Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Vice-presidency In Alternate Universe

Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT) was complaining that the BushCo hadn't responded to the Senate Judiciary Committee's subpoenas for NSA wire tapping related documents and noted the Admin. had sent a letter asking for time while identifying some documents relevant and providing a Twilight Zone moment, "the administration claims the Office of the Vice President is not part of the Executive Office of the President." I seem to remember bumper stickers, Bush/Cheney '04, and if memory serves from the passing glance this part of the ballot got, their names were linked there.

Now it seems that there are 3 branches of government set out in the Constitution, the Executive, the Legislative, and the Judiciary. Now the VP ain't a judge, Congress doesn't claim him, and now evidently the Executive doesn't want him - I guess we can just dispense with him altogether. Wouldn't this also take care of any of this Executive privilege nonsense?

During the 109th the same committee chaired by Arlen Spector, "In fact, we were about to issue subpoenas then and one of the senators came to our meeting and said that the vice president had met with the Republican senators and told them they were not allowed to issue subpoenas."

OK, my head's exploded, you figure it out...


Anonymous said...

"Of the four wars in my lifetime none came about because the U.S. was too strong." - Ronald Reagan


Chuck....will you put your family on the line?

You might be safe way over there, but Hell,Bly,Oregon was almost a terror training camp.

No Chuck, you won't put your family on the line in the fight against terror, but neither would I.

I would gladly allow wiretaps of calls to and from known terror states....IF I COULD CATCH ONE OF THESE ANIMALS BEFORE...B-E-F-O-R-E, they did anything to harm one hair on your beard..An you have a big "bush", oh sorry, that offends you that word...TOUGH!

When you or your(friends) who needs those kind if friends(it's satire) stop the inflow of all who do not belong here..then I VOTE..dddddd ahh ah you know, the left bunch.

Anonymous said...

OH DAMN!!!! It's the feeble attempt by the left on those weeny supeoenas,(sp?).

Question? Would you be just as insane about the wiretaps, IF A LIBBER WAS IN THE "HOUSE."

Chuck Butcher said...

A libber? I don't care if god himself were there, I'd throw a fit and I'd say a lot uglier things about him - since he should know better.

You seem to think I have some sympathy with terrorists, some people need killing should be clear enough, but remaking our country to suit them isn't nearly the same thing. While you run scared you might stop and think what terrorism means, it means CHANGING A GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM THROUGH FEAR, so you must be on their side, you and Bush/Cheney.

You see, I'm considerably more against the terrorists than you are, I'll keep what's mine while taking their lives while the right wing beats their chest and gives up. I'll bet you can guess what I think of that...

Chuck Butcher said...

BTW, my family is on the line, my kid is infantry.

Chuck Butcher said...

Ronnie Reagan?????

The guy who knew exactly where to find the bombers of the Marine barracks and did not one thing except run? Who single handedly boosted terrorism beyond anything it had ever been? damn, learn some history and quit watching Fox.

Anonymous said...

OOOH BROTHER....when I get back later....WE GO TOE TO TOE!

Anonymous said...

BTW, my family is on the line, my kid is infantry.


My son did two tours, and was on his way back for a 3rd when he was sent back to Camp Legune for training on a new up armored Humvee to send back to Irag.

Attention Chuck, as of 911 WE ALL ARE ON THE LINE..EVEN YOU!

Anonymous said...

I'd throw a fit and I'd say a lot uglier things about him - since he should know better. CHUCK SAID THAT ABOUT A "LIBBER" IN THE WHITE HOUSE WHO WOULD WIRE TAP.

So Chuck, I know your town,years ago it was real close to the Oregon trail and those Indians who lived there.

It's the year 2007...2007, we have hi-tech means of intercepting messages about attacks...WE DON'T WATCH FOR SMOKE SIGNALS TO GIVE US WARNING OF AN ATTACK.

I said this before...YOU, you libbers/progessives/Democrats, GIVE LIP SERVICE to the defense of the nation. But bet your last Teddy Roosevelt dime...YOU'D BLAME "BUSHCO" for not doing enough if as I think will happen somewhere in Sept. near 9-11, Ramadon, and the Generals report, we are nailed again "wanna put a race car up for a bet?"

The report on the CIA...wasn't Tennent there at the pleasure of Bubba? If he wasn't doing the job he and Bush should have hung him.

Chuck Butcher said...

He did the job Bush wanted, he told him exactly what he wanted to hear. Oh he did warn him about 9/11 type attack, but he didn't want to hear that. Keep trying to rewrite documented history, it's fun to watch you thrash about. That warning is the one C Rice said we didn't know what it was and didn't pay attention, NSC Director Rice under oath. Your "able" bunch... Pathetic

Anonymous said...

So Tennents SLAM BUNK remark on WMD'S was what Bush wanted???

If you cannot trust the appointee of Bubba Clinton to the CIA...my GOD CHUCK, WHO COULD YOU TRUST?


Chuck Butcher said...

Tennent was a yes man, but Bush was warned and even warned by Clinton, but like the rest of you the very fact that it was Clinton warning him discredited the message.

I've had my serious disageements with Clinton and real serious ones with his wife, but, neither one is President nor responsible for our well-being.

The best you've got is Ron Paul even though I think his itty-bitty government stance is ludicrous. The rest of them are fear mongerers and Constitutional disasters. I'll point out once again, if you think these infringements are a good idea you must like the idea a Hillary with those powers. If you don't, then you best re-think it, because as little as I like the idea, it is possible. Thing like that happen.