Debate stirs over US-Taliban captive swap

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration faces mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won freedom for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years in Taliban hands.

The release of five terrorist suspects from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is stirring a debate over whether the exchange will heighten the risk of other Americans being snatched as bargaining chips and whether the released detainees will find their way back to the fight.

U.S. officials say that Bergdahl’s health and safety appeared in jeopardy, prompting their quick action.

Republicans say the deal could set a troubling precedent. Arizona Sen. John McCain calls the five released Guantanamo detainees “the hardest of the hard core.”

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  1. Reblogged this on Liberalism is Trust Fucked with Prudence. Conservatism is Distrust Tainted with Fear and commented:
    See what have you done now?
    DoD FATASS Rednecks and Honiggas have been fucking America for 5 years in Afghanistan. Shooting and bombing at anything is moving in their way hoping its Taliban who abducted Bergdahl. What a waste of amo?
    Obama ain’t my favorite dancer and yet he bartered well! Only hard-hearted ain’t happy for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to be with his family after 5 years masturbating on Mountaingoats in Taliban prison.
    Republicans got Gonorrhea and Chuck Schumer requested $175M if Gitmo detainees tried in NY when Obama tried to fulfill his wish to shut down Gitmo.
    He quit madness to let “Joe the plumber” waterboard ‘em for fun.
    The same Republicans shoved their heads up in their asses as Obama let Urine Almaliki get Hezbollah’s HITMAN Daqdoq outta Gitmo to rescue him from Sunni detainees who rammed his Shiite reeky rectum all day long.
    You fucked up your argument by posting trash as Examiner’s article as to fortify your fiction.
    How would one feel safe when a Jackass as Eli Lake and Josh Rogan are the prosecutors?
    Shame on you.
    Let me summarize US Fuckocrasy. Take it from an Arab.
    “Listen to your enemy. Jackass!” Ron Paul. Just kidding!
    GOP are party of Rednecks and their Honiggas who believe that Ann Coulter is Virgin Mary, Sarah Palin is Mother of God and Jesus restricted as Rush Limbaugh.
    GOP religiously BELIEVE that America ain’t but a British Colony and Americans are Monsanto force-fed livestock grassing on their backyard.
    They’re Pro bono publico UNLIKE DEMs, they ain’t needing to be bribed in advance.
    GOP are the best to use the 2nd Amendment if you don’t or they let you pump iron in San Quentin until next draft.
    DEMs are party of Israeli Firsters, literally Liberal Hippies nutjobs and their bleached Niggas who’ll go to any war or loot any country if they ain’t allowed to even tax cockroaches for being Americans.
    Print money outta thin air and dump unemployables onto federal payroll to turn USA to Oppressive, bloodthirsty, predatory State alas USSR.
    Compared to GOP they are cheaper to bribe.
    Teeebaagerzz: Frogmarched Foodstamps Kochsuckers who quit watching Alex Jones and sleep across the aisles if they ain’t allowed to filibuster DEMs for Koch Brothers or fuck GOP if they ain’t either repeal Obamacare or government shutdown.
    Liberalism is Trust Fucked with Prudence. Conservatism is Distrust Tainted with Fear
    [Our secret] haha…
    DEMs & GOP have one thing in common: they will nuke America to save Israel.

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