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Clio the Leo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-20-09 09:32 PM
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12. Nope.....
.... I'm leaning toward him NOT doing anything but you're right, if he DID, he wouldn't broadcast it like we're expecting him to.
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  -Seriously. Does anyone think Obama would announce plans to prosecute Cheney et al? Avalux  Apr-20-09 09:23 PM   #0 
  - yep. Chess is the game  havocmom   Apr-20-09 09:24 PM   #1 
  - Only way it can be done.  Avalux   Apr-20-09 09:26 PM   #3 
  - Obama has been constantly underestimated by the rethugs and many within his own party  Cali_Democrat   Apr-20-09 09:25 PM   #2 
  - No, those Reptilicns knew EXACTLY what Barack represented!  pnorman   Apr-21-09 09:31 AM   #36 
  - So why the hell doesn't he just remain neutral or not comment?  Duer 157099   Apr-20-09 09:26 PM   # 
  - Why not make comments opposite of what he intends?  Avalux   Apr-20-09 09:27 PM   #5 
  - It's called poker, which I understand he's very good at.  Solomon   Apr-20-09 10:56 PM   #31 
  - Needs it to be on record.  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-09 09:30 PM   #10 
  - It's Called STAYING ABOVE THE FRAY  Beetwasher   Apr-21-09 09:31 AM   #37 
  - And meantime, the CIA will have our President's back.  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-09 09:26 PM   #4 
  - Yep. Very important.  Avalux   Apr-20-09 09:29 PM   #7 
  - You get a gold star.  rwheeler31   Apr-20-09 09:29 PM   #8 
  - Yes, a rather important part of what has to be done.  havocmom   Apr-20-09 09:32 PM   #11 
  - Every time I have second-guessed him  rhiannon55   Apr-20-09 09:27 PM   #6 
  - Pretty much the opposite from my takes  depakid   Apr-20-09 10:20 PM   #29 
  - Yes, apparently many do, but not me. In fact I'm getting tired of posting what seems obvious.  NYC_SKP   Apr-20-09 09:30 PM   #9 
  - Yeah, me too.  Avalux   Apr-20-09 09:37 PM   #13 
     - +1 n/t  yowzayowzayowza   Apr-21-09 10:07 AM   #40 
  - Nope.....  Clio the Leo   Apr-20-09 09:32 PM   #12 
  - no  Skittles   Apr-20-09 09:38 PM   #14 
  - No. That would be stupid and reactionary, just like Bush. n/t  Avalux   Apr-20-09 09:38 PM   #15 
  - bullshit  Skittles   Apr-20-09 09:42 PM   #16 
  - Nice attitude...fuck. n/t  vaberella   Apr-20-09 09:43 PM   #17 
  - it's what should be done and it is not being done  Skittles   Apr-20-09 09:44 PM   #18 
  - You'll be eating those words soon enough....  FrenchieCat   Apr-20-09 09:51 PM   #19 
  - Can't you please give it a little more time?  Avalux   Apr-20-09 09:56 PM   #21 
  - more time?  Skittles   Apr-20-09 10:54 PM   #30 
  - What 'should' be done, and by who?  stillcool   Apr-21-09 09:29 AM   #34 
  - .  NYC_SKP   Apr-20-09 09:54 PM   #20 
  - What would you know of courage in politics? (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Apr-21-09 08:33 AM   #32 
  - He's like a surgeon, some expect a sledgehammer.  NYC_SKP   Apr-20-09 09:56 PM   #22 
  - Not in his first term.  cliffordu   Apr-20-09 09:58 PM   #23 
  - Kicked and rec'd great post.  cliffordu   Apr-20-09 10:00 PM   #24 
  - How many times and in how many ways do Obama and his minions have to say they are NOT PROSECUTING  katandmoon   Apr-20-09 10:05 PM   #25 
  - And when it happens, will you admit you're wrong? n/t  Avalux   Apr-20-09 10:07 PM   #26 
  - You're right..the Executive Branch..  stillcool   Apr-21-09 09:14 AM   #33 
  - I am with you- although it's a bit disconcerting at times, these are very smart people.  KaryninMiami   Apr-20-09 10:11 PM   #27 
  - ...and sufficient evidence needs to be seared into the...  yowzayowzayowza   Apr-21-09 10:07 AM   #39 
  - No, I don't think Emanual (or Obama) should have made public statements one way or another  depakid   Apr-20-09 10:18 PM   #28 
  - I agree  Adelante   Apr-21-09 09:31 AM   #35 
  - I hope you are right. nt  tbyg52   Apr-21-09 09:44 AM   #38 
  - Obama is not the Attorney General ...  GeorgeGist   Apr-21-09 02:47 PM   #41 
  - Correct, bait and ambush. Don't let them focus all their troops on  harun   Apr-21-09 02:59 PM   #42 
  - I wrote this last night and today this scenario seems even more likely. Woo hoo!  Avalux   Apr-21-09 05:45 PM   #43 
  - No. He should have kept his mouth shut  Luminous Animal   Apr-21-09 05:52 PM   #44 
     - Bullshit. He looks awkward? Back out of what exactly?  Avalux   Apr-21-09 05:54 PM   #45 
        - The decision to prosecute belongs to  Luminous Animal   Apr-21-09 06:03 PM   #46 
           - Remaining silent would not have worked publicly.  Avalux   Apr-21-09 06:05 PM   #47 
              - He is not supposed to have control over him...  Luminous Animal   Apr-21-09 06:35 PM   #48 
                 - I know that; you know that.  Avalux   Apr-21-09 06:38 PM   #49 
 

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