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  •  The hopefulness lies in the fact that this... (2+ / 0-)
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    Words In Action, FarWestGirl

    version of the PCLOB is autonomous, separated from the executive branch.

    That's why it stood no chance of working during the Bush regime. Cheney insisted on control.

    "Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone" - John Maynard Keynes

    by markthshark on Fri May 10, 2013 at 05:58:22 AM PDT

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    •  Cheney insisted on control? (2+ / 0-)
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      How unlike him.

      From here on out, no one can escape the havoc wrought by the unmitigated Class, Climate and Terror Wars.

      by Words In Action on Fri May 10, 2013 at 06:05:23 AM PDT

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      •  Shocking, I know... (2+ / 0-)
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        Hell, limp toasted Lanny Davis even quit the board in protest.

        I guess he couldn't stand Cheney's hellishly-hot breath down the back of his neck all the time.

        "Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone" - John Maynard Keynes

        by markthshark on Fri May 10, 2013 at 06:16:20 AM PDT

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