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1. Not an answer = Gonzo does it again evading the question with a non-answer
Edited on Tue Jul-24-07 09:59 AM by L. Coyote
"Based on what I know" (and I know nothing)

Since no one in the Administration knows who does what why, I guess they cannot have done anything wrong. Logical, right? :rofl:
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  -**************OFFICIAL THREAD 5 FOR SENATE JUDICIARY**** alyce douglas  Jul-24-07 09:56 AM   #0 
  - Not an answer = Gonzo does it again evading the question with a non-answer  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 09:56 AM   #1 
  - how about  GTRMAN   Jul-24-07 10:02 AM   #26 
     - "As to the initial decision, I don't have the answer." Here we go again.  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #53 
        - The Repiglickins do seem to act rather like "pod people" from "Invasion of the Body-Snatchers"  AndyTiedye   Jul-24-07 11:10 AM   #141 
  - 1st rec AGAIN! :) TUNE IN HERE:  helderheid   Jul-24-07 09:56 AM   #2 
  - Why doesn't someone ask one simple question  malaise   Jul-24-07 09:59 AM   #6 
     - From your lips to God's and the D's ears on this cmte !  EVDebs   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #15 
     - THANK YOU. This must be the THIRD RAIL.  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #16 
     - (/Dupe.)  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #17 
     - He'll have just as simple an answer...  Wednesdays   Jul-24-07 10:17 AM   #70 
  - KICK  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 09:58 AM   #3 
  - "I don't know anything but based on what I know...."  shadowknows69   Jul-24-07 09:58 AM   #4 
  - I think Cardin is going to start pounding his head on the desk soon too  MiniMe   Jul-24-07 09:59 AM   #5 
  - Instead of roses, maybe this time DU can send cases of Head-On. nt  blondeatlast   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #12 
  - LOL!!!  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:07 AM   #40 
  - You mean Gonzo's head don't you?  comtec   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   # 
  - Go back to the questions about contempt. I want him to say over  pdxmom   Jul-24-07 09:59 AM   #7 
  - "argumentative" and "non-responsive" in depositions, can Gonzo be labelled as such?  EVDebs   Jul-24-07 10:02 AM   #25 
  - If they let Gonz get away with this shit, then I want to just give up.  onecent   Jul-24-07 09:59 AM   #8 
  - Is Gonzo just stupid like Bush or a tool or both?  48percenter   Jul-24-07 09:59 AM   #9 
  - Unlike Bush, he got into law school, and he is acting like a lawyer.  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:01 AM   #19 
  - He's a clever consigliere.  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:01 AM   #20 
     - I think he's just a greasy weasel, like the rest of this administration n/t  48percenter   Jul-24-07 10:03 AM   #27 
     - He's surely a smarmy ba****d.  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #59 
  - oh, they have to get the hook for this weasel  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 09:59 AM   #10 
  - Cardin concentrating on bringing up Executive Privilege witholding access  bobthedrummer   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #11 
  - "Frustration", my ARSE! Start talking "High Crimes and Misdemeanors"!!  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #13 
  - A new concept appropriately named "Gonzo Logic" ....  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:00 AM   #14 
  - Oh goodie..Gonzo understands the committee's frustration...created by HIM. and his LIES  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:01 AM   #18 
  - hold him for contempt.  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 10:02 AM   #23 
     - It amazes me how much they have let these thugs get away with. This man should be IMPEACHED. He's  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:07 AM   #38 
  - Oh G-d...Grassley's up now.  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:01 AM   #21 
  - Grassley does not tolerate fraud and abuse. One good R does not a party make!  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:04 AM   #29 
  - They all have lists of outstanding questions the AG has never answered....  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:02 AM   #22 
  - Which way will Grassley go today?  MiniMe   Jul-24-07 10:02 AM   #24 
  - Well....Gonzo snickered at one of his questions about releasing FBI info...  KoKo01   Jul-24-07 10:04 AM   #28 
  - I don't think Grasley is a tool  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:04 AM   #30 
  - grassley another enabler.  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 10:04 AM   #32 
  - Ongoing fraud must be allowed to continue, DOJ's complicity is assured  EVDebs   Jul-24-07 10:05 AM   #33 
  - Sara Taylor was bounced on his knee in her childhood-for real  bobthedrummer   Jul-24-07 10:04 AM   #31 
  - seems like both Dems and Repugs get their information from the newspagers--interesting.  rodeodance   Jul-24-07 10:05 AM   #34 
  - My thought was.. disturbing NT  comtec   Jul-24-07 10:06 AM   #36 
  - Grassley's freudian slip, "how do you respond to the criticism outlawed..."  EVDebs   Jul-24-07 10:07 AM   #39 
  - Yeah - Hahaha. I wonder what he was thinking...! n/t  hisownpetard   Jul-24-07 10:15 AM   #66 
  - they don't get information anywhere else.  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #58 
  - "we're trying to be smart" but can't remember a fucking thing!! what a joke  flyarm   Jul-24-07 10:06 AM   #35 
  - "we want to expose fraud" in a pigs ass you do you little mtf'er!  flyarm   Jul-24-07 10:07 AM   #37 
  - "We want to expose fraud, mismanagement and waste."  marmar   Jul-24-07 10:08 AM   #41 
  - False Claims Act whistleblowers being stonewalled. Enjoy.  EVDebs   Jul-24-07 10:09 AM   #44 
  - Who keeps coughing in the open mike, get a frickin' RICOLA!!  48percenter   Jul-24-07 10:08 AM   #42 
  - it is the signals again..happens every hearing with these criminals..they send signals with coughing  flyarm   Jul-24-07 10:15 AM   #64 
  - Ask the Rove Question this way .....  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:08 AM   #43 
  - Whenever the questioning comes around to issues of criminal prosecution  bobthedrummer   Jul-24-07 10:10 AM   #45 
  - Brief recess  48percenter   Jul-24-07 10:10 AM   #46 
  - heckler time!  helderheid   Jul-24-07 10:10 AM   #47 
  - recess briefly. Protesters getting yelled at by Leahy.  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:10 AM   #48 
  - I would not call that yelling  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:11 AM   #49 
  - Leahy had to tell some people who were shouting to keep it down.  rodeodance   Jul-24-07 10:11 AM   #50 
  - Did you hear what they were yelling?  Canuckistanian   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #56 
  - Hecklers!! "Resign!"  The Cleaner   Jul-24-07 10:11 AM   #51 
  - With Bush's executive order, how long before heckling is considered a terrorist act?  marmar   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #57 
  - dissent is patriotic, they should be yelling that.  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 10:18 AM   #76 
  - The Judiciary webcast is not broadcasting the recess.  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:13 AM   # 
     - We are back: Can this man answer even one question with a real answer.  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:24 AM   #93 
  - Gonzo needs a break so he can go and bite the heads off a few bats and drink blood....  marmar   Jul-24-07 10:11 AM   #52 
  - Hey, we all gotta eat, right?  helderheid   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #55 
  - He needs to check in with the WH  Norquist Nemesis   Jul-24-07 10:14 AM   #63 
  - Senators have to go for a vote. But they WILL be BACK  rodeodance   Jul-24-07 10:12 AM   #54 
  - Anyone catching that open mic convo?  Norquist Nemesis   Jul-24-07 10:13 AM   #60 
  - Leahys mike is on  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jul-24-07 10:13 AM   #61 
  - live mics  bobthedrummer   Jul-24-07 10:14 AM   #62 
  - Can anyone hear what's being said on the open mics?  shraby   Jul-24-07 10:15 AM   #67 
  - "The AG does not have my trust" Lehey  helderheid   Jul-24-07 10:15 AM   #65 
  - "Greater morale prob at the DOJ than I have seen in 33 yrs" Leahy  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:15 AM   #68 
  - In 33 years Leahy has never said he had no confidence in a cabinet position before  mod mom   Jul-24-07 10:16 AM   #69 
  - "Most of the key assistants(at the DOJ) have resigned" Leahy  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:17 AM   #71 
  - Leahy, "I have never called for Gonzales' resignation"  IChing   Jul-24-07 10:19 AM   #78 
  - Leahy: Employees at DOJ are terribly frustrated  vanlassie   Jul-24-07 10:17 AM   #72 
  - Leahy: There will be contempt citation if this cmte does not get  vanlassie   Jul-24-07 10:18 AM   #73 
  - did I hear that right??? is there some hope???  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 10:21 AM   # 
  - Lehey: I think there will be contempt citations.  The Cleaner   Jul-24-07 10:18 AM   #75 
  - There will be action taken if there are no answers to our requests/questions Leahy  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:18 AM   #74 
  - Also said he doesn't want a "show trial"  eleny   Jul-24-07 10:20 AM   #80 
  - Leahy: "If they don't respond [to the subpoenas], we'll look into contempt citations."  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:19 AM   #77 
  - Hearing resumes....  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:20 AM   #79 
  - "Why does Pres. * want to go down in history for having the most contempt for law enforcement?"  Breeze54   Jul-24-07 10:20 AM   #81 
  - Hearing starting again....n/t  Hepburn   Jul-24-07 10:20 AM   #82 
  - Sen. Whitehouse up now n/t  malaise   Jul-24-07 10:21 AM   #84 
  - Sen Whitehouse up...  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:21 AM   #83 
  - I LOVE that man!  Hepburn   Jul-24-07 10:23 AM   #90 
  - Sen. Whitehouse now!  eleny   Jul-24-07 10:21 AM   #85 
  - Whitehouse  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:21 AM   #86 
  - Whitehouse is like a sharpnel dipped in poison  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:29 AM   # 
  - Whitehouse!!!!!!!  IChing   Jul-24-07 10:22 AM   #87 
  - WOOHOO..Sheldon's up. I love this guy!  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:22 AM   #88 
  - OMG.........  Hepburn   Jul-24-07 10:26 AM   #105 
  - If I could still have babies, I'd want his!!!! lol!!!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-24-07 10:26 AM   #107 
     - LOL..I hear ya! He's wonderful!  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:32 AM   #131 
  - Gonzo says Ashcroft authorized activities for 2 years.  mod mom   Jul-24-07 10:23 AM   #89 
  - Gonzo is hedging on what activities he was asking for reauthorization...  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:23 AM   #91 
  - "I wanna be fair" "It's complicated" "Find a new way forward"  marmar   Jul-24-07 10:23 AM   #92 
  - Why don't you just be fair to the truth ....Leahy chimed in.  IChing   Jul-24-07 10:24 AM   #96 
  - Now Gonzo backtracks on his statement.  mod mom   Jul-24-07 10:24 AM   #94 
  - LEAHY just broke in.."WHY NOT BE FAIR TO THE TRUTH!" Applause from audience in the room. :)  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:24 AM   #95 
  - he says ashcroft approved spying on americans from the very beginning of the program of spying  flyarm   Jul-24-07 10:25 AM   #97 
  - How many different programs are we talking about?  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:25 AM   #98 
  - So it's complicated AH! You aren't talking to a bungh of 1st graders here!  napi21   Jul-24-07 10:25 AM   #99 
  - Was program run without the approval of the AG?  vanlassie   Jul-24-07 10:25 AM   #100 
  - This committee needs to get ASHCROFT to testify!!!  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:25 AM   #101 
  - Gonzo: Ashcroft Approved wiretapping.  The Cleaner   Jul-24-07 10:25 AM   #102 
  - Sen Whitehouse "What documnent did you have in your hand? To reauthorized  mod mom   Jul-24-07 10:26 AM   #103 
  - Gonzo now saying that we BELIEVED that we had AG Ashcroft's approval  MiniMe   Jul-24-07 10:26 AM   #104 
  - "We Believed"  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jul-24-07 10:29 AM   #118 
  - Oh boy, this is going to get wild  debbierlus   Jul-24-07 10:26 AM   #106 
  - Gonzo is up S creek  malaise   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #113 
  - AGAG admits to taking the reauthorization doc into the room of medicated hospitalized AG  bobthedrummer   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #108 
  - "We believe we had the approval of the AG..."  Norquist Nemesis   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   # 
  - "When the FBI director considers you so nefarious..." Quote of the Day.  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #109 
  - yes it was...damn I wish they would give whitehouse more time.  IChing   Jul-24-07 10:30 AM   #125 
  - Has anyone asked if they have checked DOJ and Whitehouse for lead in the water?  seemunkee   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #110 
  - Whitehouse trying to get to the bottom of Comey's testimony about Ashcroft hospital visit.  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #111 
  - Is the FBI director felt he should not leave you alone with Ashcroft & acting director  mod mom   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #112 
  - did anyone else feel whitehouse was getting at ..that Ashcroft was in danger from these fuckers??  flyarm   Jul-24-07 10:30 AM   #124 
     - Just in danger of forcing hand  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:33 AM   #132 
  - Going to be interesting to see how the "Gang of Eight" like being used as Gonzo's backup...  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:27 AM   #114 
  - Is Sheldon setting Ghoulzales up for something?  marmar   Jul-24-07 10:28 AM   #115 
  - Certainly sounds like it. (That's it? Seems like Grassley got lots more time.)  WinkyDink   Jul-24-07 10:28 AM   #116 
  - Is anybody else getting CSPAN cutting out audio problems?  sinkingfeeling   Jul-24-07 10:29 AM   #117 
  - Not using a stand alone player.  IChing   Jul-24-07 10:31 AM   #127 
  - hey everyone  alyce douglas   Jul-24-07 10:29 AM   #119 
  - Last Whitehouse Question was an easy one, and Gonzo got it wrong...  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:29 AM   #120 
  - CRAP! Is this what they hold over Pelosi's head against Impeaching?  Norquist Nemesis   Jul-24-07 10:29 AM   #121 
  - Hmmmm  debbierlus   Jul-24-07 10:32 AM   #128 
  - Yep...she was in the Gang of Eight.  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:43 AM   #140 
  - Sen. Sessions is up.....  Hepburn   Jul-24-07 10:30 AM   #122 
  - Ah shit....Sessions up now. I DETEST that little asshole.  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-24-07 10:30 AM   #123 
  - Sessions quoting Michele Malkin? Did I hear that correctly?  KoKo01   Jul-24-07 10:32 AM   #129 
  - Here we go... new topic(safe topic)... any topic other than the one he is there to answer  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:31 AM   #126 
  - He just quoted Michelle Malkin if that says anything.  IChing   Jul-24-07 10:33 AM   #133 
     - Great idea  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:35 AM   #137 
  - Sessions: Bring up a topic that will make people change channels.  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:32 AM   #130 
  - Remember Ashcroft already testified in closed session to this Committee....  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:34 AM   #134 
  - Sessions is even more pathetic  Inuca   Jul-24-07 10:34 AM   #135 
  - OFFICIAL THREAD #6  L. Coyote   Jul-24-07 10:35 AM   #136 
  - i just called this jerk sessions office and i said i hope the little jerk loses his seat  flyarm   Jul-24-07 10:36 AM   #138 
  - Repubs like Hatch, Sessions and Kyl are just 'treading water' between real real questioning...  Blackhatjack   Jul-24-07 10:36 AM   #139 

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