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Betty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-10-08 02:19 PM
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69. he refuses, knowing there will be no consequences
from the cowards that are supposed to be representing us.
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  -Rove ignores subpoena, refuses to testify maddezmom  Jul-10-08 09:56 AM   #0 
  - Like everything else,  ellie   Jul-10-08 09:58 AM   #1 
  - Really. It is embarrassing. How can he claim executive privilege and say he didn't  King Coal   Jul-10-08 11:20 AM   #23 
  - Congress has the power to pardon.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-10-08 01:49 PM   #64 
  - Right!  jeff30997   Jul-10-08 12:22 PM   #43 
  - Debating...  WillBowden   Jul-10-08 09:58 AM   #2 
  - We are already blue from holding our breath  Chisox08   Jul-10-08 12:52 PM   #53 
  - Didn't Kindasleazy, Miers and Bolton do the sae thing?  bluesmail   Jul-10-08 09:59 AM   #3 
  - The republican regime again demonstrates how laws are for the little people.  LynnTheDem   Jul-10-08 10:00 AM   #4 
  - This is a no brainer. There is NO excuse not to charge him with contempt  still_one   Jul-10-08 10:00 AM   #5 
  - rich people are above the law. I don't know why people are afraid of real anarchy if  conspirator   Jul-10-08 10:01 AM   #6 
  - Exactly!  liberal N proud   Jul-10-08 10:43 AM   #18 
  - simple  northernlights   Jul-10-08 12:54 PM   #54 
     - Very nice. I like.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-10-08 01:51 PM   #65 
  - "Democrats" used as a modifier for Congressmen  johnlal   Jul-10-08 10:01 AM   #7 
  - Yes - very telling  Joanie Baloney   Jul-10-08 11:14 AM   #21 
  - I wonder when the Democrats will start building folding deck chairs  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-10-08 10:02 AM   #8 
  - That's not fair. Republicans don't sink  fasttense   Jul-10-08 01:26 PM   #59 
     - I like the Hindenburg analogy better aka  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-10-08 01:44 PM   #62 
  - Sickening. Congress speaks  asjr   Jul-10-08 10:03 AM   #9 
  - I, for one, welcome my slimy, subpoena-igonoring overlords...  paparush   Jul-10-08 10:15 AM   #10 
  - They are worse than the Bush Regime, I can't stand but a few of the  Jefferson23   Jul-10-08 10:19 AM   #11 
  - Brave man. He's risking a threat of censure.  Kablooie   Jul-10-08 10:22 AM   #12 
  - Censure only works for Public Citizens.... Rove is a Private Citizen  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-10-08 10:33 AM   #15 
     - So he's risking being threatened with Inherent contempt.  Kablooie   Jul-10-08 10:40 AM   #16 
        - I doubt the Congress has the guts to use it  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-10-08 10:46 AM   #19 
  - Debating? You call this debating:  islandmkl   Jul-10-08 10:24 AM   #13 
  - LOL! Zackly!! nt  mycritters2   Jul-10-08 06:23 PM   #82 
  - "If he doesn't appear, we'll belt him around the mouth and mouth him around the belt!"  IDemo   Jul-10-08 10:27 AM   #14 
  - OK, everyone looked SURPRISED!!  femrap   Jul-10-08 10:42 AM   #17 
  - You know what?  RavensChick   Jul-10-08 11:09 AM   #20 
  - "Appropriate action:"  Jackpine Radical   Jul-10-08 11:14 AM   #22 
  - Damnit!  AlbertCat   Jul-10-08 11:29 AM   #24 
  - Dammit!  Joanne98   Jul-10-08 11:31 AM   #25 
  - .  Sees Clearly   Jul-10-08 11:37 AM   #26 
  - Amazing.  Qutzupalotl   Jul-10-08 12:05 PM   #39 
  - If there still exists rule of law in this country, then apply it!  mnhtnbb   Jul-10-08 11:41 AM   #27 
  - arrest him  IdClaire   Jul-10-08 11:42 AM   #28 
  - What are you going to do you wimpy assed Congress?  lonestarnot   Jul-10-08 11:42 AM   #29 
  - Dammit, people...if this Democratically led Congress has taught you anything...  rateyes   Jul-10-08 11:44 AM   #30 
  - where is the fucking outrage!  biermeister   Jul-10-08 11:46 AM   #31 
  - Well, let's send him a sternly written letter.  progressoid   Jul-10-08 11:50 AM   #32 
  - Wupz, wrong reply. Delete.  Snicker-snack   Jul-10-08 11:52 AM   #34 
  - A strongly worded letter can be expected  JPZenger   Jul-10-08 11:51 AM   #33 
  - Damn it.  MadrasT   Jul-10-08 11:55 AM   #35 
  - more like 'gutless" pussies.  alyce douglas   Jul-10-08 12:31 PM   #50 
  - Excc. Privilege can't be used to cover illegal actions  JPZenger   Jul-10-08 12:01 PM   #36 
  - True power is doing something outrageous and illegal--and getting away with it  librechik   Jul-10-08 12:02 PM   #37 
  - Throw his ass in jail contempt of Congress.......then again we have weak  Historic NY   Jul-10-08 12:04 PM   #38 
  - The elected King ...  BearSquirrel2   Jul-10-08 12:06 PM   #40 
  - Mad King George v3b  jeff30997   Jul-10-08 12:26 PM   #46 
  - Time to arrest  sakabatou   Jul-10-08 12:11 PM   #41 
  - 'debating "appropriate action"' = several hours of hand-wringing and teeth-gnashing, ending with  truthisfreedom   Jul-10-08 12:17 PM   #42 
  - Time to hire Tony Soprano to 'help' Rove physically appear to testify....  Blackhatjack   Jul-10-08 12:23 PM   #44 
  - Uh oh... I sense a "Stongly Worded Letter" is coming...  EnviroBat   Jul-10-08 12:25 PM   #45 
  - A stern "tut tut" and a frowny face may also await him from the Dems.  faygokid   Jul-10-08 12:30 PM   #49 
  - if they do not get this guy Rove forget it, these thugs will keep on  alyce douglas   Jul-10-08 12:27 PM   #47 
  - Lovely  ismnotwasm   Jul-10-08 12:29 PM   #48 
  - I just fired up an e-mail to the Judiciary Committee  alyce douglas   Jul-10-08 12:35 PM   #51 
  - Thanks for the link  texastoast   Jul-10-08 01:26 PM   #60 
  - Thanks for the link...sent a message.....(N/T)  Bennyboy   Jul-10-08 01:55 PM   #66 
     - Mee too...  Journalgrrl   Jul-10-08 03:17 PM   #77 
  - I'm at the point where I've run out of outrage  Connonym   Jul-10-08 12:43 PM   #52 
  - Why give a shit if you'll be getting a presidential pardon in January?  Gman   Jul-10-08 12:55 PM   #55 
  - they've had since may to debate "appropriate action" in the event he refused to appear..  frylock   Jul-10-08 12:58 PM   #56 
  - i saw debbie- fucking- wasserman -schultz on tv the other day  orleans   Jul-10-08 01:13 PM   #57 
  - Treat him like a journalist who won't reveal a source  texastoast   Jul-10-08 01:22 PM   #58 
  - Arrest him or admit that Congress is not the equal of a cabinet member.  Wizard777   Jul-10-08 01:42 PM   #61 
  - Wake me up when the finally do SOMETHING to any of these criminals.  Jesuswasntafascist   Jul-10-08 01:45 PM   #63 
  - Tar & Feathers.  acetylyne   Jul-10-08 02:03 PM   #67 
  - Is it just me ...  daggahead   Jul-10-08 02:08 PM   #68 
  - he refuses, knowing there will be no consequences  Betty   Jul-10-08 02:19 PM   #69 
  - Waterboard em  Rambis   Jul-10-08 02:24 PM   #70 
  - Tis True, smart ass Rove knows, the Dem's will just roll over and take it.....!  Broadslidin   Jul-10-08 02:24 PM   #71 
  - Criminals let criminals go free  FunMe   Jul-10-08 02:30 PM   #72 
  - I think the real problem is one of perception.  Kutjara   Jul-10-08 02:47 PM   #73 
  - I just sent this to my rep...  WinstonSmith4740   Jul-10-08 02:48 PM   #74 
  - Can he be arrested?  HEyHEY   Jul-10-08 03:08 PM   #75 
  - I believe that the House Sergeant-at-Arms can arrest him and lock him  Zorra   Jul-10-08 03:10 PM   #76 
  - Yeah, but Rove would have to come to the House .....  oldhippie   Jul-10-08 06:47 PM   #83 
  - Caning  TerribleLarryDingle   Jul-10-08 03:20 PM   #78 
  - The one effective way to spin this... Karl Rove is a Coward  jmondine   Jul-10-08 04:02 PM   #79 
  - Why waste time talking about it. All I want to hear is that he is behind bars. n/t  Tight_rope   Jul-10-08 04:35 PM   #80 
  - They can't do anything until they stop shitting their pants! n/t  dmosh42   Jul-10-08 05:37 PM   #81 
  - And if Pelosi and Reid let him, we really need no more proof of who their  superconnected   Jul-10-08 06:49 PM   #84 
 

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