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Bush Cancels Visit to Switzerland - Threat of Prosecution

ENEVA, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George W. Bush has cancelled a visit to Switzerland, where he was to address a Jewish charity gala, due to the risk of legal action against him for alleged torture, rights groups said on Saturday.

Bush was to be the keynote speaker at Keren Hayesod's annual dinner on Feb. 12 in Geneva. But pressure has been building on the Swiss government to arrest him and open a criminal investigation if he enters the Alpine country.

Criminal complaints against Bush alleging torture have been lodged in Geneva, court officials say.


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don't we prosecute this POS a-hole here? and add obama to the list.

Jury Nullification is a power of the last resort against tyranny.



it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Hand Bush over to the Iraqis

I'm sure they'd love to reward him for those ten years of being 'liberated'.

God dammit, .......whose the

God dammit, .......whose the guy who could'nt keep his big mouth shut, just the POSSIBILITY of it.........and the genius of it.........i reckon something that big would get a few heads up, wondering why a former president is getting arrested........PR department would have been out in force that day

Older date but great story...

I'm good with it being shown over and over.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Can't go to Spain Either

"The judge who tried to jail Chile's former dictator Augusto Pinochet said it was time to hold U.S. President George W. Bush and his allies to account for waging war in Iraq."


"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

Maybe it was a sting

to arrest him.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

Keynote speaker????

Who on earth in their right mind want him as a keynote speaker? You kidding me... the man can't compose a single sentence that makes logical sense.


How dare you say such a thing! George Bush Jr. is a good man who is working hard to put food on his family so that humans and fish can co-exist! You see, you are trying to fool him once, you can't, fool h.., fool him once you can't fool him again! :)

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Must have been a doctor's conference

Bushie was there to support OBGYNs so they "can practice their love on women".


"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo

Henry "BOR" Kissinger Also Wanted In Several European Countries

In Italy, Kissinger he is also known as a voracious pedophil...

I once met him in the late 80's at an undisclosed location. He was in the rest room talking to himself.

Believe me, he is one scary creature...

What was he saying to himself?


Was he

playing footsie in the stall?

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

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this was first posted

in 2011

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

you're right - I need to be more careful about checking dates

I got so excited on this one I didn't even think about it!

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

deacon's picture

no worries

it wasn't a complaint,just a point
i myself like seeing old things again,refreshers are always welcomed
and its not like i never ever made a mistake before ;)
i was truly hoping it a new lawsuit,i got excited too

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

If this is true, then it means...

justice is FINALLY closing in on George W. Bush. I can hardly wait for George H.W. Bush's reaction.

The Spirit Is Willing But The Flesh Is Weak

I'm convinced that most or many of our so called elected leaders have been "BLACKMAILED"...The rest of them have sold their soul to the DEVIL for political gain (POWER) and or to the lobbyists (MONEY)

If anyone running for office stands for anything at all they are branded, lied about and or ignored out of a chance to get elected..

90 - 95% of our U.S. Congress believe in and stand for nothing...

If our Congress People Had any Intentions

Of protecting the constitution or the people of this country, then they'd be prosecuting Bush and Obama.

Unfortunately, we have a bunch of worthless individuals looking to line their own pockets as elected representatives....makes you wonder.

the stay at home

President is foiled again. Bastard.

So how do these "extradition" laws work?

Isn't that how we get drug kingpins from another country to stand trial here? Sometimes even as far as invading(Panama)?

"Rhetorical Sarcastic Truth"