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Blogcritics On Dick Durbin’s Gitmo Whirlwind

Quoth Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) regarding a report on Gitmo: “If I read this to you and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, or some mad regime — Pol Pot or others — that had no concern for human beings.”

Storm ensues:

Durbin Apologizes For Gitmo Remarks
Under a mounting crush of criticism from the White House, Republicans in Congress, conservative talk radio, and bloggers galore for comparing alleged abuse by American troops of prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center to the actions of Nazis,…
Posted to Politics by Eric Olsen on June 22, 2005 10:05 AM

Dick Durbin…
An amazing article in the Chicago Sun Times about Dick Durbin: —————————— And this is where it’s time to question Durbin’s patriotism. As Leahy implicitly acknowledges, Guantanamo is about “image” and “perception” — about how others see America. If this…
Posted to Politics by Ryan Clark Holiday on June 21, 2005 02:30 PM

Gingrich Calls for Censuring Durbin
Everyone has heard what Durbin said. I have no need to repeat them here. By now you have read something that has polarized you on a topic once again. Either this whole deal has been “blown out of…
Posted to Politics by Jeremy H. Bol on June 21, 2005 01:33 AM

Gitmo Versus the Gulag
I have four questions that no one else seems to be asking about the salacious statements of Senator Dick Durbin (DEMOCRAT) of Illinois. To be complete, Sen. Durbin (D) read a report of an FBI agent who gave an…
Posted to Politics by Randy Kirk on June 21, 2005 12:08 AM

Forgeries Abound!
From Ravings of John C. A. Bambenek: Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for the MSM, it does. Captain’s Quarters has the latest on the fake Downing Street Memo that was distributed and the subject of…
Posted to Politics by John Bambenek on June 20, 2005 12:32 PM

Dick Durbin – Bad For America
I’m sure you have heard the accusations by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) that Guantanamo Bay is like a Soviet Gulag or Nazi Germany. He even likened the situation to Pol Pot’s regime in Vietnam. He stated today, after several military…
Posted to Politics by Jeremy H. Bol on June 17, 2005 11:45 PM

Dick Durbin – Learn When to Shut Up
Senator Dick Durbin from Illinois is an eloquent – if longwinded – fellow who is by no means the most unreasonable Democrat in the Senate. Sometimes he even makes some good points. But like far…
Posted to Politics by Dave Nalle on June 15, 2005 10:40 PM

Dick Durbin Equates US Soldiers to KGB, Nazis and Khmer Rouge
I first heard this on the Rush Limbaugh show when a caller commented that he had heard Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) equate US soldiers to the KGB, Nazis and the Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge. Quote taken from the American…
Posted to Politics by Art Green on June 15, 2005 05:24 PM

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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