My response to Taluss statement:

"so you know all the prisoners personally and that they are innocent. you must be a secret agent."

Id love to tell you, but then Id have to kill you ! :-)

Actually Id like to edit my statement to say

I do believe that too many of the prisoners held there should have been released long ago, and some should never have been there in the first place, but hopefully our government found a small percentage of prisoners who are actually worthy of being detained!

Markcs link sums thing up pretty well and I have read and heard plenty more from different sources all saying the same thing. I dont record where I heard what, but if the Fox propaganda machine is your only source of information youll never hear any of this.

I have also heard at least a half dozen specific stories over the last couple of years relating the appalling way things were done with prisoners who ended up at Guantanamo. Heres a memorable one:

http://audio.thisamericanlife.org/player/CPRadio_player.php?podcast=http://www.thisamericanlife.org/xmlfeeds/331.xml&proxyloc=http://audio.thisamericanlife.org/player/customproxy.php