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jimshoes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-11-07 07:57 AM
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3. Can I claim Executive Privilege
like the pissypants administration does 100% of the time?
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  -Government seeks to redefine privacy kellenburger  Nov-11-07 07:00 AM   #0 
  - You're not helping  izquierdista   Nov-11-07 07:10 AM   #1 
  - no, they won't have to listen in longer. they'll just check out all the websites  orleans   Nov-12-07 01:56 AM   #82 
  - The AP story contains more than one lie  PSPS   Nov-11-07 07:43 AM   #2 
  - Can someone please post a list of all of the assholes that voted for this...  alllyingwhores   Nov-11-07 06:02 PM   #68 
  - Can I claim Executive Privilege  jimshoes   Nov-11-07 07:57 AM   #3 
  - Gotta Hand It To This Administration  iamjoy   Nov-11-07 08:09 AM   #4 
  - They have redefined everything that gets in their way  merh   Nov-11-07 10:36 AM   #11 
     - Yes, carefully chosen words to cover what they really are up to  FREEWILL56   Nov-11-07 12:57 PM   #36 
     - I couldn't agree with you more.  merh   Nov-11-07 01:50 PM   #45 
     - I always use traditional terms and definitions  Cobalt-60   Nov-12-07 04:53 AM   #85 
        - In the last seven years, I've come up with a way to tell if the Repugs are lying  tavalon   Nov-12-07 04:43 PM   #102 
     - Here are a few more redefinitions:  DBoon   Nov-11-07 09:48 PM   #77 
  - I think that  vpilot   Nov-11-07 08:27 AM   #5 
  - Privacy means they won't tell you what they know about you  Xipe Totec   Nov-11-07 08:47 AM   #6 
  - We, the People to top intelligence official: we pay your paycheck, so  ixion   Nov-11-07 09:36 AM   #7 
  - We, the people are mostly unaware of what the government is up to  bambino   Nov-11-07 03:19 PM   #60 
     - hear, hear n/t  mrgerbik   Nov-11-07 09:15 PM   #74 
  - It goes on to say  rockybelt   Nov-11-07 09:51 AM   #8 
  - IMO...you are dreaming.  hang a left   Nov-11-07 10:01 AM   #9 
  - So they claim executive priviledge or national security concerns....  DCKit   Nov-11-07 02:50 PM   #57 
  - You're right. but Pelosi isn't representing us or she would have  superconnected   Nov-12-07 12:54 PM   #97 
  - In a non topsy turvy hurtling toward fascism America, you would be right  tavalon   Nov-12-07 04:45 PM   #103 
  - How can the right wing sit by and support this stuff?  mikehiggins   Nov-11-07 10:20 AM   #10 
  - It isn't the right wing it is the oligarchy.  Andy Canuck   Nov-11-07 10:41 AM   #12 
  - Oil cartel oligarchy.  Cleita   Nov-11-07 01:39 PM   #43 
     - and the central banking cartel and big corporations and  mrgerbik   Nov-11-07 09:21 PM   #76 
  - The RW LOVES this. They know full well that with their fascist thugs  kestrel91316   Nov-11-07 12:13 PM   #30 
  - Actually, the RW is wrong about that --  NCevilDUer   Nov-11-07 02:47 PM   #56 
  - Because nobody is saying this applies to their firearms -  pinkpops   Nov-11-07 07:42 PM   #73 
  - Because the RW long ceased to believe in civil liberties  DBoon   Nov-11-07 09:54 PM   #78 
  - Yes they really are that stupid.  superconnected   Nov-12-07 12:57 PM   #98 
  - Oh, please  tavalon   Nov-12-07 04:49 PM   #104 
  - 'Redefine'? - does that mean 'abolish'?  LeftishBrit   Nov-11-07 10:43 AM   #13 
  - Definition changing for people's privacy (whow)  rodeodance   Nov-11-07 10:43 AM   #14 
  - how about making sure the bill of rights is followed.  bullimiami   Nov-11-07 10:43 AM   #15 
  - Please visualize this for future definition  spirit of wine   Nov-11-07 10:43 AM   #16 
  - That's really an astounding statement  JerseygirlCT   Nov-11-07 10:43 AM   #17 
  - Land of the Free, my ass.  BB1   Nov-11-07 10:43 AM   #18 
  - Orwellian.  IMModerate   Nov-11-07 11:04 AM   #19 
  - Remember Kevin Costner's "Postman"?  balantz   Nov-11-07 11:10 AM   #20 
  - Oh yeah.  hootinholler   Nov-11-07 01:06 PM   #40 
  - Don't give Kevin Costner credit for "The Postman"  dansolo   Nov-11-07 05:34 PM   #66 
     - I like his viewpoint in this quote.  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 07:18 PM   #71 
        - That *IS* an excellent quote!  liberalla   Nov-12-07 01:13 AM   #81 
  - It's a Small World, after all. It's a Small, Small World.  valerief   Nov-11-07 11:32 AM   #21 
  - I'm a journalist. How can I protect whistleblowers from govt. retaliation  Liberty Belle   Nov-11-07 11:42 AM   #22 
  - You can't  DBoon   Nov-11-07 09:56 PM   #79 
  - encryption?  dave420   Nov-12-07 06:27 AM   #89 
  - Furthermore .......  doublethink   Nov-11-07 11:54 AM   #23 
  - The whole point of the right to privacy is the forefathers knew not  superconnected   Nov-12-07 01:05 PM   #100 
  - Intel official: Say goodbye to privacy  TalkingDog   Nov-11-07 12:00 PM   #24 
  - he's got it backwards  Locrian   Nov-11-07 12:00 PM   #25 
  - Don't you mean government, business, the military and religious radicals.  higher class   Nov-11-07 12:00 PM   #26 
  - Thanks to the "Middle of the Road" Dems  fascisthunter   Nov-11-07 12:00 PM   #27 
  - "...government and businesses properly safeguards people's private communications and financial  NCevilDUer   Nov-11-07 02:51 PM   #58 
  - Marching towards Fascism---nt.  tekisui   Nov-11-07 12:06 PM   #28 
  - more like sprinting  toadzilla   Nov-11-07 02:26 PM   #54 
  - It isn't up to the CIA, it is up to the Supreme Court.  neuvocat   Nov-11-07 12:09 PM   #29 
  - This is officially the last straw in my book, anyone else?  originalpckelly   Nov-11-07 12:18 PM   #31 
  - I ran out of straw,  balantz   Nov-11-07 12:21 PM   #32 
  - We need a consitutional amendment to establish unequivocally  JDPriestly   Nov-11-07 12:23 PM   #33 
  - This is probably the most  tomg   Nov-12-07 05:42 AM   #88 
  - A Constitutional Amendment would normally be great...  Oldenuff   Nov-12-07 07:57 AM   #90 
  - I want my country back!  tabasco   Nov-11-07 12:32 PM   #34 
  - The spook goes on further in the article.....  DeSwiss   Nov-11-07 12:36 PM   #35 
  - I'm not speechless.  LWolf   Nov-11-07 12:57 PM   #37 
  - I think this should be made into a major campaign issue  kevinbgoode   Nov-11-07 01:01 PM   #38 
  - Thank the enabling technology... email, IMs, ATMs, websites, cell phones...  Flatulo   Nov-11-07 01:06 PM   #39 
  - Donald Kerr ought to find out what complete lack of anonymity  annabanana   Nov-11-07 01:13 PM   #41 
  - Face it, you and me don't have any privacy now, either. Nor did we ever had it.  DutchLiberal   Nov-11-07 01:17 PM   #42 
  - No, when you do those things you are waiving privacy  Gormy Cuss   Nov-11-07 02:10 PM   #51 
  - To all who say this should be...  nothingtoofear   Nov-11-07 01:45 PM   #44 
  - Required reading for all American patriots, never mind just  Cleita   Nov-11-07 01:51 PM   #46 
  - why?  nuKE_roCker   Nov-11-07 01:58 PM   #47 
  - Welcome to DU...  Mythsaje   Nov-12-07 04:10 AM   #84 
  - Much like we've redefined "torture"  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-11-07 02:01 PM   #48 
  - The American people need to redefine government.  leveymg   Nov-11-07 02:02 PM   #49 
  - Privacy means the govt & corps know everything about you.  baldguy   Nov-11-07 02:06 PM   # 
  - Why not? We've already changed our definition of democracy, government, truth, and policy.  CLW   Nov-11-07 02:06 PM   #50 
  - Do I hear the sound of one hand clapping?  spirit of wine   Nov-11-07 02:12 PM   #52 
  - What about secrecy in government? nt  Peggy Day   Nov-11-07 02:20 PM   #53 
  - We are being Terrorized by "intelligence" officials.  Sam Ervin jret   Nov-11-07 02:40 PM   #55 
  - Government operates in secrecy while it seeks to "redefine" (aka abolish) privacy for the people....  ForeignSpectator   Nov-11-07 02:58 PM   #59 
  - Fascist Mission Accomplished  windoe   Nov-11-07 03:29 PM   #61 
  - What's to redefine?  DFW   Nov-11-07 03:56 PM   #62 
  - Yep. Might as well redefine "none."  sofa king   Nov-12-07 12:41 PM   #95 
  - Well, they redefined torture  Android3.14   Nov-11-07 04:30 PM   #63 
  - kellenburger Look more and more like the Old Sovjets in the US today,,,  Diclotican   Nov-11-07 04:38 PM   #64 
  - Well ya know  everydayis911   Nov-11-07 05:02 PM   #65 
  - This doesn't surprise me after Karl Rove just gave a speech attacking anonymity on the Internet.  Uncle Joe   Nov-11-07 05:52 PM   #67 
  - The term " redefine" takes on whole new meanings with  Oldenuff   Nov-11-07 06:41 PM   #69 
  - Government seeks to redefine "2+2". nt  OmelasExpat   Nov-11-07 07:14 PM   #70 
  - Tell that to shrub, the next time he invokes executive privilege.  muntrv   Nov-11-07 07:22 PM   #72 
  - This has already made the RW RADIO TALKING POINT LIST - - "anonymous blogging" now being  charles t   Nov-11-07 09:21 PM   #75 
  - This is not a new idea  DBoon   Nov-11-07 09:59 PM   #80 
  - Sorry Rove, Won't Work On Me  lligrd   Nov-12-07 04:03 AM   #83 
  - Inform him that his services are no longer required  Cobalt-60   Nov-12-07 05:18 AM   #86 
  - 1984, this is 2007 calling  sss1977   Nov-12-07 05:35 AM   #87 
  - It's Time This Top Official Found Another Country to Live In (nt)  fascisthunter   Nov-12-07 08:19 AM   #91 
  - I mentioned some of the ideas in this thread  tomg   Nov-12-07 10:57 AM   #92 
  - Kicking -- this is extremely important.  snot   Nov-12-07 11:09 AM   #93 
  - Those repuke dumbasses will just pretend they didn't hear about this.  pinniped   Nov-12-07 12:29 PM   #94 
  - It was only a matter of time, I suppose. (nt)  redqueen   Nov-12-07 12:44 PM   #96 
  - Oh, yeah? Americans Seek To Redefine Government.  Zorra   Nov-12-07 01:01 PM   #99 
  - Yeah, really. Look out, Takers. nt  BlueIris   Nov-12-07 01:07 PM   #101 
  - The WH is changing it for us and Congress is in cahots with it!!  rodeodance   Nov-12-07 04:54 PM   #105 
 

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