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Old 06-02-2014, 07:39 AM   #1
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What do you all think of this whole thing?

The President releases 5 Al Qaeda higher ups for one US soldier whose capture was questionable.

Last I checked, Al Qaeda didn't keep US captives alive for 5 years.

Bowe's father (Robert) has made some questionable statements as well.

http://thisainthell.us/blog/?p=49494

http://twitchy.com/2014/06/01/bob-be...namo-releases/

What the heck is going on here...?

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Old 06-02-2014, 10:49 AM   #2
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The whole thing stinks......

How about the fact that Obama violated the law by not getting permission from Congress 30 days in advance?

The whole thing stinks.....stinks worse than Benghazi.

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Old 06-02-2014, 11:14 AM   #3
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It is shady and the talking points coming out of the White House are flipping laughable.
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Care to take a wager as to what we hear from the WH staff once the current President's term is over?
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. . . Bowe Bergdahl would detail his disillusionment with the Afghanistan campaign in an email to his parents three days before he went missing.

“I am sorry for everything here,” he wrote. “These people need help, yet what they get is the most conceited country in the world telling them that they are nothing and that they are stupid.”

Bergdahl also complained about fellow soldiers. The battalion commander was a “conceited old fool,” he said, and the only “decent” sergeants, planning to leave the platoon “as soon as they can,” told the privates — Bergdahl then among them — “to do the same.”

“I am ashamed to be an American. And the title of US soldier is just the lie of fools,” he concluded. “I am sorry for everything. The horror that is America is disgusting.”
Prisoner?....
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Deserter if you ask me.

I tend to listen to the guys that were there and looking for him.

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This whole thing is complete BS
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I'm not so sure what is so difficult to understand. Out of thousands of troops deployed, there will be a percentage who will be killed, go crazy, have minimal problems, have maximal problems, etc.

It is possible that some will join the enemy and set up a traveling boy's choir.
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What is difficult to understand is why our government traded 5 high level terrorists for one deserter.
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Because we should leave no American behind. Regardless of the circumstances of his "capture," we get our people back. He may have to face the music when he comes back (and if he truly deserted like the stories sound, I hope he does). However, for the confidence of our service men and women deployed worldwide, it's good to know that Uncle Sam won't pick and choose who gets to come home based on circumstantial evidence.

In edition to the 5 prisoners released, there were also [at least] 6 service members killed while looking for him. If evidence is true, I hope he doesn't come home to a hero's parade, but still could provide information having been 'with' the Taliban for the past 5 years while he sits behind bars.
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Because we should leave no American behind. Regardless of the circumstances of his "capture," we get our people back. He may have to face the music when he comes back (and if he truly deserted like the stories sound, I hope he does). However, for the confidence of our service men and women deployed worldwide, it's good to know that Uncle Sam won't pick and choose who gets to come home based on circumstantial evidence.

In edition to the 5 prisoners released, there were also [at least] 6 service members killed while looking for him. If evidence is true, I hope he doesn't come home to a hero's parade, but still could provide information having been 'with' the Taliban for the past 5 years while he sits behind bars.
Do you know if he purposefully deserted? If he did, why would we risk additional lives and exposures (i.e. releasing bad men who want to do harm to us) for a person that willingly deserted (if he did).

Do you even know if this is a set up in an effort to get currently imprisoned terrorists released?

Do you wish to set precedent that we will negotiate with terrorists every time that an American is taken hostage?

The situation and circumstances regarding his "capture" are of immense importance and absolutely have merit.

If he announced that he was deserting, why would the US expect to be held accountable for those actions?

If I want to drive 150 mph on a busy street and wind up killing a bunch of people and myself, should my family expect restitution from the auto maker?
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"Because we should leave no American behind. Regardless of the circumstances of his "capture," we get our people back."

That's what we do!!!
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"Because we should leave no American behind. Regardless of the circumstances of his "capture," we get our people back."

That's what we do!!!
I'll bet the families of those who were killed looking for him don't think like that.
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When was the Ticker-Tape parade for all of the people that gave their lives in New York when the Twin Towers dropped to the ground? Did I miss it?

Seems this guys home town wants to give him a Ticker-Tape Parade and praise him for his actions and suffering a five year incarceration.

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