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GITMO Gets Gooder

Information  March 07 2006
 — By CJ Grisham

Yes, she’s leaning left.

As if they weren’t already coddled enough. You know the detainees at GITMO eat and live much more comfortably than we do in Iraq and Afghanistan. They live better than some places our soldiers live here in the US.

The welfare of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba, has improved, a Belgian senator reportedly said Tuesday, as she prepares a report on the U.S. detention mission for the OSCE trans-Atlantic security organization.

Belgian Senator Anne Marie Lizin visited Guantanamo last week, leading a delegation from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly to inspect the camp’s conditions.

The OSCE has urged the United States to set a date for closing the camp, opened in January 2001 and now holding some 490 men suspected of having links with al-Qaida or the Taliban.

Why in the world is the OSCE all up in our business? You know, the Europeans have complained extensively about how the US “meddles” in other countries’ affairs and now we get this. Of course, I’ll admit that this meddling brings good news, but all respect, we’ll close the camp when WE are good and ready.

“The prison lives up to European norms; the jail cells are even bigger than those in Belgium,� Lizin told Belgian daily De Morgen.

Oh good, cause that was how try to construct all our prison camps for terrorists. As long as the Europeans are satisfied, that’s all we need. Perhaps we should invite them to check out the rest of our prisons. Oh wait!! I almost forgot. We had a revolution and no longer fall under their control. How silly of me.

Lizin, who in the past has been a vocal critic of the camp, said procedures for handling detainees had become “more humane.� She did not elaborate about what procedures had been or how they had changed.

Lizin said she was not allowed to interview detainees, but saw the questioning of prisoners via closed-circuit television, without sound.

Funny how she neglects to mention that the PRISONERS haven’t become “more humane” themselves. Our soldiers are still dealing with being spit on, urinated on, and all other manner of disgusting behavior by these subhuman terrorists in our control. It’s funny how NO ONE seems to care about that. But even the IDEA, the POSSIBILITY, that we have flushed a Koran down a toilet (proven false and never given apologies by the politicians for flying off the handle) and it’s WWIII!! Where are OUR human rights? That’s right, Lizin is a SOCIALIST politician in Belgium. No wonder I could care less about her opinion.

By the way, there hasn’t been a new detainee sent to GITMO in quite some time. Not sure if anyone knew that.

(1) Reader Comment

  1. CJ I just love your take on things. I think I’m going to borrow this story and put it on my blog as well. Of course, as always I’ll give credit where credit is due… YOU!

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