Officials say the tribunals may be needed to prosecute suspected terrorists who are too dangerous to release but whose cases would otherwise fail, either because evidence was coerced or trying them in a less secretive court would expose classified information.
How do we know they’re dangerous if the evidence of their danger was coerced? And how exactly do you expect me to believe anything coming out of a court when I don’t know what went on in there? Nobody is suave enough to get to pull this kind of bullshit because it is and always will be bullshit. Bullshit, bullshit, bullshit.
“Federal judges in my opinion should not be making battlefield decisions. … I don’t want to lose sight of the fact that we are at war,” he said.
You guys gave up your rights to treat these guys like war criminals when you chucked out the Geneva convention regs on how to treat war criminals. They’re something else now, and I’m just fine with trying them in civilian courts. Let’s put it this way: The security of this nation depends just as much on the people trusting the judicial system as it does on locking up terrorists. If you don’t believe me, read your history.