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Senator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-07-09 12:16 AM
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34. Sorry, but it is the law.
And you can research universal jurisdiction on the web to confirm. You said yourself that what it "does is limit travel for people."

Well, that's the reason.

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  -In The United States of America, some people are above the law. LynnTheDem  May-04-09 08:57 AM   #0 
  - And if you smoke pot, you are a criminal  Bluzmann57   May-04-09 08:59 AM   #1 
  - former presidents etc only above the law if the current president wishes it to be so nt  msongs   May-04-09 09:00 AM   #2 
  - The current President is a President--the executive head of the nation.  MADem   May-04-09 09:07 AM   #5 
  - The Executive Branch is responsible for Law Enforcement....  bvar22   May-04-09 10:30 AM   #7 
  - The DOJ has an attorney general running it, who acts INDEPENDENTLY from the executive.  MADem   May-04-09 10:04 PM   #16 
  - Who issues "Pre-Judged Pardon/Immunity" decrees to CIA torturers.  Senator   May-04-09 10:37 AM   #10 
     - So long as they acted within the four corners of the guidance they were given.  MADem   May-04-09 10:07 PM   #17 
        - Yes, the "four corners" of just following orders.  Senator   May-05-09 04:36 AM   #19 
           - People griped at Bush for being "the decider." You can't have  MADem   May-05-09 09:57 AM   #20 
           - Nobody "griped at bush" over torture.  Senator   May-05-09 06:22 PM   #21 
              - Where are you gettting this crap?  MADem   May-05-09 06:50 PM   #22 
                 - I've shown you where.  Senator   May-06-09 12:49 AM   #24 
                    - It's not "the law." It's an attitude. You show me where Americans are required to  MADem   May-06-09 07:18 AM   #25 
                    - Sorry, but it is the law.  Senator   May-06-09 03:18 PM   #28 
                       - We are not "subject" to the decrees of a Spanish judge. That is NOT the law.  MADem   May-06-09 04:12 PM   #30 
                          - Sorry, but it is the law.  Senator   May-07-09 12:16 AM   #34 
                             - No, it is NOT "the law." It is a concept, an idea, and the US does not subscribe to it.  MADem   May-07-09 10:48 AM   #35 
                    - I sincerely hope you are right. I am going to research it later  freemarketer6   May-07-09 12:03 PM   #37 
           - That was a mistake. Obama best get his head on straight or he will go down with TORTURE  ShortnFiery   May-06-09 04:16 PM   #32 
  - Or Madame Speaker wishes it to be so...  Baby Snooks   May-04-09 09:34 AM   #6 
     - I fear you are correct.  bvar22   May-04-09 10:37 AM   #9 
  - What makes it even more disgustingly intolerable is that children were sodomized and women raped...  KansDem   May-04-09 09:02 AM   #3 
  - People with money may not be above the law, but a good lawyer or ten can give you some serious  MADem   May-04-09 09:05 AM   #4 
  - the rich and powerful have a different set of rules in a Judicial System.  Supersedeas   May-04-09 10:32 AM   #8 
  - Yes they do  slay   May-04-09 11:52 AM   #12 
  - Folks...  Rebubula   May-04-09 10:44 AM   #11 
  - How do you know Holder won't end up prosecuting Bush, Cheney, etc.? n/t  jenmito   May-04-09 11:54 AM   #13 
  - I think you are passing judgment prematurely.  AtomicKitten   May-04-09 12:15 PM   #14 
  - Corruption at the highest levels creates the inequality ...  GeorgeGist   May-04-09 09:48 PM   #15 
  - If you defrauded someone- or violated securities laws- or made false statements to a govt official  depakid   May-04-09 10:39 PM   #18 
  - The law does not apply to the rich & powerful.  Vidar   May-05-09 11:05 PM   #23 
  - The law is for little people, as with taxes. n/t  Orsino   May-06-09 07:49 AM   #26 
  - Damn! Never too late to recommend!  lonestarnot   May-06-09 09:44 AM   #27 
  - If you don't pay your taxes, you go to jail. Unless you're well connected.  Romulox   May-06-09 03:19 PM   #29 
  - They always have been, but at least our "leaders" TRIED to hide that fact. Now it's to be ...  ShortnFiery   May-06-09 04:14 PM   #31 
  - If we don't investigate and prosecute we will have a permanent SHADOW GOVERNMENT  ShortnFiery   May-06-09 04:39 PM   #33 
  - If we do not investigate and hold the parties responsible for  freemarketer6   May-07-09 11:45 AM   #36 
  - In the world run by humans, some people have always been above the law  TheKentuckian   May-07-09 12:17 PM   #38 
  - A Texas sheriff was prosecuted for water-boarding a suspect...  bullwinkle428   May-07-09 12:33 PM   #39 
 

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