The Court Gets It Wrong
Thank GOD these morons weren't around in WWI, WWII, Korea or Viet Nam. We'd have had the country sued out of existence by foreign nationals, trying to kill us on battlefields, then in our courts.
As a reminder to Kennedy, Souter, Ginsberg, Jones and Breyer, here is the preamble to our Constitution:
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
In case you five have forgotten, and I believe you have, the Constitution is the Constitution of the United States. In fact, I think that your decision yesterday goes against most of that preamble. Giving terrorists rights in our courts insures tranquility how? How does it provide for the Common Defense, when it undercuts the defense of the country, how does it promote the general welfare, when folks now have to worry about terrorists having the same rights as them?
How does it secure the Blessings of Liberty, when you've just given equal rights to those who want to destroy us, and remove our liberty? Kennedy made sure to say in his opinion how they'd upheld the constitution's vision of liberty, for the terrorists. Thanks.
Colonel Morris Davis, former Chief Prosecutor at Gitmo summed it up in an AP interview, "I believe the drafters of the Constitution would be turning over in their graves to find out that people intent on destroying our society have constitutional rights."
Since these folks now have rights, and many will probably be released. I'd like to suggest that we find out the towns that the five justices families reside in. Set up half way houses in those towns for the detainees, and see how comfortable the Justices are with their decisions then.