Would Howard Pay Ransom To Free His Kids From ISIS?

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  1. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    A recommendation to not prosecute any American's paying ransom to ISIS will make rich people prime targets for ISIS fundraising. With Howard's kids always going to 3rd world countries they could get picked up. I'd guess he'd have Buchwald offer to pay ISIS in plugs. Maybe a "Bianca's Headless Friends" calendar.

    Report: Panel wants White House to stop threatening US families willing to pay ransom for hostages
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    FILE: Nov. 23, 2014: Iraqi Shite fighters with an Islamic State flag that they pulled down on the front line in Jalawla, Diyala province of Iraq. (AP)

    A review panel is purportedly set to recommend that the White House drop its threat to prosecute Americans who try to negotiate with foreign kidnappers or pay ransom to them for family members.

    According to ABC News, which first reported the story, the news comes from one of three “senior officials” familiar with the White House-ordered study by the National Counterterrorism Center, led by Army Lt. Gen. Bennet Sacolick.

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    "There will be absolutely zero chance of any family member of an American held hostage overseas ever facing jail themselves, or even the threat of prosecution, for trying to free their loved ones," the source told ABC.

    The White House National Security Council told Fox News on Sunday that it has no recommendations to preview.

    The study purportedly includes interviews with families who have had a member killed while being held hostage, including the family of American journalist James Foley.

    Foley was beheaded in August 2014 by the Islamic State terror group.

    The Foleys are among several American families the Obama administration has threatened with prosecution for trying to get back a loved one held hostage, ABC reports.

    Foley’s mother, Diane Foley, told ABC in September that her family was told “very clearly, three times, that it was illegal for us to try to ransom our son out and that we had the possibility of being prosecuted" for supporting terrorists.

    She said the family felt compelled to try to raise the money.

    Foley said Saturday that she will tell President Obama to accept the recommendation and shift his policy because “there's a lot that needs to be fixed."

    Top-ranking administration officials have thus far denied or said they have no knowledge of such threats to American families.
     
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    He could afford it so, I have to think he would.
     
  3. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Yes, but only to protect his public image. :)
     
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    He would pay the ransom in chimneys
     
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  5. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    "Robin, I offered them a squatty potty, some applesauce, poo-pouri, Mama Mancini's meatballs and Identity Guard, they called me a cheap Jew, at least they let Ashley enroll in Kabul U."
     
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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    :spit:
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    "They balked at the idea of free Tommy John underwear Robin. I told them they were beautiful men and would look good in them. But they didn't budge. Robin?"
     
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    Well, yeah, he would start calling himself the 'King Of All Dads' or, 'America's Dad'.
     
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    Hell, he's paying enough now to keep his worthless kids from having to get a real job so why not a few shekels to ISIS...

    He pays so he doesn't have to spend time with them.
     
  10. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...yeah he would pay but can we get them to focus on beth instead?
     
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    ...beth might be able to quid pro quo the mofos and things of this nature.
     
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    "My kids? They're around."
     
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    Question should be: "Would Emily, Deborah, and sweet Ashley Jade rather spend the weekend with Isis or Beth?"
     
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    Yes he would pay handsomly.

    Thats funny.

    Isis.
    Loopy or not Howard's daughters seem to be pretty deep thinkers. I can only imagine their conversations with the queen of kittens. I'm sure they've all succumb to "as long as she makes Dad happy."
     
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    At least if they hung out with ISIS, theyd have some fun shooting guns and blowing up shit.

    With Beth, all it is is Kitten Selfies. BOOORRRRRIIIINNNGGGGGG
     
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    Yes, he would, as long as it wasn't a large enough amount to hurt his lifestyle. Then it would be "I'm patriotic, so I don't negotiate with terrorists even if it could mean a major personal sacrifice. That's how much I love my mon, er, country".
     
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    Howard would try and sell Emily's poetry from captivity, "She's the new Anne Frank, Robin"

    My guard hates me because I'm a Jew
    Says I'm filth he wouldn't screw
    I wish we could all just start anew
    Stop this hate, it's so easy to do
    I have no faith my guard will see this too
    All I hear him say is I'll kill you Jew
    Every time I sing Zoo-Za-Zoo
     
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    Only is it was made public.

    If not, Beth wouldn't allow it.... hat money can go towards her closets, I mean charity.
     
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    Probably ask whatever listeners he still has for donations to his new Ransom My Furry ZooZaZooo ISIS Friends Fund.

    Don't worry Deb, we'll have you outta there in half the time it took to raise the funds for the free range cat house
     
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    it would depend on the asking price...there's a price point that he will never exceed...