On his second full day in office, President Barack Obama has signed three executive orders representing a clean break from the Bush administration, including an order to close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. Sure, no one knows where the 245 suspected terrorists will be going, but honestly I think that's a smaller problem than the moral obligation we have toward upholding a just legal system. That means it's important to recognize the little things. You know, like habeas corpus, the...Read Full Story
Gitmo is the colloquial term for the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. The camp was created under the Bush administration to hold prisoners suspected of terrorism. President Barack Obama signed an order to close the camp Jan. 22, 2009.