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  •  What about pardons? (1+ / 0-)
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    I mean, I know we haven't HEARD about any pardons (other than 2 minor ones a couple days ago). But how do we know Bush didn't sign any others just before noon today? What I'm asking is this: What is the procedural process of a president signing/issuing pardons? Does that signing have to be publicly ANNOUNCED within a certain time? Or might we, in a few days, hear, "We've just learned that just before leaving office on Tuesday, Bush issued numerous pre-emptive pardons to members of his administration."...

    "Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media." -- Noam Chomsky

    by ratmach on Tue Jan 20, 2009 at 05:16:13 PM PST

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