Today’s news cycles had a lot of bluster from GOP lackeys about the economy, President Obama’s birth certificate, and refusal of stimulus funds. But this is the real news:
Former Bush adviser Karl Rove was a no-show today at his scheduled deposition deadline for the House Judiciary Committee’s ongoing probe into the U.S. attorney firings — setting up a major decision for President Obama on how to respond to congressional subpoenas.
Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) subpeonaed Rove to find out what he knows about the Dec. 2006 firings which eventually toppled former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
Yep, Rove knows where all the bodies are buried, and continually thumbs his nose at Congressional efforts to get at the truth.
I have been opposed to opening hearings on the warrantless wiretaps and possible war crimes because of the current economic crisis, but I am slowly changing my mind. I think that perhaps there will be no way to restore any trust in our government if we do not shine light on the past, and past transgressions.
It should begin with Mr. Rove and Mr. Cheney.
I’m just catching up on all of the new information emerging around the DOJ scandal (one of the first reasons I began this blog). Monica Goodling, who we knew to be amazingly loyal, partisan, and evil in her zeal to politicize the US Attorneys’ office, performed the following search on potential candidates:
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