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ancianita

(37,028 posts)
Sun Dec 30, 2018, 09:59 AM Dec 2018

Republican AG John Ashcroft, Robert Mueller's Boss In 2001, Said This To America

Today and hereafter, Lindsey Graham, his partisan colleagues and other "wall" supporters, should heed John Ashcroft's uncompromising declaration to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

To those who pit Americans against immigrants, citizens against noncitizens, to those who scare peace-loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: Your tactics only aid terrorists, for they erode our national unity and diminish our resolve.

From Garret M. Graff's The Threat Matrix, The FBI At War (2011)


Turncoat Republicans were once the defenders of this country whose president, Reagan, gave amnesty to millions, and allowed the borders to operate with full funding.

Norquist bag men let their theocratic extremist wing quote Ezekiel and Matthew to make this "wall" part of some prophetic end times story. They hate democracy and love theocracy.

Every chance I get I'll quote Ashcroft to every Republican I meet.


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Republican AG John Ashcroft, Robert Mueller's Boss In 2001, Said This To America (Original Post) ancianita Dec 2018 OP
ah the crisco kid Blues Heron Dec 2018 #1
Occasionally even someone like Ashcroft says something profound. RVN VET71 Dec 2018 #11
Thank you, ancianita! Cha Dec 2018 #2
This is how country-over-party Republicans used to be. We all should nail them with this. ancianita Dec 2018 #3
Get rid of the Electoral College. maddiemom Dec 2018 #6
Know who controls their makeup? The states. Good luck with that. ancianita Dec 2018 #9
I don't know if Republicans want to go biblical pushing the wall and all, watoos Dec 2018 #4
Get rid of the Electoral College. maddiemom Dec 2018 #7
Believe it. Republicans do want to go biblical. Two biblical quotes used by theocrats to push ancianita Dec 2018 #10
Keep it up. Patience is a virtue. Firestorm49 Dec 2018 #5
Get rid of the Electoral College. maddiemom Dec 2018 #8
Let the eagle soar, klook Dec 2018 #12

RVN VET71

(2,725 posts)
11. Occasionally even someone like Ashcroft says something profound.
Sun Dec 30, 2018, 12:38 PM
Dec 2018

This is the guy, remember, who covered the statue of the spirit of justice in the auditorium of the Department of Justice because it showed a little too much boob, the guy who wrote a horrible, horrible song and sang it to his employees ("Let the Eagle Soar" begged!), he is also the dipshit who opened a calumniating can of worms against Scott Ritter because Ritter, a member of the U.N. inspections team, pointed out the lies the Cheney-Bush administration used to justify the illegal invasion of Iraq. Finally, and to no one's surprise, he is also the guy who, as Attorney General of the United States, fought medical marijuana as immoral while, at the same time, supporting and authorizing the continued use of torture.

But this is also the guy who refused to reverse a DOJ order to suspend unwarranted surveillance of U.S. citizens. (President Cheney, you remember, sent little Allie Gonzalez and Andy Card to his hospital room where he was recovering from a life-threatening condition. They were there to get the drugged and sedated Attorney General to sign the reversal order -- but Ashcroft contacted Jim Comey who arrived at the hospital at the same time as the 2 goons from the Cheney administration. Ashcroft transferred the Att'y Gen'l scepter of office to Comey who told Gonzo and Card to go to hell.

That one act doesn't remove the stains from his service as Att'y Gen'l, but it mitigates, somewhat, the negative things that represent the bulk of his work as Att'y Gen'l.

Oh, and he lost his Senate seat to a guy who died before election day. Can't forget to mention that. Tickles me every time I do.

Cha

(300,394 posts)
2. Thank you, ancianita!
Sun Dec 30, 2018, 10:11 AM
Dec 2018
To those who pit Americans against immigrants, citizens against noncitizens, to those who scare peace-loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: Your tactics only aid terrorists, for they erode our national unity and diminish our resolve.

 

watoos

(7,142 posts)
4. I don't know if Republicans want to go biblical pushing the wall and all,
Sun Dec 30, 2018, 10:46 AM
Dec 2018

Today's gospel was about Jesus getting separated from his parents in the "caravan" they were in. It tells about how they were extremely worried and afraid when they were separated from Jesus.

ancianita

(37,028 posts)
10. Believe it. Republicans do want to go biblical. Two biblical quotes used by theocrats to push
Sun Dec 30, 2018, 12:34 PM
Dec 2018

the evangelical/fundamentalist Christian base:

The people of the land have practiced oppression and committed robbery, and they have wronged the poor and needy and have oppressed the sojourner without justice. 30“And I searched for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found no one. 31“Thus I have poured out My indignation on them; I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath; their way I have brought upon their heads,” declares the Lord God," (Ezek. 22:29-31).




Deuteronomy 28:52

“They shall besiege you in all your towns, until your high and fortified walls, in which you trusted, come down throughout all your land. And they shall besiege you in all your towns throughout all your land, which the Lord your God has given you.



End Times people have also revived interest and sales of The Book of Enoch.
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