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House Proceeding 06-15-09 on Jun 15th, 2009 :: 2:21:30 to 2:24:14
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John R. Carter

2:21:26 to 2:21:48( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: that's the strongest message think a picked up while i was there. i'd be happy gentleman from texas. mr. carter: i thank the gentleman for yielding. as you were talking about guantanamo bay, it dawned on me that we talk about the -- the world talks about american treatment of political prisoners they're calling them, we call

John R. Carter

2:21:30 to 2:24:14( Edit History Discussion )
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John R. Carter

2:21:49 to 2:22:12( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: them enemy combatants, which i think, since we picked them up on the battlefield, we have a present decent ar don't hear anybody talking about our enemies' treatment of our combatants when captured on the battlefield. there's a reason, i think.

John R. Carter

2:22:13 to 2:22:34( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: fifrlt off -- first off, we do everything in our power to make sure that we don't lose any of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines to the enemy. we don't even let them -- we even take our -- remove our dead, with he leave no soldiers on the battlefield. it's the pride of our military. but there's also an underlying

John R. Carter

2:22:35 to 2:22:59( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: principle their because if you will recall, less than three or four years ago they got their hands on some people and they dragged them behind cars and hung them from the bridge in baghdad. guy and on television with everybody watching they cut his head off in front of anybody who wanted to watch it.

John R. Carter

2:23:00 to 2:23:20( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: so let's compare nine selected menu items, temperature-related -- temperature regulated to suit your lifestyle and your religion material of choice treated with great respect, which is our way of dealing with prisoners versus

John R. Carter

2:23:21 to 2:23:41( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: decapitation, dragging, setting on fire and hanging from a bridge. and let's decide, where is the outcry? well, there certainly can't be any comparison of treatment cause we're doing our damagest not to see that happen again. and i'm proud to say that our combatants, our guys, are doing

John R. Carter

2:23:42 to 2:24:04( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: a great job that. they're protecting americans on the battlefield. it's because the enemy has no qual s with what they're going to do -- qual ams with what they're going -- qualmwith what they're going to do. do you really think the enemy is providing bibles to who they cap san antonio spur do you think

John R. Carter

2:24:05 to 2:24:14( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: one of the choices would be mexican food? give me a break. everybody that's got any logic at all knows exactly what would happen to prisoners that were captured, americ prisoners,

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