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Plame seeks to resurrect lawsuit in CIA leak case (election time again)
Yahoo ^ | 5/9/2008 | MATT APUZZO/AP

Posted on 05/09/2008 9:32:22 AM PDT by tobyhill

WASHINGTON - Former CIA operative Valerie Plame is trying to resurrect a lawsuit against those in the Bush administration she says illegally disclosed her identity.

A federal judge dismissed Plame's lawsuit last year, saying there was no basis to bring a case. Plame's lawyers asked a federal appeals court Friday to send the case back before the judge and force him to consider its merits.

Plame and her husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, sued Vice President Dick Cheney; his former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby; former White House political adviser Karl Rove and former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: cialeak; democrats; lawsuit; plame; plamegate; plamenameblamegame; treason

1 posted on 05/09/2008 9:32:23 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

No doubt she’ll find a judge somewhere...


2 posted on 05/09/2008 9:34:24 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: tobyhill

I don’t think its possible to sue an official when acting when acting in official capacity.


3 posted on 05/09/2008 9:37:30 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: tobyhill

Please do, Val ... and be taunted a second time.


4 posted on 05/09/2008 9:37:41 AM PDT by sono (Islam is a religion of peace, and if you say that it isn't, we will kill you.)
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To: sono

Since the Administration cannot play hardball, they will probably meekly apologize instead of hammering these frauds with the truth. The media is at war with this Administrration, and the response is to curry favor with the Media.


5 posted on 05/09/2008 9:42:26 AM PDT by mallardx
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To: tobyhill
Valerie Plame: once a FOOL, always a FOOL:-)
6 posted on 05/09/2008 9:44:31 AM PDT by geo40xyz (McCain, Obama or Hillarybeast possibility of 4 Supreme Court Justices, Gore @UN. The WINNER is?)
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To: tobyhill

The next book must have a publication date on the calendar.


7 posted on 05/09/2008 9:48:07 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: tobyhill

“Plame’s lawyers asked a federal appeals court Friday to send the case back before the judge and force him to consider its merits.”

Consider its merits? That’ll take about 5 seconds.


8 posted on 05/09/2008 9:51:38 AM PDT by Califelephant
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To: tobyhill

Wasn’t there an internal DoD memo (the declassification of which the traitors fought tooth and nail) brought to light during the Scooter Libby trial that basically disproved Joe Wilson’s entire story? Why does the press still enable these clowns?


9 posted on 05/09/2008 9:53:02 AM PDT by philled (Rest in Peace, Sgt Merlin German. www.merlinsmiracles.com)
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To: Raycpa
exactly. They figure that there is no market for a book or they're having a difficult time with the movie.
10 posted on 05/09/2008 9:54:28 AM PDT by newnhdad
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I’m not an Attorney and I’m no fan of Joe Wilson’s - but in my opinion - when you look specifically at the fact that a C.I.A. Agent’s name was published against the Agent’s knowledge or will, I think that Agent has every reason to be bring a suit. Take the “politics” out of this issue, and I think the case has merit.

I also think this letter is a good one. (many of the signees were GW supporters).

http://www.fas.org/irp/news/2005/07/intlet.pdf


11 posted on 05/09/2008 10:04:42 AM PDT by Revereee
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To: tobyhill

Just to re-hash what everyone already knows, Novak called CIA and asked if she worked there. They said, yes.

If the CIA gives you up over the phone to someone calling in who would just like to know... then baby, you are not covert.


12 posted on 05/09/2008 10:07:04 AM PDT by marron
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To: Revereee

Your statement proves that you are not an Attorney.


13 posted on 05/09/2008 10:07:32 AM PDT by bmwcyle (I always rely on God and Guns in that order)
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To: Revereee

The merit which is incumbent on them to prove is that Plame was a COVERT CIA Agent and her undercover status was blown as a result of her name being released. However, that point has already been disproven during the Libby trial. Just the fact that she is a CIA employee and her name was published with or without her permission is not a factor in this case. Does President Bush give his permission every time his name is published and does he have knowledge of it? Nope.


14 posted on 05/09/2008 10:15:02 AM PDT by Jackson57
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To: tobyhill

She misses being on the cover of Vanity Fair. Nothing more. Nothing less.


15 posted on 05/09/2008 10:18:26 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: Revereee
There's no evidence whatsoever that Plame is, was or was ever an "agent", nor if she was an "agent" that she was an "agent" as described under the relevant law.

If you have evidence that she is, was or was ever an "agent" as so described, please publish it here for our examination.

OK?!

16 posted on 05/09/2008 10:18:59 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Revereee

Kiss your arse goodbye, troll.


17 posted on 05/09/2008 10:19:28 AM PDT by Lead Moderator
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To: tobyhill

This is SO OVER - give it up!!!


18 posted on 05/09/2008 10:22:11 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Lead Moderator
Kiss your arse goodbye, troll.

I don't think he had time....

19 posted on 05/09/2008 10:24:19 AM PDT by OSHA (framing it as though you've magically neutralized any potential negative eventuality)
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To: tobyhill

This is essentially becoming harrassment on the part of the Joe and Valery show. They have already profited big time on this charade and yet apparently they are not satified since the 15 min utes of fame has now subsided.

What they both need is a swift kick in the posterior or ambassatorial appointments to Burma.


20 posted on 05/09/2008 10:27:57 AM PDT by rod1 (u)
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To: rod1

As these morons are eager to say, “move on!” for crying out loud. How much $$ has she made being a victim in this case? I suspect this whole incident has done her and her husband more good than harm.


21 posted on 05/09/2008 10:29:38 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: tobyhill; PJ-Comix

“Plame’s lawyers asked a federal appeals court Friday to send the case back before the judge and force him to consider its merits.”

The appeals court indicated that they would render a decision within 24 business hours of a May 12 deadline.


22 posted on 05/09/2008 10:30:42 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bwahahaha)
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To: tobyhill

She's making this a career, as she knows there are suckers born every minute. Her suckers are dumb enough to be repeat customers apparently.

23 posted on 05/09/2008 10:32:26 AM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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To: OSHA

lol


24 posted on 05/09/2008 10:32:58 AM PDT by Lead Moderator
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To: OSHA

Cool! Don’t see that very often. You now have some minor celebrity status.

Ooooops...it’s gone now.


25 posted on 05/09/2008 10:34:25 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: tobyhill


meanwhile ...
26 posted on 05/09/2008 10:37:17 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: tobyhill
A federal judge dismissed Plame's lawsuit last year, saying there was no basis to bring a case. Plame's lawyers asked a federal appeals court Friday to send the case back before the judge and force him to consider its merits.

Uh..."force" him? Didn't the judge already consider the merits of the "case" and decide there weren't any and therefore dismissed it? These people are idiots.

27 posted on 05/09/2008 10:37:44 AM PDT by blinachka (Vechnaya Pamyat Daddy... xoxo)
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To: tobyhill

Get over it, Val. You are soooo yesterday.


28 posted on 05/09/2008 10:40:54 AM PDT by altura
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To: Lead Moderator

Yippee! I love the smell of fried troll in the morning!


29 posted on 05/09/2008 11:03:39 AM PDT by Enchante (Obama: My 1930s Foreign Policy Goes Well With My 1960s Social Policy!)
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To: Enchante

Amazing aroma! ;)


30 posted on 05/09/2008 11:05:10 AM PDT by Lead Moderator
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To: tobyhill

Ms. Plame should leave all the breakfast dishes on the table and go for a canoe ride.


31 posted on 05/09/2008 11:06:25 AM PDT by upsdriver (My kingdom for an acceptable presidential candidate!!)
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To: tobyhill

When is someone going to sue Plame and Wilson for using their taxpayer-fund government jobs for partisan political purposes? They should be forced to pay back their back wages and office expenses to the general fund.


32 posted on 05/09/2008 12:26:04 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: tobyhill

Just waiting for the Hapless Judicial Watch to get involved!


33 posted on 05/09/2008 1:07:24 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Hapless... what a perfect word to describe JW :)


34 posted on 05/09/2008 2:15:55 PM PDT by upchuck (Who wins doesn't matter. They're all liberals. Spend your time and money to take back Congress.)
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