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August 25, 2009

Duke Cunningham pushed for death squads

Quite the scoop from Jeff Stein of CQ's SpyTalk blog:

"Every single time, at every meeting or hearing on counteterrorism, [Cunningham] was trying to steer the conversation toward assassinations," the source, a former top intelligence committee official, said in an interview.

"It was his favorite idea, to go after terrorists, to take it to them," the official said of Cunningham, who resigned from the House in 2005 after pleading guilty to charges of accepting $2.4 million in bribes to steer defense and intelligence contracts to friends.

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What, corruption and graft in American government at the highest levels?

Surely you're joking.

I don't think Duke was ever at the highest levels of anything.

I am putting a very shiny dime that duke cunningham/abramoff scandal will merge with Sibel edmond/Turkish bribery case. And ultimately, it's all same aipac crew.

Then we got to see how the money machine and think-tank industry push the Iraq war. (tho' the chance the whole story will come out is pretty low since dems are in this knee deep too.)

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/8/25/111440/406

The deposition included criminal allegations against specifically named members of Congress. Among those named by Edmonds as part of a broad criminal conspiracy: Reps. Dennis Hastert (R-IL), Dan Burton (R-IN), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Bob Livingston (R-LA), Stephen Solarz (D-NY), Tom Lantos (D-CA), as well as an unnamed, still-serving Congresswoman (D) said to have been secretly videotaped, for blackmail purposes, during a lesbian affair.

High-ranking officials from the Bush Administration named in her testimony, as part of the criminal conspiracy on behalf of agents of the Government of Turkey, include Douglas Feith, Paul Wolfowitz, Marc Grossman, and others.

It's not much of a story unless the Dukester, now in stir, can be tied to the Blackwater project or attempts to sell the project to his corporate friends. Otherwise he's just another Repug with a Tom Clancy fetish.

Nobody is going to touch blackwater, they are all scared. The entire state department can be assassinated and reported as "accident" in war zone if they want to.

Congress bodyguards are also blackwater.

If I were to attempt coup in the US, I would use blackwater. They are in every key security position. They also have tons of money.

Governor Bob Riley recently tried to interfere with the Alabama Supreme Court in a gambling-related case, according to a report in the Montgomery Independent.

The story might raise again questions about Riley's ties to Mississippi gaming interests and disgraced Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

In a story published online yesterday, the Independent reports that Riley contacted one or more members of the Alabama Supreme Court in an effort to overturn a recent decision by Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb in a case involving bingo at White Hall in Lowndes County. Reports the Independent:

The matter involved a judge assignment in a case brought by the governor and his task force on gambling against a bingo operation at White Hall in Lowndes County. The operation uses electronic machines for customers to play bingo permitted under a special constitutional amendment for White Hall.

http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/8/28/773623/-Is-GOP-Governor-Revealing-His-Connections-to-Abramoff

This is in an excerpt from the Marxist rag of WADC--The Washington Post:

“In its lead editorial Tuesday, 'Following the Torture Trail,' The Washington Post declaims, "The real culprits in this sordid story are the higher-ups, starting with former President George W. Bush and former Vice President Richard Cheney who led America down the degraded path of state-sponsored torture.

"But why is Obama yielding to the clamor of a left that will not be satiated until Cheney and Bush are indicted as Class A war criminals? Is that in the national interest? Is it in Obama's interest to tear his country apart to expose and punish these CIA agents?”
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I saw this coming months ago. I called it 'retroactive impeachment'. I know that phrase sounds like an oxymoron. Yet how else can we describe this psychotic regime but as a gang of brutish oxen herding the morons of this nation? No sitting president has ever attempted this maneuver. The pragmatic reason is that all presidents fear reprisal by their successors. So what is Obama's rationale to tempt his own fate? Simple. He believes his 'successor' will be himself.

What say you?

awl

What say you?

awl

Awaken your legislators and tell them to quit drinking Obama's punch. If they continue genuflecting before the One, his czars will supplant them. There are a few worthy senators and congressmen who listen to us. We all must direct our verbiage to them than whine among ourselves in these gossip sites.

I am a born-again Christian and am not afraid to speak the Truth, for I know my final destiny. I prattle sometimes too much, but I do it for those who are not protected by His Grace. There are many as I. I call the my PILMOA = Politically Incorrect Like Minds Of Agabus, thus my email address.

For the lost,

AWL

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