• We are now running on a new, and hopefully much-improved, server. In addition we are also on new forum software. Any move entails a lot of technical details and I suspect we will encounter a few issues as the new server goes live. Please be patient with us. It will be worth it! :) Please help by posting all issues here.
  • The forum will be down for about an hour this weekend for maintenance. I apologize for the inconvenience.
  • If you are having trouble seeing the forum then you may need to clear your browser's DNS cache. Click here for instructions on how to do that
  • Please review the Forum Rules frequently as we are constantly trying to improve the forum for our members and visitors.

Poor guy has to shave./s

skidmark

Campaign Veteran
Joined
Jan 15, 2007
Messages
10,449
Location
Valhalla
I would prefer waxing.

Much too dangerous to the person applying the wax.

The military court of appeals and SCOTUS have consistently upheld military grooming standards over religious dress/grooming claims.

The "hidden" joy here is that while Hassan is pending trial he is not eligibe for a raft of privileges he could enjoy post conviction. Let him delay this till the bitter end. All the .mil must do at this time is feed him, give him TP, be assessed by a medic to determine if he needs to be seen by an MD, allow him to meet with his attorneys, and walk him for an hour 3 times a week.

Let him and his legal team eat up time. There is no clock ticking off the seconds until he gets off on some sort of technicality related to speedy trials or the like.

stay safe.
 

SFCRetired

Regular Member
Joined
Oct 29, 2008
Messages
1,754
Location
Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Be willing to bet there will be a bunch crying that making him shave violates his "rights".

Got news for them. Major Hasan, much as it galls me to give him his title, is not under the Constitution. He is under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and under Army Regulations. Truth be known, his rights under the UCMJ are probably more stringently protected than ours are under the Constitution.
 

Ca Patriot

Regular Member
Joined
Feb 25, 2010
Messages
2,330
Location
, ,
Does anyone know the process for the death penalty for military trials ? If he is convicted what are the chances that he will actually be executed in a timely manner ?

I mean, in California the average time is like 22 years or something.

How do they do it for military trials ?
 

Gil223

Regular Member
Joined
Jan 5, 2012
Messages
1,392
Location
Weber County Utah
Even Stevie Wonder could connect these dots...

Hasan went without the beard the entire time he was an active member of the military, and now, all of a sudden it's a "religious" issue? What it is, is legal smoke and mirrors, in an attempt to delay the inevitable.

There are only two dots for the military court to connect:
1. A roomful of dead (13) and wounded (43) Army personnel, and
2. only one person holding firearms, and firing upon responding police

Nidal Hasan is guilty of 13 counts of murder, and 43 counts (44 counting the police officer he shot) of attempted murder, beyond any reasonable doubt.
mad.png
Unfortunately, the Army no longer has the firing squad as punishment for acts of treason and murder - the sole method of execution is now lethal injection. Pax...
 
Last edited:
Top