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ThomWV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:57 PM
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Concentrate On Roberts, Treasongate Isn't Going Anywhere
The day the indictments come out no headline on earth is going to protect the Bush Administration, so go ahead and concentrate your efforts on John Roberts.
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rox63 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:58 PM
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1. I disagree
I think we should keep pounding on the media to continue covering TREASONGATE. They'll cover the Roberts nomination anyway. But they won't keep covering TREASONGATE unless we demand it.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:00 PM
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2. Can you chew gun and walk at the same time?
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donco6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:02 PM
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3. I disagree totally.
They could still wiggle out of it, and Roberts is a lock.
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wli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:03 PM
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4. oh really?
AEI/GOP's got all 3 branches locked down. The trial isn't going anywhere. About all it will do is publicly expose their chicanery and corruption, and maybe not even that given their propensity for assassination.
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oasis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:03 PM
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5. Rove/Plame should never take a back seat in the headlines to Roberts.
Why fight for months for a SCOTUS appointment which is already a "done deal"?

When the smoke finally clears, the Rove treason story is treated as old news. That's what the Rove/corporate media are hoping for.
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Straight Shooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:05 PM
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6. People with two children should ignore one, concentrate on the other.
Same reasoning.
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kohodog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:06 PM
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7. Treasongate is working regardless of thew spinners
Fitzgerald is paying no attention to that. Roberts can be on the bench for LIFE. No matter what the outcome, we must speak out. We can still keep Rove's feet to the fire. Face it, Roberts is not as confrontational as some on the short list, so the media storm will not be too heated. It will not distract from Rove, but we cannot lie down over this choice.
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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:07 PM
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8. Why should we worry about Roberts right now, anyway?
Congress doesn't reconvene for 5 weeks. Can't do a whole lot right now on that one, IMO.
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mattclearing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:08 PM
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9. Hey, they can cover Michael Jackson and Terry Schiavo at the same time.
Why not Rove and Roberts?
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:12 PM
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13. And these are more important issues than Jackson and Schiavo
Traitors and Supreme Court justices or *alleged* child molestors and feeding tubes? Hmmmmmmmmmmmm...
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Son of California Donating Member (467 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:09 PM
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10. YES
I think people can handle both.
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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:09 PM
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11. You're title is misleading
They think you mean treasongate is a dead end - that it's going to fizzle out.
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:11 PM
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12. take whatever the news hands to us. this administration is so bad
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skiddlybop Donating Member (408 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:21 PM
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14. Plus, we do need to discuss
why does Roberts make everybody's gaydar go

DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING!!!

?????
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 07:29 PM
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16. lol lol, i dont have a gaydar. i am gaydarless. i am always
the last to know. lol lol. dont notice toupees either
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peacetalksforall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:22 PM
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15. Yes, agree. There could be a break in the Libby-Rove-Cheney-Powell
scandal if Miller doesn't like jail or Fleisher goes on record or Powell or Armitage or Tenet or anyone else speaks out. We can always keep countering the lies.

However, the timing is right to explore the depths and breadths of risk from Roberts and work on our leaders, if necessary. He seems ultra, too hidden, and everyone says he has written little.

We need to find out what questions he'll answer.

Just because he had a modest background, academic awards, and a fine looking family.... we need to know everything; he is only 50 and way too quiet.
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