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House Panel Condemns Obama
For Bergdahl Swap With Taliban

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 7/30/2014 8:54:42 AM

WASHINGTON — A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.(snip) The vote was 34-25 with two Democrats — Reps. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Mike McIntyre of North Carolina — joining Republicans in support of the measure. The bipartisan resolution raises national security concerns about the transfer of the five Taliban, who had been held at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than a decade, and the “repercussions of negotiating with terrorists.” The

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Non-binding, but bipartisan.
Barry´s lawlessness is getting noticed by EVERYONE, his transgressions are piling up and he will have to account for all this sooner or later.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: aasilver, 7/30/2014 9:03:50 AM     (No. 9945960)

Tulsi Gabbard is a Captain in the Hawaii National Guard.

The military is not happy with the deserter.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/30/2014 9:42:04 AM     (No. 9946064)

Hamas = ISIS rebels = Syrian rebels = Taliban = Al Qaeda (who are on the run).

The five who were released went to Qatar, where Hamas leader lives. (I´d be curious to see a transcript of that negotiation.)

Then - Hamas ramps up its attack on Israel.

Then - Kerry meets with Qatar and Turkey to set up a plan for Israel/Hamas cease fire that gives Hamas everything they want.

Then ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 7/30/2014 11:13:34 AM     (No. 9946203)

I am so disappointed at Dempsey and the other "Chiefs" for not having the guts to buck Our Dear Leader. Guess that´s how they got as far as they have.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/30/2014 11:20:38 AM     (No. 9946220)

Condemnation to be delivered by helicopter to His Worship on the golf course.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: knarfski, 7/30/2014 11:54:17 AM     (No. 9946293)


Someday some social science genius will provide a definitive work that explains how someone so unknown, so knowledge-deficient and so ideological was elected president. How were the reins of power so easily passed to him? How were the majority so easily blindsided?

The world will then learn more about social psychology, politics and human frailty than ever before.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Libertygal, 7/30/2014 1:03:22 PM     (No. 9946431)

And Obama replied with the only thing American that he likes, the five finger American salute. You know the one, the flying eagle, with the middle finger waving madly. He loves that American pasttime most of all. He does it to all Americans, often, and wholeheartedly.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/30/2014 2:12:23 PM     (No. 9946558)

The release of the terrorists was nothing less than high treason. Zippy should be punished accordingly.

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