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10. I wish I was joking...
Wed Dec 10, 2014, 02:50 PM
Dec 2014
Holder: Won't criminalize terror policy disputes

Associated Press Writer= WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder left open the possibility Thursday to prosecuting former Bush administration officials but ruled out filing charges merely over disagreements about policy.

"I will not permit the criminalization of policy differences," Holder testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

"However, it is my responsibility as attorney general to enforce the law. It is my duty to enforce the law. If I see evidence of wrongdoing I will pursue it to the full extent of the law," he said.

We've got a 6,000 page torture report, but Eric Holder couldn't find any wrongdoing.
Perhaps atreides1 Dec 2014 #1
So Eric Garner, executed for selling loose cigarettes, actually no proof he even did that. NoJusticeNoPeace Dec 2014 #2
But prosecuting torturers would be like prosecuting cops who... stone space Dec 2014 #3
Excellent read underpants Dec 2014 #4
We do have one person involved in torture imprisoned for his misdeeds 90-percent Dec 2014 #5
It's not torture. OnyxCollie Dec 2014 #6
! Solly Mack Dec 2014 #9
I wish I was joking... OnyxCollie Dec 2014 #10
Oh, I know you're not joking. Solly Mack Dec 2014 #11
We're "exceptional" in that way... adirondacker Dec 2014 #12
The Republican media will convince people that this was a "patriotic" act and to go out and world wide wally Dec 2014 #7
K&R Solly Mack Dec 2014 #8
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