Friday, November 13, 2009

DEMOCRAT Jim Webb: Criminal trials for 9/11 terrorists a bad idea. Not all dems back Obama plan..

Byron York at the Washington Examiner has Senator James Webb’s repudiation of the Obama administration decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other 9/11 figures in a New York City courtroom (emphasis mine):
I have never disputed the constitutional authority of the President to convene Article III courts in cases of international terrorism. However, I remain very concerned about the wisdom of doing so. Those who have committed acts of international terrorism are enemy combatants, just as certainly as the Japanese pilots who killed thousands of Americans at Pearl Harbor. It will be disruptive, costly, and potentially counterproductive to try them as criminals in our civilian courts. READ MORE...

1 comment:

  1. Let's see, most of these insurgents were caught on battlefields fighting against our troops. The insurgents fight under no country's flag and do not follow the rules of the American UCMJ or War Treaties. Therefore, just like nazi spies who snuck onto our beaches in WW2, these muslim vermin have no legal rights, military OR civilian, and deserve no trial. They DO deserve execution, ideally along with all the liberal idiots defending these vermin.