READER COMMENTS ON
"BILL MAHER VIDEO: General Eaton Goes Off on Bush Administration in HBO Interview"
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COMMENT #1 [Permalink]
said on 3/10/2007 @ 6:07 am PT...
Alan, Good one.
Why can't they figure out that a fascist square peg does not fit in the america round whole?
They need a new cabinet official "Handler Of The Scandal Of The Day" ...
It is one fascist scandal after another with these incompetent wannabe poor excuses for public servants.
COMMENT #2 [Permalink]
said on 3/10/2007 @ 6:27 am PT...
Remember the storm of lies fascist Gonzales and Mueller told when we were protesting the "patriot" act? Well, once again we were spot on:
The FBI improperly and, in some cases, illegally used the USA Patriot Act to secretly obtain personal information about people in the United States, a Justice Department audit concluded Friday.
And for three years the FBI underreported to Congress how often it forced businesses to turn over the customer data, the audit found.
Fine's annual review is required by Congress, over the objections of the Bush administration.
The audit released Friday found that the number of national security letters issued by the FBI skyrocketed in the years after the Patriot Act became law.
In 2000, for example, the FBI issued an estimated 8,500 letters. By 2003, however, that number jumped to 39,000. It rose again the next year, to about 56,000 letters in 2004, and dropped to approximately 47,000 in 2005.
Over the entire three-year period, the audit found the FBI issued 143,074 national security letters requesting customer data from businesses.
The FBI vastly underreported the numbers. In 2005, the FBI told Congress that its agents in 2003 and 2004 had delivered only 9,254 national security letters seeking e-mail, telephone or financial information on 3,501 U.S. citizens and legal residents over the previous two years.
Additionally, the audit found, the FBI identified 26 possible violations in its use of the national security letters, including failing to get proper authorization, making improper requests under the law and unauthorized collection of telephone or Internet e-mail records.
(AP Story, emphasis added).
The lying fascists whined about how few "national security" (phoney name) letters were so critical ...
My theory will prove true I think ... that they were spying on democrats but could not come up with indictable evidence. They haven't even charged a congress member who they said (these untrustable liars) had cash in his freezer ... which tells me something is wrong with their case.
COMMENT #3 [Permalink]
said on 3/10/2007 @ 8:39 am PT...
Thank you for the great video!
It does a body good to hear straight talk.
I will be including this link to emails to friends.
COMMENT #4 [Permalink]
said on 3/10/2007 @ 9:48 am PT...
Dredd # 1 says; They need a new cabinet official "Handler Of The Scandal Of The Day"
OT but every time I try to submit I have to do it twice?
COMMENT #5 [Permalink]
said on 3/11/2007 @ 12:55 pm PT...
I like Rosanne Barr. She ticked off those "too sacred to question" men and the audience seemed to agree with her. I did too!
The fact that the guest who worked in the white house, but couldn't smell a rat years before working there just proves he's out of touch with compassion. However, he did eventually cause some trouble and I'm sure Jesus would have condoned that.
Yes, it's true, Jesus is the biggest trouble maker the world has ever known, and our current religious leaders are very uncomfortable taking about his teachings.
COMMENT #6 [Permalink]
said on 3/11/2007 @ 1:04 pm PT...
Jesus wouldn't have approved of voting machines that couldn't count poor peoples votes!
COMMENT #7 [Permalink]
said on 3/11/2007 @ 10:32 pm PT...
On this show Maher also brought up the fact the Rudy Giuliano is no friend of civil liberties! A year before Rudy took office there were:
720 arrests for marijuana misdemeanors.
When Rudy left office there were:
59,945 arrests for marijuana misdemeanors.
The newly elected senator, Jim Webb was on television this morning saying, (paraphrasing) criminalization and incarceration rates are destroying the country. He's going to be spending the next three years exploring why this is happening. These astounding figures concerning Giuliano may not be a bad place to start.
Jim Webb should be commended highly for having the guts to tackle this issue. The bad people in the "prisons for profit", "drug war", and "rehabilitation, (think Sembler)" industries aren't going to like this one bit, and the lawyers, judges and others who benefit probably aren't either, but it is WAY PAST DUE!
The police will benefit from not having to arrest non-violent people who tend to giggle at silly things, and the American people will save, and make billions, instead of projecting our violence around the world.
First they came for the potheads