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Well maybe it is a little clearer why the first thing Pelosi did after she became speaker of the house was to take impeachment off the table.

According to the Washington Post beginning in 2002 leading lawmakers both Republican and Democrat where briefed on the so called enhanced interrogation techniques including waterboarding.  The lawmakers who held oversight roles during that time period included Nancy Pelosi, Jane Harman, Bob Graham, John Rockefeller IV, Porter Goss, and Pat Roberts.

The only one that objected the technique was Representative Jane Harmon.


So it looks as though Speaker Pelosi and other Democrats have colluded with the Bush administrations torture techniques because she knew about them but did not report them.

Senator Biden has called for an independent counsel to investigate the destruction of the torture tapes that have been in the news for the last week.  It seems though Senator Jay Rockefeller D(W.V.) chairman of the Senate intelligence Committee does not think there is a need for an independent counsel because he said “ it is the job of the intelligence committee to do that.”  I believe that the foxes are guarding the hen house.

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This is starting to make some sense why after the Democrats took control of Congress that no serious investigation of this administrations lawlessness has occurred.

We the people need to make sure that there is an independent counsel appointed to investigate the destruction of the terror tapes and to determine who is complicit in this administrations total disregard for the rule of law.

The fox should not be guarding the hen house and we must enhance the improvements already made in Congresses ethics reform laws this year to include, a standing independent investigating body to watch Congress and the President.  Without this who are we to trust, the politicians?????

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and it is a war crime..all those who knew and did ... by Susan Nelsen on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 11:35:25 AM
It's not just a matter of Pelosi being complic... by Richard Mynick on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 12:28:35 PM
Progressives who are really just Democrats should ... by Joel S. Hirschhorn on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 1:26:14 PM
It is time for Ms. Pelosi to be removed from her p... by Archie on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 2:06:23 PM
When pelosi banged the gong (oops.. I mean..) .. b... by M. Yeager on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 4:23:55 PM
Mr Yew ex white house solicitor put it something l... by Andris on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 4:27:02 PM
One can't change basic human nature but one ca... by Terry on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 10:01:21 PM
have to do it again non that they are 6? and why s... by Andris on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 10:07:13 PM
   The answer to Mr. Yew is that most pe... by rhalfhill on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 4:14:38 AM
But the issue was it's not what I or we&n... by Andris on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 10:29:17 PM
Actually Waterboarding is just like swimming, free... by Munich on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 5:10:10 PM
But of course, waterboarding is like swimming. Isn... by Terry on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 10:04:34 PM
Pelosi discouraged impeachment talk prior to ascen... by ardee D. on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 5:17:39 PM
Your wrong the first thing Nancy Pelosi did was to... by RichardKane on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 5:26:44 PM
I'm glad Harman objected in writing, but I'... by Better World Order on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 7:37:20 PM
I did understand that neither Pelosi, Harmon, nor ... by Crystal Purcell on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 8:52:27 PM
I was trained to be a history and social science t... by Kevin Anthony Stoda on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 12:15:12 AM
We must have a three-pronged attack at this time:o... by ladybroadoak on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 1:29:45 AM
Please, people, GET REAL! There are two very obvio... by Skeeter Sanders on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 1:45:19 AM
1-Clinton was smeared and impeached bacause he ref... by aberamsay on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 4:50:36 AM
It still doesn't make sense, because impeachme... by terk on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 at 8:41:05 AM