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Court winks at basic-rights assault; who's next? (Plames lash out after being laughed out of court)
Santa Fe New Mexican ^ | 07/02/2009 | Valerie lame and Joe Wilson

Posted on 07/03/2009 12:46:08 PM PDT by NMRed

(T)he Supreme Court denied the review of a lawsuit brought by Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson, ending the quest for redress of their constitutional rights. The Court's decision reflects the trend toward closing the door on any recourse for a citizen who has been injured by federal officials. The Court's message is clear: federal officials can use their publicly funded positions to attack political adversaries without consequence.

(Excerpt) Read more at santafenewmexican.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: plamegate; supremecourt
Now that their spurious, politically-motivated lawsuit against Bush officials has been kicked out of court, the Plames claim to be Everyman, looking out for poor you and me.
1 posted on 07/03/2009 12:46:08 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: NMRed

Can’t these two just go crawl under a rock somewhere?


2 posted on 07/03/2009 12:47:55 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: NMRed

The two leftist pixies need to go back to drinking latte at the local Starbucks in Santa Fe. Their “15 minutes” IS OVER!


3 posted on 07/03/2009 12:49:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out?)
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To: NMRed

Remember when Sante Fe didn’t blow?


4 posted on 07/03/2009 12:50:44 PM PDT by noblejones (<deprecate>Ben Stein 2008.</deprecate> Sarah 2012, 2016, 2020.)
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To: Paladin2

5 posted on 07/03/2009 12:51:01 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: NMRed

As someone who regularly represents the right-wing victims of federal oppression, I can testify that the law more and more regards federal officials as utterly unaccountable to ordinary citizens for anything. Down that path does not lie a Free Republic.


6 posted on 07/03/2009 12:51:44 PM PDT by Buchal ("Two wings of the same bird of prey . . .")
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To: NMRed
"(T)he Supreme Court denied the review of a lawsuit brought by Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson, ending the quest for redress of their constitutional rights."


7 posted on 07/03/2009 12:52:39 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see a REAL C.O.L.B. BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: NMRed
"Valerie lame" ... LOL!

Awwwwwww...poor us!

8 posted on 07/03/2009 12:52:48 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: noblejones

I would only amend your post to: Remember when the People’s Republic of Santa Fe didn’t blow?


9 posted on 07/03/2009 12:53:18 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: NMRed

Check how they write about themselves in the third person. Wonder who wrote it? George Soros?


10 posted on 07/03/2009 12:54:46 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: armymarinemom

LOL!!


11 posted on 07/03/2009 12:55:23 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: NMRed

What was hysterical was that their initial claim was that just knowing her name was a leak, and Who’s Who had her name prior to the supposed ‘outing’.
Good to hear that they got laughed at.


12 posted on 07/03/2009 12:56:10 PM PDT by Darksheare (Tar is cheap, and feathers are plentiful.)
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To: NMRed

Huh?

&&&&&&&&&

By Valerie Plame Wilson
and Joe Wilson

Last week, in an unsurprising but still disappointing decision, the Supreme Court denied the review of a lawsuit brought by Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson, ending the quest for redress of their constitutional rights.

&&&&&&&

The Santa Fe New Mexican allows its Op-Ed contributors to discuss themselves and their legal problems in the third person?

How completely bizarre.


13 posted on 07/03/2009 12:56:57 PM PDT by angkor
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To: Buchal
As someone who regularly represents the right-wing victims of federal oppression, I can testify that the law more and more regards federal officials as utterly unaccountable to ordinary citizens for anything. Down that path does not lie a Free Republic.

You are right, of course. Allow us, if you will, our fifteens minute of middle-school gloating about these two particular losers in court....

14 posted on 07/03/2009 12:57:15 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: Albion Wilde

“the law more and more regards federal officials as utterly unaccountable to ordinary citizens for anything.”

Truly troubling. However, their Op-Ed is so convoluted on the legal issues that it would appear that THEIR claim was highly questionable. Thus, the Supremes wouldn’t hear it.


15 posted on 07/03/2009 12:57:27 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: NMRed

Scooter Libby is the one who should be crying , not these two butt wipes.

I wish Scooter could sue Colon Powell, for not telling the truth.


16 posted on 07/03/2009 12:58:20 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Buchal

fifteens minute = fifteen minutes


17 posted on 07/03/2009 12:59:08 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: Albion Wilde; NMRed

>>>> Check how they write about themselves in the third person. Wonder who wrote it? <<<<

You know, it’s very possible that these two yoyos think of themselves and their fictitious little melodrama in the third person.

Which is weird, but they have proven themselves to be a couple of fruitcakes.


18 posted on 07/03/2009 1:00:35 PM PDT by angkor
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To: angkor

Check out Post #10


19 posted on 07/03/2009 1:00:41 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: NMRed
their Op-Ed is so convoluted on the legal issues that it would appear that THEIR claim was highly questionable.

Exactly. We would have to see the case to know what really happened, and what precedents may or may not have been set/denied.

someone once analyzed lying and found that lying takes many more words than telling the truth. So no wonder this article was unreadable.

20 posted on 07/03/2009 1:01:34 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: NMRed

<<
I would only amend your post to: Remember when the People’s Republic of Santa Fe didn’t blow?
>>

Yep. Frickin’ Californians poisoning everything.


21 posted on 07/03/2009 1:01:35 PM PDT by noblejones (<deprecate>Ben Stein 2008.</deprecate> Sarah 2012, 2016, 2020.)
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To: NMRed
"....a citizen who has been injured by federal officials."

What??? She was "injured" by her own imagination!

What a joke she is....just another "nothing" who always thought she was a "something".

22 posted on 07/03/2009 1:06:21 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: SuperLuminal

Yes, she was “injured” in a “basic-rights assault.” Sounds like a civil lawsuit’s in the works. Anything to sell some books!


23 posted on 07/03/2009 1:08:56 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: Darksheare

The only men in D.C. that didnt know she was undercover were
the three she didn’t service!


24 posted on 07/03/2009 1:17:16 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: NMRed

For 5 years these people have known that Richard Armitage was the “leaker”, yet they are STILL lying about it. Never underestimate the shamelessness of the left.


25 posted on 07/03/2009 1:19:27 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Dr. Ursus

*Keyboard is now offline due to sudden intrusion of beverage fluids*


26 posted on 07/03/2009 1:19:36 PM PDT by Darksheare (Tar is cheap, and feathers are plentiful.)
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To: angkor
Dr. Bogus Pachysandra is the world's preeminent Meta-Proctologist, and he pronounces these buttwarts to be the biggest azzholes he's ever seen!
27 posted on 07/03/2009 1:23:38 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: NMRed

“federal officials can use their publicly funded positions to attack political adversaries without consequence.”

No kidding? When have they ever done otherwise? People in the Clinton Administration didn’t attack their critics? Boo hoo.


28 posted on 07/03/2009 1:24:31 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The Democrats have returned to their game of supporting totalitarian regimes. Now they're muslim.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

“yet they are STILL lying about it. Never underestimate the shamelessness of the left.”

Don’t know if you’ve seen it, but this article at American Thinker (http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/07/journalists_protest_global_war.html ) today explains it:

Another theory advanced by the Nazis was the Big Lie:
“(T)he broad masses ... more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods”


29 posted on 07/03/2009 1:26:33 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: NMRed

They’re two schemers whose schemes haven’t worked out too well.


30 posted on 07/03/2009 1:26:35 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The Democrats have returned to their game of supporting totalitarian regimes. Now they're muslim.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Losers indeed. Gloat with glee.


31 posted on 07/03/2009 1:28:25 PM PDT by Buchal ("Two wings of the same bird of prey . . .")
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To: NMRed

This must be and editorial.


32 posted on 07/03/2009 1:36:18 PM PDT by CaptRon
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To: Buchal
Bless me, Father, for I have sinned:

He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished. —Proverbs 17:5

Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice...—Proverbs 24:17



33 posted on 07/03/2009 1:41:24 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: NMRed

Is this really a newspaper? It frankly sound more like a “MoveOn” type blog.


34 posted on 07/03/2009 1:46:31 PM PDT by blau993 (Fight Gerbil Swarming)
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To: blau993

Sadly enough, it is the newspaper of record for the capitol city of New Mexico, where the motto is “ote early, vote often.”


35 posted on 07/03/2009 2:06:50 PM PDT by NMRed
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To: angkor
Dr. Bogus Pachysandra is the world's preeminent Meta-Proctologist, and he pronounces these buttwarts to be the biggest azzholes he's ever seen!
36 posted on 07/03/2009 2:39:22 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: NMRed
Dang.

I had nearly forgotten the two of them existed, and they go and ruin that by writing an article about themselves.

Why doesn't she just work a street corner like the rest of them?

37 posted on 07/03/2009 7:26:13 PM PDT by Clinging Bitterly (He must fail.)
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