Gitmo Detainee Finally Released … to Jail

One of the men accused of assisting in the bombing of two U.S. Embassies in Nairobi and Dar Es Salaam was cleared of 280 charges against him, but one charge of conspiracy stuck.  During the trial, the guy seemed to sound like an “errand boy” trying to assume a larger role that he never received. But this case confirms that errand boy’s get time too…and lots of it. 

Ahmed  Ghailani, 36, was charged with conspiracy to destroy U.S. property.  Now! Apparently, Ghalani is under the impression that he will receive a lesser sentence than if he were charged with all the other crimes. He was happy with the outcome of the case and hugged both of his attorneys like O.J. after the first trial was over.  Maybe what Ghailani doesn’t realize is that this crime holds anywhere between 20 and 25 years to life sentence.  And in my book, Life is Life…no matter how you serve it.

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-J.C. Brooks

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