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ProgressiveProfessor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-28-08 06:40 AM
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2. How do they know what is planned?
Had to ask, since I assume its actually conjecture.

A colleague pointed out that Bush is running about half the rate of pardons etc of other presidents going back to Regan. I replied that it wasn't 20 January yet.
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  -Group Urges Americans to Speak Out Against Planned Bush Blanket Pardons Hissyspit  Dec-28-08 06:08 AM   #0 
  - Blanket pardons? How perfectly republicon  SpiralHawk   Dec-28-08 06:12 AM   #1 
  - Because this in not the America they see in their fantasies  mikehiggins   Dec-28-08 06:43 AM   #3 
  - How do they know what is planned?  HardcoreProgressive   Dec-28-08 06:40 AM   #2 
  - Thinking about who to pardon is hard work.  crim son   Dec-29-08 09:50 AM   #14 
  - Blanket pardons will be a egregious abuse of the purpose of the pardon.  rhett o rick   Dec-28-08 09:49 AM   #4 
  - That'll be his legacy--  Bette Noir   Dec-28-08 10:28 AM   #5 
     - Cake, I am expecting cake, as Marie Antoinette might send. The New American Aristocracy. nm  rhett o rick   Dec-28-08 12:20 PM   #6 
  - Just to put Cheney's assertion into perspective...  ingin   Dec-28-08 12:41 PM   #7 
  - With all due respect, why is what you can live a standard by which Cheney should be  No Elephants   Dec-28-08 12:57 PM   #8 
     - Since you obviously misread my post...  ingin   Dec-28-08 06:11 PM   #11 
  - can one pardon one's self?  zaephyrus   Dec-28-08 01:18 PM   #9 
  - Ford pardoned Nixon and there had been no judicial proceedings  bamalib   Dec-28-08 03:18 PM   #10 
     - That was not Nixon pardoning Nixon  karynnj   Dec-29-08 12:24 PM   #16 
  - kick nt  Hissyspit   Dec-28-08 06:49 PM   #12 
  - Since Bush set a precedent of retracting pardons  StopThePendulum   Dec-28-08 08:03 PM   #13 
  - My crystal ball shows teams of attorneys working feverishly in the basement  Zorra   Dec-29-08 10:43 AM   #15 
  - Even if it happens, and it stands up in the Supreme Court,  MilesColtrane   Dec-29-08 12:53 PM   #17 
 

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