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edwardian Donating Member (177 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-31-09 07:35 AM
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20. A poster who can understand nuance?
Wow! Maybe there is a reason to keep coming here! Thanks NE for a ray of intelligence and hope.
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  -Obama administration seeks to block wiretap suit kpete  Oct-30-09 10:12 PM   #0 
  - "the court can "conduct its own independent assessment of our claim." Holder said"  NYC_SKP   Oct-30-09 10:16 PM   #1 
  - My gut tells me to be OK with this decision.  Cant trust em   Oct-30-09 10:55 PM   #3 
     - Continuation of bad goverment.  edwardian   Oct-31-09 07:31 AM   #19 
        - Phew. That was easy.  Cant trust em   Oct-31-09 09:41 AM   #29 
        - Exactly. I criticized bush on this very issue, why would I let Obama off the hock for  still_one   Nov-01-09 09:20 AM   #33 
  - And Bush started this wiretapping 6-7 months BEFORE 9/11 . . .  defendandprotect   Oct-30-09 10:23 PM   #2 
  - Yes, Bush was terrible in so many ways. No one is going to prosecute him, though.  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 07:53 AM   #22 
  - If the disclosure would impede trying the Cheney Gang for war crimes  Overseas   Oct-30-09 11:06 PM   #4 
  - *giggle*  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 07:17 AM   #17 
  - Obama Administration Invokes State Secrets PrivilegeAgain  kpete   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #5 
  - In other words,  Downwinder   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #6 
  - No  sandnsea   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #8 
     - "we invoking it to preserve executive power"  ixion   Oct-31-09 06:09 AM   #16 
     - Self Delete.  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 07:54 AM   #23 
     - Yes, the OP has the same statement. What else would the D of J say about asserting the privilege?  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 08:03 AM   #25 
  - Holder's full statement  sandnsea   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #7 
  - "And please just take our word for that -- we wouldn't lie to you!"  katandmoon   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #9 
  - Phew. That was easy. nt  Cant trust em   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #10 
  - Yes, so? Again, what do you expect him to say? "Disclosing this  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 08:25 AM   #28 
  - Republican payback.  Skink   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #11 
  - "The Obama administration has essentially adopted the position of the Bush administration in these c  joeycola   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #12 
  - The key part of that being "more than any other previous administration"  NYC Liberal   Oct-31-09 03:13 AM   #14 
     - I have seen that comment about signing statements so many times and it is misleading as hell.  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 07:30 AM   #18 
        - A poster who can understand nuance?  edwardian   Oct-31-09 07:35 AM   #20 
        - Thank you, but each and all of us has bits of knowledge. Pooled, they are I hope,  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 08:12 AM   #26 
        - So you're in favor of nuance as long as it supports your position.  Cant trust em   Oct-31-09 12:27 PM   #30 
        - The point of a signing statemen is to highlight differences in the  24601   Oct-31-09 08:00 AM   #24 
        - Sorry, no. The point of a signing statement is whatever the President wants it to be,  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 08:16 AM   #27 
           - What you are saying simply isn't accurate - Here's a link to a Bill  24601   Oct-31-09 07:10 PM   #32 
        - Yep, but that's exactly my point though.  NYC Liberal   Oct-31-09 02:14 PM   #31 
  - k/r  Solly Mack   Oct-31-09 02:24 AM   #13 
  - and the wire-tapping that started BEFORE 911...  ixion   Oct-31-09 06:07 AM   #15 
  - Nothing significant about this is new.  No Elephants   Oct-31-09 07:50 AM   #21 

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