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House Democrats Vote to Either Approve Pelosi’s Lies or the CIA’s

posted at 9:40 pm on May 21, 2009 by

A week ago, Nancy Pelosi, the person two heartbeats away from being the President of the United States, accused the CIA of committing a serious crime. Today, Republicans proposed a bipartisan four-member commission to investigate that criminal allegation. The crime carries with it a jail sentence of up to eight years.

The Democrats defeated it on a nearly party-line vote. Not one Democrat voted to investigate the Speaker’s allegation.

The vote means one of two things: 1) The Democrats in the House do not care to investigate whether the CIA committed at least one felony in the middle of a war; or 2) they believe that Pelosi’s allegations are baseless but aren’t willing to hold her accountable for slandering hundreds of innocent CIA employees.

It doesn’t matter whether the resolution was a political ploy by Republicans or not. The allegation was serious. That it came from the Seaker of the House made it even more serious. Let’s not forget the left’s favorite whipping boy in the 80s and early 90s, Lt. Col. Oliver North here who very nearly faced jail time and a stiff fine for the lies he told Congress. Democrats were hot to investigate his few lies while they’re unanimously opposed to investigate lying that happened, according the Pelosi “all the time”.

Of course, the North investigations helped the Democratic Party. These allegations, which are most likely horse manure, would hurt them very badly. So to heck with truth, law, and the good names of the people who work for the CIA; the Democrats have political points to score.

(cross-posted at The Sundries Shack)

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