File this one under ‘outrageously stupid’. Not only does the Obama Administration plan to release captured enemy combatants from Guantanamo Bay into the United States, but they also want to give the terrorists some of your hard earned money in the form of welfare! Read more about it below, see photos and watch a video.
A few days after the Obama Administration came into power, Vice President Joe Biden went on the Sunday talk shows and said Gitmo detainees be not be released into this country. You can watch a video of Joe’s performance below.
Then mere weeks later, we had Attorney General Eric Holder announce that some of the Gitmo detainees would ‘possibly’ be released in this country — but only on a case by case basis.
Now, barely 2 months after the Vice President said that these terrorists would ‘not be released’ into our neighborhoods, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair has said in his first news conference, that not only would some of the Gitmo detainees be ‘released’ (as opposed to held) in this country but that we (you and I) would get the priviledge of paying for them to stay:
During his news conference, Blair also said the Obama administration is still wrestling with what to do with the remaining 240 detainees at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, which the president has ordered closed.
Some of the detainees, deemed non-threatening, may be released into the United States as free men, Blair confirmed.
That would happen when they can’t be returned to their home countries, because the governments either won’t take them or the U.S. fears they will be abused or tortured. That is the case with 17 Uighurs (WEE’-gurz), Chinese Muslim separatists who were cleared for release from the jail long ago. The U.S. can’t find a country willing to take them, and it will not turn them over to China.
Blair said the former prisoners would have to get some sort of assistance to start their new lives in the United States.
“We can’t put them out on the street,” he said.
Good Grief – this is like a parallel universe under Obama! Maybe the Uighurs were not master-terrorists like Khalil Sheik Mohammed but they were recruits with the intent to become terrorists by training in a terrorist camp of Bin Laden.
So now, not only is the Obama Administration planning on freeing some detainees on U.S. soil, it is also going to pay them to live here. Who would have thought that we would see the day when detainees who were once labeled ‘enemy combatants’ under one administration would be receiving welfare from the next?
They should have been dropped on the battlefield but they weren’t. Send them back to China or back to Tora Bora where they were picked up by our military. We owe them nothing. And at the risk of sounding like Glenn Beck, I want my country back!
More photos and a video from Welfare for Released Gitmo Detainees are below.
Welfare for Released Gitmo Detainees Video