Surprise surprise Bush won't supply subpoenaed documents

Bush Won’t Supply Subpoenaed Documents

[quote]WASHINGTON (AP) – President Bush, moving toward a constitutional showdown with Congress, asserted executive privilege Thursday and rejected lawmakers’ demands for documents that could shed light on the firings of federal prosecutors…

…Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, D-Mich., said Bush’s assertion of executive privilege was “unprecedented in its breadth and scope” and displayed “an appalling disregard for the right of the people to know what is going on in their government.”[/quote]

Sorry, Georgie, but a subpoena can’t be denied. You are obliged under the law to abide by it. The President is not above the law.

Err, I think Georgie would beg to differ with you on that…

Bush uses privilege to deny ex-aides’ testimony

The whole point of nearly everything this administration does seems to be to show it IS above the law.

They are stretching the envelope just as far as it will go. They know that after the current backlash takes America back towards temporary sanity, there will be a counter-backlash wherein Republicans reap the eternal gullibility of Americans towards lines like “Isn’t it time we were PROUD to be American again?” and the whole thing will start over from where it leaves off in 2008.

And then it will be time for ‘Vietnam III’ (Vietnam II being the current adventure in Iraq) – where this time we FINALLY show 'em that American actually can, through sheer force of superior technology, successfully impose itself on third-world nations.