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House Proceeding on Sep 30th, 2009 :: 0:30:20 to 0:31:35
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James Jordan

0:30:20 to 0:31:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Jordan

James Jordan

0:30:39 to 0:30:59( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: president obama and senator mccain pledged to close our legal black hole known a guantanamo bay, they reaffirmed to the world that the united states is a nation goffered by our brace of universal human rights. yet, efforts to close this an tit cisof the american justice system has stalled due to the administration's poor handling of the issue, not in my back yard politics and the

James Jordan

0:31:00 to 0:31:22( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: difficulty in finding suitable locations for the 223 detainees remaing at guantanamo. but the broader facts have not chand. it's in our national security interest to should down -- shut down guantanamo, to shut down this chapter once and for all. by continuing to imprison people without charge we violate the most basic principle of american justice

James Jordan

0:31:23 to 0:31:35( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: known as habeas corpus. we undermine our reputation and we fuel terrorist recruitment in the anti-american sentiment. i hope our administration has learned from their mistaks, will begin consulting with congress on this issue.

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