Truth to Power

“There is concern about what may be in these e-mails”

Ya think? Seems that was the intention all along…

Party-issued laptops now a White House headache

Democrats say a private e-mail system was used in violation of federal rules.

When Karl Rove and his top deputies arrived at the White House in 2001, the Republican National Committee provided them with laptop computers and other communication devices to be used alongside their government-issued equipment.

Democrats say evidence suggests the RNC e-mail system was used for political and government policy matters in violation of federal record preservation and disclosure rules.

The prospect that such communication might become public has further jangled the nerves of an already rattled Bush White House.

Some Republicans believe that the huge number of e-mails – many written hastily, with no thought that they might become public – may contain more detailed and unguarded inside information about the administration’s far-flung political activities than has previously been available.

“There is concern about what may be in these e-mails,” said one GOP activist who asked not to be identified because of the sensitivity of the subject.</em>

Yet again, the GOP sets up a communications and storage system only to have it come around and bite them on the ass. Ha.

But the larger picture seems to be, these clowns, while making sure the public government crumbled, the actual “shadow government” of Rove, Cheney et al hummed away, running every decision thru a political filter. Election fixing, judicial tampering, outing a CIA agent, signing statements- all nicely behind the scenes, the leadership of the majority party, who represents a fringe minority of Americans, just does what it wants, damn the torpedoes. Or laws, like that pesky Constitution.

Impeach them all. Even if it only reduces their reign of “terror” by a single day, impeach. Show our country- and the world- that the America we claim to be is actually what we are– a nation of laws, not despots.

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