Stop Obama From Giving Your Money to Terrorists! Put Gitmo Inmates to Work, NOW.
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The cost of detaining a single terrorist at Guantanamo Bay is a whopping $800,000 each year. That total goes towards such “necessities” as cable television, world-class healthcare , and 4500 calories of premium food daily... (That’s the equivalent to EIGHT Big Macs per day!)
Over the last ten years the American taxpayer has spent over three billion dollars operating what Florida Republican Rep. Allen West calls a “five-star resort... not a detention facility for terrorists.” It's time for this abuse of the American taxpayer to stop.
The plan to stop spending - now!
Mitt Romney famously stated, in regard to the Guantanamo prisoners: "I don't want them on our soil...I don't want them in our prisons." This plan satisfies both.
We propose that American-owned corporations should be allowed to enlist Guantanamo Prisoners into their labor force. The corporations would assume responsibility for all costs associated with securely detaining and feeding each prisoner, relieving the burden on taxpayers. In exchange for having his living expenses covered, the prisoner would serve the remainder of his term under strict supervision at foreign facilities, often in locations deemed too high-risk or inhospitable for American employees. This follows the secure and well-tested "labor center" model already successfully tested with prisoners nationwide.
As an added incentive to participating corporations, detainees would be counted as only 3/5th of an employee for tax purposes, effectively granting the company a 40% tax break - savings that will be passed on to American consumers.
We view this as the only practical, responsible solution to the endless problem of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. In such tough economic times, it’s time to take action!
Spread the petition, make your voice heard, and put the money back in your wallet where it belongs!
Chief Counsel, Toxi Corporation