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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-19-09 09:38 AM
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The GOP Smells Blood.
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They brought out the big dog of attack politics, Newt Gingrich, to tell us how despicable Nancy Pelosi is and that she should resign as the Speaker. You simply cannot criticize the CIA when they are trying to keep our country safe.

The truth of the matter is that the GOP and the CIA are both closely tied to the torture and the lies of the last eight years. Remember the "slam dunk"? Remember the Freedom Medal that George W Bush gave to George Tenet? They were in bed together.

Now, they are attempting to use Nancy Pelosi as a bargaining chip to prevent the American people and the Congress from finding out all the facts about their criminal acts. Dick Cheney and his daughter have been on a crusade to save his snarly neck. And the entire GOP has jumped on the "attack Pelosi" wagon. How dare she attack our CIA when they are trying to protect us, they say.

But Nancy realizes that she is just the bait to get the GOP out in the open. Soon enough, they will be backtracking. They are as fearful of the truth as a vampire is of the daylight.

They have an impossible sell. They want the American people to believe that Nancy Pelosi was "briefed" about the torture techniques, including waterboarding, so therefore, she is an accomplice to whatever happened to the prisoners. It really doesn't matter if she authorized it. Or if she wrote the memos about how to perform the torture. Or if she had a hood over her head as she poured water down the noses and throats of prisoners. None of that matters. The fact that she knew about it and did nothing about it makes her "more guilty" than the perpetrators of the torture. That is what they are attempting to sell the American people.

Speaker Pelosi has an easy task. All she has to do is not resign. Her very presence will keep the Republicans busy with their lies and deception. Eventually, there will be an investigation. The GOP and the CIA will be exposed by the truth. They can only hide for so long. They can attack and divert attention to others but they are as guilty as sin. It is just a matter of time before they stand naked before the judge.
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  -The GOP Smells Blood. kentuck  May-19-09 09:38 AM   #0 
  - Is she pushing for EVERYTHING to get out in the open?  Lex   May-19-09 09:40 AM   #1 
  - She is...  babylonsister   May-19-09 09:44 AM   #2 
     - "Her critics still want the book closed"  kentuck   May-19-09 09:46 AM   #3 
     - good let her keep pushing for a truth commission.  bdamomma   May-20-09 07:18 AM   #34 
  - Newt is on the Daily Show tonight  underpants   May-19-09 09:46 AM   #4 
  - This could be interesting?  kentuck   May-19-09 10:31 AM   #5 
  - I expect  underpants   May-19-09 12:22 PM   #7 
     - Jon's audience is much larger and diverse than that n/t  Inuca   May-19-09 12:27 PM   #8 
  - Yet despite a "liberal" crowd, they'll applaud on cue when this fascist walks out  Echo In Light   May-19-09 10:33 AM   #6 
     - I think the Daily Show uses an "applause reel" when they have certain guests on  rvablue   May-19-09 12:32 PM   #9 
     - I don't have the confidence you have in giving the audience the benefit of the doubt  Echo In Light   May-19-09 04:28 PM   #11 
     - It has nothing to do with being trained,  riverdeep   May-19-09 04:36 PM   #13 
        - I doubt that bin Laden would get applause.  Orsino   May-20-09 07:28 AM   #35 
  - If these old dogs pretend to smell blood where there is only their own spittle  librechik   May-19-09 12:34 PM   #10 
  - K&R com'on guys...where's them rec's?  opihimoimoi   May-19-09 04:35 PM   #12 
  - That could be it.  Are_grits_groceries   May-19-09 05:09 PM   #16 
     - The Worm has Turned....Nancy the White Shark is gonna make them eat shit and like it  opihimoimoi   May-19-09 05:20 PM   #17 
        - They're gonna need a bigger boat!  Are_grits_groceries   May-19-09 05:41 PM   #21 
  - Spot on  malaise   May-19-09 04:38 PM   #14 
  - They smell blood, alright. Their own.  riverdeep   May-19-09 04:40 PM   #15 
  - how frickin' EASY would it be to EVISCERATE the cia in the public mind?  dysfunctional press   May-19-09 05:23 PM   #18 
  - Excellent points. k*r  autorank   May-19-09 05:26 PM   #19 
  - Gingrich "The big dog of attack politics!!! You should be so lucky. If  Joe Chi Minh   May-19-09 05:30 PM   #20 
  - The Liar Sleeps tonite.....too funny  opihimoimoi   May-19-09 05:51 PM   #23 
     - Very funny.  Joe Chi Minh   May-19-09 06:15 PM   #26 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   May-19-09 05:45 PM   #22 
  - I would LOVE Valerie Plame's take on all this....  Fleshdancer   May-19-09 06:00 PM   #24 
  - Damn. Now I have to defend Nancy Pelosi.  The Backlash Cometh   May-19-09 06:02 PM   #25 
  - "oops! I've shot myself in the foot! Well, never mind! I think I smell blood!"  struggle4progress   May-19-09 06:15 PM   #27 
  - in a nutshell....her knowledge or lack of makes no difference whatsoever  spanone   May-19-09 06:19 PM   #28 
  - I've heard a lot less about Nancy today  me b zola   May-19-09 06:27 PM   #29 
  - Um, their own possibly.  BlooInBloo   May-19-09 07:06 PM   #30 
  - My take: The GOP is backpedaling this is fast as they can. they know its POISON  Boxerfan   May-19-09 08:15 PM   #31 
  - Rachel Maddow also articulates this well.....  Jade Fox   May-19-09 08:25 PM   #32 
  - You are correct. nt  Psychic Consortium   May-20-09 07:11 AM   #33 

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