This shows which party has more common sense...

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    But by early 2010, Holder and the Justice Department were running into steep opposition from New York politicians from both parties, along with much of the public, who were concerned that a civilian trial would cost too much, place New York once again in the terror spotlight, and possibly endanger the New York public. At the same time, there were mounting protests over a new Muslim mosque center near the trade center site as well.

    Republicans were so incensed that on Capitol Hill, joining with a good number of Democrats, they passed legislation to prohibit spending any federal funds to move terror detainees from the Cuban prison to the U.S. for civilian trials.

    That move in essence blocked the administration's attempts for civilian trials, and last month Obama announced that he was restarting the military tribunal process at Guantanamo Bay.

    September 11 trials: Suspects in 9/11 attacks will be tried at Guantanamo, not in New York - chicagotribune.com
     
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    A party has common sense? That's so cute
     
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    The glassy-eyed idealists eventually had to confront a nasty reality.
     

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