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  •  HEre's the problem (1+ / 0-)
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    he broke laws enacted by the duly elected representatives of the American people.  

    To the extent that our Government acts without our knowledge, our Government acts unjustly.
    This is naive foolery, because a large majority understand precisely why OUR government must have the ability to keep secrets.  

    Want to change that law? Run for office, or make your case, and if you change the minds of the American people, then the law will change.

    Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

    by Mindful Nature on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 09:44:11 PM PST

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    •  do Bush, Cheney, Rice, Banksters on White House (1+ / 0-)
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      Street that committed massive fraud (as itemized in Senate Report) face any charges?
      More of that the law is like taxes, it's for the little people.

      without the ants the rainforest dies

      by aliasalias on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 01:00:14 AM PST

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      •  If the fraud violated laws, they should be proscut (0+ / 0-)

        prosecuted by our Representatives.  Which is why I'm a little irked certain of our Representatives with the duty to uphold the law.

        Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

        by Mindful Nature on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 07:09:32 AM PST

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        •  hell even 'savvy businessman' lied to Congress (0+ / 0-)

          but nothing happens to these guys and that includes from the Senate Report by Sen. Carl Levin's two year study using terms like "massive fraud" to describe what they found.

          without the ants the rainforest dies

          by aliasalias on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 01:10:38 PM PST

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    •  Exactly. Cant have, as a matter (0+ / 0-)

      of public policy, everyone in the military deciding what to publicly release and when. So we must make it illegal to do so. No exceptions. Not even for liberals.

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