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Obama 2005: 'The President is not the Attorney Generalís client; the people are'
Examiner.com ^ | 6/20/12 | Charlie Spierling

Posted on 06/20/2012 9:53:26 AM PDT by Nachum

In 2005, then-Senator Obama had some pretty strong ideas about what the Attorney General’s duties were. Speaking on the Senate floor during the nomination confirmation of President George W. Bush’s Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales, Obama explained why he opposed the nomination.

“The Attorney General’s job is not just to enforce the President’s laws it is to tell the President what the law is. The job is not simply to facilitate the President’s power, it is to speak truth to that power as well,” Obama stated during the hearing.

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Crank up the music: Liar Liar
1 posted on 06/20/2012 9:53:40 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/

Liar Liar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDEdFxUZ01s


2 posted on 06/20/2012 9:55:40 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Lets see how many examples of blatant Obama hypocricy the mainstream media can ignore, Brian Williams. Before they spontaneously combust, Andrea Mitchell.

It way too late to assume that they give a sh*t about their professional reputations, Diane Sawyer.

3 posted on 06/20/2012 10:01:28 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Nachum
". . . The job is not simply to facilitate the President’s power, it is to speak truth to that power as well,"

Obama prefers to speak power to truth.

4 posted on 06/20/2012 10:03:38 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: skeeter
It way too late to assume that they give a sh*t about their professional reputations

Ha, they sold their souls to the company store a long time ago.

5 posted on 06/20/2012 10:05:18 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

“It’s the Economy, Stupid” has become “It’s the “Coverup” Stupid”!


6 posted on 06/20/2012 10:06:48 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: Nachum

Bump


7 posted on 06/20/2012 10:07:06 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Nachum

“The Attorney General’s job is not just to enforce the President’s laws..............”

Ain’t that brilliant!?

...and just before his inauguration the “ready to rule” bit!

Tells us a lot right there about the mindset of these people currently in positions of leadership they shouldn’t even have.


8 posted on 06/20/2012 10:16:47 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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