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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 07:51 PM
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22. The Constitution doesn't apply to ReichMinisters..er, Presidential Aides.
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  -Regarding "Executive Privilege" ..... H2O Man  Mar-20-07 07:11 PM   #0 
  - You're on, H2O Man! And I have a dumb question: do you know  babylonsister   Mar-20-07 07:14 PM   #1 
  - At this point,  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:21 PM   #3 
  - That isn't a dumb question  IDemo   Mar-20-07 07:50 PM   #20 
  - that's not how it works -- US Attorney for DC is irrelevant  onenote   Mar-20-07 09:19 PM   #55 
     - Excellent post. Well-constructed and well-reasoned. Bravo.  TahitiNut   Mar-20-07 10:14 PM   #64 
  - KO mentioned this and I didn't catch a name, but it was someone recently placed by Abu gonzales  mod mom   Mar-20-07 08:26 PM   #42 
  - K & R.  mohinoaklawnillinois   Mar-20-07 07:18 PM   #2 
  - Thank you.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:22 PM   #4 
  - It Will Be MUCH More Difficult This Time  AndyTiedye   Mar-20-07 07:35 PM   #10 
     - Interesting points.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:43 PM   #15 
  - Okay. But, I remember reading about the executive having to present,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 07:22 PM   #5 
  - Constitution?  DiktatrW   Mar-20-07 07:27 PM   #8 
  - Ah! I am reading where the Dems have a foothold in Article II,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 07:37 PM   #12 
     - OH! And I just did a search and 'executive privilege' ISN'T in the COTUS.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 07:42 PM   #13 
     - "Executive Privilege" is something they can find but they can't find "Privacy."  TahitiNut   Mar-21-07 12:52 AM   #71 
     - Their reach exceeds  DiktatrW   Mar-20-07 07:57 PM   #25 
  - I think this is what you're looking for, US v Nixon.  Nickster   Mar-20-07 07:50 PM   #21 
     - oops,....yes,...I posted below.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 08:03 PM   #31 
     - SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM (definition):  mod mom   Mar-20-07 09:20 PM   #57 
  - K&R - Jonathan Alter brought up a specific instance during FDR's 1st term  Cooley Hurd   Mar-20-07 07:23 PM   #6 
  - It is all coming to a head isn't it?  Solly Mack   Mar-20-07 07:23 PM   #7 
  - Yep.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:49 PM   #19 
  - I have fantasies of Bush having a meltdown on national TV  Solly Mack   Mar-20-07 07:56 PM   #24 
     - I think it  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:03 PM   #32 
     - OMG, I do, too ! ! ! I can see it clearly . . .  timeforarevolution   Mar-20-07 09:25 PM   #58 
     - That's what I'm waiting for  Lugnut   Mar-21-07 12:26 AM   #69 
     - Good one!  MsMagnificent   Mar-21-07 09:21 AM   #78 
  - That's absolutely inevitable  Morgana LaFey   Mar-20-07 08:06 PM   #35 
  - Me thinks we are over due  DiktatrW   Mar-20-07 07:34 PM   #9 
  - Right.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:48 PM   #18 
     - Cornered animals at this point.  DiktatrW   Mar-20-07 08:00 PM   #28 
     - Congress' failure to defend the Constitution will be its ultimate destruction.  TahitiNut   Mar-21-07 12:56 AM   #73 
  - My copy of that book is so worn and tattered...  seasonedblue   Mar-20-07 07:35 PM   #11 
  - Good question.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:46 PM   #17 
     - Thank you.  seasonedblue   Mar-20-07 07:57 PM   #26 
  - What similar privileges for Legislative and Judicial Branches?  StClone   Mar-20-07 07:43 PM   #14 
  - Well, Tony Snow sez that "Executive Privilege is a Dodge" - and not only  kath   Mar-20-07 07:45 PM   #16 
  - The Constitution doesn't apply to ReichMinisters..er, Presidential Aides.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-20-07 07:51 PM   #22 
  - not the view of most presidents  onenote   Mar-20-07 09:19 PM   #56 
  - Hello, Marist College .... n/t  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 07:53 PM   #23 
  - Marist College - a curious non-sequitur n/t  Annces   Mar-20-07 08:35 PM   #45 
  - OMG! *LOL* I found this AP about Starr re 'executive privilege'.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 07:58 PM   #27 
  - Oh,...and the Court in US v Nixon said there had to be a "compelling reason",...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 08:00 PM   #29 
     - When there is  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:04 PM   # 
     - So is the power of those asserting a "unitary executive" which clearly violates,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 08:30 PM   #44 
     - I'm listening to KO on TIVO and I laughed when I heard the replay of Dubya today.  Nickster   Mar-20-07 08:07 PM   #36 
        - Yet, this situation is far more specific. Apparently, the Dems are armed and ready,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 08:46 PM   #48 
  - Yup, It's Here, We've Reached The Crossroads  Beetwasher   Mar-20-07 08:00 PM   #30 
  - A lot of us  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:06 PM   #34 
  - priviledge is earned  C_U_L8R   Mar-20-07 08:04 PM   #33 
  - Contact Info  Me.   Mar-20-07 08:17 PM   #37 
  - Great!  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:27 PM   #43 
  - Don't we also need to be targeting our calls to repervlikins?  loudsue   Mar-21-07 09:54 AM   #79 
     - I agree.  H2O Man   Mar-21-07 12:30 PM   #82 
  - Bring it on.  bleever   Mar-20-07 08:21 PM   #38 
  - Right.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:26 PM   #40 
  - Me too. I only hope that Skinner has the bandwidth ready. Some fireworks are  mod mom   Mar-20-07 09:33 PM   #62 
     - The admins are smart, but  bleever   Mar-20-07 10:53 PM   #66 
  - H20.....may I share this?  Scout1071   Mar-20-07 08:25 PM   #39 
  - Sure.  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:26 PM   #41 
  - The executive privilege won't work in this case.  merh   Mar-20-07 08:42 PM   #46 
  - When my good friend merh talks,  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 08:45 PM   #47 
     - You are too kind *blush*  merh   Mar-20-07 09:01 PM   #50 
  - Didn't Paula Jones' lawsuit throw executive privilege out in civil cases?  Octafish   Mar-20-07 08:52 PM   #49 
  - Distinctions are important. This involves a clear constitutional violation via,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 09:07 PM   #51 
     - what is the violation via Article II?  onenote   Mar-20-07 09:32 PM   #61 
  - CNN: David Gergen is on .....  H2O Man   Mar-20-07 09:11 PM   #52 
  - The ball, she is not in Bush's court.  WinkyDink   Mar-20-07 09:13 PM   #53 
  - It is that simple n/t  malaise   Mar-21-07 05:55 AM   #76 
  - OMG! "welcome to the NFL" rather than Art. II of the COTUS!!!!  sicksicksick_N_tired   Mar-20-07 09:14 PM   #54 
  - I think gergen is only partially right  onenote   Mar-20-07 09:29 PM   #59 
  - Rove under oath? I'd have to see it to believe it  Solly Mack   Mar-20-07 09:43 PM   #63 
  - while the term may only date to the 1950s, the concept dates to the 1790s  onenote   Mar-20-07 09:30 PM   #60 
  - Someone needs to remind smirky that executive privilege doesn't cover obstruction of justice.  yellowcanine   Mar-20-07 10:23 PM   #65 
  - How will the "strict constructionists" like Scalia view the privilege?  aint_no_life_nowhere   Mar-20-07 10:54 PM   #67 
  - That may well be, but setting policy is one thing;  Tansy_Gold   Mar-20-07 11:33 PM   #68 
  - They've already stacked the deck.  russ1943   Mar-21-07 12:49 AM   #70 
  - Thank you, H20 Man  enigmatic   Mar-21-07 12:54 AM   #72 
  - So Executive Privilege sprang from a memo,  tbyg52   Mar-21-07 05:49 AM   #74 
  - The term did.  H2O Man   Mar-21-07 05:54 AM   #75 
  - One of my Favorite books, H20 Man.  maine_raptor   Mar-21-07 06:17 AM   #77 
  - I think that's the whole point, Maine. But Dems need face time on teevee  loudsue   Mar-21-07 10:12 AM   #80 
     - Why does "Joe 6-packs" understanding have anything to do with it?  gilpo   Mar-21-07 01:58 PM   #87 
     - "the masses" and the all-important public opinion  Tansy_Gold   Mar-21-07 02:07 PM   #88 
        - I feel the same way about our Dictator-Tot, Tansy.  loudsue   Mar-21-07 03:32 PM   #90 
  - Regarding Executive Privilege ... the Supreme Court ruled in the Nixon case ...  CRH   Mar-21-07 12:20 PM   #81 
  - Thanks! n/t  H2O Man   Mar-21-07 12:31 PM   #83 
  - I've reviewed the thread  ewagner   Mar-21-07 01:13 PM   #84 
  - Thanks for this post.  myrna minx   Mar-21-07 01:26 PM   #85 
  - funny thing, turned on tv yesterday...and THERE WAS NIXON  zippy890   Mar-21-07 01:26 PM   #86 
  - A great reason to get ahold of that book. Also, Raven offers this...  Fridays Child   Mar-21-07 03:02 PM   #89 
  - K&R  heatstreak   Mar-21-07 04:11 PM   #91 
  - K & R! Is there any question this administration is Worse than Watergate?  robertpaulsen   Mar-21-07 04:11 PM   #92 
  - No question.  H2O Man   Mar-21-07 04:17 PM   #93 
  - H2O Man you're the best reminder!  lonestarnot   Mar-21-07 04:49 PM   #94 
 

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