Judge Quits in Protest

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  1. skunk macrumors G4

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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/20/AR2005122000685.html

     
  2. gwuMACaddict macrumors 68040

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    i mean... i get it... but whats the point? clearly nothing has stopped the administration so far- why would this guy just give up his job...

    whatever...
     
  3. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    To bring even more attention to the fact that this president talks out of the side of his mouth.
     
  4. joepunk macrumors 68030

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    Quitting as a means of protest from just such a position makes no sense to me either.
     
  5. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    And/or to disassociate himself from this administration.
     
  6. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    If he believes that the evidence he is given to work with is tainted, then surely it's his duty to step down.
     
  7. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Well, look how many people around Bush have resigned already.
     
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  10. leekohler macrumors G5

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    F***ing it up the a**.
     
  11. xsedrinam macrumors 601

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    Anyone taking odds he'll not make it through the term? 20-1 he does. My guess, sadly, is that the bureaucratic back-covering and poly-talk layering are so enmeshed, these kinds of scenarios will continue to play out and spin through '08. I hope not, but....
     
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    Oh he'll make it all the way.. and the Democrats better come up with some magical-jebus-candidate if they want to win in '08. People want a change, but not that much of a change.
     
  13. leekohler macrumors G5

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    So, I'll say it again: when does this idiot get impeached?
     
  14. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    As soon as he does something crazy with a cigar.
     
  15. zap2 macrumors 604

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    its sad but its true
     
  16. XNine macrumors 68040

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    Oh, sure, let's all just blame George W. Bush for screwing up this country, when we all know it's really... Okay, it really is his fault...

    This whole wiretap fiasco is just amazing. How you can state something and do something else, when you're obviously in the public eye, and you're in control of your nation, is very toltolitarian if you ask me.

    This judge knows something's up, and that's why he resigned. It's probably a smart move on his part, because he feels something big will happen soon.

    Of course, now that he resigned he'll probably be found dead in a month or two. No arrests will be made. That's the good ol' USA for us.
     
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    Some may quote long odds, and they're probably right...but if the Democrats somehow miraculously manage to take back the House in '06, all bets are off.
     
  18. leekohler macrumors G5

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    I'm quite serious. I'm sick of this BS. We need to start writing congressmen and get rid of this administration. I mean, come on! This guy just said straight up he'll do whatever he wants! Too bad if it's illegal. THAT is terrifying.
     
  19. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    If he did then we would be stuck looking at the ugly mug of Dick the Cheney, the brain behind Bush and the deferral gang.
     
  20. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Impeach them both. :mad:
     
  21. pseudobrit macrumors 68040

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    Resigning in protest is a very European ideal.

    American officials seem to think they should fight through it.
     
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    Principles?

    Besides, he still has his day job on one of the circuit courts back there. Apparently the FISA court is a second job for those who serve on it. I mean, I'd hope to whatever god there may be that there aren't enough FISA warrants needed for FISA to be a full-time job.
     
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    without a condom
     

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