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Cartoon: The color of justice

…from DailyKos…..

Matt Wuerker

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Vote Roundup from CJS Appropriations Bill…Red State….

As I noted in my Defense cutting post….

There ain’t gonna be much cutting of ANYTHING from Either party from now to November 6, 2012…..

People gotta go back home and play ‘show and tell’……

But the right learner’s will be taking a talley for purity sake….

Posted by Daniel Horowitz (Diary) @ Red State

On Tuesday, we noted that there would be many important spending cutting amendment offered on the floor to the Commerce, Justice, and Science bill (H.R. 5326).  Well, a number of conservatives offered amendments to cut or eliminate wasteful, harmful, and unconstitutional programs.  Most notably, we focused on Mike Pompeo’s amendment to eliminate the stimulus program – Economic Development Administration.   The House defeated most of them, and in doing so, turned away about $4 billion more in spending cuts.  See how many of them were supported by your member of Congress.  Remember that those who are unwilling to eliminate these relatively small programs and agencies are not likely to have the guts to enact entitlement reform.

On Wednesday, Senator Thune told Politico:  “It’s the environment we’re living in right now. There are lots of folks who are watching every member’s voting records; you’re not only going to be attacked by your opponent on the Democrat side, but there are obviously Republicans out there who may not like when you’ve been around a few years and you got a lot of votes.”

Thune is correct.  We are spotlighting voting records, and it is clearly working.  Although most of the spending cut amendment failed this week, most of them garnered support from more than half the conference.

Here are the results from some of the key amendments:

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Could the Washington Post be doing a ‘cover story’?….The Dog offers a thought of how things could have went down….

Let me start this off by saying this is MY guess on this……


Ok…..I read a piece in the Washington Post tonight that made me shake my head…..

The piece starts out declaring that the White House knew about the illegals a few weeks before the FBI rolled up the network…….

The Dog doesn’t quite buy that…


If you look back over the past week and half you have to know that this WashPost piece has been leaked to change some history…..

No one can tell me that while President Obama was squirting Russian President Medvedev around before the Canadian G8/20 summit that he was aware that the FBI was gonna rain on his  parade by PUBLICLY announcing they had made the arrests…..

Now this WashPost piece says the WH was briefed in weeks ago….

I’m sure the president gets to see tons of stuff….

But I’m also sure NO ONE told him they might be arresting these people on the day he is trying get along with the Russian President…


I posted at the time of the arrests that I thought the arrests kinda splattering  egg on the President…

Why?

Anybody notice what the White House did for the first 48 hours or so after the arrests?

Nothing….

They couldn’t close their mouths I think….

The FBI is all over this…..


Well there are few problems when the case gets to Justice a short while later…

First of all…..

No hard information for the first 24 hours..

The media is going crazy….

Then the first charges come down…

NO ONE IS CHARGED WITH SPYING!???

Nope….


Being in the country under assumed names…

Man…Illegal immigrants do that all the time????


Then we find out about the kids….

Where are they?

And FBI agent took a baby home was one story…

But the real story happens about 4 or 5 days later…


I’m on the record as sau=ying Obama and apolitical heads at the White House have to furious at AG Holder, and FBI Director Mulller….

These are coming out as low level criminal collars….


So low level that a judge in New York has set bail for one the 10…

Then of course there is the paymaster who skipped bail in Cyprus…

What happened there?

And NO ONE …I mean NO ONE is excited except the FBI and Justice who now sense that they are losing it in public and are forced to release more and more Information to the media as more comments begin to float that the case is not really a strong one and the political side of the government isn’t really happy about the raining on attempts to improve relations with the Russian’s….


I’m guessing that thru back channels the Russian’s are asking their US contacts…Who’s in charge in your country?

The cops or the politicians?


Next thing we know it begins to leak like sieve…

There are working on a swap…..

Who is ‘they’…..

Here’s another myth I don’t really believe..

‘They ‘ went to President and told him…The Commandeer-in -Chief that the Russian’s would go along….

Who’s kidding who?


You don’t just go to the Russian’s and do the outline of the deal…THEN come back to the President….

You pitch the idea FIRST…

Then do the talking…



Well…by this time the FBI has to shut out….

Do your interviews they had to be told..

But that’s it…

You guys are out…


Next as the State Department lines up a ex-Government official to be the contact point man…

The CIA Director himself is said to joined the negotiations….


This now a CIA, State caper…

The FBI’s collars are no longer collars..they are swap meat….

The Russian’s offer up one used scientist that they didn’t actually get rid off for spying and they look around afind three more.. (why did they let these guys live? )


Finally the deal is getting serious…

Justice which had been  panning to take this to trial…

Is seeing pictures of a pretty Sandra Chapman all over the papers and questions about kids….

They get their orders……

They Illegal WILL be swapped…


The lawyers rush to craft a deal that will get all of the illegal out of the country…

First they MUST sign off admitting that they are indeed in this country under false names which they where except for three….


Finally they all told they must cop to at least one charge or the whole thing goes south….

They all sign off…

They really don’t much of a choice…

The American good times are over…

And they know that there is very little chance they will escape some jail time…..


Next thing you know they are gone…

Off to Moscow via Vienna…..


Problem gone for the Russian and American President’s and the FBI and Justice left standing……


This Washington Post piece attempts to make us believe that this was about the illegals….

The other side was the push and pull between the cops and the politicians…


No matter what the Post piece says ….the politician’s  where NOT happy and they made this case  go away……


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Holder and the CIA…When something isn't what it seems……..

First let me say up front…this is my take…….

Ok…… I’ve sat on this story for about 20 hours, to let it season…and I believe the story is cover fire…..Attorney General Holder has named John Durham to be Justice’s special investigator on 12 cases….given to Justice by the CIA …with prisoner abuse problems…..That got everyone’s attention, right?…….but there are few caveats that go along with the story…….

First of all …these cases were initially given to the BUSH DOJ and dropped…Second……Bill Burton the WH press guy filling in for Gibbs’s mentioned yesterday this quote……..” He (Obama )  agrees with the attorney general that anyone who conducted actions that had been sanctioned should not be prosecuted”……third……Obama clearly has put distance between the story by saying that this is ALL Holder and the CIC doesn’t want to intervene…….

Now if anyone doesn’t think Emmanuel and his staff haven’t gamed this out they’re crazy…….the first thing any political junkie or press person would think is that is political problems for Obama…..but stop and think……Obama has limited this really to do the people who gave the okay to the grunts……any grunt that did something not covering their behind is expendable….and I’ll bet the spot light is gonna end up very bright on one person…..John Yo…..the guy who said the whole thing was Okay in the first place……….

So in the end this isn’t a broad fishing expedition at all……in the end Obama has separated himself from the investigation…and dropped it back in Bush’s lap……and will not bother the guys who did their job under the approval of the nation’s senior law organization.

Update:……While I stand by my analysis of this situation from Obama’s point of view…the inquiry is not sitting well with intelligence community…..seven former CIA chiefs have written to Obama asking that the Justice Department cease and desist in the Holder action on post 9/11 interrogations……..Obama and Justice have reinforced the fact they are not going after the grunts…….but the ex-chiefs are fearful that ‘sources and methods’ maybe compromised in the inquiry. and that the inquiry will have ‘chilling’ effect on the agencies staff…………I expect that in the end it will be Wu, or the whole thing will go away……

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