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Some Talking Points on Bush's Commutation of Libby's Sentence

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Watching the conversation on Libby unfold, here are some responses to the arguments right wingers seem to be putting forward:

A jury found him guilty of OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE and did not believe Libby just forgot.

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Libby was prosecuted by a republican appointed prosecutor and sentenced by a republican appointed judge.

Bill Clinton was found innocent by the senate.

This was about national security-- the intentional outing of a CIA agent.

Libby was protecting Cheney and probably Rove, Bush's agent. Bush pardoned a man complicit in a crime he himself was implicated and suspected of being involved in.

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Sandy Berger was found guilty of taking a few reports. Libby outed an active CIA agent. Berger didn't receive jail time.

Some online polls on whether it was right or wrong to commute Libby's sentence:

Wall Street Journal right 31% wrong 69% vote now: Wall Street Journal

CNN right 20% wrong 80% vote now: CNN


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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.

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