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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-16-07 09:37 AM
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50. So if these AGs "serve at the president's pleasure," why all the
hiding of activities around their firing by the administration? Why not just straight up and fire them. Will some reporter ask this question of *? Will Gonzo get asked this question directly?

If there wasn't something shady going on, then why did y'all behave the way you did?
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  -BUSH INVOLVED IN ATTORNEY FIRING: Timeline/Details Of Phone Conversation -Albuquerque Journal kpete  Apr-15-07 10:20 AM   #0 
  - This is like an atom bomb going off  ThomWV   Apr-15-07 10:24 AM   #1 
  - Holy Sh$t!  malaise   Apr-15-07 12:09 PM   #17 
     - The final outrage? Again? n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-15-07 02:33 PM   #21 
     - Maybe its the really REALLY final one  exlrrp   Apr-16-07 08:41 AM   #40 
     - Oh SNAP!  jtg33   Apr-15-07 10:33 PM   #32 
        - The way things work, Iran will be toast  truedelphi   Apr-15-07 11:01 PM   #34 
        - welcome to DU  NewJeffCT   Apr-16-07 09:22 AM   #46 
  - Subpeona the lot of them.  SalmonChantedEvening   Apr-15-07 10:24 AM   #2 
  - I would just love to see Domenici go!  Joanne98   Apr-15-07 10:26 AM   #3 
  - Can the Senate call a Senator to testify? nt  higher class   Apr-16-07 10:01 AM   #52 
  - Dirty, rotten, and underhanded, but legal! Shrub has the right to hire and fire USA's.  napi21   Apr-15-07 10:26 AM   #4 
  - ...but not to obstruct justice. Carol Lam's CIA/GOP $ spigot investigation  EVDebs   Apr-15-07 02:58 PM   #23 
  - I admit I didn't type it very well this AM, but that's what I said.  napi21   Apr-15-07 03:19 PM   #24 
  - SMOM, Knights of Malta connections to all of this fascism perhaps ?  EVDebs   Apr-16-07 02:21 PM   #58 
     - We know the connections are there, so maybe the names which link them  BuyingThyme   Apr-16-07 02:29 PM   #61 
        - The excessive SMOM influence upon the CIA since its founding makes  EVDebs   Apr-16-07 02:40 PM   #62 
  - It seems to me that they wanted some Dems indicted for a scandal before the election.  Maraya1969   Apr-15-07 10:58 PM   #33 
  - Precisely why the hurried Feinstein ouster from her committee assignment recently  EVDebs   Apr-16-07 02:43 PM   #63 
  - That's exactly why he did it.  meldroc   Apr-16-07 09:38 AM   #51 
  - Didn't we already know this?  MN Against Bush   Apr-15-07 10:44 AM   #5 
  - yeah, I'm not sure what this means, except proving Bush lied about not knowing  Lerkfish   Apr-15-07 11:13 AM   #8 
  - Domenici was so hot to get Iglesias fired that he went to Rove and told  KoKo01   Apr-15-07 11:19 AM   #10 
  - Yes, but  LizW   Apr-15-07 11:26 AM   #11 
  - Thanks kpete! K&R Wouldn't you love to see  snappyturtle   Apr-15-07 10:45 AM   #6 
  - k(pete)nr! .....n/t  WiseButAngrySara   Apr-15-07 10:51 AM   #7 
  - Wow!!!  Hepburn   Apr-15-07 11:14 AM   #9 
  - K & R!!  halobeam   Apr-15-07 11:36 AM   #12 
  - kpete! As ever  OmmmSweetOmmm   Apr-15-07 11:40 AM   #13 
  - Imus, Anna Nicole, American Idol, Baseball, NASCAR, Fat Gene,  paparush   Apr-15-07 12:01 PM   #14 
  - IMHO the 'no comment' from Domenici's Office is equivalent to non-denial & highly significant....  Blackhatjack   Apr-15-07 12:06 PM   #15 
  - (how does mike gallagher know?) n/t  orleans   Apr-15-07 12:07 PM   #16 
  - Thank you, thank you kpete  solara   Apr-15-07 12:42 PM   #18 
  - Oh, noo! Not Bush! he trusted Gonzales, see?  The Count   Apr-15-07 02:13 PM   #19 
  - Thanks for the thread kpete  Uncle Joe   Apr-15-07 02:31 PM   #20 
  - K&R! nt/  wildbilln864   Apr-15-07 02:35 PM   #22 
  - Only on orders of the President, huh?  magellan   Apr-15-07 03:43 PM   #25 
  - So now we know why it is taking Gonzales so long to "prepare" his story for Congress.  JDPriestly   Apr-16-07 09:19 AM   #45 
  - BOOM!  redacted   Apr-15-07 04:12 PM   #26 
  - Gonzales wants coverage that the President ordered it  lovuian   Apr-15-07 05:23 PM   #27 
  - Dunno....when asked did YOU (Gonzo) have a conversation with * about Iglesias...what will Abu say?  Supersedeas   Apr-15-07 06:56 PM   #28 
  - The fact is all the US prosecutors serve at the pleasure of the president.  Miss Chybil   Apr-15-07 08:27 PM   #29 
     - Ahem -- Talking Point Alert!  DaveT   Apr-15-07 10:30 PM   #31 
     - Thank you - that was very well done (The argument about the  truedelphi   Apr-15-07 11:05 PM   #35 
     - I know what the issue is. I told you what the fact is.  Miss Chybil   Apr-16-07 01:02 AM   #37 
     - Its more than that  exlrrp   Apr-16-07 08:50 AM   #42 
     - Actually, you made a prediction  DaveT   Apr-16-07 09:34 AM   #49 
        - Oh, I'm staying tuned and I remember Watergate, as well.  Miss Chybil   Apr-16-07 10:31 AM   #54 
     - once you establish the phone call, then ask whether the subject involved Domenici's complaints  Supersedeas   Apr-16-07 09:10 AM   #44 
     - Great post.  JDPriestly   Apr-16-07 09:32 AM   #48 
     - Theoretically, the president can fire and appoint as he wishes.  JDPriestly   Apr-16-07 09:30 AM   #47 
        - The 'Octopus' that Casolaro and Webb investigated is the key  EVDebs   Apr-16-07 06:11 PM   #65 
  - Sounds like Gonzo has some more studying to do!  phiddle   Apr-15-07 10:03 PM   #30 
  - Wheeee!  FatDave   Apr-15-07 11:30 PM   #36 
  - Holy Smoking Gun!  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-16-07 07:13 AM   #38 
  - Has The Proof Been Found In Bush's Phone Logs?  ThomWV   Apr-16-07 07:20 AM   #39 
  - Kick. n/t  myrna minx   Apr-16-07 08:43 AM   #41 
  - Duh ...  Everybody   Apr-16-07 09:09 AM   #43 
  - So if these AGs "serve at the president's pleasure," why all the  Skidmore   Apr-16-07 09:37 AM   #50 
  - this fungus just keeps growing and growing  IWantAChange   Apr-16-07 10:19 AM   #53 
  - Fuck you, Domenici. You have taken corruption to it's highest possible level.  BuyingThyme   Apr-16-07 10:35 AM   #55 
  - See post #58  EVDebs   Apr-16-07 02:22 PM   #59 
  - Question: How did domenici know firings were going to take place?  King Coal   Apr-16-07 10:46 AM   #56 
  - Karnak ! nt  EVDebs   Apr-16-07 02:26 PM   #60 
  - Hail Fortuna!  realpolitik   Apr-16-07 11:07 AM   #57 
  - This may become a question for Gonzales tomorrow, and little more  L. Coyote   Apr-16-07 03:14 PM   #64 
  - kick  bobthedrummer   Apr-19-07 12:26 AM   #66 
  - kick  bobthedrummer   Apr-19-07 08:41 AM   #67 
  - kick  L. Coyote   Apr-21-07 10:03 AM   #71 
  - Hopefully this will be used today in the hearings..kick  AuntPatsy   Apr-19-07 08:42 AM   #68 
  - .  bobthedrummer   Apr-19-07 07:30 PM   #69 
  - We, the people aren't declining to comment. eom  bobthedrummer   Apr-20-07 11:34 PM   #70 
 

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