Attorney General May Investigate Bush Administration

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  1. jason_els

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    The Attorney General Eric Holder is deciding whether to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Bush administration's torture activities and policies.

    I'm all for investigating and prosecuting not only Bush but Cheney and Gonzales. We can't set a precedent that the president is above the law.
     
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    Well Palin will just get the president's dept of law to protect Zippy and friends from all those pesky charges. If there were a dumb contest who would win George or Sarah?
     
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    Such a decision would roil the country, would likely plunge Washington into a new round of partisan warfare, and could even imperil Obama's domestic priorities, including health care and energy reform.
    It would seem the pirates of Wall Street weren't the only ones who arrogantly behaved as if they were too big to fail. The scallywags in the Bush White House believed the same. They were always betting that they could get away with their crimes and wouldn't be held accountable in the aftermath. Why? Because prosecuting them would prove too costly a distraction to the next administration's agenda and the country as a whole.

    Best just to sweep it all under the rug and move on. Er, right?
     
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    I'm sorry to disappoint you, but George and Sarah are both ineligible for the "dumb contest."

    Clinically diagnosed mentally challenged people are not eligible to enter the "dumb contest."

    Don't be discouraged. They both qualify to enter the "jackass" contest which is also underway.
     
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    Thanks for the clarification, looking forward to it.
     
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    Same for conspiracy theory, that if the conspiracy is too large and involve too many people that it must not be true, because someone would have surely blow the whistle. But we learn in history that nobody blew the whistle on extermination of millions in the gas chamber until after the war was won. It took another 3 years to send the war criminals into prison.

    I know it taking a long time, but I hope that at least 3 years after the Bush administration that we move forward to sending these guy in prison. What these guy were doing was enough for many to quit their post and not having anything to do with it.
     
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    If he does it will only be an investigation into those who went beyond the guidelines established by the Bush legal team's "torture memos." In other words, more prosecution of relatively low-level military personnel -- the ones under the most stress and therefore the most likely to snap and commit a barbarous act -- for crimes that the Administration itself should be held accountable for.

    Or as someone more articulate than me put it: YouTube - Bob Dylan Masters of War NWO Illuminati Conspiracy
     
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    I hope John Yoo, formerly of the Justice Department, is arrested, put on trial and goes to prison. He's definitely a lower life form.
     
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    Though I would love to see this happen, I think we are hearing lip service. If an investigation were started with "King George II" it would be scrapped because of cost. The lesson here is to remember, if you commit a crime, make dead certain that you make such a mess that even prosecutors can't figure it out.

    Chief Executives and this means both Governmental and Corporate for more than a few years have operated as if they were above the law. It is time that the American People took back their country.

    A lesson needs to be taught here to both the Dems and the Republicans that abuse of power is punishable.

    While I do not care what "weenie one" did outside the vagina of it's wife, I do care about my country and what is being done in the name of all of the people who cherish and inhabit it.

    In some foreign countries we can't even admit we are Americans or we are spit upon because of actions taken by our government.

    I have mixed reviews of Obama, but, I want to see Americans regaining respect throughout the world.

    Prosecution of those who have commited crimes by ignoring or "bending" foreign policy to their own ends would be a good start. . .

    My 2 cents. . .
     
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    Jason, it's about time someone stepped up to hold the prior dictatorship responsible for their apparent crimes.
     
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