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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 05:54 AM
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Unwarranted delay (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Eric Holder has been a judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia (appointed by President Ronald Reagan), a U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia (appointed by President Bill Clinton), deputy U.S. attorney general (unanimous Senate vote), and he has had a thriving private practice in law ...

Despite its exhaustive vetting and questioning (and Holder's answering), the Senate Judiciary Committee has not yet confirmed Holder's nomination. Indeed, Republicans on that committee have put a hold on the vote until next Wednesday.

The sticking point appears to be Holder's honest, unequivocal answer to the question of whether waterboarding is torture: Yes ...

Some senators want to know if Holder plans to prosecute people who took part in torture -- a ridiculous, front-end commitment forcing Holder to be either foolish or dishonest, and he is neither ...

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20090124/OPINION...
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ayeshahaqqiqa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 09:44 AM
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1. When Louisville says the torture question is ridiculous,
you know the repukes are on very thin ice when they try to block Holder's nomination.
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 10:16 AM
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2. Yep. And I hears crackin noises comin from that ice-dam upstream
:D
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