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Tasting GOP Blood
IBD Editorials ^ | September 4, 2008

Posted on 09/04/2008 5:08:58 PM PDT by Kaslin

Election '08: Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden says that, if elected, an Obama administration might pursue criminal charges against the Bush White House. This is how he plans to unite the country?


Barack Obama insists he's the one we've been waiting for to bring the country together. Yet, he and Biden are signaling their willingness — or is it their eagerness? — to criminalize political opposition.

"We will not be stopped from pursuing any criminal offense that's occurred," Biden said Monday at a Florida campaign stop. "If there has been a basis upon which you can pursue someone for a criminal violation, they will be pursued — not out of vengeance, not out of retribution, (but) out of the need to preserve the notion that no one, no attorney general, no president — no one is above the law."

This follows Obama's pledge last spring, before adopting his attack-dog running mate, that "If crimes have been committed, they should be investigated."

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TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; bds; biden; bush; democratsarescum; ibdeditorials; issues; un; warcrimes; worldcourt

1 posted on 09/04/2008 5:08:58 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

And neither are you Joe, let’s talk about your son


2 posted on 09/04/2008 5:10:22 PM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: Kaslin

Biden has backed down on this, but don’t think Barry and Joe wouldn’t try it if they make it to the WH. This has been a Code Pink moonbat favorite for years, and that’s where the Dem base lies nowadays.


3 posted on 09/04/2008 5:12:16 PM PDT by livius
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To: livius

The Fairness Doctrine and putting Bush in jail. They would do it in a heartbeat. 1984 demo RAT style.


4 posted on 09/04/2008 5:13:44 PM PDT by TurtleStink
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To: Kaslin

OK... Let’s prosecute Slick Willie for his many pardons of criminals and stealing many White House assets including silverware?


5 posted on 09/04/2008 5:17:58 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam ("Celebrate Diversity! Look at the world with all it's problems - Isn't "diversity" so beautiful?)
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To: Kaslin

So my question to Bush - so hows that compassionate conservatism/reaching over to democrats working out for ya?

Bush was either naive or stupid to think that the liberals would ever trust him - this is a war - the enemy is liberals - thinking that they can be trusted is just plain stupid - they see it as weaknes, as any dictator and only understand a crushing hand.


6 posted on 09/04/2008 5:18:45 PM PDT by sasafras (Diversity Programs = Mandated Racism)
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To: TurtleStink

Right. It’s naive to assume anything less than the worst in a rat.


7 posted on 09/04/2008 5:19:07 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: livius

Heck, BO and Biden would investigate Bush the moment they want something pushed off the headlines.


8 posted on 09/04/2008 5:20:36 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: sasafras
That is President Bush to you
9 posted on 09/04/2008 5:20:43 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: livius
This has been a Code Pink moonbat favorite for years...


10 posted on 09/04/2008 5:21:28 PM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (John Gard for Congress; WI 8th CD)
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To: Kaslin

What statute will they prosecute him under?

Oh, right, the We Think He Was a Bad President Act of 1964.


11 posted on 09/04/2008 5:22:05 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: AlanGreenSpam

“OK... Let’s prosecute Slick Willie for his many pardons of criminals and stealing many White House assets including silverware?”

Would have to impeach him first. ‘Neat’ little catch 22 since they also say that you can’t impeach him now that he’s out of office. Not only that, I don’t think BO or Biden really care what happens to the Clintons.


12 posted on 09/04/2008 5:22:49 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Kaslin

Joe Biden is an angry & confused man. He can’t properly weigh an idea to see if it has any worth & therefore he can’t defend his ideas.

Palin is going to slice & dice him in the VP debate. It’s a darn shame that the Dems will only agree to 1 — and grudgingly. Palin may not have the breadth of experience, but she will have her convictions. She will also be aided by Biden’s eagerness to crawl out on a limb advocating another of his ill-considered ideas.


13 posted on 09/04/2008 5:24:15 PM PDT by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: Tublecane

What Biden is referring to is war crimes as defined by the world criminal court of the UN. Since we are bound by UN treaties, the claim goes that our president falls under world court jurisdiction.

THIS IS DANGEROUS.


14 posted on 09/04/2008 5:24:37 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Tallguy

Methinks that the doctor drilled too far down when he was installing Biden’s hair plugs.


15 posted on 09/04/2008 5:29:39 PM PDT by Raster Man
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

If this comes to pass, it will trigger a civil war in this country (and guess who has the guns?)


16 posted on 09/04/2008 5:29:46 PM PDT by Salvey
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To: sasafras
So my question to Bush - so hows that compassionate conservatism/reaching over to democrats working out for ya?

This is about Bush?


17 posted on 09/04/2008 5:31:54 PM PDT by rdb3 (My marriage was everything I wish I didn't know. So why am I engaged again? Because I'm crazy!)
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To: Salvey

Frankly, I think they’ll lose the election. Thank God!

We are only a few justices shy of losing our sovereignty to the UN. A slight shift in the Supreme Court, and treaties would trump constitutional rights.


18 posted on 09/04/2008 5:32:36 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

“the claim goes that our president falls under world court jurisdiction”

Well, they’ll have to catch him first. I hear Cheney’s covert Halliburton-funded army will whisk Bush away to the shadow world where they’ll both eat gumdrops by the riverside.


19 posted on 09/04/2008 5:32:38 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

“the claim goes that our president falls under world court jurisdiction”

Well, they’ll have to catch him first. I hear Cheney’s covert Halliburton-funded army will whisk Bush away to the shadow world where they’ll both eat gumdrops by the riverside.


20 posted on 09/04/2008 5:32:41 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Kaslin

Who’s going to investigate Obama? Who’s going to delve into his background with known urban terrorists like Ayers and Dohrn? Huh??????


21 posted on 09/04/2008 5:36:43 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("What Our Enemies Couldn't Do To Us Our Liberal Democrat Politicians Will")
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To: sasafras

George W. Bush has been focused on his sacred CinC duty thrust upon him this past seven years and there is no place for scorched earth ideology when you are asking the sons and daughters of Democrats, Republicans and Independents to follow your orders into harm’s way.

It’s that simple.


22 posted on 09/04/2008 5:36:45 PM PDT by MNSlim
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To: rdb3; loboinok

Bush had an opportunity to decimate the democrat party. The Clintons had them dripping with so much scandal, all it would have taken was courage. But the Bush family would never have been ambitious if they expected to fight the way Sarah Palin is. They knew how ugly it could get.

It’s all becoming more clear to me now. I had assumed the Bush family to be tough like the Palins. Now I realize that they never were quite that willing to suffer personal attacks. I can understand that better now. The good news is that the leftists are alienating themselves from the Palins. And it might not stop with Sarah. Her kids might be the next Bush Dynasty— on steroids.


23 posted on 09/04/2008 5:38:48 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Salvey

Yep. I’d like to point out a historical precedent from Roman times. Turns out one of the major reason Caesar crossed the Rubicon and started the civil war was that he was afraid of being prosecuted after the end of his consulship. Given the choice between being a military dictator and being dead, he chose being a dictator. Let’s not put our politicians in the same position. A succeeding administration may not like what the previous one did while in office, but short of murder or treason we ought to leave well enough alone.


24 posted on 09/04/2008 5:40:15 PM PDT by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

We don’t need hereditary office holders. E.g. the Kennedys or the Clintons or the Bushes for that matter.


25 posted on 09/04/2008 5:41:48 PM PDT by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: Kaslin

I think many of the Democrats dream and plan another October Revolution.

A big show trial consumes Washington D.C. while the economy tanks.
The Republican party is demonized and censured.
The economy gets worse.
The goverment nationalizes everything.
The economy gets even worse.
Republicans are held responsible in kangaroo courts all across the country.

And so on.


26 posted on 09/04/2008 5:41:56 PM PDT by oyez (Justa' another high minded lowlife.)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March
Like I told sasafras it is President Bush to you too
27 posted on 09/04/2008 5:47:48 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: RKV

Good historic observation. I’m seeing another historic trend — these anarchist rioters are reminiscent of Marius and Sullah [sic?]. Sullah was chased by a mob into Marius’ house one time. Desperate to keep power, Sullah tricked the Roman military into killing messengers and taking over Rome through a coup.

Imagine if those anarchists had caught and killed Sean Hannity? Would conservatives have taken it sitting down? At the same time, who is funding the rent-a-mob. I suspect it might be Putin. The KGB arranged for protests back in the 60s. In fact, I would not be surprised if Putin other meddling in the US.


28 posted on 09/04/2008 5:47:53 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Kaslin

My apologies to President Bush.


29 posted on 09/04/2008 5:49:50 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: oyez

There was nothing wrong with the economy when the Republicans had the majority in the House and the Senate. So the blame for a bad economy goes directly to the democRats and only to them


30 posted on 09/04/2008 5:52:48 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: RKV

I don’t think John Quincy Adams was terribly bad for America. Nor do I think President GW Bush is bad [other than his slander of the Minutemen].


31 posted on 09/04/2008 5:53:01 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Don’t be surprised that when Obama loses there is rioting in our large cities. Our job is to 1) make sure that it’s not close so they are clearly sore losers only and 2) work the Senatorial and House races. Frankly, we need to turn things around and take one or both of the chambers of the legislature if we expect to get anything done. I’m talking Contract with America part deux (i.e. part 2 for the non-French speaking population).


32 posted on 09/04/2008 5:53:52 PM PDT by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Got to admit I’m not that fond of his dad - alien and sedition acts set my teeth on edge.


33 posted on 09/04/2008 5:55:17 PM PDT by RKV (He who has the guns makes the rules)
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To: Tublecane

Or the Misty satellite system will scramble Obama’s brains and turn him into a pod person? Oh, I shouldn’t have leaked that one out, huh?


34 posted on 09/04/2008 5:56:27 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: livius
Biden has backed down on this

It was less than 24 hours before he was denying he ever said it.

35 posted on 09/04/2008 5:58:09 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: RKV

I think Hannity is working on a new contract with America himself. Oh and BTW, Levin let Hannity’s audience know that Hannity was behind the scenes pushing hard for Palin. Is it just a coincidence that the rent-a-mob was after him? And Obama seems to pay particular attention to Hannity.


36 posted on 09/04/2008 6:03:17 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: RKV

“Don’t be surprised that when Obama loses there is rioting in our large cities.”

The heck of it is that there are thugs out there who don’t even need ques. They’re almost like sleeper cells, only more slippery [though less destructive].


37 posted on 09/04/2008 6:07:04 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: MNSlim

“It’s that simple.”

President Bush miscalculated Texas democrats with DC Dems. This is not about the war - his policies of unchecked spending and govt growth, forcing a policy of mintority home ownership onto banks, open border, and almost a liberal SCOTUS has not what I would call moderate. Conservatism wins every time it is tried, Palin is the perfect example. Trying to play nice with liberals taken as weakness - and is not unlike any other despot dictator waiting to attack again.

I will agree that that it is old news - we must unite now for McCain/Palin in the hopes that conservatism can rule the day once again.


38 posted on 09/04/2008 6:07:09 PM PDT by sasafras (Diversity Programs = Mandated Racism)
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To: oyez

That pattern you lay out seems familiar. Kind of like health care and ‘Big Oil’.

[Well my FRiends, I might be gone for a week or so. God bless you all, and God bless Jim Robinson.]


39 posted on 09/04/2008 6:12:02 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: Kaslin

Hussein and co. aspire to be a third world “junta.” In the countries they seek to emulate it is SOP for those in power to try to stay in power in part because it is SOP for their successors, especially more-or-less democratically elected successors to put the former regime on trial and hang them or put them in prison.


40 posted on 09/04/2008 6:30:45 PM PDT by arthurus (Old age and guile beats youth and enthusiasm.)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Treaties already trump Constitutional rights. If Hussein gets elected and manages to bring in a Senate with 2/3 Democrats and RINO suckups it is easy to imagine a treaty with Vanuatu having a provision that no provisions of the US Constitution shall be observed in either nation. After ratification that would be entirely Constitutional and would stand up in a strict Constitutionalist Court.


41 posted on 09/04/2008 6:37:00 PM PDT by arthurus (Old age and guile beats youth and enthusiasm.)
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To: Kaslin
Once in power, the Democrats will have already be planned and ceasing “investigations” to not only smear but to 1) rewrite history to “show the criminality of Bush and all Republicans” and 2) through this seek to assure that the Democrat Party will rule in perpetuity - ie., forever and ever.

These people are filled with hate. They are sick, sick, sick.

42 posted on 09/04/2008 9:03:10 PM PDT by mtntop3
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To: Kaslin
Once in power, the Democrats will initiate already planned and unceasing “investigations” to smear and to 1) rewrite history to “show the criminality of Bush and all Republicans” and 2) through this seek to assure that the Democrat Party will rule in perpetuity - ie., forever and ever.

These people are filled with hate. They are sick, sick, sick.

43 posted on 09/04/2008 9:08:43 PM PDT by mtntop3
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To: arthurus

The good news is that our current supreme court, deciding whether Texas can execute illegal aliens, concluded that the treaties do NOT trump the bill of rights. But three dissented. Two shifts in the Supreme Court topples our rights. If we win, our bill of rights might be spared.

Hope I cheered you some.

[probably gone for a week or so now. — FRegards ....]


44 posted on 09/04/2008 11:54:45 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Sarahs star power may soon exceed Obamas. -- SOURCERY)
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To: mtntop3

“These people are filled with hate. They are sick, sick, sick.”

This is why I did not like his remarks about reaching across the aisle and “we are all Americans”.

There is 1% of the leftist that have undeserved and unwarranted power in this country and they hate America. I want them destroyed... not bargained with or invited to the table.

How can you bargain with Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi? He told the truth about the GOP abusing the public trust and becoming drunk with power. They failed miserably and created overwhelming obstacles to real reform for an otherwise promising ticket.


45 posted on 09/05/2008 12:29:09 AM PDT by volunbeer (Dear heaven.... we really need President Reagan again!)
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To: hsalaw
It was less than 24 hours before he was denying he ever said it.

He has a lot of practice in that. Maybe he should just make a recorded disclaimer he could automatically play on his answering machine 12 hours after any statement.

46 posted on 09/05/2008 4:43:11 AM PDT by livius
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To: 50cal Smokepole

Fabulous “photo!”


47 posted on 09/05/2008 4:44:51 AM PDT by livius
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