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Kool Kitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-07-04 11:15 PM
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13. It's too bad that this is coming out this week,
because it's "all-Reagan, all the time" for the foreseeable future. Well, Dub got what he wanted-a dictatorship.
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  -WP: Memo Offered Justification for Use of Torture kskiska  Jun-07-04 09:57 PM   #0 
  - Personally, I'm flabbergasted that it's taken this long.  Kagemusha   Jun-07-04 10:04 PM   #1 
  - Shock and awe no more. Numb, yes. ...........  goforit   Jun-08-04 04:20 PM   #48 
  - "The actions of a few" Actions that just happen to be covered by  awake   Jun-07-04 10:18 PM   #2 
  - let's not forget that most of those "suspects..."  mike_c   Jun-07-04 10:24 PM   #3 
  - This means that bush signed a "Presidential Finding" or Executive  Spazito   Jun-07-04 10:27 PM   #4 
  - The President -- ALONE -- can OVERRIDE the law ...  maryallen   Jun-07-04 10:50 PM   #8 
  - But the law of the land IS the Geneva Conventions according to  Spazito   Jun-07-04 11:02 PM   #10 
  - That's what I'm saying:  maryallen   Jun-07-04 11:21 PM   #14 
  - All treaties become the law of the land.  alfredo   Jun-08-04 12:08 AM   #15 
  - There really is a river called the Rubicon  DoYouEverWonder   Jun-08-04 08:07 AM   #31 
  - Could you give me an explanation of Rubicon?  goforit   Jun-08-04 04:27 PM   #51 
     - The Rubicon is the river  Sophree   Jun-08-04 07:25 PM   #60 
     - Rubicon explained  GarySeven   Jun-08-04 07:27 PM   #61 
  - And it will come out, too  LizW   Jun-08-04 08:02 AM   #28 
  - I agree, if this is allowed to stand...  Spazito   Jun-08-04 08:22 AM   #36 
  - So...Bush signed a presidential directive authorizing the use of torture  ElementaryPenguin   Jun-08-04 05:46 PM   #55 
  - So when does Ashcroft get to torture liberals and anyone else  neverforget   Jun-07-04 10:28 PM   #5 
  - And this is their master plan......  goforit   Jun-08-04 04:35 PM   #52 
  - So, what is the legal definition of a federal employee?  Tellurian   Jun-07-04 10:46 PM   #6 
  - 50 leaked pages of government approved smoking guns!  hedda_foil   Jun-07-04 10:46 PM   #7 
  - wonder who the "deep throat" is this time???  maddezmom   Jun-08-04 07:01 AM   #20 
  - As there have been mutiple deaths under interrogations at different sites  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-08-04 09:40 PM   #65 
  - No surprise...  cosmokramer   Jun-07-04 10:53 PM   #9 
  - You don't suppose . . .  gratuitous   Jun-07-04 11:02 PM   #11 
  - If they believed what they were doing was legal and ...  Spazito   Jun-07-04 11:06 PM   #12 
  - No, of coarse not,  Timefortruth   Jun-08-04 07:38 AM   #24 
  - It's too bad that this is coming out this week,  Kool Kitty   Jun-07-04 11:15 PM   #13 
  - Reagan will fade soon, but the Abu Ghraib can never die, it will out live  0007   Jun-08-04 08:12 AM   #34 
  - Actually, I think you are right.  Kool Kitty   Jun-08-04 02:57 PM   #41 
  - Abu Gharib is not going away. If you heard the Ashscroft hearings today  keithyboy   Jun-08-04 04:15 PM   #47 
     - I just finished watching the Ashcroft hearings  elf   Jun-08-04 10:33 PM   #67 
  - Well, if Kerry is smart, he will be pointing out that we are screwing  Gloria   Jun-08-04 02:01 AM   #16 
  - Either this was in the  shraby   Jun-08-04 02:23 AM   #17 
  - Time for a cherubic little quote from alleged human Alberto Gonzalez  PurityOfEssence   Jun-08-04 02:43 AM   #18 
  - He said something totally different  JudiLyn   Jun-08-04 04:23 AM   #19 
  - Torture: Another blow for Rumsfeld?  JudiLyn   Jun-08-04 07:10 AM   #21 
  - see the Times reporting  gottaB   Jun-08-04 07:25 AM   #22 
  - That Times article is on the front page  gristy   Jun-08-04 07:37 AM   #23 
     - clearly a war crime  gottaB   Jun-08-04 07:55 AM   #26 
     - Oh, wow, look at the NYT go  party_line   Jun-08-04 08:08 AM   #33 
  - Lots of folks carrying this story today  gristy   Jun-08-04 07:50 AM   #25 
  - Anything about it on tv news yet?  LizW   Jun-08-04 08:04 AM   #29 
  - At the very least the author(s) of the memo should be fired.  Sentinel Chicken   Jun-08-04 08:02 AM   #27 
  - That's not going to happen  gristy   Jun-08-04 08:08 AM   #32 
     - If they gave him bad advice they should be fired.  Sentinel Chicken   Jun-08-04 09:26 AM   #37 
  - Lawyers Decided Bans on Torture Didn't Bind Bush (NYT)  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-08-04 08:05 AM   #30 
  - By saying that Bu$hCo is above the law  DoYouEverWonder   Jun-08-04 08:14 AM   #35 
  - Holy shit! Leahy asked Ashcroft directly whether the President...  Spazito   Jun-08-04 10:02 AM   #38 
  - Are these the docs he won't turn over to congress?  jdjkkse   Jun-08-04 03:31 PM   #44 
  - I think we should stop troubling ourselves over all this torture and watch  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-08-04 03:51 PM   #45 
  - That moment  elf   Jun-08-04 10:45 PM   #68 
  - Kick  Spazito   Jun-08-04 11:26 AM   #39 
  - Key item is buried in the story  GarySeven   Jun-08-04 11:31 AM   #40 
  - Good catch.  Kool Kitty   Jun-08-04 03:02 PM   #43 
  - These THUGS are WAR CRIMINALS  saigon68   Jun-08-04 03:00 PM   #42 
  - US has interrogation 'specials'  struggle4progress   Jun-08-04 04:08 PM   #46 
  - We need to keep this thread  Wubette   Jun-08-04 04:22 PM   #50 
  - Who's gonna appoint an Independent Investigator for Justice Dept?  goforit   Jun-08-04 04:22 PM   #49 
  - False Testimony under oath?  Disturbed   Jun-08-04 04:40 PM   #53 
  - Ashcroft Says Bush Rejects Use of Torture  DainBramaged   Jun-08-04 05:08 PM   #54 
  - A major KICK!!  ElementaryPenguin   Jun-08-04 06:51 PM   #56 
  - Very, very confusing.  Miss Authoritiva   Jun-08-04 07:01 PM   #57 
  - It certainly won't get Bushler off the hook!  ElementaryPenguin   Jun-08-04 07:05 PM   #58 
  - Not so confusing  GarySeven   Jun-08-04 07:21 PM   #59 
     - Drip, drip, drip  DainBramaged   Jun-08-04 07:58 PM   #62 
     - Would the NATO commandos have to hold off until the  Miss Authoritiva   Jun-08-04 08:53 PM   #63 
        - Commandos in zodiacs  GarySeven   Jun-08-04 10:11 PM   #66 
  - Kick It Up.  David Zephyr   Jun-08-04 09:29 PM   #64 
 

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