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May 07, 2009

"The Keep Terrorists Out of America" Bill

"If there's ever time for protectionism, this is it," says Rep. Cantor.

A tipster explains by email:

he Keep Terrorists Out of America Act was revealed today, sponsored by House Republicans. The Keep Terrorists Out of America Act requires pre-approval from governors and state legislatures to transfer or release any terrorist detainee into their respective state. The legislation establishes strict criteria and certification standards that must be met before any detainee is released into the United States.


Boehner offers this list of the top ten most dangerous terrorists at Gitmo.

Vid of Democratic Rep. Schiff urging that terrorists be given the same due process rights our own lawful soldiers enjoy when court martialed -- "Nothing more, and nothing less."

And an add about releasing terrorists into their natural habitats -- densely populated urban areas with plenty of sympathetic community infrastructure to help them flourish in their profession of choice:

I dig Cantor's proposal. It's sound policy and of course crafty politics.



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