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Pelosi Knew about Waterboarding from the Start ( Liar, liar... )
humanevents.com ^ | 05/07/2009 | Jed Babbin

Posted on 05/07/2009 4:23:47 PM PDT by kellynla

She knew from the beginning. According to a CIA document compiled by the Director of National Intelligence summarizing briefings to Congress on the use of enhanced interrogation techniques on terrorist detainees, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca) knew from the very beginning that those techniques -- including waterboarding -- were being used on September 2, 2002.

According to the memo the very first briefing listed is 9/4/02 with then Rep. Porter Goss & Pelosi. The summary of the briefing says:

“Briefing on EITs including use of EITs on Abu Zubaydah, background on authorities, and a description of the particular EITs that had been employed.”

This directly contradicts Pelosi’s story, that “we were not told that waterboarding or any of these other enhanced interrogation methods were used.”

As HUMAN EVENTS reported earlier, Pelosi - by objecting to the use of the enhanced interrogation techniques - could have stopped them but didn't.

Pelosi's misstatements were apparently intended to divert attention from her and other Democrats in Congress who knew of all the enhanced interrogation methods -- in detail -- apparently as soon as they were being used.


TOPICS: Breaking News
KEYWORDS: 111th; babbin; bho44; cia; congress; demlies; democratcongress; democrats; eit; formom; islamicterrorism; pelosi; waterboarding; wot
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1 posted on 05/07/2009 4:23:47 PM PDT by kellynla
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To: kellynla

Slapdown on stretchy-P


2 posted on 05/07/2009 4:25:41 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: kellynla

Go figure...


3 posted on 05/07/2009 4:25:44 PM PDT by GlennBeck08
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To: kellynla

EIT can’t be much worse than all the plastic surgery and Botox treatments.


4 posted on 05/07/2009 4:26:31 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: kellynla

This witch will claim it’s a Republican conspiracy and that documents have been altered. She’ll find a way to pin it on Bush, guaranteed.


5 posted on 05/07/2009 4:26:50 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: xcamel

What a lying piece of plastic


6 posted on 05/07/2009 4:27:14 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: kellynla

We should call for her resignation.


7 posted on 05/07/2009 4:28:46 PM PDT by Calm_Cool_and_Elected (So many books, so little time!)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

Yes, Republicans should call for her resignation...she is a liar and slanderer.

She lied about GWB daily for years.


8 posted on 05/07/2009 4:31:35 PM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: kellynla

We knew she lied and there it is in black and white. She’ll still lie!


9 posted on 05/07/2009 4:31:40 PM PDT by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: NoobRep

When she heard about waterboarding, she thought it was surfing. She’s from California. It was just an innocent misunderstanding.


10 posted on 05/07/2009 4:36:48 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: kellynla
I am not clear on what prompted this memo to be released, but, one possible reason is payback to the Dems for driving that bus over the boys at Langley.
11 posted on 05/07/2009 4:37:00 PM PDT by Michael.SF. ("They're not Americans. They're liberals! "-- Ann Coulter, May 15, 2008)
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To: kellynla
You have to parse Nanzi Pelosi's words very carefully.

She said they weren't told that the techniques WOULD be used.

Based on this document, it appears she was told they HAD been used.

That's all the wiggle room she needs.

12 posted on 05/07/2009 4:38:44 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Michael.SF.

” payback to the Dems for driving that bus over the boys at Langley.”

I think you’ve nailed it.


13 posted on 05/07/2009 4:44:51 PM PDT by whinecountry (Semper Ubi Sub Ubi)
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To: whinecountry

Yep and I think we can count on a steady drip drip drip of info going into the 2010 election that will make the rats look just like a bunch of rats!


14 posted on 05/07/2009 4:47:41 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Texas Eagle

Like Bill Clinton, talking about Lewinsky, saying “There IS no sex.” Technically, unless Monica was under the desk at exactly the moment Clinton gave his answer, then he was telling the truth. In his mind, anyway.


15 posted on 05/07/2009 4:47:43 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Kenya tell me where Obama was born?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Zackly. RATS are slipperier than eels.

No offense, eels.

16 posted on 05/07/2009 4:50:51 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: kellynla

Saw it on Fox this afternoon. Still waiting for Drudge to post it. Should I hold my breath?


17 posted on 05/07/2009 4:51:18 PM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: I am Richard Brandon

“Still waiting for Drudge to post it?”

I’ve been beating Drudge lately...in fact I think he’s been watching my threads. LOL


18 posted on 05/07/2009 4:53:19 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: kellynla
We knew that but now we have the absolute proof.

Please ask the moderator to put this in the breaking news section where it belongs. Thank you.

19 posted on 05/07/2009 4:54:47 PM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: jazusamo
Yep, she'll lie, and laugh at us at the same time, because it just ain't illegal for a congressnake to lie, as you, me, and all the heroes we support know.

I think we should put them in stocks - GM, right after they do their 610 million to 62 billion split.

20 posted on 05/07/2009 5:10:40 PM PDT by 4woodenboats (Obama Voodoo economics - Thuggery, sleight of hand, temper tantrums & sacrificing OUR dreams.)
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To: kellynla

” misstatements”

I am so sick of that word. She lied. The communist bitch lied, period.


21 posted on 05/07/2009 5:11:54 PM PDT by Gator113 (Weak-coward-racist-white hating-lying-traitor= Surrender Monkey in Chief-B. Hussein Obama...)
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To: kellynla

Stupid bitch.


22 posted on 05/07/2009 5:19:04 PM PDT by conservativeinferno (My SUV is the urban squirrel's worst predator.)
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To: kellynla
why does me "thinks she doth protest toooo much" come to mind???
23 posted on 05/07/2009 5:28:00 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - Obama is basically Jim Jones with a teleprompter)
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To: kellynla

It is typical liberal...

I didn;t know, I wasn’t there, I wasn’t informed and guess what folks it works....

Like at Jeramiah Wrights sermons, I had no idea what he was saying so just shut up about it and leave Obama alone.

Like Bill Ayers, I didn’t know about his past and it happened so long ago when I was a kid so just move on and shut up about it.

Like all the nominees that never paid their taxes, and lobbyists Obama said he would never allow to work for him, well Obama didn’t know so just forget about it, get over it and shut up about it.

Earmarks, these don’t count, Obama didn’t do it.

Bad economy, nope not Obama, not even Democrats don’t pay any attention that they were in charge of Congress since this mess started, don’t complain that people warned against the Democrats 2006 midterm CHANGE elections and this is the fruit of their rule, don’t pay attention that it was Obama and the Democrats that approved the bail outs in 2008, it doesn’t count so shut up about it.

Like the Bow to the Saudi King you saw but was told it never happened and then you were told to just shut up about it.

Like the vault copy of a BC that no one will show and you will be told what their truth is and then told to shut up about it.

Like the AIG bonus’ that were approved by the Obama admin and then you were told that Obama was shocked and had no idea about those bonuses so just shut up about it and move along.

Like the AF1 NY terror flyover, it was just a photo op nothing more don’t ask anymore because we told you what it was now shut up about it.

When his wife cathes him in the Oval Office with some freak he’ll just do like Shaggy says...

“SAY IT WASN’T YOU”.


24 posted on 05/07/2009 5:39:46 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Obama's meme: Resistance is futile you will be assimilated.)
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To: xcamel

Misstatements? My mommy said that’s just another word for LIES. Nancy’s a liar, Nancy’s a liar, Nancy’s a liar...


25 posted on 05/07/2009 5:53:36 PM PDT by Marysecretary (.GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL)
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To: Marysecretary

Liar! Liar! Face on Fire!!


26 posted on 05/07/2009 5:54:59 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

She’s always lied about it, she’s still lying about it, and she will continue to lie about it. Even with the proof in black and white, it won’t be reported in mainstream news, there will be no scandal and no investigation. This is the Obama alterverse in which we now live.


27 posted on 05/07/2009 6:19:02 PM PDT by lonevoice (This tagline is identical to the one you are reading)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Been posted about a billion times now, but I’m thinkin’ I’d never pinged it before. Could be wrong.

Anyway, Pelosi is going to be turned against AIPAC and Israel, and it is going to happen more quickly than one might wish. It’s a little-known, little-used process sometimes called blackmail.

Pelosi Squirms on Waterboarding
humanevents.com | 04/24/2009 | Connie Hair
Posted on 04/25/2009 4:15:03 PM PDT by kellynla
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2237840/posts


28 posted on 05/07/2009 6:35:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: xcamel
Take command of the language! Stop calling it "waterboarding" (which it isn't)

Call it "The Pelosi Method."

That will get some attention and badly needed exposition in the press.

29 posted on 05/07/2009 6:53:10 PM PDT by cookcounty (Late-term abortion advocate Barack Obama preaching about torture. How stupid can you get?)
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To: Typical_Whitey

This defense works only when the media decides to stop asking questions, which is what had happened in every case you cite and Speaker Pelosi’s outright lie about this matter is no different. Since the media has failed us so miserably these past years, it is no wonder that so many people are turning to the Internet and forums like the Free Republic (plus Fox News, as the ratings show) to get the information they need.


30 posted on 05/07/2009 8:03:51 PM PDT by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: kellynla

That is why I refer to them as LIEberals.

BECAUSE THEY LIE!


31 posted on 05/07/2009 8:20:33 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: kellynla

32 posted on 05/08/2009 4:19:33 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

thanks...just what I needed to see at 4 a.m.

shezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...


33 posted on 05/08/2009 4:28:59 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: kellynla

Pelosi should be waterboarded. She’s an ally of the terrorists; she’s the enemy within.


34 posted on 05/08/2009 4:31:47 AM PDT by pleikumud
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To: Michael.SF.

“I am not clear on what prompted this memo to be released, but, one possible reason is payback to the Dems for driving that bus over the boys at Langley. “

I got a $100 that says there is more to come. You should be careful of the toes you step on today, because they may be connected to the ass you have to kiss tomorrow. Just watch.

Too bad the MSM will bury this.


35 posted on 05/08/2009 4:40:51 AM PDT by ChinaThreat (3)
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To: kellynla
According to the chart, Porter Goss attended the briefing with her along with staffers Tim Sample and Michael Sheehy. They should be questioned as to what Pelosi was told on September 4, 2002. With all the attention to the one year anniversary of 9/11 I would think that both Goss and Pelosi would be hanging on every word discussed at that meeting.
36 posted on 05/08/2009 4:47:17 AM PDT by MissMelly
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To: ChinaThreat
If you type this threads title in google the compost is the only one, (MSM wise) that picked up the story. This should be on AP and the entire MSM. IT IS NEWS!!!
37 posted on 05/08/2009 4:48:41 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: I am Richard Brandon
Saw it on Fox this afternoon. Still waiting for Drudge to post it. Should I hold my breath?



DRIP, DRIP, DRIP


38 posted on 05/08/2009 4:50:32 AM PDT by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: kellynla

If PELOSI KNEW then ,certainly,many DEM LEADERS KNEW


39 posted on 05/08/2009 4:55:02 AM PDT by Ulysse
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To: kellynla; Admin Moderator

You should at least check Breaking News before posting.


40 posted on 05/08/2009 4:56:18 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Obama: Carter's only chance to avoid going down in history as the worst U.S. president ever.)
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To: Ulysse

OBAMA is THE LIAR IN CHIEF...

The bomb could blow up in his face of croock taking postures


41 posted on 05/08/2009 4:57:14 AM PDT by Ulysse
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To: FreedomPoster; Admin Moderator

The time stamp has this article out first. The other one needs canned.


42 posted on 05/08/2009 5:04:24 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Ulysse

They won’t answer to this they can do whatever they want.


43 posted on 05/08/2009 5:05:15 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: FreedomPoster

Both of these articles have been in breaking since last night.

While it’s important and definitely breaking. . . um. . . yeah.


44 posted on 05/08/2009 5:05:15 AM PDT by stentorian conservative (I'm tired of being Johnny B. Goode and I'm gonna start being Johnny Reb.)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

“We should call for her resignation.”

Immediately.


45 posted on 05/08/2009 5:10:08 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Ohhhhbahhhhhhmaaaaaa.... The MSM bleated as their industry continued to crash.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
I agree we are so used to them getting away with everything. I think if the voices are loud enough and shown to be the majority and not JUST a right wing conspiracy she will have to resign!

Moderates,Independents, ALL see she is beyond inadequate

Just think of all the money saved from her private jet trips!

46 posted on 05/08/2009 5:13:04 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: stentorian conservative
But this one was posted first and the other one has a link in early posting -to- this article.
47 posted on 05/08/2009 5:14:39 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: kellynla

This isn’t news. Pelosi never expected the media to do its job and she thought she could continue lying about her ignorance. She is such a hypocrite.


48 posted on 05/08/2009 5:26:05 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: kevinm13

Saturday Night Live could make money doing Pelosi like they did Palin.They won’t.


49 posted on 05/08/2009 5:30:09 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: roses of sharon

She is Arlen Specter in drag.

Think about it, do you ever see them together, heh?


50 posted on 05/08/2009 5:31:14 AM PDT by HonestConservative (http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/49252)
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