Pardon

Obama Pardons Turkeys As Part Of Annual Rite
President Obama pardoned "Popcorn," a lucky turkey that was picked from 80 contestants in the annual act of compassion on Wednesday. "It was, quite literally, The Hunger Games," Obama said of the competition, where votes came through via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Read more...
In a statement, the White House now says it is "concerned and disappointed" by Shaye’s release. "We should let that statement set in: The White House is saying that they are disappointed and concerned that a Yemeni journalist has been released from a Yemeni prison," says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation, who covers Shaye’s case in "Dirty Wars," his new book and film by the same name. " Read more...
During an interview with CNN, Daniel Ellsberg praised NSA leaker Eric Snowden for his "courage," and said he'd been waiting "decades" for someone like him to emerge. Read more...
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July 23, 2009 MSNBC SCHULTZ: Welcome back to THE ED SHOW. Dick Cheney pleaded, cajoled, and even pestered President Bush to pardon convicted former Read more...

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Daily News: In the waning days of the Bush administration, Vice President Dick Cheney launched a last-ditch campaign to persuade his boss to pardon Read more...
From The Onion: The pardon assures that Libby will not face any more repercussions for his role in the Valerie Plame scandal or be eaten on Thanksg Read more...
I was looking at that awful video of Sarah Palin babbling cluelessly while that turkey geeker lops off bloody heads in the background, and I realized. Read more...
From Countdown Nov. 20, 2008, David Shuster brings us Sarah Palin's extremely creepy turkey pardoning and post-pardoning interview from Wasilla, Alaska. Read more...
The Havana Note: Joe Lieberman will seek a pardon for a convicted terrorist who led a bombing spree across Manhattan DownWithTyranny! While we're on Read more...