly opened fire on soldiers and support personnel in a room
Comments: Another day, another outrage. Ramona (the Pest)
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god of irony, 12/3/2012 11:16:11 PM (No. 9047097)
So the Appeals Court is saying that Hassan doesn´t have to follow Army regulations so that must mean he is an unlawful enemy combatant is not subuject to the UCMJ. Throw him Gitmo and let him rot there for awhile then execute him.
It is an offense to human kind that Hasan breathes. Any questions?
He´s not entitled to the appellation of "Major." He long ago rejected his oath and responsibilities and began acting with our enemies.
#2: There are some 2-million-plus uniformed military. They´re not monolithic in their views.
#4: Hasan was hit some number of times, I don´t remember how many, or where. But certainly some blame must adhere to the use of 9mm ["compatible with what the Eunics use" -- whoopee] instead of the magnificent designed-for-the-military John Moses Browning M1911. I wonder to whether they were stuck using hardball, not JHP.
Remember, Hasan was on Obama´s presidential transition team for HHS. Watch this guy... I don´t think he´ll be allowed to walk but minimally placed in a comfy place for the rest of his life. FYI... right after the massacre, Hasan said he did it because Obama was taking too long.
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