Pamela has the latest :Today, Senator John Kerry; Senator Carl Levin, Ranking Member of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations; and 24 other Senators formally requested that Congress investigate the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plames identity...read on
Thanks to David for the clip and the copy
The CIA developed the "rendition" plan during the Clinton Administration under orders from the NSA to return detainees to prisons in their home country.
Arthur makes a valid argument in his latest on the Roberts nomination. In one of the judge's answers in a informal discussion with senators last week, Roberts said he would have to recuse himself because of his religious beliefs....read on
Cole points us to the latest on the ID debate and also links to Pandas Thumb review of the Mega-Expo. I like this part in the article: Intelligent design emerged in the late 1970s and suggests there are certain aspects of the universe and nature that are best explained by an intelligent designer. But it avoids discussion of the designer, instead focusing on the complexity of life and the universe...."
The theory is based on an intelligent designer, a designer that they refuse to talk about. Why is that I wonder? I was going to write all these designer clothes jokes but...
The Carpet Bagger Report tells us that the W.H actually had a whole weekend of prior knowledge.
When I first met Joe and Valerie, I quickly got to the classic Washington question: What do you do? Valerie's answer was more than a little vague. She quickly said she was a consultant. As a fourth-generation Washingtonian, I have learned that when someone says, "I'm a consultant," that is a cue to back off, as it usually means the person is unemployed or "between engagements."
I think I found it: ( this is a joke )
Mehlman: Tim, why didn't she say she was an accountant or a school teacher? She could have been an airline attendant or a cook in a downtown restaurant for that matter. Why be so vague and mysterious in her job description? When her friend said it was a "cue," what she really meant to say was "clue." Everyone in Washington knows " consultant" is a code word Tim! It's a code word for a C-I-A operative and so she outed herself."
(Update)-The General is on a roll and has discovered the Twelve hours at the White House
Why can't the lot of them?
The Washington Post is following the lead on the admission by Alberto that he told Andrew Card immediately after learning that the Justice Department had launched a criminal investigation into the leak of a CIA operative's identity...
Again I ask... why can't Scotty talk about the case now? Did Gonzales stray away from the company line of no comment?