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After 101 days in Mexican prison, Marine
Sgt. Tahmooressi to get day in court

Fox News, by Joseph J. Kolb

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Posted By:MissMolly, 7/9/2014 5:17:39 AM

On his 101st day in captivity in Mexico, Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi will finally get his day in court Wednesday before a federal judge in Tijuana. Because of delays prompted by both Mexico´s unpredictable legal system and Tahmooressi´s trouble settling on a lawyer, the hearing will be the first time a judge gets to hear directly from the 26-year-old veteran of two tours in Afghanistan. Although his new lawyer is urging caution, Tahmooressi´s mother said the family hopes federal Judge Victor Octavio Luna Escobedo will free him. "Andrew expressed his hope to be released on Wednesday as the judge will

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 7/9/2014 5:55:59 AM     (No. 9916227)

My husband and I were called to exchange our cruise for an all inclusive in Mexico. Mexico tourism is hurting. I told them that Mexico will NOT receive one penny of my money and don´t call again. I will not purchase any produce from Mexico...let it rot on the shelve.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 7/9/2014 6:04:06 AM     (No. 9916234)

It will be interesting to see if the POTUS goes on vacation, leaving this Marine in a Mexican prison.

Will someone please remind Obama he has a phone and a pen...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FunOne, 7/9/2014 6:21:14 AM     (No. 9916244)

Sgt. Tahmooressi is the ONLY person in the entire world not allowed to cross the US-Mexican border in a northerly direction.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: coldoc, 7/9/2014 7:25:09 AM     (No. 9916288)

He will be freed only after the check clears. The mexican legal system is nonsense.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: envirodude, 7/9/2014 7:50:32 AM     (No. 9916329)

a few thoughts: 1. He should have said he was importing guns into Mexico as part of Fast and Furious. If only to see the reaction of the left, this would have been funny.

2. It has been my opinion that he will continue to be held until the ransom is paid. When the authorities detaining him realize that he has been abandoned by Obama/Holder, they will let him go. How long does it take for them to see the light? Probably another year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: provide, 7/9/2014 8:06:03 AM     (No. 9916360)

We´ll trade our MS 13 children immigrants for him.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tommyr, 7/9/2014 8:45:40 AM     (No. 9916428)

Send the Ambassador and a Marine Corps General to the court and demand his immediate release.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: harper, 7/9/2014 3:39:13 PM     (No. 9917166)

There is no better example of the pathetic mess that is appeasement than looking at what Obama is doing at the southern border, including the corrupt persecution of Sgt. Tahmooressi.

To the Democrats, Sgt. Tahmooressi has the following problems:

He is a man.
He is a proven brave and functional man.
He chose his race poorly.
He owns guns.
Probable Republican/patriot.

...so they will only grudgingly do anything to help him.

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