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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:00 PM
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Official Senate Committee Hearing - Electronic Surveillance - Thread 12
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Catchawave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:02 PM
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1. Thank you Viva.....you ROCK !!!
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:03 PM
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2. OMG! He said the prez has already stated we are not going to engage in
torture!!!! OMG...what a LIAR. He's the one who APPROVED the torture!
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM
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12. They just redefined what torture is, then they can be free to do
everything that is now on the other side of that line that they couldn't do before.
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me b zola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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23. He was SMIRKING when he said it
:grr:
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:03 PM
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3. They are taking mincing words to new heights!
Even with the questions they ask. Parse, Parse, Parse!
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Surya Gayatri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:04 PM
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6. Goddamn, Gonzo's voice is unbearable!

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM
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13. What questions?
Gonzo hasn't had to open his mouth but twice in the last 5 minutes. :(
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:03 PM
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4. Graham: Congress has the authority to regulate the military.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:04 PM
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11. Inherent authority argument gone too far, says Graham.
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carolinalady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:03 PM
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5. At least Lindsay has the good sense to be scared-it could be
a Clinton using these new urinary powers.
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The Witch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:04 PM
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8. Urinary powers?!!?
:spray: :spray: :spray: :spray: :spray:
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carolinalady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:06 PM
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18. Did I say that? Slap my hand! I meant Unitary--hehehehehe.
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Mist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM
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14. "Urinary powers"?? As in "pissing on the constitution"? LOL nt
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Surya Gayatri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM
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16. Yes, his point about some future prez
using these "implied" powers was a good one. SG
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FreedomAngel82 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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27. Or maybe he has some deep dark secrets
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:04 PM
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7. STFU Lindsey and just ask the damn question! Oy Vey!
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:04 PM
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9. Graham seems uncomfortable with Gonzales' credibility to act lawfully
All this stuff on torture is about that.

I'm surprised.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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it's an act.
Edited on Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM by Viva_La_Revolution
Don't buy a used car from this man.

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Tinksrival Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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39. Wasn't Lindsey a Jag Lawer?
He loves to play lawyer grandstand gottcha?
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gimama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:14 PM
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63. he is pro-Soldier
which I see as different from 'pro-military'..I've watched him on the torture issue,& been surprised at HIS independence,sometimes. He has been a JAG officer, knows Law; also still has some of those old-fashioned CONSERVATIVE, AMERICAN values. So I'm sure this is spooky to him..
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:04 PM
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10. Someone must have gotten to Lindsay
reminded him of how this relates to his pet issue of torture. Good politicking, whoever it was.
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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85. yes, he is surprizing me--but hey--go for it Lindsey
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM
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15. Well, go figure..Lindsey's concerned about no checks and balances.
Edited on Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM by in_cog_ni_to
:eyes:

On to FISA.
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ShortnFiery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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29. I don't know Lindsey's full background but true Conservative
Republicans (not RW Neo-Cons) believe in checks and balances within our democratic republic. Especially in the past they were highly concerned with maintaining states rights.
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flyarm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:10 PM
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45. LINDSEY WAS A JAG ATTORNEY...N/T
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me b zola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:05 PM
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17. Did I hear Gramm correctly?
Did he say that if the pres is breaking the law, then Congress should pass a law to make him stop??? :wtf:
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displacedtexan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:06 PM
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20. That seems to be Graham's plan.
At least, that's what I heard him say.
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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24. Congress has a different remedy, under the Constitution
starts with an "I"...
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:06 PM
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22. If that's what he thinks, why didn't he join the Dems and get this
Edited on Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM by in_cog_ni_to
rat bastard under OATH?
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FreedomAngel82 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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30. Uh I thought we already had that??
Isn't that what the Constitution is for? :shrug:
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Mist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:10 PM
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47. Thereby letting * skate on anything done previously? not acceptable. nt
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AuntiBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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70. Did A Double-Take on that Myself - Yes!
Congress "should" pass a law... heard it, too.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:06 PM
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19. Congress gave you a one way highway, not 2 lane highway!
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Chalco Donating Member (817 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:06 PM
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21. Lindsay is doing well!!!
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TexasLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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25. agreed....so far
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LeftNYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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26. agreed...hate the bastard...but I agree
there are different levels of evil I guess...
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Chalco Donating Member (817 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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31. HOLY MOLY Gonzo admitted he wasn't prepared!
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:07 PM
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28. ok, who has taken over Lindsey Graham's body???
:wtf:
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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33. Not me.
I'd've given him better hair. ;-)
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moc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:14 PM
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LOL!
:-D
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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36. He must have drawn the short straw for these hearings
The guy that appears to cross the aisle! :rofl:
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:09 PM
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43. ...
:spray:


probably true.
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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38. I know! The real Graham must be tied to a chair somewhere. LOL. n/t
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MuseRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:11 PM
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48. Whoever it is I guess we should
thank them but I'll bet he wants out, like yesterday!

Thanks for these threads Viva, I am only getting to listen now and then.
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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32. Is Lindsey up for a Law School professorship? Sounded like it.
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flyarm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:11 PM
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51. LINDSEY WAS A JAG..N/T
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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58. I know, and that in part is why he talks of the UCMJ.
But the diplomatic tone of his comments was interesting.
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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34. Schumer up
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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35. So, the Republican attempt to get rid of this will be to amend FISA
Edited on Mon Feb-06-06 02:09 PM by Heaven and Earth
if I understood what Graham was saying. that should be an easy fight for us to win, if we are organized as we weren't on Alito
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dogday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:09 PM
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41. And Ignore The Fact They Broke The Law nt
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Surya Gayatri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:12 PM
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54. Yes, this will be part of the Reep rationale--
if the prez was unable to obey the law, it must be a bad law. Not his fault--defective law. SG
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The Witch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:08 PM
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37. Dems should thank Lindsay Graham
We need to let him know that we appreciate asking the tough questions. And he has taken a VERY diplomatic stance on this.
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:10 PM
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46. Just don't let him sweep this whole thing under the carpet
Let's have some impeachment accountability
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MuseRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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56. Yes we should
and we should make it quite clear just what we appreciated and hold him to it. This guy is pretty good at oozing out of his responsibility holding Bush** people to account.
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Catchawave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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Agree...!
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w8liftinglady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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I sent him a note
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:09 PM
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40. 3rd part of Jackson analysis: difference between Graham + Gonzo
What is this? I assume it is about inherent authority.
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:11 PM
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50. here is a link to a NYT piece that includes "Jackson"
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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67. and more here:
http://www.cdi.org/friendlyversion/printversion.cfm?doc...

for later reference. Thanks for your link.
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:09 PM
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42. Schumer calling Specter out on not showing the tape. GOOD!
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wicket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:11 PM
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49. what tape would that be for the cubebound?
Thanks :)
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:12 PM
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53. it's the one where Bush says that you have to have a court
order to do a wiretap. Olbermann runs it on Countdown fairly regularly.
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:10 PM
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44. Schumer up now.
Schumer wishes that the Bush clip would be played. The pres. was talking about all wiretaps.
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:12 PM
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52. Haha, no serious disagreement on the program
disagreement on operations? aren't those two the same thing? :eyes:
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carolinalady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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59. Be very clear-only testifying about what the President has
confirmed--THERE IS A LOT MORE!!! How do we find it?
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:12 PM
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55. Schumer: The former #2 Comey refused to give it his blessing. Is that true
Gonzales: The has been no serious disagreement about the program that the president has confirmed.

***God-this means there was dissent about other programs they we don't know about.
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deminks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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57. No serious disagreements? Is that why Asscroft would not
approve the program on his hospital bed? or Comey in his absence?
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Nimrod2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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68. Can we just fry the bastard while he is here on TV?
Just give him the chair and get it over with.
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Mist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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60. Gonzales mincing again--"I'm answering questions about the program we're
talking about TODAY."
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:14 PM
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64. Isn't that disturbing?
:scared:
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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71. Oh, boy, the next Dem Prez better open the shutters
and let the light in all the shit the Bush administration has done. Otherwise, the government will continued to be poisoned by it.
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moc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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72. Yes. Someone needs to call him out on that parsing.
What other programs are there?
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:16 PM
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76. at a guess, our mail and email
is also being illegally pried into. God knows what else.
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:17 PM
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81. jinx!
:rofl:
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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87. hee. Have a coke.
:beer:
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:17 PM
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79. Mail program, infiltrating groups (like Quakers) program ...
You name it, there must be a program!
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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84. Scary thought: how many Americans are in those secret prison camps?
we don't know!
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:21 PM
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104. And they keep bringing that up ... really makes me wonder
Just how many of us have been disappeared.
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The Witch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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61. A thought on Graham's line of questioning.
(These are If-I-Were-a-Senator thoughts, so I give many people too much credit).

Graham is thinking that it would be more constructive to craft legislation to bring Congress and the executive into concert. The difficulty is that any such legislation would be hung up for months and months. And in the meantime, can the President do this? And so wouldn't it be in the President's interest to delay such legislation indefinitely?

To me, any such legislation would have to be a good faith agreement in which the program would have to be suspended pending passage of the legislation. I'd want to work with Graham if he could concede that. Just between now and passage of the legislation, the administration would work through FISA.

(Eh. I'm rambling. I wanna be a politician.)
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:17 PM
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83. yes, he's obscuring the real issue.. being a polititian
The pres has ALREADY BROKEN THE LAW. I hope our side will stay focused on that.
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:13 PM
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62. Gonzales ONLY testifying about what the President has confirmed
there it is again.

There are other programs whose legality needs to be plumbed.
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:14 PM
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65. Only testifying about what the President has confirmed - not discussing
what they haven't told us about yet! That is exactly what he is saying! I swear, they labeled it so they could frame what would be discussed. What is the rest of it called? I want to discuss that too! Damnit!
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deminks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:14 PM
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66. Gonzo: I am only here to testify on what the Preznut has confirmed. (?)
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Tinksrival Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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69. " I am only here to talk on what the President already confirmed"
In other words everything else is NONE OF YOUR F'IN BUSINESS!
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The Witch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:15 PM
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73. Specter jumping in to avoid smearing his ass
scared like a little rabbit, so he is.
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:16 PM
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74. Bring in Comey and screw Ashcroft! n/t
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:16 PM
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75. Schumer wants Ashcroft and Comey to
come testify.

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emulatorloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:17 PM
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78. torture boy squirming -- wont give a yes or no
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AuntiBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:16 PM
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77. Spector's Smirking...
As if they think it's funny... Anyone watching not on kool-aid would know, Democrats are the statesmen, the ones with the brains & ethics, not REpubs.
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:17 PM
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80. boy, gondo boy is still squirming.
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LeftNYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:17 PM
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82. WHY WONT HE SAY NO HE DOESNT CARE? nt
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carolinalady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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Because he knows the President will not let Ashcroft sing.
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AuntiBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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86. And, Specter is Helping Him w/His Answers...
Shouldn't an Attorney General "know" how to answer?
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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88. Will the Admin claim privilege?
Will the rules be the same for Comey as to you?
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:19 PM
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94. my prediction: Comey will INSIST on taking the oath. n/t
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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89. No offense but Schumer just wasted his time.
Sharp pointed questions is all you need. If the AG won't answer, then put an answer in his mouth for him and move on.
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emulatorloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:19 PM
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95. Pointing out hypocricy of Admin is not a waste of time IMHO eom
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:21 PM
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103. round and round about Comey and Ashcroft isn't pointing out hypocrits
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BR_Parkway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:20 PM
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100. No, he asked it so many ways without getting an answer, he can't
come back later and claim he was answering something different, the way he is trying to squirm out from under Russ' questions about his previous testimony.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:18 PM
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90. answer the frickin question!
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:19 PM
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93. SPector just gave Schumer 2 more minutes.
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More Than A Feeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:19 PM
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91. Specter getting very annoyed
Edited on Mon Feb-06-06 02:19 PM by Heaven and Earth
tsk, tsk, one might think he had an anger management problem
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dogday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:20 PM
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99. Please refrain from getting to the truth..............nt
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bettyellen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:19 PM
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92. is he claiming attorney/ client privlege between himself and the pres?
isn't he supposed to be working for all of us?
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:20 PM
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96. He is claiming that Ashcroft and Comey might have that conflict
at least that's how I took it.
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helderheid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:20 PM
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97. apparently his job is to interperet the constitution so long as it pleases
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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:21 PM
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101. Makes him look all the more suspect.
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:21 PM
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106. why, yes, he is the AG of the United States
not the AG of the President. Georgie keeps forgetting that he is not the country, nor is he king.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:20 PM
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98. THREAD 13 IS UP!
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deminks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:21 PM
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102. Did Gonzo just say that his client is the POTUS? (!!!!?????)
WTF?
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:22 PM
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107. He was chief counsel to the pResident before he was AG.
So he must be talking about what happened before Ashcroft stepped down.
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Mnemosyne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:21 PM
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105. Isn't Specter fair?
What a nice guy! He gave Schumer 2 minutes.

See he was so fair to the dems in that hearing.

:sarcasm:
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The empressof all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 02:24 PM
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108. Locked -Discussion continued
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