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Tapper: Get ready for change back
Hot Air ^ | April 10, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY

Posted on 04/10/2009 10:59:33 AM PDT by RobinMasters

The Bush administration got excoriated by the Left for its expansive use of the state-secrets doctrine. Barack Obama and other Democratic presidential hopefuls pounded Bush for its use. In fact, that was one of the principal components of Hope and Change — a shift away from secrecy and back to the “rule of law,” although no one has shown how Bush actually broke any laws in the first place. Apparently, Obama agrees, and as Jake Tapper reports, has decided to expand the Bush practice on state secrets:

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: bho44; bush; fisa; jaketapper

1 posted on 04/10/2009 10:59:33 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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Being skeptical of government power when President Bush implemented these laws, I was sure that if there were any violations, the ‘progressives’ would have him up on impeachment charges faster than you can say ‘Constitution’. So far there has been no proof.
Who will expose any ‘progressive’ violations? That worries me.


2 posted on 04/10/2009 11:11:16 AM PDT by griswold3 (a good story is more compelling than the search for truth)
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No one.


3 posted on 04/10/2009 11:12:44 AM PDT by sport
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To: RobinMasters
Bu, Bu, Bu, but. This is the ear of Hope, Change and transparency.
Haven't we all seen that as hopelessness, same old Shi'ite, and secrets so opaque that no one is allowed to see it until it's signed sealed, delivered and an atrocity to American freedoms.
Just look at what's going on this very minute with the act of piracy against American shipping.
Obama wants Biden to appoint a Piracy Czar and Kerry wants to open an investigation, while the captain of the ship remains a captive.
This is not what our forefathers planned for us.
We have truly returned to the Pre 9/11 mindset in Washington. This is making America a laughing stock in the eyes of the world. We have become the PAPER TIGER our enemies have claimed we are.
4 posted on 04/10/2009 11:14:46 AM PDT by Doc91678 (Doc91678)
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Freddie Mac records exempt from FOIA (Obama Admin Denies FOIA Request)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2216427/posts


5 posted on 04/10/2009 11:21:52 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: griswold3; All

Wow, the ACLU is quiet about this I’m surprised.. NOT!!!


6 posted on 04/10/2009 11:29:37 AM PDT by KevinDavis (No one should question our "Dear Leader"!)
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To: RobinMasters

It was all I could do to not laugh in the face of some of my lib friends who were convinced that the Bush admin was spying on them. They had no evidence of course, but everybody knows that the Bushies just couldn’t wait to start spying on, arresting, convicting, and imprisoning or executing dissenters. That they couldn’t produce one innocent American to whom these things have happened did not diminish their paranoia in the slightest.


7 posted on 04/10/2009 12:11:34 PM PDT by driftless2 (four)
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To: RobinMasters
The EFF is pretty angry though.
8 posted on 04/10/2009 12:13:36 PM PDT by aetheraddict
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