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Wade Icey

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www.alohashirtrescue.com
May 14, 2013 - 12:31pm PT
Yoo Tool.
monolith

climber
SF bay area
May 14, 2013 - 12:35pm PT
The judicial branch didn't provide an order to get the AP phone records. The DOJ does not fall under the judicial branch.

The phone companies gave up the records at the request of the DOJ.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
May 14, 2013 - 12:37pm PT
I stand corrected. Thanks mono.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
May 14, 2013 - 12:41pm PT
My reading stands corrected; I only saw DOJ.
Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
May 14, 2013 - 12:41pm PT
NEVER FEAR!

OBAMA IS HERE!

Credit: Hawkeye
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
May 14, 2013 - 12:44pm PT
Of course we didn't! We simply believed Obama was a far better choice than that old fuk and his idiotic sidekick.
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
May 14, 2013 - 12:45pm PT
Obama's so slick he's got smart guys like Wes bullshitted into believing he is against all the rotten things his own administration is doing.

It's not Obama. No. It's the Justice Department who f*#ked up ( AP phone tap ). Or it was Treasury ( IRS abuse of power ). Or the State Department ( Benghazi cover-up ). Or the Justice Department again ( "fast & furious" ).

Obama has nothing to do with any of it, and he'd fix it if only the Republicans would let him.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
May 14, 2013 - 12:50pm PT
It is a bit odd that bush gets the personal blame for EVERY dept and debacle under his terms yet obama gets a free pass with many?

I occasionally talk via phone with my Iranian friend - and wonder if those calls are monitored. It would be funny if they do as the comparisons of their govt and ours is similar in strange ways. Most interesting when by buddy says things like,," ohw its just the same for you then"!??
rectorsquid

climber
Lake Tahoe
May 14, 2013 - 01:15pm PT
It is a bit odd that bush gets the personal blame for EVERY dept and debacle under his terms yet obama [sic] gets a free pass with many?

It's not odd at all. Have you watched seen how Bush gets a free pass from conservatives like on The Five on Fox? Hear anything about Benghazi lately?

Hypocrisy is not limited to liberals or conservatives. Many will always give their guy a free pass. Many will be disgusted with both Bush and Obama.

Dave
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
May 14, 2013 - 01:45pm PT
It's the Justice Department who f*#ked up ( AP phone tap ).

Really, they tapped phones? Are you sure? You might want to double check with some credible sources. Runaway bullshit storm from Chaz again! Your puppet masters are proud.
Norton

Social climber
the Wastelands
May 14, 2013 - 01:50pm PT
I have been searching for the report of phones being tapped at the Associated Press

can't find any news article about that

someone help me ?
bookworm

Social climber
Falls Church, VA
May 14, 2013 - 01:51pm PT
what did bush have to do with benghazi, which happened just 8 months ago? how long before you actually hold barry accountable for anything?


"most transparent administration evah!"


http://reason.com/blog/2013/05/13/most-transparent-administration-in-histo


hopenchange
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
May 14, 2013 - 01:54pm PT
Ain't no tapping... just records of who called who.

Not sure how it is different than what came out in 2006 where it was revealed that the NSA had amassed a HUGE list of who was calling who... with NO apparent reason other than to "analyze calling patterns."

Maybe a repugnikunt can explain why there is so much apparent outrage in this case, but not in the case of the Snatch led NSA amassing the same information on ALL citizens?

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-05-10-nsa_x.htm?453
Norton

Social climber
the Wastelands
May 14, 2013 - 01:58pm PT
"most transparent administration evah!"

no way of knowing if that is factually true or not, booky

but certainly most everyone would agree much much more transparent than the administration you voted for, twice

try harder, booky, keep looking under rocks....
ncrockclimber

climber
The Desert Oven
May 14, 2013 - 02:06pm PT
This administration could nuke Nepal and publicly advocate sodomizing baby seals and the majority of the democrats on this site would continue to defend Obama... just like the repubs defended Bush while he VASTLY expanded the size of the government and the national debt, trashed our civil rights, started two wars, legitimized torture, etc, etc.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
May 14, 2013 - 02:28pm PT
Seizing? Seizing... really? When they "secretly obtained" the records... you call that "seizing?"

Gawd you people are fuking insane.
Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
May 14, 2013 - 02:58pm PT
This administration could nuke Nepal and publicly advocate sodomizing baby seals and the majority of the democrats on this site would continue to defend Obama
and call for tax payer furnished bussing to where the seals are.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
May 14, 2013 - 03:04pm PT
hahaha... phone tapping and secretly seizing records... hahahahaaaaa

idiots
Snowmassguy

Trad climber
Calirado
May 14, 2013 - 03:06pm PT
Our gov't will scapegoat a few poor souls that were likely following instructions of someone with more power that will come out unscathed. Been happening for decades.
Hawkeye

climber
State of Mine
May 14, 2013 - 03:14pm PT

AG Eric Holder orders investigation into IRS

WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder says he's ordered a Justice Department investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny.

maybe it will take some of the heat off of DOJ
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