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Politicians Are Portraying 'Gitmo North' as a Terrific Local Jobs Program -- Don't Count On It

Politicians' claim that moving detainees to Illinois will create 3,000 jobs is a distraction from an ugly reality; Gitmo is not being closed, it is being moved onto U.S. soil.

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Liliana Segura is an AlterNet staff writer and editor of Rights & Liberties and World Special Coverage.