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107. oh fuck me, Executive privilege shit.
Edited on Thu Jun-26-08 10:34 AM by alyce douglas
stupid repigs.

Wasserman Schultz be forceful huh?

Addington is a smart a$$ arrogant guy, first time I have heard him talk.
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  -***Official Hearing on Detainee Interrogation thread: Addington & Yoo on CSpan 3*** Fredda Weinberg  Jun-26-08 09:10 AM   #0 
  - I just turned it on. Recommended!!!! Meanwhile I see Yoo and all I want to do is  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-26-08 09:30 AM   #1 
  - Yoo seemed apologetic to me. Starting off by conceding he's probably  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:39 AM   #4 
     - He's just scared shitless. He knows the rest of the world is  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 09:42 AM   #7 
        - I know! Personally, I find it gratifying. Worth watching n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:43 AM   #8 
        - Good. Scared people can be flipped. n/t  tblue37   Jun-26-08 10:41 AM   #137 
  - this is going to be hot  GreatCaesarsGhost   Jun-26-08 09:35 AM   #2 
  - We're just lawyers. We don't make policy. - John Yoo  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 09:38 AM   #3 
  - trust me, NOTHING WILL COME OF IT...  spanone   Jun-26-08 09:39 AM   #5 
  - Hearings produce historical records. Nothing will satisfy partisans,  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:41 AM   #6 
  - Shall we have an "official" thread?  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 09:44 AM   #9 
  - Please. Could just change thread title for this thread if editing  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 09:46 AM   #10 
     - Your wish is my command n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:48 AM   #11 
  - Oops, just started one.  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 09:49 AM   #12 
  - Yours has more style ... but ain't Addington sumthin? He won't give an inch  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:53 AM   #14 
  - Addington being a COMPLETE ASSHOLE!!! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 09:52 AM   #13 
  - Legally smart as a whip ... let's see Yoo boohoo n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:53 AM   #15 
  - He was part of the mess, he has a lot to hide.  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 09:53 AM   #17 
  - Everything to hide and everyone to protect. But there's a paper trail n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:55 AM   #19 
  - He can't help it. Essence precedes action. n/t  tblue37   Jun-26-08 10:43 AM   #140 
  - Damn damn damn I've got work to do outside  madokie   Jun-26-08 09:53 AM   #16 
  - Shall we all move to MiniMe's thread or  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 09:55 AM   #18 
  - Lead and I shall follow n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 09:55 AM   #20 
  - I'm going to stay here. n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:00 AM   #21 
  - Shroeder tried to slice the baby ... we just did what our clients wanted  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:01 AM   #22 
     - This is getting GOOD!!! Conyers: Just answer the question! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:02 AM   #25 
  - Conyers up  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:01 AM   #23 
  - His staff is excellent. n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:02 AM   #26 
  - Conyers is pissed. WHAT IS THE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:03 AM   #27 
  - its not looking too good for the home team just yet  madokie   Jun-26-08 10:02 AM   #24 
  - If it weren't a serious subject, I'd LOL ... Yoo's such a joke n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:03 AM   #30 
  - Woo waffling so much, he gets a slap down or two from Conyers. "Just  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:03 AM   #28 
  - Conyers to Yoo.. Can a President do anything to a suspect? Yoo isn't answering the question  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-26-08 10:03 AM   #29 
  - Yoo trying to say "the way I feel now"  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:04 AM   #31 
  - Addington says he's never heard of the unitary gov't theory on the job, just  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:05 AM   #32 
  - ...And his definition is the most weasely answer EVER! n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-26-08 10:06 AM   #33 
  - He cut his own legs off in public. If we can't enjoy it, we can learn n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:08 AM   #37 
     - I just turned this on...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-26-08 10:10 AM   #42 
  - Better than that ... "executive power is vested in the president"  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:07 AM   #36 
  - King R--Iowa now on. His nasal accent makes my ears bleed. nt  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:07 AM   #34 
  - at least I know what it is  madokie   Jun-26-08 10:11 AM   #43 
  - Stephen King (repuke - NY) up  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:07 AM   #35 
  - Well, Conyers did almost obstruct Addington from keeping his foot  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:09 AM   #38 
     - LOL  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:10 AM   #39 
  - King: "Apart from the context of the Constitution, the pres. had to make  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:10 AM   #40 
  - Good catch! n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:10 AM   #41 
  - So instead of firing George Tenet  noise   Jun-26-08 10:22 AM   # 
  - You know what gets me. They always say that we haven't been  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:11 AM   #44 
  - To which I always respond "Who was in office when 911 happened?!" The worse  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:14 AM   #46 
  - There are many subconscious appeals to fear ... Addington is basically pleading PTSD  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:14 AM   #48 
  - Why aren't these men in jail n/t  malaise   Jun-26-08 10:20 AM   #62 
     - We're discussing official acts. Frustrating, but these are political hearings  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:31 AM   #102 
  - maybe because they orchestrated the whole event  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:17 AM   #53 
  - By God, alyce, I am with you on that. False Flag Op. n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:20 AM   #59 
  - The anthrax attacks of late September and October, 2001, most certainly were terrorist attacks.  seafan   Jun-26-08 10:53 AM   #147 
  - Can we get a couple more recs please? Edited: Thanks. Off ot the Greatest...n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:13 AM   # 
  - These guys should just be arrested  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-26-08 10:13 AM   #45 
  - Slow down ... these are official acts and it'll be hard to convict  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:15 AM   #50 
  - Politically accountable which means nothing these days.  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-26-08 10:21 AM   #64 
     - It's hard to see history while it's happening, but these lawyers are being  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:32 AM   #105 
  - I just hate their total arrogance,  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:25 AM   #82 
     - Doesn't matter. Lying to Congress during an official  tblue37   Jun-26-08 10:46 AM   #145 
  - oh thanks for the reminder.  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:14 AM   #47 
  - He is disrespectful and displaying absolute disdain and contempt for Congress.  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:15 AM   #49 
  - "Wrong-hand man"--perfect! nt  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:17 AM   #52 
  - Consultations with congress ... actually, these witnesses wouldn't know n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:17 AM   #51 
  - Davis.."You had a congress that was a rubber stamp"  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:18 AM   #54 
  - But these aren't appropriate questions for this panel n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:19 AM   #57 
  - "107 - 109th Congress" did not mete out a single rebuke.  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:19 AM   #55 
  - Davis D--Alabama: "Let me point out the rest of your context: you had  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:19 AM   #56 
  - When you have a rubber stamp,  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:19 AM   #58 
  - They just showed addington... talk about ATTITUDE  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:20 AM   #60 
  - He's a dick with a beard  underpants   Jun-26-08 10:21 AM   #66 
  - Davis; "You didn't even trust your rubber stamp Congress" nt  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:20 AM   #61 
  - Why the fugg won't Yoo  malaise   Jun-26-08 10:22 AM   #69 
  - Yoo "only contributed to the drafting of it"  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:20 AM   #63 
  - these criminals are so arrogant and they do not care.  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:21 AM   #65 
  - Ellison drilling Yoo HARD! ANSWER THE FUCKING QUESTION! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:21 AM   #67 
  - n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:24 AM   #76 
  - Elison is catching them between each other in lies...  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:22 AM   #68 
  - Be fair ... Yoo can neither confirm nor deny. He's lost ... n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:23 AM   #73 
  - Ellison is sure getting angry  malaise   Jun-26-08 10:26 AM   #86 
  - Yoo needs his lawyer ... poor thing can't even confirm he collaborated w/Addington n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:22 AM   #70 
  - Ellison questioning Woo: "Just answer the question!" Waffle is the mode  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:22 AM   #71 
  - "the justice department won'l let me answer" - yoo  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:23 AM   #72 
  - Nadler points out that the justice dept. can't restrain answers to a Cong. Committee. But  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:24 AM   #77 
  - Mukasey style Justice and accountability  Supersedeas   Jun-26-08 10:25 AM   #81 
  - oh frig, they have their lawyers there.  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:23 AM   #74 
  - He can't even say what priviledge he's invoking!!?  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:23 AM   #75 
  - Are you denying knowledge of what "implement" means?  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:24 AM   #78 
  - HOLY SHIT! THEY HAVE YOO ON THE ROPES!!! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:24 AM   #79 
  - Ellison-'stop wasting my time'  underpants   Jun-26-08 10:26 AM   #84 
  - Ellison (to Yoo)'FORGET IT Mr. Shrader do YOU know what 'implement' means???'  underpants   Jun-26-08 10:26 AM   #87 
  - I wish Ellison would say  malaise   Jun-26-08 10:27 AM   #90 
  - Executive Privilege ? Attorney client privilege  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-26-08 10:24 AM   #80 
  - either answer or refuse to . . .stop wasting my time  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:25 AM   #83 
  - WAS THIS MEMO IMPLEMENTED??  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:26 AM   #85 
  - we know it was followed.  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:28 AM   #91 
  - Were the legal techniques outlined in this memo employed?  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:27 AM   #88 
  - Darn, I missed Addington. I wonder if the vid will be put up anywhere.  sfexpat2000   Jun-26-08 10:27 AM   #89 
  - Rep. Ellison has opened a can of whoop ass on Yoo!  HamdenRice   Jun-26-08 10:28 AM   #92 
  - Again not able to say if he is or is not asserting privilege or which one...  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:28 AM   #93 
  - he says he can't say because it's classified . . . maybe  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:29 AM   #96 
  - Woo: "What do you mean by implemented?" what fucking bs. Davis: 'I'm not  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:28 AM   #94 
  - Yoo is claiming classified information  underpants   Jun-26-08 10:29 AM   #97 
  - ARREST HIS ASS!!! TORTURE CRIMINAL! !!! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:29 AM   #95 
  - Davis says he has never seen anyone struggle so much with simple language..  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:30 AM   #98 
  - Another client attorney privilege of classified information  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-26-08 10:30 AM   #99 
  - Now Yoo is passing the buck to the CIA lawyers  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:31 AM   # 
  - "I've never seen witnesses struggle like this ..."  HamdenRice   Jun-26-08 10:31 AM   #100 
  - Woo claims it's a matter of "classified info." Why didn't he just say that  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:31 AM   #101 
  - these guys are so slimy  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:32 AM   #103 
  - Damn, its a yes or no answer. How can that be classified?  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:32 AM   #104 
  - Ellison wanted to know if the CIA tortured as per the memo. I can understand Yoo's dilemma  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:33 AM   #108 
     - I think the question was did anybody ask you about the memo  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:35 AM   #113 
  - Conyers makes the point that the memo itself isn't confidential. nt  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:32 AM   #106 
  - oh fuck me, Executive privilege shit.  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:33 AM   #107 
  - If there were Impeachment hearings there would be no executive privilege.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-26-08 10:33 AM   #110 
     - IF....fucking IF...If the rabbit hadn't stopped to shit...IF...  Winterblues   Jun-26-08 11:28 AM   #148 
        - Of course it's off the table. We are seeing crimes on a massive scale and can't do squat!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-26-08 12:51 PM   #149 
  - Should we start a new thread?  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:33 AM   #109 
  - PLEASE do  Solly Mack   Jun-26-08 10:35 AM   #112 
     - I think they are taking a break after Wasserman-Schultz  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:36 AM   #117 
        - Hey! Thanks for asking! I'm really good. Healed nicely.  Solly Mack   Jun-26-08 10:40 AM   #131 
           - Well, aside from feeling physically ill listening to this hearing  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:41 AM   #135 
              - I feel ya on that...  Solly Mack   Jun-26-08 10:44 AM   #141 
  - Wasserman Schultz quesitoning Addington  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:34 AM   #111 
  - More memory loss...n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:35 AM   #114 
  - She says she doesn't believe Addington's claim of "not recalling." WMD (Washington  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:37 AM   #119 
  - Did you ever discuss inter. techniques while at gitmo  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:35 AM   #115 
  - (he doesn't recall)  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:36 AM   #116 
     - Now he's offerring to "help her ask her questions"  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:36 AM   #118 
     - Heh. She let him know how much she appreciated it, too!  Habibi   Jun-26-08 10:39 AM   #128 
     - Unbelievable arrogance  malaise   Jun-26-08 10:37 AM   #121 
  - Weeks after the memo.. did you THEN discuss the memo at gitmo  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:37 AM   #120 
  - "fairly certain he did not"  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:37 AM   #122 
  - Did you observe an interrogation?  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:38 AM   #123 
  - I saw them talking to a detainee in an orange jumpsuit in a chair  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:38 AM   #124 
  - delete  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:38 AM   #125 
  - (no it's not)  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:40 AM   #132 
  - oh I messed up.  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:41 AM   #134 
  - Is there a new thread? That one above isn't it! nt  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:41 AM   #136 
     - Yes, its been started  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:44 AM   #142 
     - Here it is  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:46 AM   #143 
  - Thanks!  MiniMe   Jun-26-08 10:42 AM   #139 
  - In recess for 3 votes on the floor  annabanana   Jun-26-08 10:39 AM   #126 
  - Committee recessing for three votes--tells the witnesses to stay put. How long  lulu in NC   Jun-26-08 10:39 AM   #127 
  - They announced it would start back up at about noon  pberq   Jun-26-08 10:46 AM   #144 
  - Wow! That was very dramatic. These guys are CRIMINALS of the highest order! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:39 AM   #129 
  - it's recessed  alyce douglas   Jun-26-08 10:39 AM   #130 
  - Addington denies the Vanity Fair quote "Anything it takes" ... now we'll see n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jun-26-08 10:40 AM   #133 
  - AAARRRGGGHH! My eyes!!!! DO NOT LOOK AT CSPAN3! Drunken Monkey Alert! n/t  Texas Explorer   Jun-26-08 10:42 AM   #138 
  - Debbie Wasserman Schultz  Sees Clearly   Jun-26-08 10:48 AM   #146 
  - K & R & Impeach two too  L. Coyote   Jun-27-08 05:37 AM   #150 
  - VIDEO links to the C-SPAN library here:  L. Coyote   Jun-30-08 02:42 PM   #151 

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