More "Change" from BHO

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    Obama's AG pick.

    Confirming Fears by The Editors on National Review Online



    In 1999, over the objections of the FBI, the Bureau of Prisons, and prosecuting attorneys, Holder supported Clinton’s commutation of the sentences of 16 FALN conspirators. These pardons — of terrorists who even Holder has conceded had not expressed any remorse — were issued in the months after al-Qaeda’s 1998 U.S. embassy bombings, when the Clinton administration was pretending to be the scourge of terrorism. The commutations were nakedly political, obviously designed by Clinton to assist his wife’s impending Senate campaign by appealing to New York’s substantial Puerto Rican vote.

    Equally noxious were the stealthy pardons of Susan Rosenberg and Linda Evans — Weather Underground terrorists associated with Obama’s friends Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn — issued on the same day as the Rich pardon. Rosenberg and Evans had been serving decades-long sentences for bombings targeting American government facilities. With Holder again helping to circumvent the pardon process and to evade objections from prosecutors, the terrorists’ jail terms were commuted just weeks after the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole.


    Nothing like an AG who is tough on terrorists eh?

    it seems "change" means recycling Slick Willie's lackeys.
     
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    sorry didn't see the other post please delete
     
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    I believe that the reason BHO is gobbling up Clinton retreads is that he (BHO) simply doesn't have enough experience to pick a cabinet. He's under a time crunch. By picking Clinton retreads most will sail thru confirmation hearings. But, picking an unknown will allow the R's to question them and challenge his experience/judgement. This way he can claim that each person has already survived a vetting and has experience in DC.
     
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    Let me think...anyone that has worked in government recently either worked for Dubya, Clinton, or President Bush. Do you actually think he's going to take Dubya's lackeys?:eusa_eh:
     
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    Tell me how is the chosen one, the agent of change we can believe in, the savior by "mandate" going to bring "real change" to Washington by appointing nothing but Clinton era hacks to his cabinet?
     
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    He's already accomplished the change part.

    And you didn't answer my question.
     
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    Obama is not all out being tough on terrorists. Remember? he was good buddies with one. :eusa_shhh:
     
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    OMG!!!

    The National Review doesn't approve of Obama's appointments!!!

    What a shock!
     
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    bill clinton does :lol:
     
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    God forbid we go back to the days of Clinton appointees running the government!!!


    The 1990s were horrible, and the government was so poorly run!
     

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