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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-18-06 04:03 PM
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2. Waitasecond
I must have missed the constitutional provision that said the government can commit crimes with impunity as long as they say "National security, tap-tap, no tap-backs, nanny nanny boo boo."

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  -Judge dismisses Masri torture case Judi Lynn  May-18-06 03:54 PM   #0 
  - The NeoCons are above and beyond the Law  saigon68   May-18-06 04:01 PM   #1 
  - Waitasecond  gratuitous   May-18-06 04:03 PM   #2 
  - this makes me stark-raving mad  libodem   May-18-06 04:05 PM   #3 
  - "Khaled El- Masri"...  otherlander   May-18-06 04:09 PM   #4 
  - Un F-ing believable  TexasLawyer   May-18-06 04:11 PM   #5 
  - I'm sure it's the same argument that Nazi judges used  atreides1   May-18-06 04:20 PM   #6 
  - good catch  HuffleClaw   May-18-06 11:41 PM   #8 
  - Reagan appointee. Sentenced Lindh. Pro-gov't secrecy ruling ..  struggle4progress   May-18-06 11:29 PM   #7 
  - So if I read about a classified leak in an internet article, it's a felony  mhatrw   May-19-06 02:56 PM   #24 
  - what a horror  HuffleClaw   May-18-06 11:46 PM   #9 
  - CIA 'torture' lawsuit thrown out  Robbien   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #10 
  - Appeal it all the way up to the rottenest court in the land....  Poll_Blind   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #11 
  - Sound like the judge is a big fan of Unitary Executive  KeepItReal   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #12 
  - Imagine being that judge. Schooled as we all were  niallmac   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #13 
  - State secrets, state secrets  magellan   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #14 
  - They've discovered the holy grail of excuses  wtmusic   May-19-06 12:26 AM   #18 
     - Do you think they realize how they sound?  magellan   May-19-06 12:40 AM   #20 
  - Judge TS Ellis is drunk on that special Kool Ade  Rose Siding   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #15 
  - That is a precedent that cannot be allowed to stand  Oversea Visitor   May-19-06 12:25 AM   #16 
  - It's bullshit  wtmusic   May-19-06 12:26 AM   #19 
  - Judge TS Ellis is a Reagan appointee  moobu2   May-19-06 12:26 AM   #17 
  - This is the scary part  Bjarne Riis   May-19-06 07:48 AM   #21 
  - KICKED AND RECOMMENDED. NEED ONE MORE REC.  The Stranger   May-19-06 09:03 AM   #22 
  - Ok, fine. If the gubmint uses states secrets to dismiss a suit...  hootinholler   May-19-06 09:17 AM   #23 

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