Discuss International Prisoner Exchanges

Should we exchange prisoners for Veterans held captive by Foreign or Groups that oppose US policies in the Middle East?

Should the President require Congress approval? If you were the President, would you do the same thing that the President did by exchanging any prisoner held captive, whether they are considered low profile or high profile by the US in exchange for American citizens, whether they would be civilian and Military personnel? 

Plenty of parking in the garage next door. Bring your ticket to get it validated by Taco Mac.

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  • Con P

    Learned a lot from Matt. All had insightful comments.

    July 14

  • Same

    So sorry but unplanned circumstances won't allow me to join the group this evening.

    July 14

  • Scott D.

    This event is still on, bring a friend :)

    July 14

  • Con P

    Scott, do you need to reschedule? Not many available tonight.

    July 14

    • Scott D.

      We debated that, but are going ahead anyway. The topic will only get more stale later on...

      July 14

  • A former member
    A former member

    Diana, Taco Mac will validate your ticket., until 10: PM

    July 11

  • Diana

    I am interested, but I am not sure about parking... as far as I know, MARTA parking is only for those using it.

    July 7

    • A former member
      A former member

      Parking is not a problem. Park in the main garage and Taco Mac will validate your ticket.

      July 7

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