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Ear to the Ground

Bush Puts Heat on Gonzales

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Posted on Mar 15, 2007
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If Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales wasn’t concerned about job security before, now may be the time for him to start worrying.  President Bush gave Gonzales a public dressing-down Wednesday about his role in the recent spate of U.S. attorney firings, adding more weight to the speculation that his days on the job may be numbered. 


L.A. Times:

President Bush publicly scolded Atty. Gen. Alberto R. Gonzales on Wednesday, saying he was “not happy” about the way the firing of several U.S. attorneys was handled by the Justice Department.

The rare rebuke of one of Bush’s closest advisors added to the intensifying debate over whether Gonzales should step aside just two years into his tenure.

Sen. John E. Sununu (R-N.H.) on Wednesday became the first Republican to call for the attorney general to step down.

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By C Quil, March 16, 2007 at 1:25 pm Link to this comment
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Duh - duh - duh -

Another one bites the DUST…

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By 911truthdotorg, March 16, 2007 at 12:23 pm Link to this comment
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bealzabush has so much blood on his hands, both real and political, that no amount of cleansing will help. He is evil to the core.

He surrounds himself with his dark disciples to do his bidding and act as his human shields.

His biggest atrocity is his involvement with 9/11
and its aftermath.

You’re an ignorant fool if you believe otherwise.

Please watch the Google videos:
9/11 Press for Truth, 9/11 Mysteries

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By James Yell, March 16, 2007 at 7:38 am Link to this comment
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The podium around Bush must be getting very slippery with the blood of all those lackies that are falling on their swords to protect the “decider” from the political and criminal punishments that his criminal administration has committed with Bush’s encouragement and cooperation.

Bush’s surprise at dirty dealings on his behalf is very like Claude Rains in Casablanca “I am shocked that gambling has been going on behind my back!”, all this while pocketing his winnings.

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By Dennis D, March 15, 2007 at 10:13 pm Link to this comment
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Great job “Rummy, Brownie, Scooter, Bertie” and hopefully soon to be Dicky and Karlie followed by Georgie himself.
And this administration was going to restore honor and credibility to the Out/White House. LOL!

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By Toby, March 15, 2007 at 6:41 pm Link to this comment
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Darn!

All Bush wanted was to be the first King of the United States and look at the problems he’s having!

Surrounds himself with yes men/women who do his bidding. Who give him permission to torture and lie and cheat and raid the treasury and have fun little wars and ignore Constitutional Law, and then THEY have the nerve to get caught doing his dirty work!

Geez! What’s a King to do?

What evil Kings have always done.
Hang the yes men/women ... duh.

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By Quy Tran, March 15, 2007 at 6:18 pm Link to this comment
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For whom the puppy barks ?

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By Rodney, March 15, 2007 at 5:40 pm Link to this comment
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The chickens are coming home to roost. We are now beginning to really find out all the immoral,unethical,illegal,and impeachable acts that have been comitted over the past six years. No investigation or oversite until now. Bush and Company can no longer run and hide, lie and deny. This Adminstration is coming apart at the seams. Soon it will be every man for himself as they will all begin to resign or cut deals in order to avoid being prosecuted or sent to jail. At this point Bush,not just the American people can’t wait until his term is up. His failed presidency will reverberate and shame this nation for decades.

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By Christopher Robin, March 15, 2007 at 5:33 pm Link to this comment
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Montezuma’s revenge?

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By a voice from the wilderness, March 15, 2007 at 4:44 pm Link to this comment
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I’m waiting for the equivalent of “You’re doing a heck of a job.” Then and only then can we feel reasonably certain that Gonzales’ days are numbered.

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By Bert, March 15, 2007 at 4:24 pm Link to this comment
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If we ever really saw the US/Mexico border fence, poor Alberto would be the first guy sitting on it.
For my nickel, he’s got major-league conflicts of interest in terms of his capacity to even semi-objectively administrate our legal system, not that that’s a rarity, necessarily, in a day and age of pre-paid ambulance chasers and so forth,
but a glaring issue nonetheless when you talk about the guy that’s supposed to be in charge of the entire enterprise, more or less. I’ve never really understood how high-handed fiddling is supposed to improve our legal system, and again I believe there to be a strong conflict of interest when it comes to the issue of US/Mexico, illegal immigration has brought with it quite a little crime wave, and a fair amount of economic uncertainty in some american communities, along with political stuff like the post office thing in California, CA as a state still hasn’t quite decided which country it’s really part of, there,
and then there’s the thing with the border agents,
immigration enforcement in general over the last several years, there’s a lot of problems in that area, and maybe he’s just not the right guy for the job on those questions. I’d like to see Mr. Gonzales commit a Patriotic Act and forswear any dealings with Mexico or any matter having to do with the US/Mexico border, or immigration, period, in the national interest, there. I think that’s called ‘recusing yourself’, or something.
But, the odds of that happening are like the fat cowboy and the catholic lady, slim and none, and thus the world completes yet another rotation, and meanwhile we just went another 2 billion in debt to some other country. Heckuva job! Something like that.

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