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Taxpayers now funding 'art seminars' for Gitmo inmates


Also: landscaping, calligraphy and PowerPoint!

“At a minimum, the art seminar shall include water color painting, charcoal sketching, Arabic calligraphy, acrylic painting and pastel painting,” contract records reviewed by The Washington Times state.

The documents surfaced last week in a U.S. Court of Federal Claims lawsuit stemming from a dispute over a more than $5 million contract to provide library and seminar services to detainees at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo BayCuba.

The papers offer a glimpse at just how military detainees can pass the time while officials decide their fates.

This must be one of those crucial steps toward shutting down Gitmo as President Obama promised four years ago... right?

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